Bulls welcome back Sbu Nkosi for blockbuster Stormers clash

The Bulls have named their side to do battle in Saturday's big north-south derby at Loftus Versfeld, highlighted by the return of Springbok winger Sbu Nkosi.


Lions targeting key areas as they name side to face Sharks at Ellis Park

Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen says his players are buzzing ahead of their first United Rugby Championship match on South African soil in six weeks.


Scarra Ntubeni to start for Stormers in big north-south URC derby

The return of hooker Scarra Ntubeni is one of two changes to the Stormers' forward pack for Saturday's United Rugby Championship encounter with the Bulls in Pretoria.

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Top Boks still absent as Sharks name side to face Lions in Joburg

The Sharks will once again be missing a number of their Springbok stars when they travel to Johannesburg to face the Lions in the United Rugby Championship on Saturday.


Will Irish dominance spread to the URC?

With Leinster already dominating the United Rugby Championship log, this weekend's fixtures will be crucial to see if the Irish provinces follow their national team's lead.


Curwin Bosch previews Sharks' crucial clash against the Lions

Sharks flyhalf Cruwin Bosach is under no illusions as to the importance of getting a win over the Lions in their United Rugby Championship clash on Saturday.