After their annus horribilis in 2016, the Springboks will be keen to hit the ground running when they host France in Pretoria on Saturday.
Springbok squad members brought much delight and excitement to the community of Hornlee in Knysna on Thursday afternoon.
The launch of the iconic jersey is the culmination of several months of hard work by scientists at the ASICS Institute of Sport Science in Kobe, Japan
The Stormers ended their four-match winless run when they claimed a hard-fought 30-22 victory over the Blues in Cape Town on Friday.
The double-header will feature a curtain-raiser between the Xerox Golden Lions and Vodacom Blue Bulls in a SuperSport Rugby Challenge match followed by the SA ‘A’ taking on a French Barbarians team led by former Sharks and French International player Frédéric Michalak.
The draw for the draw for the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan takes place in Kyoto this morning. Who will the Springboks face in the pool stages? Follow it live here!
New Eastern Province Rugby president André Rademan was robbed at gunpoint at his business in Struandale, Port Elizabeth, on Monday.
The Blues will be looking to avoid a fourth straight defeat in Super Rugby when they host a revitalised Bulls side in Albany on Saturday.
Only overseas-based Springboks with more than 30 Test caps will be eligible for selection in future, following a decision by the Executive Council.
The Springboks do not have any fixtures before a three-Test series against France in June so will not have an opportunity to improve their ranking before the World Cup draw, meaning they are likely to be drawn in the ‘Pool of Death’.