Former Springbok captain Francois Pienaar has released the following statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela.
SARU have announced that a proposal to expand the Currie Cup Premier Division was withdrawn at Friday's special general council meeting in Cape Town.
The South African Rugby Union has revised its capping policy to avoid players becoming Springboks without ever taking to the field.
The IRB and the global rugby family have been paying tribute to Nelson Mandela, who passed away in Johannesburg on Thursday, age 95.
The Stormers 2014 Super Rugby home and away kits were released in emphatic style by the franchise on Thursday.
We take a closer look at the teams that are participating in the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens tournament in Port Elizabeth this weekend.
The Blitzbokke have made two changes to their squad for the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens which takes place on 7 and 8 December in Port Elizabeth
What They Said
Madiba had a place in all our hearts and his passing is a personal blow to us all.
~ SARU president Oregan Hoskins ~
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