Springbok coach to be announced earlier - 26 Jan 2012
The South African Rugby Union has confirmed that the announcement of the next Springbok coach on Friday, 27th January, has been moved from 14:00 to midday. read more
Ahead of the Castle Cape Town Tens, The Odd Shaped Ball is set to take place on 2nd February - a charity evening like no other with the opportunity to rub shoulders with rugby Legends such as Leon Lloyd, Justin Marshall, Dan Lugar, Bob Skinstad and Rob Fleck. read more
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) is fast approaching its own deadline of 27th January to name a new coach for the national team, and could even retain Peter de Villiers in a caretaker role for the upcoming three-Test series against England – according to media reports. read more
The Rugby Football Union has unveiled details of a new partnership with consumer healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSK), which will see Lucozade Sport and Maximuscle, part of the Maxinutrition portfolio, partner with the Elite England Rugby Squads as Official Hydration and Sports Nutrition partners respectively. read more
Ian Ritchie will become the new chief executive officer of the Rugby Football Union - Ritchie will join the RFU after fulfilling notice period obligations with the date to be confirmed later, with Stephen Brown continuing his role as acting CEO until then. read more
Bernard Lapasset has been re-elected as chairman of the International Rugby Board, defeating current vice-chairman and former England captain Bill Beaumont by 14 votes to 12, at an IRB meeting in Los Angeles. read more
The scheduled Heineken Cup rugby match between Saracens and Biarritz in Cape Town has been cancelled, due to the conflict between the Cape Town City Council and the Western Province Rugby Union - and will be played in London instead. read more
Saracens’ Heineken Cup pool match against French club Biarritz will now be played at Newlands and not at Cape Town Stadium – after the Western Province Rugby Union announced it would be in the best interests of rugby to host the match there. read more
Bidvest’s Proudly Pink Campaign is set to gain momentum over the next two weeks with two fundraising events set to take place - the Group’s mission is to raise awareness of cancer by raising funds for two selected charities: the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) as well as The McGrath Foundation. read more
After Unilever commissioned design and advertising agency Brand inc to conceptualise and create a farewell gift for former Springbok captain, John Smit, the portrait was presented to the outgoing skipped at an event hosted at the Unilever offices. read more
Kenya Rugby Union has revealed a new sponsorship deal with Kenya Airways worth nearly R24m ($3m) over two-years.As part of the deal, the national carrier will pay the salaries of the 18 players and four coaches involved in the national rugby sevens team set up, with Kenya Airways retaining full sponsorship rights to Kenya's national rugby sevens… read more
Argentina has been confirmed alongside South Africa, New Zealand and Australia to play in “The Rugby Championship” – the new replacement for the Tri-Nations series, from 2012. read more
You have just got to get them to the point where they really hate you. When you get to that point you sometimes make them think about something else -- a split second of concentration lapse that could give you a wicket.
New Zealand's Neil Wagner speaks of his bowling techniques ahead of the second test against England.