South Africa

Ospreys sign teenage South African scrum-half

Ospreys sign teenage South African scrum-half

The Ospreys have confirmed the signing of 18-year old South African born, Welsh qualified, scrum-half Matthew Torrance on a development contract. Torrance hails from Durban, but qualifies for Wales through his…

Luke Watson to leave Bath

Luke Watson to leave Bath

Bath Rugby can confirm that Luke Watson will be leaving the club at the end of the season.  He is returning to South Africa to play for Eastern Province. Speaking…

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Schalk Brits – Saracens and South Africa

He’s been named player of the 2009/2010 season, a fitting title for a man thats had alot to prove. Rugby World caught up with ‘Twinkle Toes’ to chat about cars…

Jean de Villiers at a Springbok training session

Jean de Villiers – Stormers and South Africa

Just before the 2007 Lions tour kicked off Rugby World caught up with the Boks’ centre, chatting about embarrassing moments, his amazing party trick, and being scared of thunder and…

South Africa team v England and records list

South Africa team v England and records list

The Springboks restored scrum-half Ruan Pienaar and No 8 Pierre Spies to the starting line-up when coach Peter de Villiers named the team to take on England at Twickenham on…

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England go to fourth in the world

South Africa, England and Argentina all rise one place in the latest IRB World Rankings after victories in their respective November internationals on Saturday, although it is Bulgaria who claim…

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Springboks test positive for banned substances

Springboks Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson (above) are returning home from South Africa’s tour of Britain and Ireland having returned positive samples for a banned stimulant following the Test against…