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Sam Warburton will become Wales' youngest World Cup captain after coach Warren Gatland revealed his 30-man squad on Monday, but Martyn Williams misses out on the chance to win his 100th cap in the tournament in New Zealand.
The Wallabies' three most exciting backline stars engaged in a drunken brawl in Paris last November, it was alleged on Monday, threatening to disrupt Australia's World Cup campaign.
Alastair Kellock will lead an experienced Scotland team at the World Cup tournament in New Zealand next month.
Despite losing narrowly to Western Province at Newlands the Lions still manage to make up a third of our Team of the Week after a good weekend for the traditional powerhouses in the Currie Cup.
The surviving players from the Wallabies' Tri-Nations series deciding defeat against the All Blacks three years ago have extra motivation for the rematch in Brisbane on Saturday.
Grey College might have edged Paul Roos 36-35 in Stellenbosch, Rondebosch might have tamed visitors Wynberg 22-19 and Paarl Boys High might be celebrating a 22-13 away victory against HTS Drostdy, but the result of the weekend some might say, the year was SACSs sensational 20-13 comeback over Bishops up in leafy Newlands.
The FNB Classic Clash between Hudson Park and Cambridge produced a 34-3 win for the home side on a lovely day that started and ended well for Hudson Park.
Northerns played against Jim Fouché in Bloemfontein in a semifinal for the KOVSIE Central Region league and won an uphill battle 34-24.
The Beeld Trofee's finalists are nearly known. Just the semis for the Macro Schools are to be played, and that will happen on Tuesday, this allowing SA Schools players the chance to play in this prestigious tournament.
The World Cup draws ever closer, with the next task on the agenda being the much scrutinised squad selection. And the rugby365.com team have put on their selectors' hats to offer Bok coach Peter de Villiers some advice.
The Australian Rugby Union has clamped down on one of the Wallabies' party boys when they slapped utility back James O'Connor with a ban, ruling him out of the Tri-Nations decider against New Zealand in Brisbane on Saturday.
Playing at home on lovely winter's morning the South African College High School (SACS) staged a dramatic second-half comeback to beat rivals Dioesan College (Bishops) by 20 points to thirteen. SACS trailed 13-nil at the interval.
Changes made around five key areas of play - the tackle, scrum, offside, ruck, and maul - over the past three seasons have begun to have an impact in shaping the game that SANZAR wants to see played in Super Rugby.
This is a list of SA Schools players since the first team was chosen in 1974. An asterisk marks those who became Springboks. There are not many of them.
Japan, beaten by Italy last weekend, came back from 14-8 down at half time to defeat the USA Eagles 20-14 at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground in Tokyo on Sunday night.
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.