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SA Rugby pays tribute to Sir Colin Meads

SA Rugby pays tribute to Sir Colin Meads

Posted on August 20, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby president, Mr Mark Alexander, on Sunday paid tribute to Sir Colin Meads, New Zealand’s player of the 20th century – and one of the greatest of any nation of all time – who passed away on Sunday, aged 81. He was as famous and as revered in South African rugby circles as he […]

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Border, SWD, Lions women in pole position

Border, SWD, Lions women in pole position

Posted on August 20, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Border, SWD and the Golden Lions maintained their unbeaten status in the SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial competition on Saturday to take pole position in their respective sections for final berths. Border, who won the last four A Section titles, stretched their unbeaten run to four matches as they defeated KZN 41-14 in Durban thanks to […]

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Good start, but Springboks still need to improve – Allister Coetzee

Good start, but Springboks still need to improve – Allister Coetzee

Posted on August 19, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok coach, Allister Coetzee, was pleased with the performance of his squad following their 37-15 win over Argentina at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, but warned that further improvement in key areas will be needed if they want to build momentum in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship. The Boks scored four tries, […]

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SA Schools disappoint in U19 Series finale

SA Schools disappoint in U19 Series finale

Posted on August 19, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Schools coach Lance Sendin attributed his team’s 52-22 defeat against England at City Park Stadium in Cape Town on Saturday to missed opportunities and lapses in concentration on defence. The defeat left the team winless in the U19 International Series. Errors at crucial times, missed tackles and the inability to capitalise on their point-scoring chances […]

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Sendin calls for big improvement in U19 Series finale

Sendin calls for big improvement in U19 Series finale

Posted on August 18, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Schools coach Lance Sendin on Friday called for a big improvement from his team in their final Under 19 International Series match against England at City Park Stadium in Crawford on Saturday as they look to finish the tournament with a win. The SA Schools team went down against Wales and France in their […]

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Springbok squad members boost Currie Cup

Springbok squad members boost Currie Cup

Posted on August 17, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Four of the five Springbok squad members released for Currie Cup duty this weekend will take to the field for their respective provinces in a timely boost as the sides look to build momentum in the competition. Vodacom Blue Bulls fullback Warrick Gelant, DHL Western Province winger Dillyn Leyds, and the Toyota Free State Cheetahs […]

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Cassiem to start at No 8 for Springboks against Pumas

Cassiem to start at No 8 for Springboks against Pumas

Posted on August 17, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Uncapped Curwin Bosch included on the bench De Allende, Nyakane back in match day squad Uzair Cassiem will start at No 8 for the Springboks in the opening match of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth this coming Saturday. The Toyota Cheetahs loose forward comes into the […]

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Springbok coaching staff empowers promising PE coaches

Springbok coaching staff empowers promising PE coaches

Posted on August 16, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Delight for PE locals as Boks make several surprise visits Springbok coach Allister Coetzee and his coaching staff shared their rugby knowledge and experience with more than 60 club and schools coaches at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Springbok flanker Siya Kolisi visited several young patients […]

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Dazel pleased with Potchefstroom camp

Dazel pleased with Potchefstroom camp

Posted on August 16, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Renfred Dazel was pleased with the outcomes achieved at their training camp in Potchefstroom last week and said it would guide them in the lead-up to the Rugby Africa Sevens in September, which doubles up as the Rugby World Cup Sevens qualifier. Dazel and his team spent seven days in Potchefstroom […]

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Women eye playoff spots in Interprovincials

Women eye playoff spots in Interprovincials

Posted on August 16, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Women’s Interprovincial teams will have their sights set on working their way into favourable log positions on Saturday to stake a claim for possible playoff berths as the competition reaches the penultimate pool round. Border, who have won the last four Women’s Interprovincial titles, are currently in pole position to finish the season as […]

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