NEWS: New Zealand coaching maestro Wayne Smith was Thursday tight-lipped about his future but confirmed he had options as reports claimed he had been lined up to join English side Harlequins.
INTERVIEW: Cheetahs coach Franco Smith spoke to Jan de Koning about his team's build-up to their Super Rugby pre-season outing against the Southern Kings.
NEWS: Waratahs head coach Daryl Gibson has included a number of his Wallabies in his team to face the Chiefs in their second pre-season trial in New Zealand on Friday.
NEWS: New Western Force recruit Jono Lance will start at flyhalf in his team's final pre-season hit-out against the Asia Pacific Dragons at McGillivray Oval on Saturday.
NEWS: Springbok midfielders Jesse Kriel and Jan Serfontein will combine for the first time as a centre pairing on Saturday.