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Grain has high hopes for Rugby Africa 7s

Grain has high hopes for Rugby Africa 7s

Posted on September 5, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s Sevens captain Veroeshka Grain said on Tuesday the players are cautiously excited for the Rugby Africa Sevens in Tunisia next week, which also doubles up as the Rugby World Cup Sevens Qualifier, and that they will focus all their energy on winning the tournament. The Springbok Women’s Sevens competed in the inaugural 2009 […]

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Dreyer joins Springbok squad in Perth

Dreyer joins Springbok squad in Perth

Posted on September 4, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Ruan Dreyer arrived in Perth on Monday to complete the assembly of the full Springbok squad in Western Australia for this Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies. The front ranker arrived at around midday at the team hotel, and joined his Springbok team mates shortly after lunch on the training fields of […]

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Border Women book fifth successive home final

Border Women book fifth successive home final

Posted on September 3, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Border on Saturday booked their fifth successive SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial home final as the pool stages of the competition came to a thrilling end, in which the finalists in the A and B Sections were confirmed. Border, who won the last four titles, will meet Western Province at the BCM Stadium in East London […]

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Welwitschias earn maiden win as Griffons continue to soar

Welwitschias earn maiden win as Griffons continue to soar

Posted on September 3, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Windhoek Draught Welwitschias earned their maiden Currie Cup First Division victory on Saturday in an action-packed round as defending champions, the Down Touch Griffons, registered their second victory in a row. The team from Namibia got off to a strong start against Eastern Province in Windhoek as they played their way to a 23-8 […]

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Blue Bulls, Golden Lions break Currie Cup losing run

Blue Bulls, Golden Lions break Currie Cup losing run

Posted on September 3, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A hat-trick by Vodacom Blue Bulls and Junior Springbok fullback Manie Libbok reignited the spark in the Pretoria outfit this past weekend, as they ended a four-match losing run, while the Cell C Sharks outplayed the Toyota Free State Cheetahs to power their way to the top of the log and the Xerox Golden Lions […]

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Australia will be a huge challenge, says Coetzee

Australia will be a huge challenge, says Coetzee

Posted on September 2, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks will continue to work hard and look for improvement as they head to Perth where they will face the Wallabies next in the 2017 Castle Lager Rugby Championship. The second part of the Springbok squad, consisting of the forwards and some management staff, travelled to Perth on Saturday evening. The backs arrived in […]

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Land Rover becomes official vehicle to the Springboks

Land Rover becomes official vehicle to the Springboks

Posted on September 1, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Land Rover signs on as associate sponsor and official vehicle partner for highest level of South African rugby Sponsorship includes supporting the Springboks at Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan Land Rover latest blue-chip company to back SA Rugby SA Rugby on Friday announced Land Rover as the latest blue-chip company to back the Springboks […]

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Guinness PRO14 kicks off live on SuperSport tomorrow

Guinness PRO14 kicks off live on SuperSport tomorrow

Posted on August 31, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Cheetahs’ opening match in the ground-breaking Guinness PRO14 tournament, against Ulster in Belfast, will be broadcast live on SuperSport 1 this weekend (Friday, 8.35pm), the broadcaster announced on Thursday. SuperSport has acquired the broadcast rights, which include a range of matches in the re-designed tournament which now boasts participation by the Kings and Currie […]

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Table-topping clash to start second half of the Currie Cup

Table-topping clash to start second half of the Currie Cup

Posted on August 31, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Cell C Sharks and Toyota Free State Cheetahs will go head-to-head for the top spot on the log in the Currie Cup – sponsored by Nashua and DirectAxis – on Saturday in a match that could give the winning side a vital nudge as the second half of the competition kicks off. The clash […]

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Springbok medical update – Coenie Oosthuizen

Springbok medical update – Coenie Oosthuizen

Posted on August 30, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok prop Coenie Oosthuizen underwent a scan on Tuesday in Durban to examine the rib injury he sustained in the Springbok victory over the Pumas in Argentina on Saturday. The scan revealed no fracture. Oosthuizen will therefore join the Springbok group when it reassembles in Johannesburg on Friday. Dr Konrad von Hagen, the Springboks’ team […]

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