Sport: Rugby

The Lions will face the Pumas in the Vodacom Cup final on Friday.
The Cape franchise has pleaded guilty to charges of misconduct in their match against the Hurricanes.
Western Force halfback Chris Eaton said Wednesday he will sit out the rest of the Super 15 season following the death of his wife in a car accident in his native New Zealand.
Munster's former New Zealand wing Doug Howlett has retired from professional rugby
Springbok Sevens captain Frankie Horne has been picked for the IRB Sevens Dream Team.
Melbourne Rebels coach Damien Hill praised Wallaby Kurtley Beale for his "courageous" decision to seek help for alcohol issues, but would not be drawn on his future at the club.
Duane Vermeulen and Rynhardt Elstadt are returning home from Australia after sustaining knee injuries during the Stormer's loss to the Waratahs.
New Zealand set the seal on their Sevens World Series victory by winning the ninth and final round in London on Sunday.
James O'Connor was forced to leave the field with a chest injury in Super Rugby action on Saturday.
Israel Folau's seventh try in his debut season of Super Rugby Saturday gave the New South Wales Waratahs a 21-15 win over the Cape Town-based Stormers.
Winger Frank Halai and center Francis Saili combined for five first-half tries as the Blues beat the Melbourne Rebels 36-32 in Super Rugby on Saturday.
The Sharks have lost their fifth consecutive game after being defeated 32-17 by the Reds on Friday.
Eben Etzebeth will make his first start of the season when the Cape side take on the Waratahs on Saturday.
The Blues are hoping to close the gap on conference leaders the Chiefs, when they take on the Melbourne Rebels in a Super Rugby clash on Saturday.
The Waikato Chiefs walked away with a hard-fought victory over the Western Force on Friday, winning by one point.
Beale will not play in Saturday's match against the Blues after breaching "behavioral guidelines".
The Cheetahs take on the Hurricanes in a titanic Super Rugby clash on Friday
The Sharks have made three changes to their squad to face the Reds on Friday in Brisbane.
The Chiefs are battling with injuries as they attempt to keep in touch with Super 15 leaders the Brumbies in this weekend's round of matches.
The Springbok Sevens team will have a tough time repeating their Glasgow Cup victory at this weekend's London Sevens.
SANZAR receives complaint of misconduct against the Stormers in which members of the Cape side’s management allegedly verbally abused an assistant referee.
South African under-20 coach Dawie Theron says he is not feeling the pressure ahead of next month’s IRB Junior World Cup in France.
Sharks forward Willem Alberts is on his way to meet up with the squad in Australia for the remainder of the tour.
Paul Delport has been ruled out of the London Sevens this weekend due to a knee injury. would like to send you push notifications.
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