Inspiration, October 23, 2020

Booi’s rise from a rural village to Springbok Women’s captain
Leading a national team is undoubtedly one of the biggest achievements for any sportsperson, and in the case of Springbok Women’s lock and captain, Nolusindiso Booi, this feat is particularly notable given her humble upbringing in the rural Eastern Cape village of Trust No 3.

Team announcement, October 22, 2020

Nkosi to start for Cell C Sharks at Loftus Versfeld
Cell C Sharks head coach Sean Everitt has named a vastly changed team to take on the Vodacom Bulls in Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked round two clash at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, with Springbok flyer Sbu Nkosi back on the wing.

Team announcement, October 22, 2020

Meyer replaces Pienaar for Toyota Cheetahs’ Joburg jaunt
Tian Meyer will replace the Toyota Cheetahs' injured skipper and scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar in the Free Staters starting team for Saturday's Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked third round encounter with the Emirates Lions in Johannesburg, with Junior Pokomela taking over as captain.

Team announcement, October 22, 2020

Kriel to lead Emirates Lions in place of injured Jantjies
The Emirates Lions were dealt a big blow in the build-up to their Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked match against the Toyota Cheetahs in Johannesburg when regular skipper Elton Jantjies was forced to withdraw with a calf injury he sustained in training earlier in the week.

Team announcement, October 22, 2020

Marcel van der Merwe back for the Vodacom Bulls
Big Marcel van der Merwe will get his first Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked start since returning to Pretoria from France earlier this year, when the Vodacom Bulls host the Cell C Sharks at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

Preview, October 22, 2020

Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked Preview – Round 3
The Phakisa Pumas and the DHL Stormers kick off the third round of Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked action at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Friday. The match starts at 19h00 and is the first encounter at this level between these two sides.

Team announcement, October 21, 2020

Minor changes as Phakisa Pumas prepare for DHL Stormers visit
AJ le Roux is set to make his debut for the Phakisa Pumas after he was named at hooker in the Lowvelders’ starting line-up for their Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked clash against the DHL Stormers in Nelspruit on Friday evening.

Team announcement, October 21, 2020

Forced changes as DHL Stormers prepare for Lowveld trip
There are three changes to the DHL Stormers starting line-up for their Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked encounter against the Phakisa Pumas in Nelspruit on Friday.

From our archives, October 20, 2020

Re-live: Boks beat Japan to progress to top-four
The Boks were made to work very hard but in the end had too much fire-power - especially upfront - as they beat Japan by 26-3 in their 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final ... a year ago today!

Inspiration, October 20, 2020

Mpupha: Inspiring girls who want to become Springboks makes me 'Unstoppable'
From humble beginnings in the Middledrift eNjwaxa location near King William’s Town in the Eastern Cape to being one of the top women’s rugby players in South Africa, Springbok Women’s centre Zintle Mpupha’s journey to becoming a professional rugby player is nothing short of admirable.

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