It is just over two weeks to go until the start of the Super Rugby season and Stormers coach John Dobson is for the most part pleased with how the pre-season has gone.
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi and flanker Pieter-Steph Du Toit have signed two-year contract extensions with the Stormers, two of a number of World Cup winners to commit their futures to the team.
Outgoing Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says that winning the Rugby World Cup softens the blow of having to step down from his role. The 47-year-old is set to move back to his full-time job of Director of Rugby, having been standing in over the past two years as coach of the team.
Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok legend Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira says he is grateful for the opportunity he had during his rugby career. Mtawarira announced his retirement from international rugby.
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Health says there is general support for the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill during its public hearings.