South African Minister of Sport and Arts & Culture Vusumuzi Mkhize has confirmed that while professional non-contact sports can resume next week as the country goes to level 3, contact sports will have to wait until level 1.
Bulls pivot Manie Libbok has officially joined the Sharks as Jake White’s overhaul in Pretoria continues.
Lions prodigy Wandisile Simelane has committed his future to the union after signing a contract extension keeping him at Ellis Park until 2022.
Malcolm Marx and talented Lions youngster Tyrone Green were amongst the names of the South African based player departures caused by the COVID-19 while Pieter-Steph du Toit could become another one.
Springbok World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi has ruled out a move overseas anytime soon saying everything he needs is already in South Africa.
The South African Rugby Union has announced the cancellation of a number of tournaments and events this year including the popular Craven Week because of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Bulls have made a bid to once again cement themselves as the top South Africa franchise as they announced the appointment of World Cup winning coach Jake White as Director of Rugby.
Rassie Erasmus has picked a fresh front row to take on Argentina as Trevor Nyakane, Beast Mtawarira and Bong Mbonambi all get starting births.
A late Herschel Jantjies try converted by Handre Pollard gave South Africa a late 16-16 draw against New Zealand in Christchurch.
South Africa ran five tries past the Wallabies in their opening Rugby Championship encounter at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday evening in a dominant 35-17 victory.