Pat Lambie retires at 28, cites concussions
A fit Lambie would in all likelihood have been part of the Springboks squad at the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year, but he says he is no longer willing to risk his health on the rugby field.
Mandela would not approve Springboks quotas - Kolisi
South Africa's rugby captain Siya Kolisi suggested that racial transformation targets could affect the mentality of players of colour.
Former Boks captain Johan Claassen dies, aged 89
Claassen played 28 Tests between 1955 and 1962, and captained the side nine times. He also coached the Springboks in 21 Tests from 1968 to 1971.
Boks to play Rugby World Cup warm-up vs. Japan
The fixture will afford the Springboks a further opportunity to conditions in Japan, where the team has never previously played.
Boks coach to stand down after Rugby World Cup
"I'm only head coach until the World Cup next year," Rassie Erasmus says, noting that he has a six-year contract only as Director of Rugby.
Boks to play home Tests in Joburg, Pretoria
There is no June international window in Rugby World Cup year and the Rugby Championship has been cut to three fixtures per side, with the Boks to open their campaign against Australia at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on July 20.
SANZAAR should be thrilled Super Rugby speculation exists
SANZAAR issued another typically vague response to reports Super Rugby may revert to a 14-team competition from 2021. It's not such a bad situation, though, and one the governing body would be wise to embrace, Sam Bruce writes.
Kolisi excited to end historic year with Barbarians dream
Siya Kolisi and Aphiwe Dyantyi have both come a long way in 2018. Now, they are aiming to close out a historic year with a victory for the Barbarians.
Erasmus: Barbarians game 'gold' for World Cup prep
Rassie Erasmus says he is using the Barbarians match against Argentina Saturday as an extra opportunity to prepare for next year's Rugby World Cup.
What we learned about rugby's top sides this November
New Zealand were beaten, Ireland and Wales were not. England secured important results while Australia looked broken. ESPN looks at the key takeaways from this month.
Strength, depth, wins: Why Wales had rugby's best November
A clean sweep in November showed just how much Wales will challenge for honours in Warren Gatland's final 12 months in charge.
November Test Predictions - Round 4: Wales to complete clean sweep?
Can England finish their year on a high with a sixth straight win against Australia? And will Scotland bounce back against Argentina?
Boks name unchanged starting lineup
Springboks' coach Rassie Erasmus has made only one change to his match day squad to face Wales in Cardiff on Saturday as Eben Etzebeth returns to the bench.
Williams at full-back for Wales against Boks
Liam Williams will starts at full-back as Wales coach Warren Gatland restored Gareth Anscombe to the fly-half berth for their final November international against South Africa.
Wales suffer Halfpenny blow
Leigh Halfpenny has been ruled out of Wales' final autumn international against South Africa after failing to recover from concussion.
Kolisi escapes sanction for 'headbutt'
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi has been cleared to play against Wales this weekend after escaping sanction for an apparent headbutt on Scotland's Peter Horne.
Boks brace for tour's 'most difficult opponent'
Wales will represent South Africa's "most difficult opponent" of the November Tests on Saturday, says Rassie Erasmus.
Matfield leads shortlist for Bulls coach
Springboks and Blue Bulls legend Victor Matfield was announced on a shortlist of candidates for the role of the Bulls Super Rugby head coach on Monday.
Erasmus hails Boks' maturity in Murrayfield win
Rassie Erasmus has credited the Springboks' improved poise in tight matches for their 26-20 victory over Scotland.
Wallabies win, but Dublin classic highlights class gap
Ireland's historic win over the All Blacks was a magic moment for rugby, but highlighted just how large the gap is between Australia and those who actually know how to play the game.
Springboks get smart to shut down flying Scots
Just as Scotland were showing why they are one of the most entertaining sides in world rugby, South Africa shut them down to show why they are one of the world's best.
Springboks 'most physical team in world' - McInally
Scotland vice-captain Stuart McInally says South Africa are "the most physical team in world rugby" ahead of the Springboks' visit to Murrayfield on Saturday.
November Test Predictions - Round 3: Ireland to show who's No.1?
Can Scotland build on their home run against South Africa? And will England's second-string side impress against Japan? ESPN assesses the biggest talking points and players to watch.
Springboks make six changes for Scotland
Embrose Papier makes his starting Test debut while Duane Vermeulen replaces Warren Whiteley as Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus makes six changes to his starting side.
Why Franco Mostert is so important to the Boks
One of South Africa's more understated players, Franco Mostert, seems to bring a calmness to the Springboks' lineout thanks to his calling and skill in the air.
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