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Wilco Louw replaces injured Coenie Oosthuizen

Wilco Louw replaces injured Coenie Oosthuizen

Posted on September 10, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Good effort but disappointing result, says Coetzee Springbok prop Coenie Oosthuizen suffered a broken arm in Saturday’s enthralling 23-23 draw between the Springboks and the Wallabies in Perth and he will be replaced by uncapped Wilco Louw of the DHL Western Province. Oosthuizen sustained the injury in the second half of the thrilling encounter which […]

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SA Select Women to battle it out in Hokkaido 7s Plate semi-final

SA Select Women to battle it out in Hokkaido 7s Plate semi-final

Posted on September 9, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Select Women’s Sevens will face the Hokkaido Barbarians in the Plate semi-final of the Hokkaido Invitational Sevens in Japan on Sunday after going down against the Canada Maple Leafs in the Cup quarter-final on Saturday. The team suffered a disappointing 50-0 defeat against Japan Women’s 7s Development in their first pool match at […]

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Sharks look to match 2010 Currie Cup winning run

Sharks look to match 2010 Currie Cup winning run

Posted on September 7, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Cell C Sharks will hunt their seventh successive Currie Cup victory – a feat they last achieved in 2010 – when they travel to Nelspruit to take on the Steval Pumas on Friday evening as the competition – sponsored by Nashua and DirectAxis – enters the ninth round. The KwaZulu-Natalians, who leaped to the […]

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Nokwe to coach SA Select Women at Hokkaido 7s

Nokwe to coach SA Select Women at Hokkaido 7s

Posted on September 7, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Former Springbok winger Jongi Nokwe will coach a young SA Select Women’s Sevens team at the Hokkaido Invitational Sevens in Japan on Saturday and Sunday as regular coach Renfred Dazel prepares his team for the Rugby World Cup Sevens Qualifier in Tunisia on 16 and 17 September. The development tournament features 12 teams, eight of […]

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Paarl Boys’ High to host 2018 Coca-Cola Craven Week

Paarl Boys’ High to host 2018 Coca-Cola Craven Week

Posted on September 7, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The 2018 edition of the U18 Coca-Cola Craven Week and Coca-Cola Academy Week will be hosted at Paarl Boys High from 8 to 14 July, in celebration of the school’s 150th anniversary, with both tournaments getting fresh makeover. The U13 Coca-Cola Craven Week and U16 Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week, meanwhile, will be hosted at Hoërskool […]

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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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