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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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Currie Cup judiciary outcomes

Currie Cup judiciary outcomes

Posted on August 14, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Xerox Golden Lions hooker Robbie Coetzee and centre Rohan Janse Van Rensburg will be allowed to participate in the team’s Currie Cup clash against DHL Western Province on Friday following disciplinary hearings on Monday. Vodacom Blue Bulls fullback Duncan Matthews, meanwhile, will have a disciplinary hearing on Tuesday after being cited for a dangerous tackle […]

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Sendin reshuffles pack for French battle

Sendin reshuffles pack for French battle

Posted on August 14, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Schools coach Lance Sendin reshuffled his pack for their second clash in the U19 International Series against France at Paarl Gymnasium on Tuesday, which will see a new front row and flank combination take to the field. Sendin made six personnel changes and two positional switches to the SA Schools team – sponsored by […]

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Griquas topple Cheetahs in another surprise win

Griquas topple Cheetahs in another surprise win

Posted on August 13, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Tafel Lager Griquas on Saturday claimed their second big scalp in a week as they handed defending Currie Cup champions, the Toyota Free State Cheetahs, their first defeat of the season after toppling DHL Western Province on Wednesday to ensure that no sides remained unbeaten after the fifth round. In a thrilling day of Currie […]

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Springbok squad paint the town in Port Elizabeth

Springbok squad paint the town in Port Elizabeth

Posted on August 12, 2017  /  Issued by Springbok Supporters' Club

Several Springbok squad members attended two early morning events in Port Elizabeth on Saturday as part of the build-up to next week’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against Argentina, to be staged at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Springbok coach, Allister Coetzee, accompanied by Beast Mtawarira, Siya Kolisi, Jesse Kriel, Jan Serfontein and Curwin Bosch […]

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Slow start costs SA Schools against Wales

Slow start costs SA Schools against Wales

Posted on August 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A slow start, ill-discipline and unforced errors cost the SA Schools team as they went down by 30-28 to Wales in their opening match of the Under-19 International Series at Paul Roos Gymnasium on Stellenbosch on Friday afternoon. Welsh flyhalf Cai Evans contributed 20 points with the boot through six penalty goals and a conversion. […]

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Proudfoot pleased with training effort of Springbok group

Proudfoot pleased with training effort of Springbok group

Posted on August 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok scrum coach Matt Proudfoot praised the intensity and focus of the Springbok squad in Port Elizabeth as they continue with preparations for next week’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship opening Test against Argentina. Proudfoot, and Bok vice-captain Siya Kolisi spoke to the media on Friday shortly after the group completed another impressive field training session […]

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Guinness PRO14 breaks new ground for world rugby, SA launch told

Guinness PRO14 breaks new ground for world rugby, SA launch told

Posted on August 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The entry of the Toyota Cheetahs and Southern Kings into the Guinness PRO14 would break the mould for world rugby, the South African launch was told in Cape Town on Friday. The two former Vodacom Super Rugby teams will kick off in the tournament next month with 12 clubs from Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Italy […]

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Exciting Currie Cup weekend to thrill fans

Exciting Currie Cup weekend to thrill fans

Posted on August 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Odwa Ndungane in 100th Currie Cup appearance for the Cell C Sharks Scarra Ntubeni and referee Stuart Berry reach 50th appearance Long-serving Cell C Sharks stalwart, Odwa Ndungane, will play in his 100th Currie Cup match for his side this weekend as they take on the Xerox Golden Lions in Johannesburg in one of three […]

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