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- Scrap. Melbourne Rebels star Amanaki Mafi was arrested over the weekend and will face charges of assault after an incident with teammate Lopeti Timani in New Zealand, Rugby Australia has confirmed. The altercation occurred following the Rebels’s 43-37 loss to the Highlanders in their Super Rugby fixture in Dunedin on Saturday. "Rugby Australia and the Melbourne Rebels are aware of an incident in...

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- Back to the drawing board. World Rugby are set to meet up next week to discuss two problem areas in the game that have caused huge controversy in recent months. Rugby’s governing body are set to sit down and the discuss the role of the TMO as well as the ruling on intentional and accidental fair play for contests in the air going forward. In recent months we have seen the TMO’s influence on th...

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- The Cheetahs have announced that Bulls centre Dries Swanepoel will be joining the Bloemfontein-based outfit on a two-year contract. Similar to Grey College school mates and Cheetah stalwarts, Francois Venter and William Small-Smith, Swanepoel joined the Blue Bulls where he played for their U19 team in 2012. He received a call-up to the SA U20 side for the 2013 IRB Junior World Championship and sco...

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