Latest articles on Rugby Championship

Boks target Aussies as stepping stones

The three weeks of the Rugby Championship will set the tone for the two months of World Cup rugby that’s pending in September

All Blacks, Boks slugfests are all punched out, say coaches

The days of New Zealand and South Africa dishing up dour, forward-based slug-fests are over, according to the rival coaches

Imagining rugby – beyond 2020

Vested interests must be put aside, and a new cross-border, global approach needs to be adopted.

Boks and All Blacks have a marathon of a first half

After a gruelling 50 minute first half, the All blacks beat South Africa 25-24.

Will Boks be lambs to the slaughter?

By keeping the ball and focusing our kicking game, we may at least avoid another drubbing

Kiwis taunt the Boks

The justifiably self-assured All Blacks need their skills to be put to the test but much depends on the young South African players coming up

Now the Boks face a real Test

Some claim that their five-win run has less to do with their capabilities than with their opponents’ shortcomings

Vermeulen’s injury creates space for Whiteley which will up the tempo of the Bok game

Whiteley's presence in the squad will put pressure on the underperforming captain.

Japan, Argentina to join 2016 Super Rugby tournament

Teams from Japan and Argentina have been approved to join the Super Rugby tournament as of 2016, as well as South African team, the Southern Kings.

Wallabies lambasted after Argentina defeat

Australia's loss against Argentina has earned them a media lashing, while New Zealand and South Africa prove they're the ones to beat next World Cup.

Jake White leaves Sharks for international waters

Former Springbok coach and director of rugby at the Sharks Jake White has left the provincial team to pursue international opportunities.

Meyer pits novice flyhalf against All Blacks

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has dropped flyhalf Morné Steyn, opting for newcomer Handré Pollard for the All Blacks Rugby Championship clash.

Springboks overhaul team for clash against Oz

The team has made six changes to its lineup ahead of the Australia game, where Bryan Habana is set to wear the Springbok jersey for the 100th time.

Jean de Villiers returns from injury to lead Springboks

Jean de Villiers has recovered from a knee injury is back in the Springbok squad for the Rugby Championship.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday