Joost a hero twice over in one extraordinary life
The Springbok legend leaves a legacy on and off the field, from an era-defining tackle on Jonah Lomu, to his fight against Motor Neurone Disease and his J9 Foundation.
Van der Westhuizen remains critical
World Cup winner Joost van der Westhuizen remains in a critical condition in hospital.
Springbok great Joost Van Der Westhuizen in critical condition
Former South Africa captain Joost van der Westhuizen is in a critical condition in hospital as he continues to fight Motor Neurone Disease
Bryan Habana extends Toulon stay
South Africa star Bryan Habana has signed a new one-year deal with Toulon.
SARU plans to make 'significant changes' next week
The South Africa Rugby Union will announce the results of its review into the Springboks' abject 2016 next week.
Lions flanker Tecklenburg leaves rugby for farming
Lions flanker Warwick Tecklenburg has retired from rugby with immediate effect to focus on his family's farming business.
Munster optimistic over extending Taute stay
Munster are optimistic they will get permission from the Irish Rugby Football Union to extend Jaco Taute's deal.
2016 in numbers: From a lack of drop-goals to the 110-year wait
It was the year of Eddie's England, of the Irish in Chicago and all of the All Blacks continuing to win, most of the time anyway. This was 2016, by the numbers....
Racing 92 announce Goosen's shock retirement
Racing 92 have announced the shock retirement of Springbok playmaker Johan Goosen at the age of 24.
Worcester seek compensation for Hougaard injury
Worcester Warriors are seeking compensation for the injury Springboks star Francois Hougaard suffered while on international duty.
Craig Joubert retires from refereeing 15s
Craig Joubert has retired from refereeing 15s to take up a mentorship and talent identification role at World Rugby.
Pollard should be fit for Super Rugby start
Springboks fly-half Handre Pollard should be fit for the start of the 2017 Super Rugby season.
What happened next to the teams who went a year unbeaten?
England have gone the year unbeaten, something only achieved four times in the professional era. But what happened next to the other teams who went unbeaten?
Springboks need 'open and honest' debate - Habana
Bryan Habana has called for "open and honest discussions" between the key stakeholders of South African rugby as they attempt to restore pride in the Springboks jersey.
Boks fall to sixth in latest World Rugby rankings
South Africa have dropped to their lowest ever placing in the World Rugby rankings after a dismal 2016.
The rugby power rankings
With just England's match against Australia to come, we give our take on the true order of world rugby, ranking the Rugby Championship and Six Nations sides as 2016's rugby calendar nears its end
Coetzee doesn't fear Springboks sack
Springboks coach Allister Coetzee says he will walk away from the job if he is held responsible for their dismal 2016 campaign as the South Africa Rugby Union launched a review into their form.
The big story for each top rugby nation - week 4
It was a good week for England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland and New Zealand, while the Springboks, Italy, France, Australia and Argentina fell to defeat.
Wales defeat hapless Springboks
Wales posted only a third victory over South Africa in 110 years as they ended their autumn Test series in winning fashion at the Principality Stadium.
Springboks must 'play without fear' - Coetzee
South Africa head coach Allister Coetzee wants a young and inexperienced Springboks side to "play without fear" against Wales on Saturday.
Habana axed as Springboks change 7 for Wales
South Africa coach Allister Coetzee has made seven changes to his side as the Springboks bid to end a disappointing tour on a high against Wales.
Warburton out of Springboks clash, Faletau on bench
Wales captain Sam Warburton will miss his side's final autumn international against South Africa through injury.
Tipuric: Wales face wounded animal South Africa
Wales flanker Justin Tipuric expects South Africa to be "pretty pumped up" for Saturday's clash at the Principality Stadium.
Coetzee says Boks' problems deeper than him
Allister Coetzee insists he should not be blamed entirely for the Springboks' disastrous year.
O'Shea, Venter the architects of Italy's historic win
Italy's first ever win over South Africa was built on their ability to get the fundamentals right, Enrico Borra reports.
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