World Rugby sets limits for contact, set-piece training
World Rugby has reinforced its commitment to improving player welfare with the introduction of guidelines for the amount of weekly contact and set-piece training.
Faf de Klerk wants Springboks to back their 'DNA' in clash with All Blacks
Scrumhalf Faf de Klerk believes South Africa must return to the style of play that won them the 2019 Rugby World Cup if they are to defeat New Zealand in their Rugby Championship clash on Saturday, saying the desire to be more expansive has not worked.
Why the All Blacks-Springboks rivalry is something special
As rugby's greatest rivalry prepares to pen another chapter in its storied and complicated history, it is worth pausing to reflect on why the All Blacks and Springboks coming to blows is so compelling.
Springboks recall Lood De Jager for All Blacks
Lood De Jager returns after missing the Springboks' 30-17 defeat by Australia last weekend as he completed concussion protocols, and his return will boost the team's lineout proficiency and ability from the rolling maul.
Springboks to focus on 'fixable mistakes' ahead of All Blacks
Springboks hooker Bongi Mbonambi says South Africa have pinpointed where they fell short in the demoralising 30-17 defeat by Australia this past weekend.
Boks' Wiese escapes further sanction for Kerevi hit
South Africa loose forward Jasper Wiese has been found not guilty of foul play after being cited following the 30-17 Rugby Championship defeat to Australia at the weekend, but will not feature against New Zealand on Saturday.
All Blacks not buying into Boks' recent slump
All Blacks forwards coach John Plumtree is expecting a "titanic" battle up front when New Zealand and South Africa meet in their 100th Test match in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.
Springboks bring in Marvin Orie and Trevor Nyakane, Lood de Jager sidelined
South Africa will be without key lock Lood de Jager for the second Rugby Championship Test with Australia in Brisbane on Saturday.
World Rugby to consider biennial RWC - chief
World Rugby (WR) chief executive Alan Gilpin has said that organisation "will continue to consider" staging the Rugby World Cup every two years instead of every four.
Super Cooper: Quade stands up with performance befitting his rugby stardom
Chalk another one up for this extraordinary third decade of the 21st century. At 33 years of age, having not played a Test in more than 1500 days, Quade Cooper produced one of the finest performances of his Test career to lead the Wallabies to victory.