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All Blacks centre Ryan Crotty is expecting a significant challenge from a resurgent Springbok team in their Rugby Championship Test in Albany.
Munster have confirmed that new recruit Gerbrandt Grobler is set to be sidelined from action until the New Year after undergoing ankle surgery.
New Zealand have recalled flanker Jerome Kaino to their training camp ahead of their South Africa clash, but he isn’t set to feature in Albany.
The Crusaders have signed Braydon Ennor on a two-year deal, which sees him join the 2017 Super Rugby Champions for 2018 and 2019.
Exeter Chiefs scrum-half Nic White has hailed his side’s defensive effort following the 37-7 victory over London Irish on Saturday.
Leinster head coach Leo Cullen will not allow himself to dream about the potential showpiece finals on the horizon next May.
Harlequins have confirmed that fly-half Demetri Catrakilis sustained a fracture to a bone in his throat during the match against Gloucester.
The Rugby Championship Test between the Springboks and the All Blacks at Newlands on October 7 has been sold out.
With the dust settled on Round 3 of the Rugby Championship, we have gone through the action to pick the best players from the weekend.
London Irish hooker David Paice says that his side can take heart from their second half performance at the home of Exeter Chiefs.
All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick is expecting a physical confrontation when they take on the Springboks in Auckland on Saturday.
Bath director of rugby Todd Blackadder is in no rush to find a replacement for the club’s outgoing head coach, Tabai Matson.
Patrick Lambie has been released from his Sharks and Springboks contracts and will join Racing 92 as he seeks a fresh start.
Australia coach Michael Cheika has hailed fit-again Kurtley Beale for his impressive display in Saturday’s 23-23 draw against South Africa.
Kieran Keane says Connacht are edging closer to a more expansive, attractive game and are ready to tackle the challenges ahead of them.
Wasps boss Dai Young feels the scoreline didn’t truly reflect the game after his side beat Worcester Warriors at Sixways on Sunday.
Bay of Plenty boss Clayton McMillan has been appointed coach of the Maori All Blacks, New Zealand Rugby announced on Monday.
The Springboks have made their way to Auckland, New Zealand, and will face the All Blacks in a Rugby Championship Test this Saturday.
Reds lock Lukhan Tui is back in the Test mix, at the expense of veteran team-mate Kane Douglas, after he was added to the Wallaby squad.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is prepared for a different type of contest when they take on the Springboks in Albany on Saturday.