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Salary cut at heart of Bok's departure

Posted: 22:48, 17 Jan 2018

REACTION: The lure of the Springbok captaincy is not the only reason behind the decision of veteran Springbok Duane Vermeulen's to return to South Africa.

Larmour makes Ireland cut

Posted: 22:29, 17 Jan 2018

SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: Jordan Larmour has been handed a first Ireland call-up after the Leinster full-back was named on Wednesday in Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad.

Bok captain set for lengthy lay-off

Posted: 22:03, 17 Jan 2018

INJURY UPDATE: Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth is in a race against time to be fit for the June Tests against England.

Sport24.co.za | Sage, Gans return for Blitzboks

Posted: 21:40, 17 Jan 2018

Dylan Sage and Stedman Gans have been recalled to the Blitzboks squad for the next two tournaments in the World Rugby Sevens Series

Sport24.co.za | Stormers missing key players as pre-season gets underway

Posted: 20:20, 17 Jan 2018

With their pre-season set to get underway this coming weekend, the Stormers are missing a host of players through injury

Sport24.co.za | Larmour named in Ireland's 6N squad

Posted: 20:12, 17 Jan 2018

Jordan Larmour has been handed a first Ireland call-up after the Leinster fullback was named in Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad.

Rugby Union Today: Six Nations squads taking shape

Posted: 19:50, 17 Jan 2018

Another busy day in the rugby union game as Six Nations squads are announced while a couple of suspensions have caused some debate. The post Rugby Union Today: Six Nations squads taking shape appeared first on Planet Rugby.

Sport24.co.za | Banned Haskell to miss England's 6N openers

Posted: 19:27, 17 Jan 2018

England flanker James Haskell will miss the first two matches of the champions' Six Nations title defence after being banned for a dangerous tackle.

Sport24.co.za | CONFIRMED: Vermeulen to leave Toulon, set to join Stormers

Posted: 19:10, 17 Jan 2018

South Africa No.8 Duane Vermeulen will leave Toulon at the end of the season, club president Mourad Boudjellal has confirmed.

Schmidt names Larmour in squad

Posted: 18:51, 17 Jan 2018

The uncapped Jordan Larmour has been included in Ireland's 36-man squad for the first two rounds of this year's Six Nations Championship. The post Schmidt names Larmour in squad appeared first on Planet Rugby.

Sport24.co.za | New Stormers set for George warm-up

Posted: 18:47, 17 Jan 2018

New Stormers recruits Sergeal Petersen and Raymond Rhule were both named as part of the squad to face SWD Eagles in a pre-season match in George.

Match officials to January 21

Posted: 18:41, 17 Jan 2018

The match officials for this weekend's action have been confirmed, with Wayne Barnes refereeing the Scarlets vs Toulon Champions Cup clash. The post Match officials to January 21 appeared first on Planet Rugby.

Six Nations blow for Haskell

Posted: 18:01, 17 Jan 2018

DISCIPLINARY UPDATE: Wasps flank James Haskell's hopes of featuring in England's Six Nations campaign was dealt a harsh blow on Wednesday.

Sport24.co.za | Bastareaud out of France 6N squad after homophobia ban

Posted: 17:48, 17 Jan 2018

Mathieu Bastareaud was first included and then hours later dropped from France's Six Nations squad after he was banned over a homophobic slur.

Sport24.co.za | Bastareaud included in France 6N squad

Posted: 17:48, 17 Jan 2018

Despite being embroiled in a homophobia storm, burly centre Mathieu Bastareaud was included the French Six Nations squad.

Haskell banned for four weeks

Posted: 17:43, 17 Jan 2018

Wasps and England flanker James Haskell is suspended for four weeks after an independent Disciplinary hearing in London on Wednesday. The post Haskell banned for four weeks appeared first on Planet Rugby.

Perenise staying, Bath sign Delmas

Posted: 17:31, 17 Jan 2018

Bath have confirmed that Anthony Perenise has signed a new contract, whilst Victor Delmas will join from Colomiers at the end of the season. The post Perenise staying, Bath sign Delmas appeared first on Planet Rugby.

Slap on the wrist for Bastareaud

Posted: 17:21, 17 Jan 2018

DISCIPLINARY UPDATE: French and Toulon centre Mathieu Bastareaud has escaped with no more than a slap on the wrist for his vile outburst.

Three-week suspension for Bastareaud

Posted: 17:06, 17 Jan 2018

Toulon centre Mathieu Bastareaud has been banned for three weeks after an independent Disciplinary Hearing in London on Wednesday. The post Three-week suspension for Bastareaud appeared first on Planet Rugby.

Blitzboks recall Sage and Gans

Posted: 16:51, 17 Jan 2018

Dylan Sage and Stedman Gans have been recalled to the Bok Sevens squad for the next two tournaments of the World Rugby Sevens Series. The post Blitzboks recall Sage and Gans appeared first on Planet Rugby.

VIDEO: The growing injury list

Posted: 16:31, 17 Jan 2018

SIX NATIONS SPOTLIGHT: Wales and Scotland both named their respective squads on Wednesday, and with Gatland’s line-up having a noticeable number of players currently nursing injuries, we took a look at the injury concerns of all four home nations.

Six uncapped players in France squad

Posted: 16:27, 17 Jan 2018

France head coach Jacques Brunel has named teenage fly-half Matthieu Jalibert in his first squad for the upcoming Six Nations Championship. The post Six uncapped players in France squad appeared first on Planet Rugby.

Bastareaud included in France's Six Nations squad

Posted: 15:49, 17 Jan 2018

SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: Despite being embroiled in a homophobia storm, burly centre Mathieu Bastareaud was included in France coach Jacques Brunel's Six Nations squad.

Gilroy blow for Ulster

Posted: 15:37, 17 Jan 2018

Wing Craig Gilroy will miss Ulster's crunch Round 6 game against Wasps this weekend and is expected to be sidelined for around four weeks. The post Gilroy blow for Ulster appeared first on Planet Rugby.

Sport24.co.za | No word from Rassie about Bok role - Davids

Posted: 15:27, 17 Jan 2018

Southern Kings coach Deon Davids says he has not been in talks with SA Rugby regarding a coaching position at the Springboks.

Blitzboks boss adds Notshe to Australasia trip

Posted: 15:21, 17 Jan 2018

SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has included Stormers loose forward Sikhumbuzo Notshe to the squad for the next two Sevens Series tournaments in Sydney and in Hamilton.

Simmons disappointed after Euro debut defeat

Posted: 15:05, 17 Jan 2018

Leicester scrum-half Harry Simmons was a young man torn between pride and disappointment after his Champions Cup debut in Castres. The post Simmons disappointed after Euro debut defeat appeared first on Planet Rugby.

SARU boss responds to 'kick-back' claims

Posted: 14:44, 17 Jan 2018

REACTION: South African Rugby Union President Mark Alexander has challenged his detractors to take their 'evidence' to the appropriate authorities.

Lions lock heads to Cheetahs

Posted: 14:38, 17 Jan 2018

TRANSFER NEWS: The Cheetahs have bolstered their forward stock with the signing of Golden Lions' lock JP du Preez.

Sport24.co.za | Retrenched quintet takes Bulls to court

Posted: 14:01, 17 Jan 2018

Five former Blue Bulls employees have taken the union to court over what they feel was unfair dismissal.

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