SOUTH-AFRICA

Springboks

Handre Pollard: Hard times paved the way for Springboks' double World Cup glory

Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has revealed just how driven the players were to succeed after experiencing the dark days of 2016 and 2017.

Cape Town Sevens

High-octane pools named for HSBC SVNS Cape Town

The two South African Sevens teams will both face the USA on the opening day of the HSBC SVNS Cape Town next Saturday.

Springbok sevens

Blitzboks book place in Cup Final in Dubai

The Blitzboks will face Argentina in the Cup Final of the Emirates Dubai Sevens on Sunday at 17:53 SA time.

Damian Willemse

World Cup hero Damian Willemse itching to go again for Stormers in URC

Following a physical and mental break after his World Cup-winning exploits, Damian Willemse is recharged and ready to fire for the Stormers.

Ox Nche

Riding high on Springboks' World Cup triumph, Ox Nche eyes Sharks' success

Ox Nche admits he is still riding high on the excitement of the Springboks' World Cup victory in France, even as he and fellow returning Boks switch their focus to club duties.

Cheslin Kolbe and Sam Cane in Japan

All Blacks captain Sam Cane delighted to join up with Cheslin Kolbe in Japan

New Zealand captain Sam Cane admits he is looking forward to having Cheslin Kolbe on his side for a change when the two join forces for Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath in Japan.