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Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 18

Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 18

Posted on June 14, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Mtawarira boosts Cell C Sharks for vital Cape Town derby Vodacom Bulls refresh starting side for Emirates Lions’ visit The regular season fixtures of Vodacom Super Rugby concludes on Saturday with two important South African derbies that will have a crucial impact on the teams that progress to the playoffs. The Jaguares have already won […]

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Castle Lager announces sponsorship of Boktown

Castle Lager announces sponsorship of Boktown

Posted on June 13, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Legendary South African beer brand, Castle Lager, who’ve stood the test of time since 1895 have come on board as a Boktown sponsor in what is an important year for Springbok rugby. South Africans are known for loving their sport and nothing brings fans together than the Springboks and Castle Lager – as their tagline […]

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Roux delighted as Junior Boks advance to World U20 Championship semi-finals

Roux delighted as Junior Boks advance to World U20 Championship semi-finals

Posted on June 13, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was a pleased man after his team booked themselves a World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final against France with a 25-17 victory against New Zealand in their final pool match in Rosario. This victory means the SA U20s are the only unbeaten team left in the competition as they qualified in […]

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Currie Cup fixtures for 2019 announced

Currie Cup fixtures for 2019 announced

Posted on June 12, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The defending Currie Cup champions, the Cell C Sharks, will get the 2019 edition of the competition underway in front of their home crowd in Durban when they host Tafel Lager Griquas on Friday, 12 July. The fixtures of the Currie Cup Premier and First Division, sponsored by DirectAxis Financial Services, were announced by SA […]

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Vodacom Super Rugby Review – Round 17

Vodacom Super Rugby Review – Round 17

Posted on June 10, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Stormers triumph over the Sunwolves in Cape Town Jaguares clinch SA Conference with win over Cell C Sharks Hurricanes outgun Emirates Lions on the Highveld Another draw in New Zealand for the Vodacom Bulls The Jaguares clinched the South African Conference title when they defeated the Cell C Sharks 34-7 in a clinical display […]

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Roux: Junior Boks have to sharpen up despite win over Georgia

Roux: Junior Boks have to sharpen up despite win over Georgia

Posted on June 8, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux said his team will have to sharpen up before their final World Rugby U20 Championship pool game against New Zealand, despite earning a bonus-point 48-20 victory against Georgia in their second pool match at the Racecourse Stadium in Rosario on Saturday. The win marked the team’s second bonus point victory […]

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South African rugby industry agrees ground-breaking player contracting model

South African rugby industry agrees ground-breaking player contracting model

Posted on June 7, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby, provincial unions and MyPlayers hammer out new system Elite playing talent to be prioritised Player budget and squad size caps agreed National coach to have input into player management and preparation A creative overhaul of the South African player contracting model will lead to improved use of resources, greater national and provincial alignment […]

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Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 17

Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 17

Posted on June 7, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Pollard resumes Vodacom Bulls captaincy against Highlanders Emirates Lions team unchanged for vital Hurricanes clash DHL Stormers pick three newcomers to face Sunwolves Cell C Sharks make minor tweaks for vital Buenos Aires clash All four South African sides will be in action this weekend as the race for Vodacom Super Rugby playoff spots intensifies […]

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Boktown returns for the Castle Lager Rugby Championship

Boktown returns for the Castle Lager Rugby Championship

Posted on June 6, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Boktown is coming to a place near you. Boktowns around the country are gearing up for the upcoming Castle Lager Rugby Championship in July and August, when the Springboks will take on the might of the Southern Hemisphere, which includes current holders and world champions, New Zealand. South Africa host the Wallabies on 20th July […]

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Blitzbok Legend Kyle Brown calls it a day

Blitzbok Legend Kyle Brown calls it a day

Posted on June 5, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens stalwart Kyle Brown has retired from international sevens rugby after three HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series titles with the Blitzboks and 69 tournaments in the Green and Gold, where he played in 347 matches and scored 89 tries for a career total of 445 points. The 32-year-old Brown made his debut for the […]

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