Official: Cheetahs & Kings out of Super Rugby
SA Rugby confirmed the news on Friday, with the Cheetahs having agreed to a settlement. Full story
Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs will travel to Gloucester to kick off the Premiership
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Munster Rugby confirm the signing of flanker Chris Cloete and lock Gerbrandt Grobler.
Cloete joins from Super Rugby side the Southern Kings, while Grobler joins from Racing 92. Full story
Fiji on edge of qualification
A win or a draw at the Teufaiva Stadium against Tonga will be enough for Fiji to become the second team, after USA, to emerge from the qualification process for the tournament in Japan. Full story
The Bulls, Lions, Stormers and Sharks have been confirmed as South Africa’s four Super Rugby competitors from 2018, SA Rugby announced on Friday.
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Franco Smith has confirmed his commitment to the Cheetahs
Smith says he still has ‘unfinished business’ at the Bloemfontein-based franchise. Full story
Bath Rugby have confirmed that Matt Garvey will be the Club’s captain for the 2017/18 season.
Garvey is closing in on 100 appearances in the Blue, Black and White, and has become an integral member of the Club since he joined in 2013. Full story
Quade Cooper slotted a late penalty as the Reds secured a late victory of the Brumbies.
Thursday News 6 July
Lambie's medical update, Morris extends with Harlequins, Augustus set for Super Rugby debut, Smith cleared of concussion, Lealiifano's Super Rugby return delayed & more
Wednesday News 5 July
Bok trio re-sign with Stormers, Jared Payne ruled out of Lions final Test, Crosswell returns to Manawatu, Sunwolves coach joins Southland & more
Tuesday 4 July
Marchant extends Harlequins stay, Thomson joins Glasgow, Staniforth signs for Waratahs, McIntyre signs for Agen, Saracens sign Kieran Longbottom & more
Monday News 3 July
Lachlan McCaffrey leaves Leicester Tigers, New Coaching set-up for Leicester Tigers, Jono Lance re-signs with Force, Jake Gordon re-signs with Waratahs & more