Ospreys gained scrum superiority to milk two, decisive penalty-tries in a 26-12 comeback win against the Southern Kings at the Liberty Stadium on Friday night. READ MORE
Why tank Thomas at tighthead?
BRENDEN NEL questions the prudence of the project to convert Thomas “the Tank” du Toit into a tighthead prop after watching the Cell C Sharks scrum get walked back at Ellis Park. READ MORE
Lions scrum bosses Sharks
The Emirates Lions’ scrum supremacy set the stage for a hard-fought 26-19 victory against the Cell C Sharks at Ellis Park on Saturday. READ MORE
Stormers survive Jaguares fightback
Damian Willemse slotted a last-minute penalty to clinch a 28-20 victory for the DHL Stormers in the Super Rugby season-opener against the Jaguares at Newlands on Saturday. READ MORE
FRESH TAKE: Professional rugby in South Africa must heed the Cape Town drought as a wake-up call to the potential for a waterless future, writes DEVIN HERMANUS. READ MORE
Rassie Erasmus has carved out a position of influence at SA Rugby where his neck is not on the chopping block, AMI KAPILEVICH says the upside is long-term continuity for the Springboks.
Lions coach Swys de Bruin has tipped the Bulls, the only South African team not in action on opening weekend, as the one to watch in 2018. READ MORE
South Africa’s scrum will face an early challenge at the 2018 World Rugby U20 Championship in France after the Junior Springboks were drawn to face Georgia in the tournament opener on May 30. READ MORE