Willem Alberts

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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 (...)

 Owen Farrell runs in  England’s fourth try in the match against South Afrcia at Twickenham. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

England 37 South Africa 21 England ended their decade-long wait for victory over South Africa with a resounding 37-21 victory at Twickenham that exte(...)

New Zealand’s winger Nehe Milner-Skudder  evades South Africa’s flanker François Louw  during the  semi-final  of the 2015 Rugby World Cup  at Twickenham on Saturday. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” – Edmund Hillary, the first man to conquer Met Everest For the ages. The greatest team of all time (...)

New Zealand’s Jerome Kaino scores his side’s first try during the Rugby World Cup semi-final against South Africa at Twickenham. Photograph:  David Davies/PA

New Zealand 20 South Africa 18 “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves,” - Edmund Hillary For the ages. The greatest team of all time met an(...)

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(...)

Jean de Villiers has not played a competitive fixture since last November having had a complete reconstruction of his knee. Photo: Nick Bothma/PA

Jean de Villiers is set to make his return for South Africa when they face Argentina in their final Rugby Championship test of the year in Durban on A(...)

 Dan Carter: the New Zealand outhalf has just returned from a knee injury. Photograph:  Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

The three major southern hemisphere nations are set to lose a number of their leading players to French clubs after next year’s World Cup. The Racing (...)

 South Africa fullback Willie Le Roux  dives over for a try during the international against Scotland  at Murrayfield. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Scotland 0 South Africa 28: Scotland suffered a painful shut-out defeat to South Africa as they were utterly outclassed at Murrayfield.The home side l(...)

 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(...)

Brodie Retallick of the All Blacks runs in to score a try against South Africa Springboks. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

Blood was spilled, an all-in brawl erupted and both teams had players sent from the field yet New Zealand’s 29-15 Rugby Championship victory over trad(...)

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