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Busy Bee continues to sting despite challenges

Cape Town’s oldest Black rugby club personifies the problems Black rugby faces, including attempts to have its history erased, being affected by apartheid and struggling financially for good resources

Lala kahle Kaunda Ntunja

South African rugby has lost a gentle giant in Kaunda Ntunja. His commentary in isiXhosa poetically ushered in the Springboks’ first black captain and ‘popped champagne’ after Mapimpi’s magic

How Schalk Brits built his fantasy

The Springbok hooker built his long career on his ability to adapt — and will likely do so again now that he’s finally retired from rugby

Sport audit 2019: How SA’s national rugby team performed

The highlight of South Africa's year was the Springboks Rugby World Cup victory

Rennie: All Blacks left it too late to offer me coach job

New Zealand has said its new coaching team will be named before Christmas, but it has now missed out on at least three high-profile candidates

EDITORIAL: Sport is for the people

Administrators, from club to national level, would do well to take the example set this month as a reminder that the people is their primary mandate

Boks speedo up against cancer

Faf de Klerk captained the challenge to team mates and other men to get themselves screened

Partnerships are crucial to progress

We need to work together to build a new and equitable pool of services for all South Africans

Rugby and rainbows

Reflecting on white joy, black celebration, and the meaning of the Springbok win at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Now to maintain the Bok empire

The national side continues to celebrate their World Cup victory, but how can they stay at the pinnacle of the sporting battleground?

Rugby and a rainbow’s pot of gold

Sport cannot solve a country’s problems, but it does have the power to make us believe we can

EDITORIAL: Rugby cause for cheer, not delusion

Of course a game of rugby has not changed the country. But it is also just a game, a game that has given us something to cheer about.

SA Rugby must run with this World Cup win

Can SA Rugby build on the euphoria of the first black captain leading his side to glory?

Siya Kolisi’s inspiring take is seductive but limited

Hard work alone doesn’t guarantee people will beat the odds of a deprived upbringing

Rassie Erasmus: Springboks no longer mediocre

South Africa has come a long way since the unhappy days of three years ago and the coach was keen to praise his players for the effort

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