Profit-seeking South Africa could take home Tests abroad

Johannesburg (AFP) - Staging home Test matches abroad is among the options South African rugby bosses are considering in a bid to make the national body profitable again.

All Blacks count injury toll ahead of Lions Test

Wellington (AFP) - Auckland Blues hardman Jerome Kaino has joined a growing list of All Blacks sidelined by injury as the Super Rugby competition takes its toll ahead of the British and Irish Lions …


Phipps, Mumm to start for NSW Waratahs

Daryl Gibson has recalled Wallabies Nick Phipps, Dean Mumm and Sekope Kepu to the Waratahs' starting side for Saturday's Super Rugby derby with Queensland.


All Black Kaino in doubt for Lions tour

Wellington (AFP) - All Black enforcer Jerome Kaino is in doubt for the British and Irish Lions tour after his Auckland Blues team revealed Thursday he is undergoing surgery on an injured knee.


Surgery puts Kaino Super season on hold

Flanker Jerome Kaino needs knee surgery, sidelining him for much of the remaining Blues Super Rugby campaign and casting doubt over his All Blacks readiness.