Bordeaux-Bègles loosehead prop Steven Kitshoff has announced that he is leaving the club at the end of the season to return to South Africa.
Junior Springboks coach Chean Roux has announced a squad of 47 players who will be participating in a training camp in Bloemfontein, starting next Sunday.
World Rugby released the appointments of match officials for the June Test window, with South African referees featuring prominently.
Ulster back-row Marcell Coetzee will be out for the rest of the season after he had surgery on the knee injury he sustained recently.
Ulster have been struck by a double injury blow after it was confirmed that wing Tommy Bowe and back-row Marcell Coetzee require surgery.
Today in history: SA withdraws from the Commonwealth, Collins Chabane dies, rebels take Kisangani, a rugby hero is born and a school is founded.
Wales jump to sixth of place after their win over Ireland at the expense of South Africa who drop to seventh.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee praised the attitude of the 41 players who attended the three day Springbok training camp.
Springbok Sevens back Rosko Specman attributed the feat of being named Player of the Final at the Las Vegas Sevens to good structures.
South Africa secured their fourth tournament win of the World Rugby Sevens Series 2016-17 after beating Fiji 19-12 in Las Vegas.