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Champions and wildcards off to winning start in Gold Cup

Champions and wildcards off to winning start in Gold Cup

Posted on September 13, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Gold Cup champions Newrak Rustenburg Impala got off to a winning start while there were also significant wins for tournament wildcards Swallows and Tygerberg in the first round of SA Rugby’s flagship three-nation champions’ league for non-university clubs. In Pool A, Impala, winners in 2014 and 2016, were made to work very hard for a […]

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Currie Cup First Division set to intensify in second half

Currie Cup First Division set to intensify in second half

Posted on September 13, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The intensity of the Currie Cup First Division – sponsored by Nashua and DirectAxis – is expected to reach a new level this weekend as the competition enters the second half and the scramble for log positions builds. In Potchefstroom, the Leopards will be looking to extend their winning run to three matches when they […]

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Border Women hunt fifth successive title

Border Women hunt fifth successive title

Posted on September 12, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Border will be hunting an impressive fifth successive Women’s Interprovincial title on Saturday when they meet Western Province in a repeat of last year’s final at the BCM Stadium in East London. The team secured a record fifth successive home final two weeks ago with a rewarding 78-7 victory against Free State, which saw them […]

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Lambie granted early release from national contract

Lambie granted early release from national contract

Posted on September 12, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok flyhalf Patrick Lambie was granted an early release from his contract held jointly between SA Rugby and the Cell C Sharks and is free to relocate to French club side Racing 92, it was announced on Tuesday. The 26-year-old Lambie asked to be released of his joint Springbok and Cell C Sharks contract, with […]

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Injured Jaco Kriel to return home

Injured Jaco Kriel to return home

Posted on September 12, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok flank Jaco Kriel will return home to South Africa after a shoulder injury has ruled him out of Saturday’s vital Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks in Auckland. The industrious flanker complained of a shoulder problem after the drawn match in Perth last Saturday. His condition did not improve since then […]

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Bok Women’s Sevens debuts for Mkhari, Ndawonde

Bok Women’s Sevens debuts for Mkhari, Ndawonde

Posted on September 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rights Mkhari and Zinhle Ndawonde will face a baptism of fire in the Rugby Africa Sevens in Tunisia on Saturday and Sunday as they make their Springbok Women’s Sevens debuts in the tournament that doubles up as the Rugby World Cup Sevens Qualifier. Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Renfred Dazel on Monday made three personnel changes […]

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Springboks to measure progress against All Blacks

Springboks to measure progress against All Blacks

Posted on September 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Exciting opportunity for young Bok side, said Coetzee First training session completed in New Zealand The Springboks are looking forward to measure themselves against the best team in the world when they meet the All Blacks on Saturday in Albany, according to Springbok coach Allister Coetzee. The Springboks and Wallabies played to a 23-23 draw […]

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Disappointing finish for SA Select Women in Hokkaido Sevens

Disappointing finish for SA Select Women in Hokkaido Sevens

Posted on September 10, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Select Women’s Sevens on Sunday finished the Hokkaido Invitational in Japan on a disappointing note as they suffered defeats in both their matches to finish the tournament in eighth position. The team faced a tough challenge in the Plate semi-final against the Hokkaido Barbarians in their opening match on Sunday at the Hokkaido […]

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Griffons continue to set the pace in First Division

Griffons continue to set the pace in First Division

Posted on September 10, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Defending Currie Cup First Division champions, the Down Touch Griffons, continued to set the pace in the competition – sponsored by Nashua and DirectAxis – as they registered their third bonus-point win a row in a weekend of big victories. The Down Touch Griffons were in fine form on attack against the SWD Eagles in […]

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WP, Lions climb Currie Cup table as Sharks match 2010 winning run

WP, Lions climb Currie Cup table as Sharks match 2010 winning run

Posted on September 10, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Western Province and the Xerox Golden Lions this weekend leaped into third and fourth place respectively on the Currie Cup Premier Divusion log in a vital boost for their semi-final hopes, while the Cell C Sharks matched the seven-match winning run they last achieved in the 2010 season. DHL Western Province ran riot on […]

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