Ireland v South Africa

IT WAS an unspectacular match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, with the physical exchanges dominating and little creative attacking play on show. Ireland built a healthy 12-3 half-time lead,…

JAMIE HEASLIP will lead Ireland out against the Springboks for the first time, promising to ‘give the Irish people something to cheer about’. The big Leinsterman added for good measure.…

THE AUTUMN Internationals start tomorrow, expect these players to make an impact in the coming weeks As a straight-running crash ball centre on the fringes of the Leicester squad three…

A TESTING tournament for Heyneke Meyer's new Springboks saw them ultimately finish in third spot, their draw with Argentina earlier in the tournament keeping them out of second place. It…

HEYNEKE MEYER has selected the same side that defeated Australia last weekend in Pretoria to face New Zealand in Soweto this Saturday. The Springboks ran in five tries against the…

HEYNEKE MEYER has handed Cheetah’s fly-half Johan Goosen his first Test start, picking the former Baby Bok over an out-of-form Morne Steyn, against Australia in Pretoria on Saturday. Etzebeth is…

AFTER TASTING defeat against the Wallabies last weekend in Perth, Heyneke Meyer has made two changes to the Springbok team who face New Zealand in the fourth Test in The…

SOUTH AFRICAN No.8 Josh Strauss has signed a three-year contract with Glasgow. Strauss has pledged his services to the Warriors until at least the end of May 2015, subject to…

THE SPRINGBOK team preparing for the second Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday received a huge boost when Bryan Habana was declared fit to start on Wednesday.…