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Dreyer joins Springbok squad in Perth

Dreyer joins Springbok squad in Perth

Posted on September 4, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Ruan Dreyer arrived in Perth on Monday to complete the assembly of the full Springbok squad in Western Australia for this Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies. The front ranker arrived at around midday at the team hotel, and joined his Springbok team mates shortly after lunch on the training fields of […]

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Australia will be a huge challenge, says Coetzee

Australia will be a huge challenge, says Coetzee

Posted on September 2, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks will continue to work hard and look for improvement as they head to Perth where they will face the Wallabies next in the 2017 Castle Lager Rugby Championship. The second part of the Springbok squad, consisting of the forwards and some management staff, travelled to Perth on Saturday evening. The backs arrived in […]

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Land Rover becomes official vehicle to the Springboks

Land Rover becomes official vehicle to the Springboks

Posted on September 1, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Land Rover signs on as associate sponsor and official vehicle partner for highest level of South African rugby Sponsorship includes supporting the Springboks at Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan Land Rover latest blue-chip company to back SA Rugby SA Rugby on Friday announced Land Rover as the latest blue-chip company to back the Springboks […]

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Springbok medical update – Coenie Oosthuizen

Springbok medical update – Coenie Oosthuizen

Posted on August 30, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok prop Coenie Oosthuizen underwent a scan on Tuesday in Durban to examine the rib injury he sustained in the Springbok victory over the Pumas in Argentina on Saturday. The scan revealed no fracture. Oosthuizen will therefore join the Springbok group when it reassembles in Johannesburg on Friday. Dr Konrad von Hagen, the Springboks’ team […]

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Pollard, Cronje and Leyds back in Springbok squad

Pollard, Cronje and Leyds back in Springbok squad

Posted on August 29, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Experienced flyhalf Handré Pollard, scrumhalf Ross Cronje and utility back Dillyn Leyds have been included in the Springbok touring squad for the Australasian leg of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship as coach Allister Coetzee opted for continuity. Pollard has successfully completed his ankle injury rehabilitation and was selected in the place of Curwin Bosch, the […]

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Coetzee lauds careful planning for Springbok victory in Salta

Coetzee lauds careful planning for Springbok victory in Salta

Posted on August 27, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee praised the team’s planning and the players’ conditioning following their 41-23 bonus point win over the Pumas on Saturday evening (SA time) in Salta, Argentina. Siya Kolisi (2), Elton Jantjies and Jean-Luc du Preez scored tries for the visitors, while the Springboks were also awarded a second half penalty try. South […]

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Experienced Hougaard to face Pumas in Salta

Experienced Hougaard to face Pumas in Salta

Posted on August 24, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Only one forced change as Springboks build on continuity Forward pack kept unchanged for physical contest in Salta Experienced scrumhalf Francois Hougaard will make his 44th Test appearance for the Springboks when South Africa face Argentina in the high altitude of Salta on Saturday evening (SA time). Hougaard comes into the Springbok starting fifteen in […]

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Kriel cautions against Pumas backlash

Kriel cautions against Pumas backlash

Posted on August 21, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Argentina is a proud rugby nation and will be determined to reverse the result in Port Elizabeth when the two teams meet again in Salta on Saturday, according to Springbok flank Jaco Kriel. The Springboks opened their Castle Lager Rugby Championship account on Saturday with a 37-15 triumph over the Pumas in the Nelson Mandela […]

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Vermaak replaces injured Cronjé in Bok tour squad

Vermaak replaces injured Cronjé in Bok tour squad

Posted on August 20, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Scrumhalf Jano Vermaak of the DHL Stormers has been called up to the Springbok squad as replacement for Ross Cronjé, who sustained a right ankle injury in the Springboks’ 37-15 victory over Argentina on Saturday in Port Elizabeth. Vermaak, who has already played in three Tests for the Springboks, was on Sunday named in the […]

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Good start, but Springboks still need to improve – Allister Coetzee

Good start, but Springboks still need to improve – Allister Coetzee

Posted on August 19, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok coach, Allister Coetzee, was pleased with the performance of his squad following their 37-15 win over Argentina at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, but warned that further improvement in key areas will be needed if they want to build momentum in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship. The Boks scored four tries, […]

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