Zak Burger and the Kriel brothers scored tries as the Bulls claimed a bonus-point victory over the Lions in Pretoria on Sunday.
The Blitzboks are ready to take on all comers in the Tokyo Stadium in the next three days, as the South Africans face Ireland, Kenya and USA in Pool C of the Rugby Sevens tournament at the Olympic Games.
Ox Nche says the decision to replace the Springboks’ starting front-row at half-time was not pre-planned and that he was ready to play the full first Test against the British & Irish Lions if needed.
Western Province broke a two-game losing streak with a much-need victory over the Pumas in Nelspruit on Sunday.
The Sharks have confirmed the signing of Griquas wing Eduan Keyter as one of three new players to join the team ahead of the inaugural Ultimate Rugby Championship season.
Mega-wing Duhan van der Merwe was key in negating the Springboks’ renowned bench as the British & Irish Lions stunned the world champions in the first of a three-Test series in Cape Town, writes ZELIM NEL.
Nick Mallett believes that while the British & Irish Lions deserved to win the first Test against the Springboks, TMO Marius Jonker’s lack of intervention regarding player safety should be questioned.
Captain Marcell Coetzee has withdrawn from the Bulls’ Currie Cup clash against the Lions on Sunday.
Rassie Erasmus has responded graciously to the British & Irish Lions’ 22-17 victory over the Springboks in Cape Town on Saturday.
Faf de Klerk said the Springboks will be coming back fired up in next weekend’s second Test against the British & Irish Lions after a disappointing loss in the first Test on Saturday.