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Headaches up front for Cheetahs

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske admits that their lack of tight five depth is a concern headng into the Super Rugby season.

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Bulls to hit the ground running

Bulls captain Pierre Spies believes his team is well set for the start of the Super Rugby season after beating Saracens in London on Saturday.

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Clermont and Stade stumble

Clermont and Stade Francais slumped to shock French Top 14 defeats on Saturday, leaving them locked together with Toulon.

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Front row blow for Reds

Reds prop Greg Holmes will be sidelined for up to nine weeks, after tearing a ligament in his left thumb earlier this week. 

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Burgess gets England invite

Sam Burgess will train with the senior England squad ahead of next week's Six Nations opener away to Wales.

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Bulls end Saracen's SA run

REPORT: The Bulls produced an exhibition of power and precision to record a deserving 39-26 win over Saracens in London on Saturday.

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Lions keep it flawless in Potch

The Lions took to a wet Potchefstroom pitch to test out their squad in a warm-up match against the NWU-Pukke and the Leopards.
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Scrappy breakdowns concern Force

REACTION: Western Force coach Michael Foley was not entirely happy, despite his team's unbeaten start to the year.

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Force slay the Dragons

The Western Force have completed their pre-season campaign with a 38-19 win over the Asia Pacific Dragons at McGillivray Oval.

Rebels topple Reds in first outing

The Rebels’ 2015  pre-season campaign began with a solid 28-13 victory over the Reds in Cairns.

Highlanders overhaul Brumbies

The Highlanders managed to overcome a 19-point deficit to defeat the Brumbies 24-19 in their second pre-season outing in Wagga Wagga.

Foreign legion flood Six Nations

FEATURE: This season's edition of Europe's Six Nations Championship will see the biggest influx of foreigners - ahead of the World Cup.

Burgess in 'underwhelming' debut

Sam Burgess endured an underwhelming debut for England Saxons as he failed to showcase his credentials for a Six Nations call-up.

No Armitage distractions for Toulon

Toulon put concerns over an upcoming Steffon Armitage court case for assault to one side on Friday to notch up a 24-17 victory over Bayonne.

Carter can't save Crusaders

REPORT: Dan Carter made an impressive appearance in Eketahuna, but it was not enough to prevent the Hurricanes from defeating the Crusaders.

Stormers sweating over Bok lock

NEWS: Stormers coach Allister Coetzee celebrated a win over quality opposition, but he will be sweating over injuries to key players.

Pretorius forced into retirement

Andries Pretorius has been forced to retire with immediate effect, after being diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder at the age of 29.

Stormers pay price for win

REPORT: The Stormers scored a 39-31 win over the Cheetahs in an entertaining Super Rugby pre-season match at Newlands on Friday.