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Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 3

Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 3

Posted on February 28, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Etzebeth starts for DHL Stormers in Durban showdown Marx leads Emirates Lions in massive Jukskei derby Two big South African derbies are on the Vodacom Super Rugby menu on Saturday, when two #SuperPowered matches take place in Johannesburg and Durban. In Jozi, the Emirates Lions and the Vodacom Bulls go into battle in the first […]

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SA Rugby to invest in multiple Players of National Interest

SA Rugby to invest in multiple Players of National Interest

Posted on February 25, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Dozens of home-based players will be taken into Springbok succession planning next year as part of a radical new contracting strategy announced by SA Rugby on Saturday. Players will be ranked by position – with next generation talent also brought into a significantly widened pool – and those who are plying their trade in South […]

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Makata to make Blitzboks debut

Makata to make Blitzboks debut

Posted on February 21, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has selected the 20-year-old debutant Sako Makata in the Springbok Sevens team for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens tournaments in the USA and Canada next month. The former Stirling High School player will become the 176th Blitzbok since the inception of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 20 years ago […]

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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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