Brian O'Driscoll is eager to be thrust into Ireland's preparations for the Rugby World Cup after declaring himself fit.
As of October 2011, Alan Zondagh's highly-acclaimed Rugby Performance Centre (RPC) will become a private training campus for rugby and sports groups.
Former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has expressed his bemusement regarding the Springboks' axing of Sharks playmaker Pat Lambie.
Loose forwards Ashley Johnson and Ryan Kankowski have been added to the Springbok squad to cover for a number of injury concerns among back row forwards.
Morgan Stoddart has undergone surgery on the broken left leg he suffered during Wales' opening World Cup warm-up Test against England.
The Unbeaten Lions are making all the noise in the Currie Cup so far this season and are dominant in the Team of the Week after their triumph over the Blue Bulls.
Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has admitted that he still has a couple of key selection decisions to make before he names his World Cup squad and revealed that form in the Tri-Nations will be crucial.
Queen Elizabeth from England toured South Africa and picked up Muir College as a fixture during their visit. The Muir side showed how creating space and playing off the ball carrier was more efficient and successful than playing with your forwards. The Muir side won 29-15 in a pleasant fixture enjoyed by all on the field.
A rampant Muir crushed Alexander Road 70-7 on Muirs main field. The hosting Muir put on 41 point in the second half after leading 29-7 at the break.
This was in reality the start of the 2011 Tri-Nations when New Zealand and Australia each pout their best teams in the field to play each other. It may not happen again in 2011.
Canadian international loose forward Chauncey O'Toole has signed with Welsh outfit the Ospreys and will meet up with the squad following the World Cup later this year.
Columnist Grant Ball believes that not much has changed in SARU, despite their claims that re-structuring has made an impact.
Livewire scrumhalf Jano Vermaak has played his last game for the Golden Lions and will be available to play for the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup with immediate effect.
New Blue Bulls coach Pine Pienaar is feeling the pressure after a weak start to his side's Currie Cup campaign that has resulted in them languishing in unfamiliar territory at the bottom of the standings.
The Chiefs have further bolstered their backline depth by signing versatile Highlanders utility back Robbie Robinson for their 2012 Super Rugby campaign.