Locks, halfback and midfield issues for Springboks

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has some significant injury concerns ahead of both the Investec Rugby Championship and the Rugby World Cup.
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Jean de Villiers

Major changes for Springboks

The selection of eight uncapped players and the return of a further six are the features of the Springbok squad named for the five matches leading up to Rugby World Cup 2015.
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Romanian Oaks name RWC training squad

A familiar face returns to the Romania squad in time for RWC 2015 in the form of veteran number 8 Ovidiu Tonita.
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Black Ferns make winning start in Calgary

The Black Ferns are off to a winning start in their Super Series in Canada, defeating the hosts 40-22 on a balmy Calgary evening.
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Honey Hireme

Black Ferns set to kick off in Women’s Super Series

The Black Ferns open their 2015 campaign with the Women's Rugby Super Series in Canada, where they will take on current world champions England, Canada and the USA from 27 June to 5 July.
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Black Ferns

McCaw wants best possible start in Apia

Being part of the first All Blacks team to play a Test in Apia was exciting but the July 8 match would be just as important to get the season off to a good start, All Blacks captain Richie McCaw said in Auckland on Friday.
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Richie McCaw

Foster delighted with first camp for All Blacks

A solid core of players may have been absent on Investec Super Rugby semi-finals duty but All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster was delighted with the outcomes from the first squad camp in Auckland this week.
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Ian Foster

Paul O'Connell named Ireland's Rugby World Cup captain

Munster legend Paul O'Connell is set to lead Ireland in his last Rugby World Cup after being named as captain of Joe Schmidt's 45-man training squad.
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Paul O'Connell

All Blacks slip into Test preparation mode

Shaking out Investec Super Rugby cobwebs and restoring attention to the demands of international rugby has been the mantra for the first All Blacks training squad session in Auckland this week.
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Steve Hansen

The Tight Five: Four remain, but who will be Super Rugby's 2015 finalists?

In what could be a mouthwatering teaser to the Bledisloe Cup, both Investec Super Rugby Semi Finals will be New Zealand v Australia affairs, as the rested Hurricanes and Waratahs prepare to welcome opposition from across the Tasman.
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Highlanders Waratahs

Tributes flow for Norm Berryman

New Zealand Rugby and the Crusaders have paid tribute to Norm Berryman, who passed away in Australia overnight aged 42-years-old.
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Norm Berryman

"McCaw, Carter will be ready" claims Guscott

Former England and British and Irish Lions centre Jeremy Guscott is picking Richie McCaw and Dan Carter to be ready to perform for the All Blacks at the Rugby World Cup this year.
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Richie McCaw and Dan Carter

Hansen looking forward to start of the All Blacks season

The first All Blacks squad of 2015 has been revealed, and it’s the start of an international season which will reach its climax at the Rugby World Cup in the UK.
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Steve Hansen 2015

Meyer not panicking over Super Rugby form

Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer is not pushing the panic button in spite of the fact South Africa has endured its worst Investec Super Rugby campaign since 2003.
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Heyneke Meyer

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