NEWS: Sharks captain and flyhalf Patrick Lambie will return home from his team's tour in France after suffering a serious shoulder injury in the 29-21 win over Toulon last Friday.
NEWS: Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder will be wanting his team to build on their impressive 31-3 warm-up win over the Reds when they play South Island rivals, the Highlanders, on Thursday.
REACTION: Maties will be ecstatic with their defensive display which helped them keep CUT-Ixias scoreless in their opening Varsity Cup match in Stellenbosch on Monday. Tauriq Ebrahim reports.
NEWS: Japan fullback Ayumu Goromaru is set to make his Reds debut off the bench in his team's Super Rugby warm-up clash against the Brumbies on Friday.
NEWS: Forwards Matt Kvesic and Josh Beaumont have been added to England's 25-man training squad ahead of Sunday's Six Nations game against Italy.