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The COVID-19 Diaries Part 7: Pumping iron in the garage

Springbok flyhalf and Emirates Lions skipper Elton Jantjies has converted his garage into a makeshift gym while completing his 14 days of self-isolation since returning from New Zealand just over a week ago.

COVID-19 Diaries Part 8: Balancing training and studies

Life as we know it has changed temporarily with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing most people to remain home, and with no option but to make the most of the situation, Springbok Women’s lock Nolusindiso Booi is using the time wisely to train and study.

Rugby unites in response to COVID-19 threat

The South African rugby ‘industry’ has come together to navigate the retention of teams and jobs in the face of the threat to the business posed by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Poll: Which back has the best beard?

The scruffy guys with the proper facial hair usually play in the forwards, but at last year's Rugby World Cup, a couple of the backs also got their beard game up to scratch - we want you to pick your favourite from these six.

The COVID-19 Diaries Part 6: Creative training at home

Babalwa Latsha recently returned from Spain and had to go into self-quarantine, which will be followed by the national lockdown in SA, but she is doing whatever it takes to remain fit, including squats with her younger sister one of her best home hacks.

The COVID-19 Diaries Part 5: Analysis and training alone

Springbok midfielder Lukhanyo Am is coming to terms with the COVID-19 pandemic, social-distancing and the imminent lockdown, and training on his own steam.

The COVID-19 Diaries Part 4: Returning home to SA

Springbok centre Jesse Kriel is on his way home from Japan, but several of his Rugby World Cup-winning team-mates are still stranded in Tokyo as a result of grand scale international flight cancellations because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 Diaries Part 3: Donating soap and sanitiser

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi intends to donate soap and sanitiser to two hospitals as part of his contribution to combat the spread of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

SA Rugby reacts to postponement of Olympic Games

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux said that the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games, due to be held in Tokyo later this year, was disappointing news, but that the steps taken were necessary to assist in countering the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 Diaries Part 1: Learning from flying birds

With South Africa going into lockdown, Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus had a strong message for the country – juxtaposed to what he told the Springboks before they won the Rugby World Cup – on how pulling together can overcome any odds.

The COVID-19 Diaries Part 2: Wedding planning and studies

What do you do when you are being told to self-isolate for two weeks? Well, if you are Blitzbok forward Ryan Oosthuizen, quite a lot, it would seem!

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The COVID-19 Diaries Part 7: Pumping iron in the garage

Springbok flyhalf and Emirates Lions skipper Elton Jantjies has converted his garage into a makeshift gym while completing his 14 days of self-isolation since returning from New Zealand just over a week ago.

COVID-19 Diaries Part 8: Balancing training and studies

Life as we know it has changed temporarily with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing most people to remain home, and with no option but to make the most of the situation, Springbok Women’s lock Nolusindiso Booi is using the time wisely to train and study.

Rugby unites in response to COVID-19 threat

The South African rugby ‘industry’ has come together to navigate the retention of teams and jobs in the face of the threat to the business posed by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Poll: Which back has the best beard?

The scruffy guys with the proper facial hair usually play in the forwards, but at last year's Rugby World Cup, a couple of the backs also got their beard game up to scratch - we want you to pick your favourite from these six.

The COVID-19 Diaries Part 5: Analysis and training alone

Springbok midfielder Lukhanyo Am is coming to terms with the COVID-19 pandemic, social-distancing and the imminent lockdown, and training on his own steam.