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Mapoe to join Springbok training group in Stellenbosch

Mapoe to join Springbok training group in Stellenbosch

Posted on October 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Lionel Mapoe will join the Springbok training squad in Stellenbosch as injury cover for Lukhanyo Am, who is unlikely to be fit for the first two Tests of the Castle Lager Outgoing Tour. Am sustained a fractured arm against the All Blacks in Wellington last month and indications are that he will not be ready […]

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Springbok training squad named for Stellenbosch camp

Springbok training squad named for Stellenbosch camp

Posted on October 21, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A preliminary Springbok training squad 20 for the forthcoming Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and France was announced on Sunday, with Duane Vermeulen, Trevor Nyakane and Lood de Jager making a return to the group, while Tendai Mtawarira was ruled out of the tour due to injury. The majority of the squad […]

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Springboks’ referees for November Tests confirmed

Springboks’ referees for November Tests confirmed

Posted on October 10, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Several South Africans to perform match official duties in November Australian referee Angus Gardner will be in charge of the Springboks’ opening Test of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, against England at Twickenham on Saturday, 3 November, World Rugby confirmed on Wednesday when it released the list of match officials for the November internationals. World […]

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Springboks released for Currie Cup duty

Springboks released for Currie Cup duty

Posted on October 9, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Thirteen Springboks who were part of the squad for the last two Tests in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, against Australia and New Zealand, were released for Currie Cup duty. The players who have joined their respective provinces and are available for selection for the weekend’s Currie Cup matches are: Vodacom Blue Bulls Trevor Nyakane […]

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Disappointed Springboks measure progress in agonising defeat

Disappointed Springboks measure progress in agonising defeat

Posted on October 6, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The disappointed Springboks rued ‘soft moments’ that cost them a famous double over world No 1 New Zealand, but came away with burgeoning self-belief, despite a heart-breaking two-point defeat (32-30) in a Castle Lager Rugby Championship clash at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday. The Springboks held a 12-point advantage going into the final five […]

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Kolisi: Springboks ready to give all against All Blacks

Kolisi: Springboks ready to give all against All Blacks

Posted on October 5, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Last home match of the year for South Africans The Springboks know how much Saturday’s match against the All Blacks mean for South African supporters, and that’s why they will give it their all at Loftus Versfeld, according to Springbok captain Siya Kolisi. Kolisi spoke to the media at the team hotel in Pretoria on […]

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De Allende, Louw and Kitshoff in starting team to face All Blacks

De Allende, Louw and Kitshoff in starting team to face All Blacks

Posted on October 4, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Le Roux set to make 50th Springbok Test appearance at Loftus Koch joins Mtawarira and Notshe on the bench Damian de Allende, Francois Louw and Steven Kitshoff are back in the Springbok starting line-up for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship match against the All Blacks at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, where Willie le Roux will […]

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Pollard: Playing at a packed Loftus will be special

Pollard: Playing at a packed Loftus will be special

Posted on October 2, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Handré Pollard is looking forward to playing for the Springboks against the All Blacks in front of a capacity crowd at Loftus Versfeld, the No 10 said on Tuesday. Pollard and his provincial and national team mate Jesse Kriel spoke to the media at their Pretoria hotel on Tuesday afternoon, and both marvelled at the […]

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Springboks celebrate victory, but rue missed chances

Springboks celebrate victory, but rue missed chances

Posted on September 29, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks could have beaten Australia far more comfortably if they had taken their chances, said Rassie Erasmus, Director of Rugby, following a 23-12 victory over the Wallabies at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. South Africa scored two tries by Aphiwe Dyantyi and Faf de Klerk in the opening 21 […]

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Kolisi wants massive Bok effort against Wallabies

Kolisi wants massive Bok effort against Wallabies

Posted on September 28, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has called on his team to deliver a massive effort against the Wallabies on Saturday in Port Elizabeth, where the two sides will meet at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in a Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test, which also serves to commemorate the 100th birthday of the late former South African […]

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