News, October 15, 2020

Rugby employers elect first woman executive member
The body that represents the employers of South Africa’s professional rugby players elected Veda Manie (South Western Districts CEO) as its first female executive committee member at its annual meeting on Monday.

Team announcement, October 15, 2020

Tafel Lager Griquas unchanged for Pumas visit
Tafel Lager Griquas will field an unchanged starting fifteen for their Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked home match against the Phakisa Pumas on Saturday. Kick-off in Kimberley is at 16h30 and the action will be televised live on SuperSport.

Team announcement, October 15, 2020

Seven Springboks to start for DHL Stormers in Cape Town
John Dobson (head coach) has included seven Springboks in the DHL Stormers starting line-up for their Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked encounter with the Emirates Lions at DHL Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday.

Special feature, October 15, 2020

Fans invited to determine rugby’s greatest of the decade
South African rugby supporters can nail their colours to the mast by voting for the best Springbok and Blitzbok players, and a few superb tries scored by the Boks in the last decade, after World Rugby announced on Thursday that fans around the world will have a say in the World Rugby Awards Special Edition by selecting the best players and tries of the decade (2010-19).

Team announcement, October 15, 2020

Van den Berg handed Emirates Lions start in Cape Town
Morne van den Berg has been named to replace the injured Dillon Smit at scrumhalf in the only change to the Emirates Lions starting line-up for their Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked second-round match with the DHL Stormers in Cape Town on Saturday.

Preview, October 15, 2020

Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked Preview – Round 2
The DHL Stormers, who had a bye in the first round, kick off their Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked campaign on Saturday evening when they host the Emirates Lions from 19h00 in Cape Town.

News, October 15, 2020

Return to training and play: Amateur Rugby
SA Rugby advised amateur clubs, universities, associate members and schools on Thursday that their COVID-19 Committee (CovCom) had approved a proposal to allow teams to return to training under certain strict conditions, although a return to play will not be permitted in 2020.

Team announcement, October 14, 2020

Unchanged Toyota Cheetahs ready for physical challenge
The same 15 players that did the damage for the Toyota Cheetahs last weekend will run out again on Friday when the Free Staters host the Vodacom Bulls in Bloemfontein in the second round of Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked.

Team announcement, October 14, 2020

Vermeulen back for Vodacom Bulls’ trip to Bloem
Vodacom Bulls Director of Rugby, Jake White, has made five changes to his starting team for Friday’s Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked clash with the Toyota Cheetahs in Bloemfontein, with Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen back to lead the men in blue.

Partner News, October 13, 2020

SA Rugby delighted to announce FNB sponsorship extension
SA Rugby and FNB confirmed on Tuesday that the South African banking giant has extended its sponsorship of the Springboks for a further five years.

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