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Plaatjie, Conrad start for SA Select Women

Plaatjie, Conrad start for SA Select Women

Posted on October 17, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s coach Eddie Myners on Tuesday included international halfbacks, scrumhalf Fundiswa Plaatjie and flyhalf Kirsten Conrad, in his starting team to face the England Academy in Aldershot in their second match on their UK tour on Wednesday. Myners’ starting XV team shows five personnel changes and two positional switches from the team that […]

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Currie Cup statistics set scene for thrilling semi-finals

Currie Cup statistics set scene for thrilling semi-finals

Posted on October 17, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

With the pool stages of the Currie Cup Premier Division – sponsored by DirectAxis and Nashua – a thing of the past, key statistics from the last 14 weeks indicate two thrilling semi-finals await this weekend. The table-topping Cell C Sharks, who have had the most offloads and second best defensive record in the Currie […]

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Barrett-Theron, Van Heerden receive final honours

Barrett-Theron, Van Heerden receive final honours

Posted on October 16, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

South Africa’s leading female referee Aimee Barrett-Theron will add another big feat to her growing list of achievements on Friday when she becomes the first female referee to officiate the SA Rugby U20 Championship final in Welkom. The Griffons will line up against the Limpopo Blue Bulls in the clash, which will be hosted at […]

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QBR, False Bay to host Gold Cup semi-finals

QBR, False Bay to host Gold Cup semi-finals

Posted on October 16, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The semi-final line-up for the Gold Cup has been confirmed following a dramatic quarter-final weekend in SA Rugby’s three-nation champions’ league for non-university clubs, with QBR and DirectAxis False Bay hosting the top-four round in Pretoria and Cape Town respectively. A combined total of over 10,000 spectators turned out in Cape Town, Pretoria and Rustenburg […]

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Booi pleased as SA Select Women win tour opener

Booi pleased as SA Select Women win tour opener

Posted on October 15, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s captain Nolusindiso Booi looked forward to their two matches against the England Academy team next week with excitement after a hat-trick by winger Unathi Mali steered the side to a morale-boosting 27-5 victory against the British Army in a strong start to their England tour in Aldershot on Saturday. “Our goal when […]

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Griffons book Currie Cup First Division home final

Griffons book Currie Cup First Division home final

Posted on October 15, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Down Touch Griffons will face arch-rivals, the Leopards, in their second successive Currie Cup First Division final next Friday after they fought their way through to the top two in thrilling semi-finals this past weekend. The home final for the Down Touch Griffons will mark their first since 2014, while they will participate in […]

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Sharks, WP host Currie Cup semi-finals

Sharks, WP host Currie Cup semi-finals

Posted on October 15, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Cell C Sharks will host the Vodacom Blue Bulls in Durban and DHL Western Province will take on the Xerox Golden Lions in Cape Town in the Currie Cup Premier Division semi-finals – sponsored by DirectAxis and Nashua – next weekend following a gripping final pool round loaded with permutations. The Vodacom Blue Bulls […]

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SA coaches happy with Dubai draw

SA coaches happy with Dubai draw

Posted on October 13, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, and Springbok Women’s Sevens coach, Renfred Dazel, are keen to their seasons going at the Emirates Dubai Sevens, to be played on 1-2 December at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai. The draw for the tournament was announced on Thursday and the Blitzboks, who are the defending HSBC World Rugby Sevens […]

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Four SA referees appointed in November Tests

Four SA referees appointed in November Tests

Posted on October 13, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Match officials named for Castle Lager Outgoing Tour Former provincial player, Egon Seconds, is one of four South African referees who will feature in the forthcoming internationals, World Rugby confirmed when they announced the names of the match officials who will do duty during the end-of-year Tests from the end of October to early December. […]

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Booi excited about SA Select Women tour opener

Booi excited about SA Select Women tour opener

Posted on October 13, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s lock and captain Nolusindiso Booi is excited to kick off their tour in England against the British Army in Aldershot on Saturday, and said the team was ready for the challenge. The SA Select Women, who arrived in London on Thursday, will play three matches on tour, with the clash against the […]

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