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Pollard, De Allende released for Currie Cup duty

Pollard, De Allende released for Currie Cup duty

Posted on September 18, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Handré Pollard (flyhalf) and Damian de Allende (centre) are amongst seven Springbok players released to play in the Currie Cup this coming weekend, it was confirmed on Monday. The Springbok duo will join Dillyn Leyds (utility back), Wilco Louw (prop, both DHL Western Province), Chiliboy Ralepelle (hooker), Dan du Preez (loose forward, both Cell C […]

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Springboks vow to bounce back from Albany disappointment

Springboks vow to bounce back from Albany disappointment

Posted on September 16, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks are bitterly disappointed with the 57-0 loss they suffered against the All Blacks on Saturday night in North Harbour and coach, Allister Coetzee, has vowed that his side will work extremely hard to bounce back in the two remaining home matches of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship. The Springboks suffered their first defeat […]

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Hougaard replaces Cronje in Springbok starting team

Hougaard replaces Cronje in Springbok starting team

Posted on September 15, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Scrumhalf Ross Cronje has been withdrawn from the Springbok team to face the All Back on Saturday in Albany because of illness and is replaced by Francois Hougaard, who was initially named on the bench. Rudy Paige is now the replacement scrumhalf for the important Castle Lager Rugby Championship match on Saturday at the QBE […]

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Mostert, Du Preez and Dreyer return for Albany Test

Mostert, Du Preez and Dreyer return for Albany Test

Posted on September 14, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Three changes to starting team for New Zealand Test Franco Mostert and Jean-Luc du Preez are back in the Springbok starting team for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks at the QBE Stadium in Albany, north of Auckland. The Emirates Lions lock, who was rested last week in Perth, will take […]

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Lambie granted early release from national contract

Lambie granted early release from national contract

Posted on September 12, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok flyhalf Patrick Lambie was granted an early release from his contract held jointly between SA Rugby and the Cell C Sharks and is free to relocate to French club side Racing 92, it was announced on Tuesday. The 26-year-old Lambie asked to be released of his joint Springbok and Cell C Sharks contract, with […]

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Injured Jaco Kriel to return home

Injured Jaco Kriel to return home

Posted on September 12, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok flank Jaco Kriel will return home to South Africa after a shoulder injury has ruled him out of Saturday’s vital Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks in Auckland. The industrious flanker complained of a shoulder problem after the drawn match in Perth last Saturday. His condition did not improve since then […]

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Springboks to measure progress against All Blacks

Springboks to measure progress against All Blacks

Posted on September 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Exciting opportunity for young Bok side, said Coetzee First training session completed in New Zealand The Springboks are looking forward to measure themselves against the best team in the world when they meet the All Blacks on Saturday in Albany, according to Springbok coach Allister Coetzee. The Springboks and Wallabies played to a 23-23 draw […]

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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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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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‘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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