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New-look HSBC Cape Town Sevens to rock from 13-15 December

New-look HSBC Cape Town Sevens to rock from 13-15 December

Posted on July 18, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The HSBC Cape Town Sevens undergoes a major makeover this year, stretching over three action-packed days in December, SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday. The Springbok Women’s Sevens team will make their South African debut on the afternoon of Friday 13 December at Cape Town Stadium, at the kick off of a long weekend of rugby […]

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Etzebeth handed Springbok captaincy for Australian Test

Etzebeth handed Springbok captaincy for Australian Test

Posted on July 17, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Experienced lock Eben Etzebeth was on Wednesday named as Springbok captain for Saturday’s first Castle Lager Rugby Championship match against Australia in Johannesburg, while Rynhardt Elstadt (loose forward) and Herschel Jantjies (scrumhalf) will both make their Test debuts on the Highveld. The game is the first in the Springboks’ shortened 2019 Castle Lager Rugby Championship […]

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Dyantyi injury setback for Springboks

Dyantyi injury setback for Springboks

Posted on July 16, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi has returned to the Xerox Golden Lions in Johannesburg where he will undergo rehabilitation for a hamstring injury, the Springbok management announced on Monday. The injury has ruled Dyantyi out of the start of the Springboks’ 2019 Castle Lager Rugby Championship campaign, which kicks off at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg […]

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Springboks – “South Africa, let’s be #StrongerTogether”

Springboks – “South Africa, let’s be #StrongerTogether”

Posted on July 11, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Siya Kolisi, Duane Vermeulen, Elton Jantjies, Malcolm Marx and a number of their Springbok team mates made a passionate appeal to South Africans to throw their considerable weight behind the men in Green and Gold as they get set to kick off the all-important 2019 international season. Together with Rassie Erasmus, the Director of Rugby, […]

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RIP James Small (1969-2019)

RIP James Small (1969-2019)

Posted on July 10, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Former Springbok wing James Small, a member of the 1995 Rugby World Cup winning squad, has died suddenly from a heart attack on Wednesday. The 50-year-old Small was rushed to hospital in Johannesburg on Tuesday night after suffering from a suspected heart attack. Mr Mark Alexander, President of SA Rugby, passed on his condolences to […]

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Bok captain Kolisi to prove fitness in Currie Cup

Bok captain Kolisi to prove fitness in Currie Cup

Posted on July 3, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will be given enough time to fully recover from his knee injury and will in all likelihood miss the opening Tests of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, in Johannesburg against Australia and in Wellington against New Zealand, in the next three weeks. However, according to Rassie Erasmus, the SA Rugby Director […]

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Thirteen players added to Springbok training group in Pretoria

Thirteen players added to Springbok training group in Pretoria

Posted on June 28, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Duane Vermeulen, Handre Pollard (both Vodacom Bulls), Lukhanyo Am, Sibusiso Nkosi (both Cell C Sharks) and Francois Louw (Bath) are amongst a group of 13 players who have been added to the Springbok training group in Pretoria in preparation of the forthcoming Castle Lager Rugby Championship. The Vodacom Bulls and Cell C Sharks completed their […]

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Springbok stars ask fans to get on their backs

Springbok stars ask fans to get on their backs

Posted on June 26, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Siya Kolisi, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Handre Pollard, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Faf de Klerk and their Springbok colleagues will be lacing up for rugby battle this year with pictures of thousands of Springbok fans on their backs thanks to the launch of a new campaign on Wednesday. Supporters are being invited to visibly rally behind the Springboks […]

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Springboks resume alignment activities in Pretoria

Springboks resume alignment activities in Pretoria

Posted on June 24, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A group of 26 players have gathered in Pretoria on Sunday for the next installment of the national alignment and conditioning camps as the Springboks continue with their preparations for the forthcoming international season. Players from the Vodacom Bulls and Cell C Sharks who took part in the weekend’s Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-final matches, will […]

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Book Your Springbok home Tests now!

Book Your Springbok home Tests now!

Posted on June 20, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Early Bird Ticket Bookings are open, and it’s time to dust off your green and gold supporters kit and get behind the Springboks. With all eyes fixed on Japan from September to November, the Springboks will play only two Test matches at home during the Rugby Championships in July and August. The Boks will play […]

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