England captain cuts a dejected figure at Twickenham last week. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

A handsome new book entitled Behind the Rose has just been published, largely based on the testimonies of some of the 1,368 men who have represented E(...)

Ruan Pienaar will undergo a fitness test in Dublin next week ahead of South Africa’s opening game of their European tour against Ireland. photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Some good news for Leinster in yesterday’s 36-man Springbok squad for the European tour that begins in Dublin on November 8th as Heyneke Meyer has (...)

South Africa Sevens player Seabelo Senatla has been called up by the Springboks for their European tour. Photograph:  Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

South Africa have named five newcomers in their 36-man squad to tour the Europe , including exciting Sevens speedster Seabelo Senatla. Coach Heyneke M(...)

 Bismarck du Plessis will line out without his brother Jannie against Wales. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

South Africa have recalled the Japan based duo JP Pietersen and Jaque Fourie for their game against Wales in the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.Fouri(...)

 Joe Merler of Harlequins is tackled by Samson Lee (number three) and Emyr Phillips (R) of Scarlets during the Heineken Cup match  at Twickenham Stoop. Photograph:  Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

The Scarlets tight-head prop, Samson Lee has been suspended for two weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing in Dublin today arising from t(...)

Zane Kirchner (centre). Photograph: Getty Images

Zane Kirchner and Chiliboy Ralepelle have been added to the South Africa squad that will face Australia and New Zealand in the Rugby Championship.Spri(...)

South Africa’s Duane Vermeulen  avoids a tackle from Argentina’s Juan Manuel Legizamon (7) during the Rugby Championship test match in Mendoza. Photo: Daniel Salvatori/Reuters

Argentina loose-forwards Leonardo Senatore and Pablo Matera have been cited for foul play during Saturday’s 22-17 Rugby Championship loss to South Afr(...)