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Flip van der Merwe arrived in France as a seasoned South African international who had won Super Rugby honours and he went on to e…

Online Editors
02 May, 5:24

The South African-born wing has come under heat for retaining his place in the side after a test where he wasn't heavily involved …

Ben Smith
04 Aug, 2:13

Having recently lost second rows George Kruis and Nick Isiekwe, Saracens have reportedly approached Flip van der Merwe about comin…

Online Editors
03 Jun, 5:52

Clermont Auvergne overcame Flip van der Merwe's red card to ease to a 37-31 win over defending champions Racing 92 in the Top 14 s…

Nicholas McGee
Nicholas McGee
27 May, 15:32

The world of rugby was plunged into sadness when the former Australian lock took his own life in 2017... now his Test team pal is …

Chris Jones
03 Dec, 11:51

With the Springboks recent Rugby World Cup victory in Japan still fresh in the memory, spare a thought for those most unlucky of S…

Ian Cameron
21 Nov, 14:27

Perennial contenders for domestic and European trophies, how does the Clermont XV shape up for the 2019/20 season? Are they again …

Alex Shaw
24 Jul, 7:10

The Top 14's leading two both won on Sunday, but it was Toulouse's bonus-point success that grabbed the attention.

Russell Greaves
Russell Greaves
17 Mar, 16:56

Clermont have snapped up a former England age-grade second row, as they bid to bolster their squad ahead of the 2019/20 season and…

Alex Shaw
04 Jan, 6:06

There wil be a distinct Kiwi presence on the team sheet as the Barbarians squad to face England at Twickenham at the end of the mo…

Online Editors
19 May, 0:36

Saracens suffered their biggest European defeat as they were beaten 46-14 in the Champions Cup on Monday.

Jack Davies
Jack Davies
11 Dec, 15:30

Taking red card sanction out of the game would turn rugby into a lawless free-for-all, writes James Harrington

James Harrington
31 May, 16:08

The Aviva Premiership final lived up to its billing – in fact, it was probably the game of the season – while the Top 14 semis…

28 May, 15:27

Again, there is little between the sides, with twenty minutes to go at 11-9 and the game in the balance, the Springboks capitalise…

Ben Smith
31 Jul, 23:00

The Stormers game was a definite drop in intensity from the South Africa A game and that won’t have been easy for the players, b…

Ben Kay
20 Jul, 7:07

Ireland player ratings: The pace and brutality of the game was right up there in what was a bitterly close contest between two sid…

Ian Cameron
14 Mar, 13:17