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23 February 2018 5:16 PM Morne Steyn moving to Brive in Top 14

Brive-la-Gaillarde - South African flyhalf Morne Steyn will leave Stade Francais to join Brive at the end of this season, according to a source at his new club. Attracted by Brive's promise to build a team around him, Steyn agreed to a two-year deal earlier this week. The 33-year-old joined Paris-based Stade Français in 2013 and won the French championship 20

22 February 2018 5:59 PM Stormers face 'improved' Waratahs

Sydney - The Waratahs will be entering the Super Rugby season a week after the Stormers did but the touring team have managed to get in enough analysis to know they will be up against an improved team in Sydney. With the Stormers having already played one tough game against the Jaguares, you’d think that the Cape players would start Saturday’s game with a slight 25

21 February 2018 10:45 AM Pollard: 'Canes a force, with or without Barrett

Cape Town - Bulls flyhalf Handre Pollard says the Hurricanes remain a dangerous outfit even without All Black flyhalf Beauden Barrett. Barrett looks unlikely to start in Saturday’s game at Loftus Versfeld - largely due to the fact that he did not feature in any of the pre-season warm-up matches and that he arrived late in South Africa after attending 31

21 February 2018 5:05 AM Rasta to ref Bulls v Hurricanes at Loftus

Cape Town - South Africa’s Rasta Rasivhenge will referee Saturday’s Super Rugby clash between the Bulls and Hurricanes in Pretoria (17:15 kick-off). Rasivhenge will be assisted by compatriots Marius van der Westhuizen and Stephan Geldenhuys, with Marius Jonker the television match official (TMO). Another South African, Jaco Peyper, will referee the game between 29

14 February 2018 2:06 PM Swys: Bulls are the side to watch in 2018

Cape Town - Lions coach Swys de Bruin will be watching the Bulls under new coach John Mitchell with keen interest when the 2018 Super Rugby season gets underway. While the Lions have finished as runners-up for the last two editions of the tournament, the Bulls have fallen far from their glory days of 2007-2010 when they won three titles in four years 31

14 February 2018 12:07 PM Gelant: Bulls out to make amends for 2017

Cape Town - Bulls fullback Warrick Gelant says the team want to use their poor 2017 season as motivation for this year’s campaign. The Bulls won only four of 15 games last season and finished second from bottom in the South African Group, with only the lowly Sunwolves beneath them. But this year they have a new coach in New Zealander John Mitchell who is expected 29

13 February 2018 6:37 AM Jenkins injury boost for Bulls

Pretoria - The Bulls have been given a boost ahead of the 2018 Super Rugby season with the news that lock Jason Jenkins is expected to be fit for next weekend's clash against the Hurricanes at Loftus. There had been concerns that the 22-year-old second rower would miss the start of the season after injuring his shoulder in this past weekend's 21-12 pre-season 30

12 February 2018 2:35 PM Naas Botha's brother dies of cancer

Cape Town - Former Blue Bulls and Springbok wing, Darius Botha, brother of legendary Springbok flyhalf, Naas Botha has died. Botha, a church minister, was diagnosed with stomach cancer in February 2014 and underwent surgery to parts of his stomach to remove it. In November 2017, however, it was reported that the cancer had returned. Botha played one Test for the Springboks 19

07 February 2018 5:17 PM Schreuder adds to Sharks' injury woes

Cape Town - Sharks scrumhalf Louis Schreuder will likely miss the first month of the upcoming Super Rugby season due to injury. Schreuder suffered an injury in their pre-season 31-14 win over the Bulls in Polokwane last month and was seen leaving the Peter Mokaba Stadium in crutches. According to the Sharks website, the Springbok No 9 is nursing a hamstring 37

05 February 2018 12:39 PM Springbok great Habana mulls retirement

Cape Town - Legendary Springbok wing Bryan Habana has admitted he’s been contemplating retirement. Habana, who underwent knee surgery last year, has struggled for game time at French club Toulon in recent times. In an interview with Rugby365, Habana said he was unsure about his playing future. “My contract with Toulon ends in June and I'm not quite sure if (Mourad) 38