The last time Brackenfell played Interschools rivals Tygerberg, it didn't end all that well for Brackenfell. This Saturday, it's Interschools again and Brackenfell's skipper Danie Janse van Rensburg is hoping to have a better time of it when he leads his team out against Tygerberg in their FNB Classic Clash.
The Hurricanes have made two key signings, as coach Mark Hammett continues to finalise his squad for 2012.
Jonny Wilkinson is determined to make the most of a start against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday, as he bids to become England's first-choice flyhalf at the World Cup.
Australia head into their decider with New Zealand on Saturday night motivated by the chance to end a 10-year Tri Nations drought.
Influential scrumhalf Will Genia has been cleared to play for the Wallabies in the Tri-Nations decider against New Zealand in Brisbane on Saturday.
This match will decide the 2011 Tri-Nations. Somehow it does not seem as exciting as it should - not with the World Cup looming near.
Ireland and England meet in one last World Cup warm-up match at Dublin's Lansdowne Road on Saturday with both sides eager for victory and quietly keen to come through the clash unscathed.
Mayor Annette Main today welcomed the decision by the USA Eagles rugby team to participate in a waka trip on the Whanganui River as part of their official welcome to Wanganui for Rugby World Cup 2011.
Waterkloof duly won their semifinal and so play surprise finalists Florida in the Final of Die Beeld's Trofee for 2011.
The two front runners in the provincial First Division, the EP Kings and Boland Cavaliers, are both on the road this weekend and will aim to improve their standings at the top of the log.
Rugby Rugby’s Tom Billups has been a part of the Rugby World Cup as a player and coach and he takes a look at the achievement of all those who will be headed to New Zealand this fall.
The French rugby federation (FFR) has confirmed that former France wing and current Toulon sporting director Philippe Saint-Andre will take over from Marc Lievremont as coach of the national team after the World Cup.
Georgia coach Richie Dixon has announced the 30-man squad to represent the Eastern Europeans in next month's World Cup in New Zealand.
There will be a fitting finale to the first round of fixtures in the Currie Cup this weekend as the Lions and the Sharks do battle for top spot in their clash in Johannesburg.
Jonny Wilkinson is in the box seat to be England's Rugby World Cup fly-half after replacing Toby Flood for Saturday's warm-up against Ireland.