James Whitmore

Lions eye fourth consecutive tour win

The British and Irish Lions have set a goal of remaining unbeaten ahead of the first Test against world champions South Africa on June 20

McGeechan looking for improved performance by Lions

The British and Irish Lions will be looking for a marked improvement in their performance when they clash with the Golden Lions on Wednesday.

Sterne wins play-off to capture SA Open

South Africa's Richard Sterne moved into the world top 50 on Sunday after capturing the South African Open title.

Westwood closes on SA Open title as Els slumps

England's Lee Westwood shot a third-round 68 on Saturday to go 14 under par for the South African Open and lead by two strokes after three rounds.

Zanotti is surprise leader of SA Open

Little-known Fabrizio Zanotti from Paraguay reeled off nine birdies on his way to the first-round lead in the South African Open on Thursday.

Top local line-up for SA Open

A host of South Africans led by three Major winners stand in the way of a large European contingent when the SA Open tees off on Thursday.

Monty set to make history

SA fullback Percy Montgomery will become the ninth player in history to reach the magical 100-Test mark when he faces New Zealand on Saturday.

Boks shift focus to Tri-Nations

Having enjoyed a winning start to his term as South Africa coach, Peter de Villiers now turns his attention to the Tri-Nations.

Mallet back to face his former team

One of South African rugby's most successful coaches has returned home to take on the team he coached to 17 consecutive Test wins.

Boks have sights set on Tri-Nations

Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has rolled out the heavy artillery for Saturday's second Test against Wales.

De Villiers set to recall World Cup heroes

New Springbok coach Peter de Villiers is spoilt for choice ahead of the Springboks' first Test of the year, against Six Nations champions Wales on June 7 in Bloemfontein. De Villiers, who took over from World Cup-winning coach Jake White at the beginning of the year, names his first South Africa squad on Saturday.

SA teams face huge task to retain Super 14 title

South Africa's five Super 14 teams will have to produce some of their best rugby yet if they are to retain the title they so famously won, for the first time, last year. After years of being denied the title by the Australian and New Zealand teams, South Africa's Northern Bulls finally went all the way in 2007.

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