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Kolisi: “It’s good to be back”

Kolisi: “It’s good to be back”

Posted on September 5, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Siya Kolisi returns to lead the Springbok team for the first time in nine months on Friday, with the eyes of not only South Africa but the Japanese nation on him and the Boks. A massive media contingent turned up at the Kumagaya Rugby Stadium to watch the Boks’ captain’s run and press conference. But […]

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Springboks’ home Test venues for 2019 confirmed

Springboks’ home Test venues for 2019 confirmed

Posted on December 10, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks will play their only two home Tests in 2019 in Johannesburg and Pretoria, with the opening round of a shortened Castle Lager Rugby Championship taking place on Saturday, 20 July at Emirates Airline Park against Australia, while an additional Test against Argentina on Saturday, 17 August will be played at Loftus Versfeld. Due […]

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SA Rugby congratulate Dyanyti on World Rugby Award

SA Rugby congratulate Dyanyti on World Rugby Award

Posted on November 26, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby President, Mr Mark Alexander, praised Springbok winger Aphiwe Dyantyi for scooping the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year Award in association with Tudor at a glittering function in Monaco on Sunday evening. In doing so, the 24-year-old Dyantyi became the first South African to win this prestigious award for players in their […]

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Springboks finish European tour with disappointing loss

Springboks finish European tour with disappointing loss

Posted on November 25, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks finished their Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and France on a disappointing note on Saturday evening when Wales defeated them by 20-11 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. The South Africans now return home from their month-long tour of the northern hemisphere with two wins and two losses, following wins […]

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Springboks brace for tough Test against improved Welsh side

Springboks brace for tough Test against improved Welsh side

Posted on November 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok captain, Siya Kolisi, believes it will an entirely different and indeed much stronger Welsh that the Springboks will face on Saturday at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff in what will be their last Test of the 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and Europe. The two sides kick off at 19h20 […]

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Springboks name unchanged starting side for Welsh Test

Springboks name unchanged starting side for Welsh Test

Posted on November 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Etzebeth on the bench for Cardiff encounter Final match of 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour An unchanged Springbok starting side will take on Wales in the final Test match of the 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and Europe in Cardiff on Saturday. The Test at the Principality Stadium, the fourth of […]

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Stick: Springboks have adapted well to challenging conditions

Stick: Springboks have adapted well to challenging conditions

Posted on November 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Assistant Springbok coach Mzwandile Stick has commended the Bok squad for the manner in which they’ve adjusted to the very different and challenging conditions so far during their 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and Europe. The Springboks finish their end of the year tour on Saturday when they play Wales at […]

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Erasmus: Wales will be our most difficult tour opponent

Erasmus: Wales will be our most difficult tour opponent

Posted on November 19, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rassie Erasmus, the SA Director of Rugby, has described Wales, the Springboks’ opponents on Saturday, as their “most difficult opponent” of the 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and France. The Boks finish their four-match tour on Saturday when they face the Welsh at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, a venue where […]

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Erasmus credits growing maturity for Springbok win over Scotland

Erasmus credits growing maturity for Springbok win over Scotland

Posted on November 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rassie Erasmus praised the Springboks’ growing maturity following their hard-fought 26-20 victory over a good very Scotland team in front of a capacity crowd at BT Murrayfield in Edinburgh on Saturday evening. The South Africans held a small halftime lead (20-17) over the enterprising Scots after a thrilling opening half, which saw both sides displaying […]

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Kolisi: Top performance needed against Scots

Kolisi: Top performance needed against Scots

Posted on November 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi wants to see his team deliver a top-notch performance over the full 80 minutes when they take on Scotland on Saturday afternoon at BT Murrayfield in Edinburgh. The match – the third Test of the 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour of the United Kingdom and France – kicks off at 17h20 […]

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