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British & Irish Lions 2021 Tour to SA schedule revealed

British & Irish Lions 2021 Tour to SA schedule revealed

Posted on December 4, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The British & Irish Lions could make history on an eight-game tour of South Africa in 2021, with Warren Gatland’s side set to play in front of the largest-ever crowd for a Lions Test since the game turned professional, after the itinerary was jointly announced on Wednesday. The hotly-anticipated tour will span the length and […]

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Werner Kok back to his roots

Werner Kok back to his roots

Posted on December 3, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

He is a former World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year, a two-time HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series winner, played in 47 tournaments and scored 106 tries for the Blitzboks. And still Werner Kok sees playing for the SA Rugby Sevens Academy side in Dubai this weekend as a step forward. Kok missed a large […]

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Blitzboks Ready for Dubai

Blitzboks Ready for Dubai

Posted on December 2, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens squad will shift their focus to game day on Thursday at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens after a recovery gym session upon arrival in Dubai on Sunday to get rid of any aches and pains from the 10-hour flight. The Blitzboks – who finished last year’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in […]

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Springboks to host Scotland and Georgia in July 2020

Springboks to host Scotland and Georgia in July 2020

Posted on November 20, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby confirmed on Wednesday that the Springboks will face Scotland and Georgia in three home Tests in the new international window of July 2020, as part of the Castle Lager Incoming Series match schedule. The newly-crowned Rugby World Cup champions are scheduled to play two Tests against Scotland, on 4 and 11 July, before […]

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#FafChallenge is here!

#FafChallenge is here!

Posted on November 14, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The World Champion Springboks are challenging each other to get behind Faf de Klerk’s drive to create awareness for testicular cancer. De Klerk’s now famous image of standing near Prince Harry in his South African flag underwear went viral across the globe. It’s attracted attention across South Africa, with many supporters wearing their SA flag […]

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Smiling Schalk Brits hangs up his boots … again

Smiling Schalk Brits hangs up his boots … again

Posted on November 13, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The oldest member of the Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks has retired from rugby for the second time in two years, and he insists this time around that it’s the real deal as he ends on the highest of high notes in Japan. Thirty-eight-year-old Schalk Brits was lured out of retirement in 2018 by Rassie Erasmus […]

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Kolisi thanks South Africa for unbelievable Trophy Tour

Kolisi thanks South Africa for unbelievable Trophy Tour

Posted on November 12, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi thanked South Africans from all walks of life for coming out in their hundreds of thousands to congratulate the Boks on winning the Rugby World Cup. The Springboks arrived home from Japan on Tuesday and visited Pretoria, Johannesburg, Soweto, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town with a Trophy Tour […]

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SA Rugby congratulates Erasmus and Kolisi on SA Sport Awards

SA Rugby congratulates Erasmus and Kolisi on SA Sport Awards

Posted on November 11, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rassie Erasmus and Siya Kolisi capped a brilliant year for the Springboks by walking away with two coveted SA Sport Awards in Durban on Sunday evening, a week after they won the Rugby World Cup and cleaned up at the World Rugby Awards in Japan. Erasmus was named Coach of the Year, while Kolisi was […]

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Springbok Trophy Tour – Cape Town Route for Monday

Springbok Trophy Tour – Cape Town Route for Monday

Posted on November 10, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The fifth and final leg of the Springboks’ RWC Trophy Tour will take place in Cape Town on Monday. The route plan for Cape Town is as follows (all time approximate): 10h30: Tour starts at City Hall and bus departs along Darling Street Left onto Adderley Street Right onto Wale Street Left onto Long Street […]

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Warrior ‘Flo’ calls time on Springbok career

Warrior ‘Flo’ calls time on Springbok career

Posted on November 10, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok backrow forward, Francois Louw, has called time on an outstanding international career. The 34-year-old made the announcement after capping a 10-year Test journey with a winner’s medal in Saturday’s 32-12 victory over England at Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. Louw, affectionately known as ‘Flo’, made 76 Test appearances in a […]

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