Allister Coetzee: “They’re class acts, but we can’t just focus on Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton. There are other great players in the side as well.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The head coach of the Springboks, Allister Coetzee, has described Ireland as “the New Zealand of Europe”, highlighting in particular the “world-class”(...)

New Zealand’s Rieko Ioane   on his way to scoring a try during the Rugby Championship match against South Africa at Newlands  stadium  in Cape Town. Photograph: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images

South Africa 24 New Zealand 25 World champions New Zealand held off a spirited fight from hosts South Africa to complete their Rugby Championship c(...)

South Africa’s Bryan Habana has lost his place since the defeat to  Italy. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

South Africa head coach Allister Coetzee says it is not the end for Bryan Habana after he dropped the Springboks’ star wing. Habana, who has won 124 (...)