Duarttee investment paying off in Dubai
At the start of the year, as Ricardo Duarttee walked back to his car after a meeting Philip Snyman – then still the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport Sevens Academy coach – his mind was racing.
Home ground advantage counts in round eight
It was a weekend of success for the home sides in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, with three of the four South African sides victorious, until Cardiff upset the apple cart in Durban in the last match of round eight.
Highlights: Boks' superb win at Twickenham
Relive the action from the Springboks' first win over England at Twickenham in eight years as they delivered a masterclass on attack and defence on Saturday.
Boks reflect on positives from year-end tour
Springbok flyhalf Damian Willemse and utility forward Franco Smith reflected on the positives from their Castle Lager Outgoing Tour as the Boks wrapped up their campaign with a strong 27-13 victory against England at Twickenham on Saturday, which saw them head back to South Africa with two impressive victories and two marginal defeats.
Clinical Cardiff smash Sharks in wet Durban
It was a night to forget for the Cell C Sharks as Cardiff delivered a masterclass in wet-weather rugby to win their Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash in Durban by 35-0 (half-time 23-0) on Sunday evening.
Hendrikse guides Lions to first home win of season
The Emirates Lions outplayed the Dragons by 33-25 at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg on Sunday to secure a first win of the season at home in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, with both sides scoring three tries apiece, but the impact of the host team's flyhalf Jordan Hendrikse proved the difference.
Brilliant Boks outclass England at Twickenham
Fourteen-man South Africa produced a commanding performance at Twickenham to end the Castle Lager Outgoing tour on a high note with a 27-13 (halftime 14-3) victory over an outclassed England on Saturday.
Nienaber, Kolisi praise Boks for special win
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber and captain Siya Kolisi praised the team for their brave effort to earn their first win over England at Twickenham since 2014, and their first personal victories in London as they registered a rewarding 27-13 victory on Saturday.
Vodacom Bulls outplay Ospreys in Pretoria
The Vodacom Bulls scored a convincing 43-26 win over the Ospreys in their Vodacom United Rugby Championship match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday, scoring seven tries in the process and showing that they are not a one-trick pony.
Constructive talks between World Rugby, Erasmus
World Rugby CEO Alan Gilpin and World Rugby Director of Rugby Phil Davies met with South Africa Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus on Thursday and held positive discussions regarding recent events and match official communications in general.