International rugby will return to Soweto’s Orlando Stadium and debut at Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban in June when South Africa ‘A’ play.
Munster hooker Niall Scannell has ended speculation and confirmed that director of rugby Rassie Erasmus will be staying at the province.
The Bulls and Springboks have suffered a setback as fly-half Handré Pollard has been ruled out for up to ten weeks with an ankle injury.
The Lions are waiting on news regarding Rohan Janse van Rensburg after he was helped from the field last Saturday with a knee injury.
Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond has said that press speculation about the signings of James O’Connor and Faf de Klerk is incorrect.
Brendan Venter has assured South African rugby supporters that he will not coach Italy against South Africa in their fixture later in the year.
South Africa head coach Allister Coetzee was delighted with the continued improvement of the extended Springbok training squad.
Italian rugby officials have revealed that Brendan Venter’s appointment as defence coach of the Springboks is not on a permanent contract.
Springbok head coach Allister Coetzee has revealed he might consider picking an overseas-based captain for the national side this year.
The extended Springbok squad continued their pre-season training on Monday in Stellenbosch, with Dewaldt Duvenage called in as cover.