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Pienaar to lead Springbok Women’s Sevens to Dubai

Pienaar to lead Springbok Women’s Sevens to Dubai

Posted on November 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The experienced Marithy Pienaar will spearhead the Springbok Women’s Sevens’ challenge at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens International Invitational next week. She will be joined by experienced sevens players Zenay Jordaan, Eloise Webb, Mathrin Simmers and Nadine Roos in a youthful-looking squad named by coach Paul Delport for this tournament, to be played from 29-30 […]

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Dubai debut for Visser as Blitzbok trio return

Dubai debut for Visser as Blitzbok trio return

Posted on November 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Impi Visser will make his Springbok Sevens debut in Dubai next weekend after he was included in the travelling squad by Blitzbok coach Neil Powell, who also recalled Kyle Brown, Branco du Preez and Muller du Plessis for the opening tournament of the 2018/19 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. The World Series opener will be […]

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Dry on comeback trail in SA Academy side to Dubai

Dry on comeback trail in SA Academy side to Dubai

Posted on November 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Experienced Blitzbok Chris Dry will make a return to competitive rugby next week after being named in the SA Rugby Sevens Academy side to contest the International Invitational Tournament at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens. Dry’s last appearance in the green and gold was at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens in December 2018, where he […]

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Booi back for tour finale against Italy

Booi back for tour finale against Italy

Posted on November 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s team will be bolstered by the presence of experienced captain Nolusindiso Booi when they take to the field in their final tour match against Italy on Sunday, after the skipper recovered from a knee injury. The return of Booi to starting line-up is one of three personnel changes to coach Stanley Raubenheimer’s […]

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Last chance to grab HSBC Cape Town Sevens tickets

Last chance to grab HSBC Cape Town Sevens tickets

Posted on November 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A last-gasp opportunity has opened up for fans to get their hands on HSBC Cape Town Sevens tickets with a limited number available on general sale through Computicket (website and outlets) from 10h00 this morning (Friday, 23 November 2018). More than 102 000 tickets for the event have been snapped up, with tickets successfully offered […]

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Springboks name unchanged starting side for Welsh Test

Springboks name unchanged starting side for Welsh Test

Posted on November 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Etzebeth on the bench for Cardiff encounter Final match of 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour An unchanged Springbok starting side will take on Wales in the final Test match of the 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and Europe in Cardiff on Saturday. The Test at the Principality Stadium, the fourth of […]

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Goda delighted to resume Bok Women’s duty

Goda delighted to resume Bok Women’s duty

Posted on November 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Nosiphiwo Goda was delighted to participate in the first Springbok Women’s Internationals since the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup, and the speedy winger said every opportunity she received to wear the green and gold jersey was special. Goda, who was one of only six capped players named in coach Stanley Raubenheimer’s 28-member squad as they […]

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Back to business in the Guinness PRO14

Back to business in the Guinness PRO14

Posted on November 21, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Toyota Cheetahs and Isuzu Southern Kings will be determined to make their presence felt when they host visitors from Italy and Ireland this weekend as the Guinness PRO14 resumes after a two week break. The Free Staters suffered a heart-breaking 30-26 defeat against Munster in their last outing following victory against the Cardiff Blues […]

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Stick: Springboks have adapted well to challenging conditions

Stick: Springboks have adapted well to challenging conditions

Posted on November 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Assistant Springbok coach Mzwandile Stick has commended the Bok squad for the manner in which they’ve adjusted to the very different and challenging conditions so far during their 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and Europe. The Springboks finish their end of the year tour on Saturday when they play Wales at […]

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Springbok Women determined to finish tour on high note

Springbok Women determined to finish tour on high note

Posted on November 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s assistant coach Lungisa Kama said they are determined to finish their European Tour on a high note when they meet Italy in Prato on Sunday in the last of their four matches. The team arrived in Italy on Sunday after going down 17-5 against Spain in Villajoyosa on Saturday. This match followed their […]

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