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Nine national players add experience to SA Select Women

Nine national players add experience to SA Select Women

Posted on October 9, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s coach Eddie Myners on Monday named nine capped national 15-a-side and Sevens rugby players in his 28-member squad for the team’s tour to England from 12 to 25 October. The SA Select Women will face the British Army in the first of three matches on Saturday, which will be followed by clashes […]

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Gold Cup quarter-finalists confirmed

Gold Cup quarter-finalists confirmed

Posted on October 9, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The quarter-final line-up for the Gold Cup has been confirmed following a weekend of high drama in the final round of the pool stages of SA Rugby’s three-nation champions’ league for non-university clubs. Four metro-based and four district-based clubs have made it through to the last eight, with tourament wildcards Tygerberg topping their pool and […]

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Currie Cup Premier Division set for thrilling finish

Currie Cup Premier Division set for thrilling finish

Posted on October 9, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The pool stages of the Currie Cup Premier Division – sponsored by DirectAxis and Nashua – will come to a thrilling end next weekend as six of the seven participating teams still have a chance of featuring in the semi-finals after some surprise results this weekend. The Cell C Sharks, who enjoyed a bye, have […]

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First Division semi-finalists confirmed

First Division semi-finalists confirmed

Posted on October 9, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Down Touch Griffons will meet the Boland Cavaliers and the Hino Valke will host the Leopards in the semi-finals of the Currie Cup First Division – sponsored by Nashua and DirectAxis – after the top four sides were confirmed in an exciting finish to the pool stages. In Brakpan the Hino Valke produced a […]

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Springboks improvement pleasing, more to come from Springboks – Coetzee

Springboks improvement pleasing, more to come from Springboks – Coetzee

Posted on October 7, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok coach, Allister Coetzee, said that the improved performance of the team against New Zealand at DHL Newlands on Saturday proved that the team was on an upward and growing as the season progressed. The team suffered a first loss on home soil this year when they were edged 25-24 by the All Blacks, who […]

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SA Rugby statement on broadcast rights meeting

SA Rugby statement on broadcast rights meeting

Posted on October 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby on Friday concluded a meeting held over two days in Cape Town with the Ministry of Sport and Recreation and trade union Cosatu over broadcast rights. SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux said: “The meetings were held in a very good spirit and we definitely made progress in terms of our dialogue on the […]

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André Venter presents match day jerseys to Springboks

André Venter presents match day jerseys to Springboks

Posted on October 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Former Springbok flank André Venter presented the Springboks with their match jerseys on Friday morning at their team hotel in Cape Town. Venter played in 66 Tests for the Springboks between 1996 and 2001 and was a member of the team that won the bronze medal at the 1999 Rugby World Cup in the United […]

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Wayde van Niekerk selected for Celebrity TAG match

Wayde van Niekerk selected for Celebrity TAG match

Posted on October 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

One of South Africa’s top sportsmen, athletics star Wayde van Niekerk, was on Friday confirmed as the final player in the Celebrity TAG match, which will be a curtain-raiser to tomorrow’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test between the Springboks and the All Blacks at DHL Newlands in Cape Town. Van Niekerk, the current 400m world […]

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Permutations aplenty in Gold Cup play-off race

Permutations aplenty in Gold Cup play-off race

Posted on October 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

There will be permutations aplenty when the final round of the Gold Cup kicks off on Saturday, with any number of clubs still able to reach next week’s quarter-finals of what has been the most closely contested edition of SA Rugby’s three-nation champions’ league for non-university clubs. Here are all the permutations. In Pool A, […]

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Springboks shuffle pack for New Zealand clash

Springboks shuffle pack for New Zealand clash

Posted on October 5, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Lood de Jager has earned a well-deserved start, while Pieter-Steph du Toit moves from lock to blindside flank to give the Springboks more lineout options – both on attack and defence – on Saturday against the All Blacks in Cape Town. In another change to the loose trio, Francois Louw will run out at No […]

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