Duane Vermeulen has suffered a knee injury and has been withdrawn from the Springbok squad for their Rugby Championship opener.
A week ago, the Lions were preparing for the Super Rugby final. Today they are up against the Pumas in their opening match of the Currie Cup.
Just weeks after John Smit quit, KZN Rugby Union president Graham Mackenzie announced that he was stepping down.
A row has erupted after members of the Chiefs Super Rugby team were accused of sexually assaulting a woman hired to strip at a club party.
John Smit is deeply concerned about the future of South African rugby, mostly because of the player drain to Europe.
There is a big difference between Test and Super Rugby and talk of the Boks adopting the Lions style should end, says Warren Whiteley.
After much worry and speculation over the health of Pat Lambie, Sharks doctor Alan Kourie has declared he is concussion free.
The Boks will be better off going into the Rugby Championship with the Sevens experience of Juan de Jongh and Francois Hougaard, says Mzwandile Stick.
This year’s Currie Cup competition is well underway after making a quiet start.
Winning the bronze medal was “bittersweet” for the Blitzboks, says coach Neil Powell.
“I was inexperienced. I knew almost nothing about finance and going from the changeroom to the boardroom was very challenging.”
Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama announced a further day of public holiday, after its rugby sevens team won the country's first Olympic medal.
It was not what they had come to Brazil for, but the Blitzboks still thrashed Japan to clinch a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics on Thursday.
A gutted South African Sevens side only has a few hours to regroup, after losibg their 2016 Olympic Games semi-final to Great Britain 7-5.
Kenyan athletics coach John Anzrah was sent home from the Rio Olympics after he posed as an athlete and gave a urine sample in a doping test.