British & Irish Lions prop Kyle Sinckler has been cleared of biting a South African opponent in Saturday's second test, World Rugby announced on Tuesday.
South Africa will be without key players Pieter-Steph du Toit and Faf de Klerk when they face the British & Irish Lions on Saturday in the final test of the series.
The British & Irish Lions have made six changes for their series decider against South Africa on Saturday.
South African Rugby and World Cup-winning coach Rassie Erasmus have been called to a misconduct hearing after his hour-long video critique of the match officials following the first test loss to the British & Irish Lions.
British & Irish Lions prop Kyle Sinckler has been cited for an alleged biting incident in the second test defeat to South Africa on Saturday.
No. 8 Duane Vermeulen has rejoined the South Africa squad ahead of a decisive third test against the British & Irish Lions in Cape Town next Saturday, but will have to undergo a fitness test.
South Africa's backs Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am scored second half tries as the Springboks beat the British & Irish Lions 27-9.
South Africa assistant Mzwandile Stick accused British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland of "destroying the dignity of the series" following his reported fury at the appointment of Marius Jonker as Television Match Official (TMO) for the first test.
South Africa's director of rugby, Rassie Erasmus, posted an hour-long video on Twitter on Thursday airing his grievances over the refereeing in the first test of the British & Irish Lions tour, before saying he would "step away" for the last two tests.
British & Irish Lions assistant coach Steve Tandy believes South Africa's Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, should direct complaints about rough play from the tourists through the appropriate channels rather than social media.
The British and Irish Lions have received a fitness boost with the news that fly-half Finn Russell is set to resume training on Monday and could be in contention for this weekend's second test against South Africa.
Dan Biggar's boot proved the difference as the British & Irish Lions came from behind to beat South Africa 22-17 in an attritional first test in Cape Town on Saturday.
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi says his team have no plans to get involved in any verbal battles with the British & Irish Lions and will not be targeting home-born tourist Duhan van der Merwe.
The late Chester Williams was proud of the Blitzboks' Kurt-Lee Arendse, who is out to emulate him at the Olympics in Tokyo.
South Africa centre Damian de Allende has said he is lucky to play again after he was burned in a fire pit accident last month.
All three Tests between world champions South Africa and the British & Irish Lions will be played in Cape Town, officials confirmed on Tuesday.
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi and winger Makazole Mapimpi have been named in the starting line-up for the first test against the British & Irish Lions after recovering from COVID-19.
South Africa have received a significant boost ahead of the first test against the British & Irish Lions after hookers Bongi Mbonambi and Scarra Ntubeni, as well as loose forward Dan du Preez returned to training on Sunday.
South Africa A were handed a 17-14 defeat by the Bulls on Saturday as the majority of the Springbok's fringe players got a much-needed run out but failed to impress before next weekend's first test against the British & Irish Lions.
South Africa's Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has cranked up the tension with the touring British & Irish Lions by going onto social media to question the tackling technique of Owen Farrell.
South Africa's Men's Rugby Sevens team has been put into isolation upon arrival in Tokyo, having been informed of a positive COVID case on their inbound flight.
South Africa are arranging another warm-up match ahead of their Test series against the British & Irish Lions, against the Bulls in Cape Town on Saturday.
Test match rugby returns to Canberra for the first time in four years, with Rugby Australia announcing the domestic schedule for the Rugby Championship on Wednesday morning.
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi has tested positive for the coronavirus, along with five other players in the squad, ahead of the three-Test series against the British & Irish Lions.
South Africa took time to shrug off the rust as they returned after a 20-month absence to beat Georgia 40-9 at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Friday in their first Test since winning the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
- Tries Scored1st 11 Tries
- Points Difference= 1st 51 points