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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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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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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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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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Etzebeth to captain Springboks in Whiteley’s absence

Etzebeth to captain Springboks in Whiteley’s absence

Posted on August 9, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Experienced lock Eben Etzebeth will captain the Springboks in the injury absence of Warren Whiteley, it was confirmed on Wednesday. Loose forward Siya Kolisi was named as the Springbok vice-captain. Etzebeth led the Springboks in the last Test of the three-match series against France in June, when Whiteley was ruled out of action because of […]

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Bosch, Du Preez get first state of Bok squad training action

Bosch, Du Preez get first state of Bok squad training action

Posted on August 8, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

New Springbok squad members Curwin Bosch and Dan du Preez had their first training session with the Boks on Tuesday afternoon in Port Elizabeth, where the squad kicked off its preparations for the start of the 2017 Castle Lager Rugby Championship. Fullback Warrick Gelant, the third uncapped young player included in the 34-man squad, sat […]

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Twenty-five years of rugby unity honoured with limited-edition Springbok jersey

Twenty-five years of rugby unity honoured with limited-edition Springbok jersey

Posted on August 8, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks will wear a limited-edition alternate jersey in the red of the South African flag in their match against the Pumas in Salta on 26 August, SA Rugby announced on Tuesday. The striking jersey has been commissioned to mark the 25th anniversary of rugby unity in South Africa. Only a limited number of replica […]

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Springbok Test ticket special for women in Port Elizabeth

Springbok Test ticket special for women in Port Elizabeth

Posted on August 8, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

As a special Women’s Day treat, SA Rugby will be giving away a free ticket to the Springboks’ Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test in Port Elizabeth to every female who buys a ticket at full price tomorrow (Wednesday, 9 August). This deal will only be available to the first 500 takers from 08h00 onwards at […]

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SA Rugby welcomes FNB to Springbok family

SA Rugby welcomes FNB to Springbok family

Posted on August 7, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby announced a major new backer on Monday when banking giant, FNB, was revealed as a Springbok sponsor. FNB has agreed a three-year partnership which will see the bank’s logo appear on the back of the Springbok jersey above the playing number. It brings to five the number of major new partners to join […]

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Bosch, Du Preez and Gelant named in Springbok squad

Bosch, Du Preez and Gelant named in Springbok squad

Posted on August 5, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Continuity in Bok group for Port Elizabeth Test Groin injury keeps Whiteley out of squad selection Promising young flyhalf Curwin Bosch, No 8 Dan du Preez and fullback Warrick Gelant were on Saturday included in the 34-man Springbok squad for the start of the 2017 Castle Lager Rugby Championship campaign. The 22-year old Du Preez […]

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