Australia won the Tri-Nations, which suggests they must also dominate our Team of the Tournament.
Hoërskool Noord-Kaap of Kimberley ended their season on Saturday beating Hoërskool Diamantveld 27-20 in Bloemfontein in the Final of the KOVSIE Central Region League. It was Noord-Kaap's third successive championship victory.
Veteran England lock Simon Shaw will fly out to New Zealand later than the rest of Martin Johnson's World Cup squad because of a "stomach upset" it was announced on Monday.
Tygerberg beat Brackenfell 61-12 in their FNB Classic Clash played in Parow on Saturday.
Six players in South Africa's World Cup squad of 30 will not be exposed to full contact in training while they are still recovering from injury, Springbok team doctor Craig Roberts said on Monday.
The All Blacks have expressed surprise that Wallaby flyhalf Quade Cooper escaped suspension for kneeing New Zealand captain Richie McCaw in the face during last Saturday's Tri-Nations Test at Brisbane.
London Wasps No.8 Dan Ward-Smith has been forced to retire from the game with immediate effect following medical advice on a back injury.
London Wasps number eight Dan Ward-Smith has been forced to retire from rugby due to a back injury.
The Finals of the fours Beeld Trofee divisions were played on Saturday. Each division has four age groups. In all 32 teams played. Waterkloof and Leeuwenhof were the most successful schools with three wins each.
A century after the first 1st XV match between Bishops and Rondebosch, Bishops recovered from the loss in the second term to beat their great rivals before a huge crowd across Sandown Road 37-12 at Rondebosch on Saturday.
Martin Johnson is expecting to have a fully fit squad going into England's World Cup opener against Argentina.
The table-topping Lions produced another polished performance against the Sharks but the Griquas also caught the eye of the selectors and feature prominently in our Team of the Week.
South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday gave the Springbok team his blessing, but also a clear instruction, as they make their final preparations for the World Cup in New Zealand.
Wasps back row forward Genaro Fessia will take the place of the injured Alvaro Galindo in Argentina's 30-strong squad for the World Cup in New Zealand next month.
England manager Martin Johnson was in buoyant mood ahead of the World Cup after a morale-boosting win over Ireland, saying his side "can go with anyone" at the showpiece tournament in New Zealand.