Springbok and Bulls wing Travis Ismaiel has announced his retirement from rugby due to the effects of an ongoing shoulder injury.
The Springboks will resume training on Sunday in preparation for the Lions Series after six rounds of COVID-19 testing and a six-day preventative self-isolation period cleared a large group of players to return to the field.
On this day 26 years ago, Joel Stransky hit a late drop goal as the Springboks beat the All Blacks 15-12 at Ellis Park after extra time to win their maiden Rugby World Cup at the first attempt.
SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has shed some light on the omission of Bulls centre Cornal Hendricks from the 46-man Springbok squad for the British & Irish Lions series.
The Bulls look set to be boosted by the return of a Springbok in just over a week’s time, while several other players are expected to also regain fitness before the Rainbow Cup SA resumes next weekend.
Former Springbok boss Peter de Villiers has revealed the valuable piece of memorabilia he received from Bryan Habana that left him ‘humbled’.
The Springboks will make their return to the Rugby Championship with two home Tests before embarking on a four-match tour of Australasia, according to the 2021 tournament schedule.
Former Bok coach Allister Coetzee appears to be the front-runner to take over as head coach of Italian side Rovigo Delta.
Here’s a closer look at how the Springbok players are performing in leagues around the world in the lead-up to the much-anticipated three-Test series against the British & Irish Lions.
Find out what Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber had to say following the unveiling of Warren Gatland’s 37-man British & Irish Lions squad.