Former South Africa, Bulls and Ulster favourite Pedrie Wannenburg has tragically died in a car accident in Texas, USA, it has been confirmed.
There were wins for Munster, Edinburgh and the Stormers over Ulster, Zebre Parma and Glasgow in the United Rugby Championship on Friday.
The short side on the Premiership and United Rugby Championship.
South African writer Craig Lewis stresses the importance of number eight Duane Vermeulen to the Springboks as the World Cup looms.
The teams have been named for this weekend’s URC games, including Saturday’s highly anticipated clash between the Sharks and Leinster.
Tournament organisers have confirmed that this season’s United Rugby Championship Grand Final will be hosted by the highest-placed team.
Team news for the United Rugby Championship games on Friday as the Stormers face Glasgow, Ulster meet Munster and Edinburgh host Zebre.
Munster prop Stephen Archer says all focus should be on their clash with Ulster as they look to win in Belfast for the first time since 2016.
United Rugby Championship referee boss Tappe Henning wants to solve the perceived disparity in refereeing between Europe and South Africa.
Loose Pass is here to delve into the major talking points in the sport.