Andy Capostagno

More tweaks for World Rugby laws

Changes to the rules of rugby bring the law of unintended consequences into play.

Be surprised, be Super surprised

For many reasons, this season's Super Rugby will be more unpredictable than ever.

Bulls have got to kick the blues

Coach Frans Ludeke has a lot riding on this weekend's match against the Sharks.

Super Rugby versus the World Cup

Saru will be leaning on the franchises to spare the best players but they have their own problems.

World Cup sans Steyn calls for a new game

That Steyn can be let go is testimony to the potential of Lambie and Pollard and further confirmation that Meyer's "change by stealth" policy works.

Five is more than small changes

Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer wants to give his men a chance at playing under pressure.

Meyer seeks proper lock, lekker prop to beat All Blacks

Both Springboks and All Blacks have work to do before the Rugby World Cup in Britain.

Schools scrum down in quest to lure black players

Schools apparently go to increasing lengths to transform teams, and union agents promise big money to children willing to lie about their backgrounds.

Rugby teeters on the cutting edge

Dismantling Super Rugby’s structure and salaries could put club players in a much stronger position.

The bookies have a Super-size problem this rugby season

Given the mixed performances, it's impossible to predict who the top six teams will be for Super Rugby, writes Andy Capostagno.

Bulls still tripping over Francois Hougaard’s laces

Pretoria's Blue Bulls will have to move with the times, even if it means disposing of a few prime assets.

Pups cut their teeth with the Jake White Sharks

There's an air of expectancy surrounding the Sharks ahead of this year's Super Rugby tournament, with a new chief executive and director.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world