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Contribution the war cry for Blitzboks’ Impi

Contribution the war cry for Blitzboks’ Impi

Posted on November 28, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The mechanical engineering side of Impi Visser has taught him to be patient, scientific and pragmatic and to trust the construction of designs. So when the 23-year-old graduate takes to the field for his country at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens on Friday, those traits will be present, but added to that will be massive […]

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A decade of Dubai for Blitzbok

A decade of Dubai for Blitzbok

Posted on November 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Clutching at his knee, desperately fighting off the pain of a torn knee ligament, Kyle Brown saw the chequered flag of his Blitzboks career being waved, as he lay prone on the pitch of the Singapore National Stadium. The 30-year-old forward had just suffered a serious injury in his 65th tournament for South Africa – […]

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SA teams target strong finish to 2018 Guinness PRO14 matches

SA teams target strong finish to 2018 Guinness PRO14 matches

Posted on November 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

There will be all-out action in the Guinness PRO14 this weekend as the Toyota Cheetahs set their sights on back-to-back victories, while the Isuzu Southern Kings target a breakthrough win after a few disappointing rounds in what marks their final matches in 2018. The Toyota Cheetahs host Connacht in Bloemfontein on Saturday at 17h00 and […]

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Raubenheimer: Springbok Women learned valuable lessons on tour

Raubenheimer: Springbok Women learned valuable lessons on tour

Posted on November 26, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer said he and his team learned several lessons from their four-match European Tour as they embarked on the journey back to South Africa on Monday. The team won their opening match against the UK Armed Forces 31-12 in Richmond, but suffered defeats in all three Test matches, going down 19-5 […]

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SA Rugby congratulate Dyanyti on World Rugby Award

SA Rugby congratulate Dyanyti on World Rugby Award

Posted on November 26, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby President, Mr Mark Alexander, praised Springbok winger Aphiwe Dyantyi for scooping the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year Award in association with Tudor at a glittering function in Monaco on Sunday evening. In doing so, the 24-year-old Dyantyi became the first South African to win this prestigious award for players in their […]

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Springbok Women go down in tour finale against Italy

Springbok Women go down in tour finale against Italy

Posted on November 25, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A strong second half performance by Italy saw the Springbok Women suffering a disappointing 35-10 defeat in wet and muddy conditions in Prato on Sunday in the closing Test on their four-match European Tour. Italy outscored Stanley Raubenheimer’s charges by five tries to one, with their strong forward play and patience on attack in the […]

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Toyota Cheetahs back to winning ways in Guinness PRO14

Toyota Cheetahs back to winning ways in Guinness PRO14

Posted on November 25, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Two tries by Toyota Cheetahs No 8 Daniel Maartens paved the way for their second Guinness PRO14 victory of the season on Saturday, while ill-discipline and errors at crucial times saw the Isuzu Southern Kings go down against Connacht on Sunday. The Toyota Cheetahs overcame a frustrating first half against Benetton in Bloemfontein on Saturday […]

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Springboks finish European tour with disappointing loss

Springboks finish European tour with disappointing loss

Posted on November 25, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks finished their Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and France on a disappointing note on Saturday evening when Wales defeated them by 20-11 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. The South Africans now return home from their month-long tour of the northern hemisphere with two wins and two losses, following wins […]

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Springboks brace for tough Test against improved Welsh side

Springboks brace for tough Test against improved Welsh side

Posted on November 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok captain, Siya Kolisi, believes it will an entirely different and indeed much stronger Welsh that the Springboks will face on Saturday at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff in what will be their last Test of the 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and Europe. The two sides kick off at 19h20 […]

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Pilot project aims to revive amateur provincial rugby

Pilot project aims to revive amateur provincial rugby

Posted on November 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The revival of club rugby will receive another boost in 2019 when a pioneering amateur provincial competition is trialled in the Western Cape. The pilot project – a joint initiative between SA Rugby and the SWD Rugby Football Union – will see the best club players in SWD being given the opportunity to represent their […]

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