Sport: Rugby

This follows the national broadcaster’s statement that it has financial challenges regarding the rights of Vodacom Super Rugby.
'I'm on a good behaviour bond so I've got to be careful what I say, but I just think that once the game's done and dusted that's the game,' the Australian added.
Had the try been awarded England's advantage would have been cut to 12-5, with a conversion to come.
Head coach Gregor Townsend said he had been impressed by his side's character in not bowing despite being behind after last weekend's horror show.
Raelene Castle, who has taken over as Rugby Australia's new chief executive, said the country's four teams were trying to move on from last year's nightmare season.
It all started so promisingly for the visitors, with prop Ox Nche barrelling over the whitewash after a lineout drive was stopped in the fourth minute.
Victory made it two wins out of two for England, bidding to become the first team to win three successive outright Six Nations titles.
Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx from the Emirates Lions wasnamed the SA Rugby Young Player (U23) and Vodacom Super Rugby Player of the Year for 2017.
Duncan has since forged a coaching career of his own and the 40-year-old will leave his post as head coach of South Africa's Cheetahs, currently playing in the Pro 14.
The game will be the Bulls' final pre-season warm-up against outside opposition, before heading into the much anticipated Vodacom Super Rugby season.
Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers took South Africa to the Tri-Nations title in 2009 and a series win over the British and Irish Lions the same year.
The player who cannot be named until he has formally pleaded, is facing the charges after an 18-year-old woman opened a case against him.
Former Springbok wing Bryan Habana turns 35 in June, and the 2007 Rugby World Cup winner said 2017 had been one of the tougher years in his career.
After being 17-5 down at half time, Fiji imposed themselves in the second half, winning 24-17.
Their Sunday assignments started off with a quarterfinal clash against Scotland and it was one-way traffic from start to finish as the Blitzboks ran out 22-0 winners.
Two opportunistic second-half tries from Uruguay centre Andres Vilaseca sealed a deserved win for the South Americans and sent Canada into a repechage later this year.
Wales gave a team performance that made light of the absence of players with, between them, more than 600 caps, but Shingler was singled out for man of the match honours.
The win against Racing 92 was a big boost for the Sharks ahead of their Super Rugby opener against the Lions on February 17.
Allister Coetzee left his post by mutual agreement Friday after winning 11 Tests, drawing two and losing 12 while in charge.
Allister Coetzee and SA Rugby agreed to terminate the relationship after a two-year association.
Ryno du Plessis, National Marketing Manager of World Sports Betting pointed out the brand’s complete passion to support local teams and South African sport as a whole.
Springbok Sevens captain Philip Snyman injured his hamstring and Ruhan Nel his knee.
Hooker Akker van der Merwe and scrumhalf Louis Schreuder did not travel with the 26-man squad.
The win also rounded off a great weekend for Australian sevens rugby after they also lifted the women's title on home soil. would like to send you push notifications.
Notifications can be turned off any time in your browser settings.
You have been registered for browser notifications