South African Super Rugby side the Bulls have appointed World Cup winner Jake White as their new Director of Rugby, the team announced on Wednesday.
SA Rugby plans could see South African franchises and other provincial teams contest a locally-based competition in view of the current suspension of Super Rugby and the Guinness PRO 14.
A remarkable Queensland Reds comeback has secured Brad Thorn's team a 41-17 Super Rugby bonus-point victory over the Bulls at Suncorp Stadium.
Highlanders CEO Roger Clark and SANZAR have provided context following last weekend's farcical jersey clash that grabbed the headlines from their 38-13 loss to the Bulls in Pretoria.
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South Africa will have no sides in the semi-finals of Super Rugby for only the second time in 16 years, but it could be just the start of the country's declining fortunes in the competition.
The Bulls overcame an early scare to overwhelm their neighbours the Lions at Loftus Versfeld and take the last Super Rugby playoff place.
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The model also ensures the unions and the Springboks work in partnership to develop "players of national interest", and younger players will be offered "commitment clauses" that will reward them for staying in South Africa.
Jaco Visagie scored a late try to snatch a 24-24 draw for the Bulls against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday that effectively ended the home side's playoff hopes.
There's plenty of mind games going on in Australia, while Liam Squire returns in New Zealand to press his All Blacks claims, and the Bulls have gone all in on Handre Pollard.
Only the Reds and Sunwolves are out of contention for the Super Rugby finals. We've analysed the form and run home of the other 13 sides, settling on some fearless predictions in the process.
Springboks fly-half Handre Pollard has rejoined the Bulls in New Zealand ahead of their Super Rugby Round 17 fixture against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday.
Flyhalf Harry Plummer had the chance to win it for the Blues, but his penalty goal miss resulted in a draw with an undermanned Bulls side at Eden Park on Friday.
A Tevita Kuridrani hat-trick delivered the Brumbies a 22-10 bonus-point win against the Bulls in Canberra on Friday.
Springboks flyhalf Handre Pollard, who played a key role in a rare away success for the Bulls in Australia last week, is returning home after injuring his calf and will miss the next three Super Rugby matches.
A two-haul by Marika Koroibete wasn't enough to save the Melbourne Rebels from a disappointing 32-17 loss to the Bulls, which blew their chance to regain the Australian Super Rugby conference lead.
Winger Sevu Reece scored a hat-trick of tries as the Crusaders made light work of the Bulls with a comprehensive 45-13 Super Rugby victory at Loftus Versfeld on Friday.
The NSW Waratahs' Super Rugby semi-final hopes have suffered a blow after falling to a 28-21 loss against the Bulls in Pretoria.
Aaron Mauger has the Otago-based franchise humming, while the Reds can press a strong playoff claim this weekend. In South Africa, the teams each have key players injured.
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- BULLS13thTries Scored 1st Queensland Reds : 32 Tries ScoredREDS1st1432
- BULLS11thPoints Difference 1st Brumbies : 93 Points DifferenceBRUMB1st-3793