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Vodacom Super Rugby 2018 to kick off in Cape Town

Vodacom Super Rugby 2018 to kick off in Cape Town

Posted on September 21, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Two matches in South Africa to kick-off season 120 regular season matches Each team plays 16 matches [8 home and 8 away] and has two byes Eight team, seven-match finals series with Final set for 4 August With matches against teams from New Zealand and Australia awaiting all four South African franchises in 2018 and […]

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Nkosi, Schreuder and Louw added to Springbok squad

Nkosi, Schreuder and Louw added to Springbok squad

Posted on September 20, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Experienced flank Francois Louw and the uncapped Cell C Sharks duo of S’busiso Nkosi (wing) and Louis Schreuder (scrumhalf) were on Wednesday included in the Springbok squad for the two remaining home matches of the 2017 Castle Lager Rugby Championship. Louw has played in 52 Tests for the Springboks and earns a recall to the […]

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Currie Cup First Division race to semis intensifies

Currie Cup First Division race to semis intensifies

Posted on September 20, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Currie Cup First Division teams will have everything to play for on Saturday in the third-last pool round of the competition – sponsored by Nashua and DirectAxis – as the top-end of the log begins to take shape and those languishing at the bottom could drop out of the running for semi-final berths. The […]

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Sage, Soyizwapi add experience to Sevens Academy side in Germany

Sage, Soyizwapi add experience to Sevens Academy side in Germany

Posted on September 19, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Dylan Sage and Siviwe Soyizwapi are the two well-established Springbok Sevens players included in the SA Rugby Sevens Academy squad for the Oktoberfest Sevens in Munich, Germany on 29 and 30 September. Sage, who will captain the side, and Soyizwapi are two of the seven capped Blitzbok players included in the squad that will see […]

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Pollard, De Allende released for Currie Cup duty

Pollard, De Allende released for Currie Cup duty

Posted on September 18, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Handré Pollard (flyhalf) and Damian de Allende (centre) are amongst seven Springbok players released to play in the Currie Cup this coming weekend, it was confirmed on Monday. The Springbok duo will join Dillyn Leyds (utility back), Wilco Louw (prop, both DHL Western Province), Chiliboy Ralepelle (hooker), Dan du Preez (loose forward, both Cell C […]

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Bok Women’s Sevens qualify for RWC Sevens 2018

Bok Women’s Sevens qualify for RWC Sevens 2018

Posted on September 17, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s Sevens on Sunday booked their place in the Rugby World Cup Sevens, which will be hosted in San Francisco in July 2018, as they defeated Kenya 17-12 in the final of the Rugby Africa Sevens in Tunisia. Coach Renfred Dazel’s team entered the second day’s play unbeaten and high on confidence following […]

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WP, SWD crowned Women’s Interprovincial champions

WP, SWD crowned Women’s Interprovincial champions

Posted on September 17, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Western Province on Saturday ended Border’s four-year dominance in the SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial Competition as they registered a narrow 17-15 victory in the A Section final at the BCM Stadium in East London to win the title, while SWD were crowned the B Section champions. The final between Border and Western Province was hard-fought […]

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Border earn first win as Griffons, Leopards set the pace

Border earn first win as Griffons, Leopards set the pace

Posted on September 17, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Border Bulldogs earned their first Currie Cup First Division victory this weekend as the Down Touch Griffons and Leopards continued to set the pace in the competition – sponsored by Nashua and DirectAxis – with three rounds of pool matches remaining. The Down Touch Griffons overcame a 22-21 halftime deficit against the Boland Cavaliers […]

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WP stumble as Sharks and Lions build Currie Cup form

WP stumble as Sharks and Lions build Currie Cup form

Posted on September 17, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Currie Cup Premier Division log leaders, the Cell C Sharks, and the Xerox Golden Lions continued their winning ways in the competition – sponsored by DirectAxis and Nashua – this weekend as DHL Western Province stumbled against the Steval Pumas in a thrilling weekend of action. The Cell C Sharks extended their lead at the […]

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Bok Women’s Sevens dominate opening day in Tunisia

Bok Women’s Sevens dominate opening day in Tunisia

Posted on September 16, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s Sevens on Saturday took a massive leap forward in their quest to book their place in the Rugby World Cup Sevens next season as they cruised to three wins a row on the opening day of the Rugby Africa Sevens in Tunisia. Coach Renfred Dazel’s team were sharp on attack throughout the […]

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