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Springbok squad paint the town in Port Elizabeth

Springbok squad paint the town in Port Elizabeth

Posted on August 12, 2017  /  Issued by Springbok Supporters' Club

Several Springbok squad members attended two early morning events in Port Elizabeth on Saturday as part of the build-up to next week’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against Argentina, to be staged at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Springbok coach, Allister Coetzee, accompanied by Beast Mtawarira, Siya Kolisi, Jesse Kriel, Jan Serfontein and Curwin Bosch […]

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Slow start costs SA Schools against Wales

Slow start costs SA Schools against Wales

Posted on August 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A slow start, ill-discipline and unforced errors cost the SA Schools team as they went down by 30-28 to Wales in their opening match of the Under-19 International Series at Paul Roos Gymnasium on Stellenbosch on Friday afternoon. Welsh flyhalf Cai Evans contributed 20 points with the boot through six penalty goals and a conversion. […]

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Proudfoot pleased with training effort of Springbok group

Proudfoot pleased with training effort of Springbok group

Posted on August 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok scrum coach Matt Proudfoot praised the intensity and focus of the Springbok squad in Port Elizabeth as they continue with preparations for next week’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship opening Test against Argentina. Proudfoot, and Bok vice-captain Siya Kolisi spoke to the media on Friday shortly after the group completed another impressive field training session […]

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Guinness PRO14 breaks new ground for world rugby, SA launch told

Guinness PRO14 breaks new ground for world rugby, SA launch told

Posted on August 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The entry of the Toyota Cheetahs and Southern Kings into the Guinness PRO14 would break the mould for world rugby, the South African launch was told in Cape Town on Friday. The two former Vodacom Super Rugby teams will kick off in the tournament next month with 12 clubs from Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Italy […]

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Exciting Currie Cup weekend to thrill fans

Exciting Currie Cup weekend to thrill fans

Posted on August 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Odwa Ndungane in 100th Currie Cup appearance for the Cell C Sharks Scarra Ntubeni and referee Stuart Berry reach 50th appearance Long-serving Cell C Sharks stalwart, Odwa Ndungane, will play in his 100th Currie Cup match for his side this weekend as they take on the Xerox Golden Lions in Johannesburg in one of three […]

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Gordon to lead SA Schools team against Wales

Gordon to lead SA Schools team against Wales

Posted on August 10, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Bidvest Waltons Golden Lions No 8 Travis Gordon will lead the SA Schools team, proudly sponsored by Coca-Cola, when they kick off their U19 International Series campaign on Friday against Wales at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch in the first of three internationals. Centre Rikus Pretorius, who is one of two players who featured in […]

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Gold Cup fixtures for 2017 confirmed

Gold Cup fixtures for 2017 confirmed

Posted on August 10, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Follow the latest Gold Cup news on social media: @GoldCupRugby @GoldCupRugby Club rugby will take centre stage simultaneously in three countries on 9 September when the Gold Cup kicks off with eight highly anticipated matches across the length and breadth of Southern Africa. The fixtures for SA Rugby’s flagship three-nation champions’ league for non-university clubs, […]

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First win for Griquas as Cheetahs continue to dominate

First win for Griquas as Cheetahs continue to dominate

Posted on August 10, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Tafel Lager Griquas produced the upset of the day in the Currie Cup – proudly supported by Nashua and DirectAxis – on Wednesday as they toppled DHL Western Province for their first victory of the season, while defending champions the Toyota Free State Cheetahs registered their third win in a row. The men from the […]

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Etzebeth to captain Springboks in Whiteley’s absence

Etzebeth to captain Springboks in Whiteley’s absence

Posted on August 9, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Experienced lock Eben Etzebeth will captain the Springboks in the injury absence of Warren Whiteley, it was confirmed on Wednesday. Loose forward Siya Kolisi was named as the Springbok vice-captain. Etzebeth led the Springboks in the last Test of the three-match series against France in June, when Whiteley was ruled out of action because of […]

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Bosch, Du Preez get first state of Bok squad training action

Bosch, Du Preez get first state of Bok squad training action

Posted on August 8, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

New Springbok squad members Curwin Bosch and Dan du Preez had their first training session with the Boks on Tuesday afternoon in Port Elizabeth, where the squad kicked off its preparations for the start of the 2017 Castle Lager Rugby Championship. Fullback Warrick Gelant, the third uncapped young player included in the 34-man squad, sat […]

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