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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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Sendin disappointed as mistakes cost SA Schools team

Sendin disappointed as mistakes cost SA Schools team

Posted on August 15, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Mistakes at crucial times cost the SA Schools team for the second week in a row in the U19 International Series as they went down 13-8 against France in wet and muddy conditions at Paarl Gymnasium on Tuesday. The SA Schools team had a number of opportunities to score in the match, but handling errors, […]

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Five Springboks released for Currie Cup duty

Five Springboks released for Currie Cup duty

Posted on August 15, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks have released Warrick Gelant (fullback), Lizo Gqoboka (prop, both Vodacom Blue Bulls), Oupa Mohoje (flank), Francois Venter (centre, both Toyota Free State Cheetahs) and Dillyn Leyds (wing, DHL Western Province) to their provincial teams for Currie Cup duty, it was confirmed on Tuesday. The five players are members of the Springbok squad who […]

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Matthews handed one-week suspension

Matthews handed one-week suspension

Posted on August 15, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Vodacom Blue Bulls fullback Duncan Matthews will miss his team’s Currie Cup clash against the Toyota Free State Cheetahs on Saturday after receiving a one-week suspension for a dangerous tackle. Matthews was cited for transgressing Law 10.4 (e) in the Vodacom Blue Bulls’ match against DHL Western Province in Cape Town on Saturday, which the […]

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Frans Malherbe ruled out with neck injury

Frans Malherbe ruled out with neck injury

Posted on August 14, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Hougaard joins Springbok squad in Port Elizabeth Cronje, Marx and Kriel all back in training Springbok prop Frans Malherbe will most likely miss the 2017 Castle Lager Rugby Championship campaign because of a neck injury, it was confirmed on Monday. The front ranker underwent scans on Monday afternoon in Port Elizabeth to determine the severity […]

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