PARIS: South African international fly-half Morne Steyn revealed on Wednesday he would only start on the bench for Stade Francais in Friday's Top 14 clash with Biarritz.
Ken Borland South Africa's under-fire flyhalf Morne Steyn could keep his place in the side to face Australia on Saturday in the Rugby Championship following injuries to Francois Steyn and Johan Goosen.
David Legge The fairytale rise of 20-year-old fly-half Johan Goosen continued Wednesday when he was named in the South Africa starting line-up for a Rugby Championship Test against Australia.
Spiro Zavos Now where are we after the pleasant interruption of the Wallabies three Test triumph over France? Ah yes, the 17th round of the 2014 Super Rugby tournament resumes this weekend. Good.
A converted late penalty try secured a last-gasp 31-30 victory for South Africa against Wales in Nelspruit on Saturday, killing Welsh hopes of an historic rugby win.
South Africa survived an early scare to begin their international rugby season with a thumping 47-13 win against a World XV in Cape Town on Saturday.
Frans Steyn's sudden and unexplained withdrawal from the Springboks days out from their first Test of the year contributed to what coach Heyneke Meyer has called his 10 toughest days in the job.
A first-half blitz from Willie Le Roux propelled the Springboks to a 38-16 rout of Wales in Durban on Saturday in the first of a two-Test rugby series.
Nick Said Veteran forwards Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger are among a number of long-time absentees recalled to the South Africa squad for the June internationals against Wales and Scotland.
Sevens star Cornal Hendricks will take his first bow as wing for the Springboks when South Africa play the World XV in Cape Town on Saturday.
Georgina Robinson James O'Connor might be on the nose in Australian rugby but there may be a very good reason for Ewen McKenzie to bring him home for the 2015 World Cup.
Johan Goosen was the star as Central Cheetahs overcame Northern Bulls for the first time in Super Rugby with a 15-9 victory in wet Bloemfontein Friday.
Last meeting: Round 11 2013 - Bulls 30 bt Waratahs 19 at Loftus Versfeld
Stephen Samuelson The NSW Waratahs welcome back Israel Folau as they face another must-win home game.
Barnaby Chesterman South Africa cemented their status as the second best team on the planet with a 19-10 win over France in Paris on Saturday.
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)
Chris Dutton Jake White has declared he has nothing to prove after he was overlooked for the Wallabies job.
Chris Dutton Brumbies star Matt Toomua has revealed his desire to become the ACT's long-term flyhalf.
Chris Dutton The Brumbies will use Jesse Mogg's booming boot to try to beat the Bulls at their own game at Loftus Versfeld.
Spiro Zavos On Monday SANZAR announced, in a travesty of an even-playing-field policy, the match officials for the Bulls-Brumbies Super Rugby semi-final.