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World Rugby delays decision on July Tests

The fate of planned mid-year rugby union internationals will be decided this month, but the indications are they will be called off.

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Lions' South Africa tour dates remain unchanged

The Olympics have been pushed back a year due to the global coronavirus pandemic, and will now start on July 23, 2021, the day before the first of three Tests on consecutive weekends between the Lions and the Springboks.

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Jake White joins Bulls as Director of Rugby

South African Super Rugby side the Bulls have appointed World Cup winner Jake White as their new Director of Rugby, the team announced on Wednesday.

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South Africa considering domestic Super Rugby replacement

SA Rugby plans could see South African franchises and other provincial teams contest a locally-based competition in view of the current suspension of Super Rugby and the Guinness PRO 14.

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Highlanders, SANZAAR explain jersey clash

Highlanders CEO Roger Clark and SANZAR have provided context following last weekend's farcical jersey clash that grabbed the headlines from their 38-13 loss to the Bulls in Pretoria.

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Stay Super: Lions veterans don't want RSA exit

Springboks Elton Jantjies and Warren Whiteley do not want to see South Africa's franchises withdraw from Super Rugby completely, the duo insisting the competition is the right sphere for South Africa to play in.

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Wales to host All Blacks and South Africa

The Welsh Rugby Union has announced that it will play host to the All Blacks and South Africa in November as part of the 2020 Autumn Internationals.

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NZ Rugby boss plays down report of Springboks exit

A media report that South Africa are contemplating a move away from southern hemisphere rugby's SANZAAR alliance to join an expanded Six Nations in 2024 have been denied by New Zealand Rugby.

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South Africa exploring move to Six Nations - Report

The move has been timed for the Springboks to enter a new Seven Nations tournament after the 2023 World Cup in France, the Daily Mail reported on Saturday.

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January rugby "dangerous": McKellar

Brumbies coach Dan McKellar has described starting the Super Rugby season in January as "dangerous" and called for change next season.

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Springboks name Nienaber as new head coach

SA Rugby have named former physio Jacques Nienaber as the Springboks' head coach, as well as a revamped coaching staff.

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Super Rugby 2020: So what's the deal again?

The 2020 Super Rugby season is upon us? What, wait, how? Yes, the Jan 31. start is earlier than ever while the competition has also been shrouded in some uncertainty elsewhere. We answer the key questions ahead of next week's kick-off here.

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Super Rugby 2020 preseason fixtures

The 25th season of Super Rugby kicks off as early as January 31 with all 15 teams taking part in preseason fixtures. Follow this blog for all team lists, locals, times and results.

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Beast joins Old Glory DC in Major League Rugby

Rugby World Cup winner Tendai Mtawarira will sign for a year after announcing his retirement from internationals after South Africa were crowned world champions in Japan.

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Kolisi thanks South Africa for 'unbelievable support' on trophy tour

"The last week has probably been one of the best of my life and I speak on behalf of all my team-mates and management when I say that the support we've received has been nothing but remarkable and unbelievable," Siya Kolisi said in Cape Town on Monday.

2019 RankingsRugby Championship

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