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Weekend of home wins in Currie Cup

Weekend of home wins in Currie Cup

Posted on August 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

It was a weekend of home wins in the Currie Cup, proudly brought to you by Nashua and DirectAxis, as the hosts won all three matches with bonus points. The Vodacom Blue Bulls outplayed the Xerox Golden Lions 54-22 at Loftus Versfeld for their second bonus-point win in as many games, while DHL Western Province […]

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Border Women remain unbeaten after action-packed weekend

Border Women remain unbeaten after action-packed weekend

Posted on August 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial competition delivered a solid day’s action on Saturday with defending champions, Border, remaining the only unbeaten side in the A Section, while the Golden Lions, Griquas and SWD kicked off the B Section with victories. In the A Section Border defeated Western Province 15-10 in Cape Town to extend their […]

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Crusaders torpedo Emirates Lions’ Vodacom Super Rugby dream

Crusaders torpedo Emirates Lions’ Vodacom Super Rugby dream

Posted on August 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Crusaders defeated 14-man Emirates Lions 25-17 in a gripping Vodacom Super Rugby Final played at Emirates Airlines Park in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon to lift their eighth title and deny the home side a dream finish to an emotional campaign. The match was marked by the first half red card shown to Kwagga Smith […]

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Bosch, Du Preez and Gelant named in Springbok squad

Bosch, Du Preez and Gelant named in Springbok squad

Posted on August 5, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Continuity in Bok group for Port Elizabeth Test Groin injury keeps Whiteley out of squad selection Promising young flyhalf Curwin Bosch, No 8 Dan du Preez and fullback Warrick Gelant were on Saturday included in the 34-man Springbok squad for the start of the 2017 Castle Lager Rugby Championship campaign. The 22-year old Du Preez […]

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SA Schools team kick off preparations on Sunday

SA Schools team kick off preparations on Sunday

Posted on August 4, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Schools team’s preparations for the U19 International Series is set to get underway on Sunday with the 28-member squad assembling at the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport where they will be put through their paces before the opening game on 11 August. A change in the venue for the opening match will see the […]

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SA Rugby condemns anti-social behaviour against match officials

SA Rugby condemns anti-social behaviour against match officials

Posted on August 4, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Spectators abusing and assaulting referees should have criminal charges laid against them and be prosecuted, the President of SA Rugby, Mr Mark Alexander, said on Thursday, appealing to spectators, players and parents to respect the role of the match officials in the dynamics of the game. Mr Alexander’s comments follow a recent attack on a […]

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Unchanged Emirates Lions and Crusaders set for titanic deciding battle

Unchanged Emirates Lions and Crusaders set for titanic deciding battle

Posted on August 3, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Capacity crowd to watch 2017 Vodacom Super Rugby Final in Johannesburg The Emirates Lions and the Crusaders have announced unchanged teams for their 2017 Vodacom Super Rugby Final on Saturday in Johannesburg. Kick off at Emirates Airline Park is at 16h00 and the decider will be televised live on SuperSport 1. Emirates Lions coach Johan […]

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Currie Cup teams kick off challenging stretch

Currie Cup teams kick off challenging stretch

Posted on August 3, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Four of the six teams taking to the field in the Currie Cup Premier Division, proudly brought to you by DirectAxis and Nashua, will kick off a challenging stretch in the competition in which they will play three matches within eight days in a real treat for rugby fans. In an exciting weekend’s action, the […]

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SA Rugby thanks Government for RWC 2023 support

SA Rugby thanks Government for RWC 2023 support

Posted on August 3, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby on Thursday thanked the South African government and the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Thulas Nxesi, for their support in providing the required financial guarantees to bring the Rugby World Cup tournament back home in 2023. The Cabinet approved a request for guarantees to the value of R2.7 billion, which was required […]

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Girls YTC teams ready for action

Girls YTC teams ready for action

Posted on August 2, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby’s various Youth Training Centres (YTC’s) for girls will celebrate Women’s Month on an exciting note on Saturday and Sunday with the Under-16 and Under-18 teams battling it out for top honours at the Pacaltsdorp Sports Ground near George in the annual YTC tournaments. In a fresh format change, the eight U16 and U18 […]

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