The Sharks will play a warm-up match against English Premiership club Saracens at Allianz Park in London on January 25 next year.
The Stormers unveiled their home and away kit for the 2014 season at a launch event held at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on Thursday.
Quade Cooper is set to meet with Reds CEO Jim Carmichael to discuss the future of the flyhalf's budding boxing career.
The lack of experienced wings at the Stormers means that young Chelsin Kolbe will get a chance to step up in Super Rugby.
Springbok lock Franco van der Merwe was named the 2013 Player of the Year at the annual Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) awards on Tuesday evening.
Waratahs coach Michael Cheika is on a search for the next wave of Waratahs ahead of next year's Australian Under-20 Championship.
Brumbies centre Christian Lealiifano will undergo ankle surgery that will rule him out of the start of next year’s Super Rugby season.
Whilst Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer may see his future at openside flank, Siya Kolisi does not mind which position he is asked to play.
Despite being axed as Wallabies skipper, James Horwill will not reliquish captaincy of the Reds according to coach Richard Graham.
New Sharks forwards coach Paul Anthony believes that the Jake White era at Kings Park will be characterised by good old fashioned hard work.