Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has spoken to a number of possibilities as he hunts for scrum coach Mario Ledesma’s replacement.
The Golden Lions earned a bonus-point 44-17 victory over the Free State Cheetahs in their Currie Cup match in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Former All Blacks, Hurricanes and Blues scrum-half Piri Weepu has announced his retirement from the game with immediate effect.
Karmichael Hunt has been recalled to the Wallabies Test squad after playing just 40 minutes in Australia’s National Rugby Championship.
The Blue Bulls kept their play-off hopes alive when they claimed a deserved 52-32 bonus-point win over the Pumas in Pretoria on Friday.
Ulster have confirmed that Springbok back-row Marcell Coetzee’s latest injury setback will keep him on the sidelines for nine months.
Former England centre Will Greenwood feels England head coach Eddie Jones may rotate his side during the upcoming end-of-year Tests.
The draw for the Men’s and Women’s World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai, from 30 November to 2 December, has been made in London.
New Blues fly-half Otere Black will miss the start of next year’s Super Rugby season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament for Manawatu.
Second-row Eben Etzebeth will retain the Springbok captaincy on their Outgoing Tour to the Northern Hemisphere in November and December.