It was all action at the Cape Town Stadium over the weekend, so let’s take a look at some moments that stood out. Oh, and you’ll find seven of the best tries here too.
The hard men up front often get a raw deal, with rugby fans heaping praise on the flashier backline players, and this bloke isn’t doing his fellow props any favours.
Every South African knows that you shouldn’t take a win over the Japanese for granted, and that’s something a beleaguered French outfit learnt over the weekend.
Despite our hard-fought win over the French on the weekend, South African rugby remains at a crossroads. When it comes to coaching, we’re not very good at listening.
Today we find out whether we’ll welcome the rugby world to our shores in 2023, or whether the French or Irish have managed to pull a fast one. Holding thumbs.
No one likes to see a Bok rugby player in pain, and poor Coenie was carted off after just a minute on Saturday. Turns out one medic inflicted further pain.
This weekend sees the eighth Currie Cup final showdown between Province and the Sharks, but let’s cast our minds back to 2010 and that Lambie fend.
Rugby isn’t for the faint of heart, and recent studies have shown that concussions occur with alarming regularity throughout all age groups. Does the scrum cap solve the problem?
Watching the Boks these days can be a real rollercoaster ride, but we all know what happened last time we hosted the Rugby World Cup.
The Ozzies may have shocked the rugby world with a victory over the All Blacks, but at least the latter managed to leave a mark or two.
Malcolm Marx was the standout performer in last weekend’s narrow loss to the All Blacks, but there’s no denying that skipper Eben Etzebeth also put in a mammoth shift.
Newlands will play host to the Rugby Championship showdown between the Boks and the All Blacks, and if you’re after some extra drinking money check out these odds.
Michael Cheika is the kind of coach that is a little rough around the edges, but this weekend he showed just what a tool he really is. Look at this rant.
We might consider it common sense not to pat and stroke a lion like a household cat, but apparently this Welsh hooker never read that memo.
I suppose it’s nothing that you didn’t know already, but this weekend’s pummelling has led many around the world to declare this rivalry as good as over.
Rugby fathers love shouting encouragement (and hurling insults) from the touchline, but the ending of this Dale College / Queens College derby match was a farce.
This weekend saw the PRO14 kick off, which meant the competition’s first look at the Kings and the Cheetahs. Fair to say things didn’t go exactly according to plan.
Hosting major tournaments might do wonders for national morale, but does it make sense financially? An auditing firm crunched the numbers and here’s what they found.
We may have said our goodbyes to flyer Cheslin Kolbe, but over in France they’re about to learn why he was such a crowd favourite.
South Africa’s two oldest schools clashed over the weekend, with SACS running out narrow winners. Turns out the ref had his hands full, too.
If Victor Matfield says ‘jump’, the correct response is ‘how high?’ The Springbok legend recently put UFC champ Garreth and Afrikaans pop star Arno to the test.
Lions fans would have been disappointed to see their side lose to the Sharks, and it appears tensions boiled over after the final whistle.
Hougaard has been a regular on SuperSport’s Afrikaans weekly rugby show, but that seems to have to an end. He claims there are sinister forces at work.
There are often gross mismatches in schoolboy rugby, but I’ve never seen anything like the set of results from this particular clash. 221-0, anyone?
FNB have just been announced as a Springbok sponsor, along with MTN owning the front of the jersey. Both are paying serious cash for that honour.
It was a pretty subdued Ellis Park at the final whistle, but that didn’t stop Scott Robertson from busting out the boogie to celebrate his team’s win.
After months of battle it’s all about this weekend’s showdown at Ellis Park, which means we should also enjoy the season’s best five pointers.
He is the dream teammate and an opposition’s nightmare, steamrolling through tackles on his way to the try line. Apparently Vaka Tuitupou is a gentle giant, too.
We’re up against Ireland and France for the rights to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, and Madiba’s birthday was the perfect time to drop our video. Thoughts?