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Ross Cronjé returns for vital Springbok clash in Perth

Ross Cronjé returns for vital Springbok clash in Perth

Posted on September 7, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Du Toit in rotational switch for Mostert Fit-again Pollard included on the bench Ross Cronjé has shrugged off his ankle injury and comes back at scrumhalf in the Springbok team for Saturday’s important Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test in Perth against Australia. Cronjé, who has established himself as the regular No 9 this season for […]

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Building momentum key in Currie Cup First Division

Building momentum key in Currie Cup First Division

Posted on September 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Currie Cup First Division teams will have their sights set on building momentum and working their way into favourable log positions this weekend as the competition nears the halfway mark. In Friday’s match, the Leopards will look to build on their victory last week and earn their first home win when they meet the […]

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‘Beast’ still enjoying the Springbok experience

‘Beast’ still enjoying the Springbok experience

Posted on September 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

He may have played in 92 Test matches since his debut more than nine years ago, but Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira is very much thrilled with the current Springbok environment. The experienced prop gave his trademark broad smile when he spoke about the current Springbok environment, and how much he is enjoying himself in the current […]

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Champion clubs aiming for Gold

Champion clubs aiming for Gold

Posted on September 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The captain of this year’s Gold Cup winners will become the first to hoist aloft the remastered version of the tournament’s iconic trophy, after it was painstakingly restored by the same company that manufactured it almost a century ago. The new-look Gold Cup was unveiled for the first time on the SuperSport rugby magazine show […]

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Iqhawe Week continues to create opportunities

Iqhawe Week continues to create opportunities

Posted on September 5, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The 2017 edition of one of the most exciting new events in South African schools rugby, the Carfind.co.za Iqhawe Week, will be hosted at the Bill Jardine Stadium in Johannesburg from 2 to 5 October. The development rugby tournament, initiated by the SA Rugby Legends Association (SARLA), aims to bring together representative Under-15 development teams […]

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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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