SOUTH-AFRICA

Bongi Mbonambi and Vincent Koch

Springboks Bongi Mbonambi and Vincent Koch set for Sharks return

Springbok front rowers Bongi Mbonambi and Vincent Koch are set to make their return to the playing field in the very near future.

John Smit and Jake White

"Old-school" Jake White firmly against Springboks joining Six Nations

Former Springbok head coach Jake White has urged the Six Nations not to add South Africa into the mix, saying that it would lose its charm as a Championship.

Ruan Ackermann

Premiership star Ruan Ackermann eyeing return to SA to chase Springbok dream

Gloucester back-rower Ruan Ackermann has confirmed he is in talks with South African United Rugby Championship (URC) teams ahead of next season.

Jesse Kriel

France still hurting: Coach reflects on heartbreaking World Cup loss to Boks

France coach Shaun Edwards admits that there are still lingering feelings of "injustice" following their agonising defeat to South Africa in the 2023 Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

Stormers fans

SA teams lead the way in URC attendance records

South Africa's rugby franchises again led the way as the United Rugby Championship broke another attendance record this past weekend.

Springbok Womens Sevens

How women's rugby thrived in 2023

Women's rugby continued to grow at all levels in 2023 as a record number of people pulled on their boots or took to the stands to watch a sport supercharged by events on the pitch.