A group of 23 players involved in the Springboks' preliminary World Cup squad have been released back to their clubs and provinces to be available for Currie Cup selection this weekend.
Joe Worsley is set to miss out on playing in his fourth Rugby World Cup after being cut from England's training squad.
England's Joe Worsley will miss the World Cup after being named as one of five players dropped from Martin Johnson's training squad for the tournament in New Zealand.
Confidence levels are high in the Wallabies camp as they target a second consecutive victory over the All Blacks and their first win on New Zealand soil in 11 years this weekend.
SACS travelled out to Paarl on Saturday to take on the mighty Booishaai team hoping that their hosts may have one eye on Interschools the following week.
With the massive Gym-Boys' High Interschools barely five days away, much of the focus will naturally be on the fortunes of these two sides last Saturday. But they can wait; pride of place last Saturday goes to Boland Landbou's 22-15 win away to Rondebosch.
A one sided affair in the traditional Currie Cup north-south derby has left our Team of the Week full of Western Province stars together with a scattering of the best of the rest.
Jake White looks at the Boks' loss to New Zealand and considers what lies ahead for them in the remainder of the Tri-Nations.
David Carrigy, the International Rugby Board's head of external and member relations, has sent out the following warning to members and associate members of a scam related to the Rugby World Cup.
Luke Burgess looks set to give Australia a boost after he was passed fit to return to action for this weekend's clash with New Zealand.
Affies triumphed on KwaZulu Natal soil for the second time in the space of a week, after beating Maritzburg College earlier. The 18-9 score line is a good indication of how hard they were made to work for their win with the result decided only inside the last five minutes when centre Jaco Fourie landed a long range penalty to put Affies two scores clear.
Australia's backline depth has been boosted by the return of scrumhalf Luke Burgess this week and a declaration by Berrick Barnes that he's ready to come back for the Wallabies.
Springbok coach Peter de Villiers said he was "not worried" and "very excited" about his team's World Cup prospects, despite some major headaches.
All Blacks prop John Afoa looks set to be ruled out of Saturday's Tri-Nations clash with Australia after fracturing his cheekbone.
Ireland coach Declan Kidney has admitted centre Gordon D'Arcy is facing a battle to be fit in time for the Rugby World Cup.