Wing Dillyn Leyds will captain a 30-man Stormers squad in their pre-season friendly against South Western District.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez says Friday night's friendly against the Cheetahs is a chance for fringe players to earn a spot in the starting line-up.
Springbok sevens wing Siviwe Soyizwapi says he is keen to prove his worth in Sydney, with Seabelo Senatla set to depart the team.
Lions coach Johan Ackermann says no one will be guaranteed a starting spot when the new Super Rugby season kicks off in a few weeks’ time.
England coach Eddie Jones is confident Maro Itoje can make up for the absence of Chris Robshaw against France on Saturday.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt named fit-again flank Sean O’Brien in a strong Irish pack to face Scotland in the Six Nations on Saturday.
Ahead of their first game of the season, a warm up against the Cheetahs, Sharks coach Robert du Preez showed his hand for the start of Super Rugby.
Siviwe Soyizwapi said the structures and systems employed in the Springbok Sevens squad set-up make it easy for new players to fit in and prosper.
Lions Super Rugby coach Johan Ackermann has decided to rest his most senior players for their warm-up game against an invitational Barbarians side.
Springbok Pat Lambie says the 2017 season feels like a new start for halfback partner Cobus Reinach and himself after their respective injuries.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck should get creative with good loosies like Nizaam Carr, Siya Kolisi and Sikhumbuzo Notshe, writes Wynona Louow.
All Black great Richie McCaw believes England could be set for a rude awakening when the Six Nations starts this weekend after going unbeaten in 2016.
Lions loose-forward Ruan Ackermann says there have been pros and cons to playing Super Rugby with his father, Johan, as the coach.
The ongoing uncertainty about the future of the Southern Kings remains, despite a secret visit to SA by a potential American business partner.