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Griquas coach Abré Minnie has been forced to make major changes to his backline for the Currie Cup match against Western Province at in Kimberley on Saturday, with Riaan Viljoen playing at flyhalf.
There was something typically American about the United States squad turning down a ceremonial ride in a Maori canoe because they thought that part of their welcome from the city of Wanganui didn't sound safe.
Now that Philippe Saint-André is to take over the coaching of France in succession to Marc Lièvremont, Toulon are looking for a coach and this week's approach failed.
The Cheetahs have managed to secure the services of star Springbok flank Heinrich Brüssow for another two seasons thanks to valuable input from coach Naka Drotské and some Bloemfontein businessmen.
Here is an unofficial and wholly unbiased overview on the season down south from the perspective of one who managed to fit in 64 First XV games in 2011.
World Cup organizers say 4,000 tickets are still available to the tournament's "spectacular" opening ceremony.
Brian O'Driscoll says he expects to overcome neck and shoulder injuries to lead Ireland in its World Cup opener against the United States on September 11 in New Plymouth.
Canada arrive in New Zealand with a World Cup winner at the helm and the belief that it is ready to take on the world's best.
All Blacks legend and Japan coach John Kirwan has a very clear idea of what he would like his team to achieve at the World Cup as they build towards hosting the global showpiece in 2019.
Namibia are the lowest ranked team at the World Cup, and were always going to face an uphill battle in a tough pool searching for their first win, but financial turmoil has made the task even more daunting.
Russia's first World Cup marks the biggest step yet in its designs for world rugby domination.
Of course, birth is important but it is not the whole story of life, nor is it the whole story of rugby life. We have here players born in a different country from the one they will be playing for at the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Will Greenwood believes England's often maligned midfield will come good at the World Cup in New Zealand.
Versatile outside back Cory Jane has defied the current trend by deciding to stay with the Hurricanes next season despite a mass exodus of fellow All Blacks from the Wellington Super Rugby franchise.
Aironi have announced the signing of Samoan star Sinoti Sinoti.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Gilbert Blitz 8S rugby cleat is a great cleat at a great price of $69.99. Get a new pair of cleats today.
A cool looking all black rugby cleat with the high performance adidas is known for. Get in the Gear!
Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
The New Zealand All Blacks training jersey for 2013/14. Get in the Gear!
The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.