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Vodacom Super Rugby Round 1 Preview

Vodacom Super Rugby Round 1 Preview

Posted on February 15, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Vermeulen, Brits to face DHL Stormers in Loftus derby Emirates Lions pick strong side for testing away fixture in Buenos Aires Cell C Sharks kick off campaign in Singapore against Sunwolves Vodacom Super Rugby kicks off this weekend and the four South African franchises will be in action in Singapore, Pretoria and Buenos Aires on […]

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Du Toit scoops second SA Rugby Player of the Year award

Du Toit scoops second SA Rugby Player of the Year award

Posted on February 7, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Pieter-Steph du Toit produced a remarkable feat when he was named the SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2018 on Thursday, marking the second time in three years that the athletic Springbok forward scooped the top award in South African rugby. Du Toit became only the fifth player since 1992 to claim the crown […]

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Blitzboks Finish a Frustrating Fifth

Blitzboks Finish a Frustrating Fifth

Posted on February 4, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens finished fifth in the HSBC Sydney7s on Sunday in a weekend contrasted by good wins and unfortunate defeats but still managed to retain their fourth position on the overall HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series standings. The Blitzboks ended the tournament well with a 12-10 win over Australia in the fifth place play-off […]

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Expected Full House for #SuperHeroSunday

Expected Full House for #SuperHeroSunday

Posted on January 31, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Supporters are urged to jump into action if they are keen to attend the #SuperHeroSunday double-header at Cape Town Stadium on Sunday after more than 50 000 tickets have already been snapped up, with only 1 000 tickets still on sale at Computicket outlets or online. Tickets, from as little as R50 (or four from […]

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#SuperHeroSunday Double Header – what you HAVE to know

#SuperHeroSunday Double Header – what you HAVE to know

Posted on January 29, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Excitement is building for the first ever #SuperHeroSunday double-header on 3 February at Cape Town Stadium, featuring all four Vodacom Super Rugby franchise teams on the same day at one venue. South Africa’s top players wearing their new jerseys inspired by Marvel’s Spider-Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America will run out at Cape Town […]

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Double Delight for Cheetahs and Kings in Guinness PRO14

Double Delight for Cheetahs and Kings in Guinness PRO14

Posted on January 28, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

It was a memorable Guinness PRO14 weekend for the Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs as they produced the goods to secure rewarding victories against Edinburgh and Zebre Rugby Club respectively. In Port Elizabeth, a try in the dying minutes by Kings speedster Yaw Penxe steered them to a bonus-point 25-21 victory on Saturday evening […]

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Latest SA Rugby Annual on Sale Now

Latest SA Rugby Annual on Sale Now

Posted on January 24, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The latest edition of the South African Rugby Annual – widely considered to be one of the finest rugby yearbooks in the world – is now on sale at leading bookstores across the country, as well as selected online retailers. The ‘bible’ of the game continues to definitively chronicle the unfolding history of South African […]

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Local Derby Time in the Guinness PRO14

Local Derby Time in the Guinness PRO14

Posted on January 17, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

It’s derby time in South Africa and on Friday all Guinness PRO14 roads will lead to Port Elizabeth where the Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs will take centre stage in their first encounter of the season, which is also the only match of the weekend. The clash will be significant for both teams, as […]

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Gear up for #SuperHeroSunday

Gear up for #SuperHeroSunday

Posted on January 16, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

South Africa’s top players wearing their new jerseys inspired by Marvel’s Spider-Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America will run out at Cape Town Stadium on #SuperHeroSunday (3 February) at the first public appearance of the Marvel makeover of SA’s Vodacom Super Rugby teams. The Vodacom Super Rugby double-header on Sunday 3 February will be […]

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Two previous winners nominated for SA Rugby Player of the Year 2018

Two previous winners nominated for SA Rugby Player of the Year 2018

Posted on December 12, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Two previous winners, Pieter-Steph du Toit and Malcolm Marx, are among the five nominees for the prestigious SA Rugby Player of the Year Award for 2018, while the Blitzboks and their coach, Neil Powell, were yet again nominated in two categories following the successful defence of their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series crown. The two […]

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