World Rugby has set a deadline of this Friday for their Nations Championship proposal to be approved or rejected by the leading rugby nations.
Bernard le Roux and Paul Willemse have been included in a 37-man France squad that will begin preparations for this year’s World Cup.
It’s been a weird Vodacom Super Rugby campaign for South Africa’s four franchises in 2019, but Boks boss Rassie Erasmus will still take a lot of positives from the competition ahead of the World Cup, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
In a significant boost for SA Rugby and the Lions, Bok hooker Malcolm Marx has extended his contract with the Johannesburg-based franchise until 2021.
John Mitchell has been handed a two-year extension to his contract as England’s defence coach.
Springbok and Lions hooker Malcolm Marx has been linked with a move to join the Docomo Red Hurricanes in Japan after the World Cup later this year.
World Rugby marks 100 days to go until the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
Warren Whiteley is not expected to be available at the start of the Test season due to his recurring knee injury.
Former Springbok Stefan Terblanche and referee Freek Burger have been included in the team of judicial members for the World Cup in Japan.
A new management role could have far-reaching benefits as SA Rugby moves towards ensuring that the national team are settled and supported in every area of their lives, writes CRAIG LEWIS.