SARUGBY.COM RSS FEED Get the latest rugby news delivered to your RSS reader from SARUGBY.COM Apr, 25 Apr 2014 07:35:57 Tue, 29 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400 Springbok jersey unveiled  A cutting-edge new Springbok jersey, manufactured by new official technical kit sponsors ASICS which will be used for the first time in June, was revealed in Cape Town on Thursday. Jurie Roux, CEO of the South African Rugby Union (SARU), said this new sponsorship ushered in an exciting new er... Read more 204225 Apr, 24 Apr 2014 20:42:25 Franco heading to Ireland? Lions and one-time South Africa second row Franco van der Merwe has reportedly signed for Irish province Ulster. Van der Merwe, who is currently sidelined for the rest of the Super Rugby season with an ankle injury, will come in as a direct replacement for another former Springbok in Johann Mulle... Read more 172118 Apr, 24 Apr 2014 17:21:18 Blitzbokke bring in Richards Versatile back Mark Richards has replaced Cecil Afrika in the Springbok Sevens squad for the penultimate HSBC Sevens World Series tournament next weekend in Glasgow. Afrika was not considered for the Blitzbokke's 12-man squad to Scotland because he is still completing his rehabilitation at Stelle... Read more 160815 Apr, 24 Apr 2014 16:08:15 Sharks name touring squad Sharks boss Jake White has named a 27 man touring squad that will travel to Australia and New Zealand for their month-long overseas tour. The selection of Odwa Ndungane, Cobus Reinach, and Fred Zeilinga suggests the trio are all going to be fit at some stage on tour, having missed various amounts... Read more 152625 Apr, 24 Apr 2014 15:26:25 Preview: Sharks v Highlanders The Sharks will be keen to continue their impressive start to the season when they host the Highlanders in Durban on Saturday. Jake White's side are yet to lose in Durban after six games there this season and their only defeat from eight matches was suffered against the Bulls in Pretoria in Round... Read more 134329 Apr, 24 Apr 2014 13:43:29 Hayward, Wykes back for Force The Force are boosted by the return of second-row Sam Wykes and full-back Jayden Hayward for their clash with the Bulls in Perth on Saturday. Wykes has recovered from a rib injury and returns to the starting pack, alongside Adam Coleman, who was solid in his starting debut last week. Lock Wilh... Read more 115600 Apr, 24 Apr 2014 11:56:00 Preview: Brumbies v Chiefs Last season's finalists meet for the first time since their 2013 showdown on Friday as the Brumbies host the Chiefs in Canberra. Jake White is long gone but the Brumbies remain the best team in Australia, just. After eight matches they have won six and top the Australian Conference, their bigg... Read more 115105 Apr, 24 Apr 2014 11:51:05 Preview: Blues v Waratahs Dealing with off-field distractions and poor on-field performances, there's no respite for the Blues as they host the Waratahs on Friday. Benji Marshall has left Auckland and Union behind nearly three months into the new season, but the Blues should forget about him swiftly. There are more import... Read more 090126 Apr, 24 Apr 2014 09:01:26 Highlanders shuffle pack Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has made three changes to his team to face the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday. Joseph has made just two personnel and one positional change to team which beat the Bulls a fortnight ago as they kick of their South African tour. Jarrad Hoeata return to... Read more 083642 Apr, 24 Apr 2014 08:36:42 Hurricanes change one Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett have made just one change to the his team for Saturday's clash with the Reds at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Hammett has named an almost identical team to that which beat the Blues 39-20 last week, with Ben Franks the only change as he makes a return from injury. ... Read more 080933 Apr, 24 Apr 2014 08:09:33