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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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Guinness PRO14 Elite Referee Squad named for the 2017/18 Season

Guinness PRO14 Elite Referee Squad named for the 2017/18 Season

Posted on August 30, 2017  /  Issued by PRO 14 Rugby

The Guinness PRO14 Elite Referee Squad for the season has been confirmed with two officials from SA Rugby included in the 13-man panel. Greg Garner, Elite Referee Manager, has also confirmed the appointments for Round 1 of the Guinness PRO14 which will see Quinton Immelman become the first South African to officiate in the Championship. […]

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Teams to find form in First Division

Teams to find form in First Division

Posted on August 30, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The eight Currie Cup First Division teams will all have one goal in mind in the second round of the competition this weekend – to find their form and build momentum early on. In George on Friday evening, the SWD Eagles and Border Bulldogs will be hunting their first victories of the season after kicking […]

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Countdown begins to Gold Cup

Countdown begins to Gold Cup

Posted on August 30, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The countdown to the fifth edition of the Gold Cup – SA Rugby’s flagship three-nation champions’ league for non-university clubs – has begun in earnest with all 20 participating teams now confirmed. The tournament kicks off next Saturday, 9 September, with eight matches in the first of five rounds of the pool stages being staged […]

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Decisive weekend in Women’s Interprovincials

Decisive weekend in Women’s Interprovincials

Posted on August 30, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Border, Western Province, Eastern Province, SWD and the Golden Lions will have everything to play for in the SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial Competition on Saturday as the finalists in the A and B Sections will be determined at the end of the round. In a thrilling finale to the pool stages, Border will be hunting […]

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Women’s RWC a career highlight for Barrett-Theron

Women’s RWC a career highlight for Barrett-Theron

Posted on August 29, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

South Africa’s leading female referee Aimee Barrett-Theron on Tuesday rated the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland as one of her career highlights and said it was a special experience to return to the international spectacle holding the whistle. Barrett-Theron played in the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2010 in England and the Women’s Rugby […]

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