Team news, May 13, 2021

Familiar Blitzbok look for Solidarity Sevens Camp
There will be familiar faces amongst the South African squads assembled by Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell for the second tournament of Rugby Africa's Solidarity Sevens Camp, to be played at the Markötter Stadium in Stellenbosch on Friday and Saturday.

Team announcement, May 13, 2021

Hendrikse to start for Cell C Sharks in Pretoria
The Cell C Sharks team named to travel to Pretoria to take on the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday show just one change, with Jaden Hendrikse included at scrumhalf as the Durbanites continue to build momentum in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA competition.

News, May 12, 2021

SA Rugby boosts gender diversity at Annual Meeting
Female representation at the highest decision-making level in South African rugby received a major boost at the Union’s annual meeting on Tuesday.

News, May 12, 2021

Planning key for Bok Women as RWC dates are announced
Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer and SA Rugby’s High Performance Manager for Women’s rugby, Lynne Cantwell, emphasised the importance of effective planning following the announcement on Tuesday evening that the Rugby World Cup will run from 8 October to 12 November 2022.

From our archives, May 11, 2021

The day the Boks faced Georgia in Sydney
Rugby World Cup 2003 will not be remembered as a highlight in the history of the Springboks, but it was during that tournament in Australia, that South Africa and Georgia clashed for the first and only time.

Tournament news, May 11, 2021

Rainbow Cup: Confirmation of final four rounds
The big PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA clash between the leaders on the log, the Vodacom Bulls and Cell C Sharks, kicks off at 18h15 on Saturday, while the Emirates Lions host the DHL Stormers earlier in the day as they look to break their winning duck in the competition.

News, May 11, 2021

SA Rugby weathers COVID-19 storm, austerity measures to continue
An industry-wide alliance and strict austerity measures allowed SA Rugby to post a modest loss of only R7.9m in 2020, despite enduring a 45% decline in revenues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Union reported on Tuesday.

Match report, May 10, 2021

CPUT retain FNB Varsity Shield in extra-time thriller
Nathan Nkutu (wing) scored a late extra-time try as the Cape Peninsula University of Technology beat Walter Sisulu University by 30-26 in the FNB Varsity Shield final at Tuks Stadium on Sunday.

News, May 10, 2021

Boks to resume international action against Georgia
The Springboks will make their much-anticipated return to international action in July when the world champions host Georgia in a historic two-match series, which is part of a bumper World Rugby midyear Test schedule.

Tournament news, May 10, 2021

Lions stars shine in Rainbow Cup action
Munster made it two from two as their British & Irish Lions stars excelled in a 38-10 victory over Ulster in their second Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup match, as Johann van Graan’s side continued to set the pace in the competition.

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