South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer says he has the full backing of his players after the country’s largest trade union accused him of making ‘racist choices’ when picking his squad. Photograph: Getty

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer says he has the full backing of his players and is committed to a transformation in Springbok rugby after coming unde(...)

Tendai Mtawarira wanted to be a loose forward and it was against his will that he was moved forward in the scrum. But he soon became a powerhouse international prop. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

BBC interviewer: I’ve seen you hit a heavy bag and it’s quite a formidable sight. How did another human being take those punches? George Foreman: Muha(...)

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(...)