News from March 2018

Beast superb in milestone appearance – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 4 Roundup

Beast superb in milestone appearance – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 4 Roundup

Posted on March 11, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Blues fightback upset Emirates Lions in Highveld thriller DHL Stormers and Vodacom Bulls both slip in Australasia Beast Mtawarira produced a superb Man of the Match performance in his milestone appearance for the Cell C Sharks who comprehensively outplayed the Sunwolves 50-22 in their Vodacom Super Rugby match on Saturday in Durban. It was the […]

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Blitzboks face Australia in Cup quarters in Vancouver

Blitzboks face Australia in Cup quarters in Vancouver

Posted on March 11, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team will face Australia in the HSBC Canada Sevens Cup quarterfinals on Sunday. The Blitzboks scored wins over Russia (38-5) and Scotland (21-0) to make it into the last eight, but dropped a 33-14 result to New Zealand in the pool D decider early Sunday morning (SA time). Springbok Sevens coach, Neil […]

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SA U18 Sevens Academy defends Windhoek title

SA U18 Sevens Academy defends Windhoek title

Posted on March 10, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Rugby Under-18 Sevens Academy team defended their title in the Capricorn Windhoek International 7s in style on Saturday as they thumped Germany 46-0 in the final to finish the tournament unbeaten. Such was the team’s dominance throughout the competition, they scored 333 points in their six matches over the two days and conceded […]

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Roux satisfied with progress at second Junior Bok camp

Roux satisfied with progress at second Junior Bok camp

Posted on March 9, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was satisfied with the progress made by his training squad this week as they wrapped up their second camp in Stellenbosch on Friday. The Junior Boks are preparing for the World Rugby U20 Championship in the south of France from 30 May to 17 June. The players will have two […]

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Powell looking for perfect balance in Canada Sevens

Powell looking for perfect balance in Canada Sevens

Posted on March 9, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell feels the biggest challenge to his team at this weekend’s HSBC Canada Sevens will not be the opponents they face, but rather their own ability to play as a team. The Blitzboks face Russia, Scotland and New Zealand in Vancouver on Saturday and will contest the sixth tournament in the […]

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Blitzboks keen to bounce back in British Columbia

Blitzboks keen to bounce back in British Columbia

Posted on March 8, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team have enjoyed their time in Vancouver as they prepared for this weekend’s HSBC Canada Sevens, but with the tournament fast approaching, it means it’s time for serious business. The Blitzboks had some good training sessions, enjoyed the natural beauty of British Columbia and managed to take in some local sports culture […]

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Durbanites eager for first win – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 4 Preview

Durbanites eager for first win – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 4 Preview

Posted on March 8, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Emirates Lions keep same team for Blues clash on Highveld DHL Stormers and Vodacom Bulls target Australasian success The two South African Vodacom Super Rugby sides in action on local soil this weekend will have the same goal in mind, but are approaching their fourth round matches differently. The Cell C Sharks host the Sunwolves […]

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Springbok Women’s Sevens team support World Rugby’s Leadership Development Scholarships

Springbok Women’s Sevens team support World Rugby’s Leadership Development Scholarships

Posted on March 8, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s Sevens squad on Thursday endorsed and supported World Rugby’s drive towards gender parity on International Women’s Day, when the world body announced a Leadership Development Scholarships programme set to maximise talented women in rugby and named the first recipients of those scholarships. Springbok Women’s Sevens captain, Zintle Mpupha, welcomed the programme on […]

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Tickets for Boks’ Bloemfontein Test go on sale

Tickets for Boks’ Bloemfontein Test go on sale

Posted on March 7, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Tickets for the Springboks’ second Castle Lager Incoming Series Test against England – which will be the 40th Test between these sides – on Saturday, 16 June at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein is now available, with prices starting at only R100. In launching the ticket sales in Bloemfontein, the Free State Rugby Union said […]

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Nel looking for a three-peat start in Vancouver

Nel looking for a three-peat start in Vancouver

Posted on March 7, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens player Ruhan Nel does not it when things happen in threes, but if the Blitzboks manage to reach the final for a third consecutive year at the HSBC Canada Sevens, he would prefer it to end up differently. Nel, who scored three tries on debut for the Blitzboks, believes they can go all […]

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