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DHL Newlands Test ticket prices announced

DHL Newlands Test ticket prices announced

Posted on April 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Tickets for the third and final Test of the Castle Lager Incoming Series between the Springboks and England at DHL Newlands in Cape Town will go on sale at 12h00 on Monday, 7 May. Host union Western Province announced on Friday that the bulk of publicly available seats have been reduced in price from last […]

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Boktown returns for the Castle Lager Incoming Series

Boktown returns for the Castle Lager Incoming Series

Posted on April 18, 2018  /  Issued by Springbok Supporters' Club

Boktown is coming to a place near you. Boktowns around the country are gearing up for the upcoming Castle Lager Incoming Series in June, when the Springboks take on England in back-to-back test matches. The Springboks welcome England to South Africa for the first time in 6 years. Kicking-off the series in Johannesburg, followed by […]

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Mark Alexander re-elected as SA Rugby president

Mark Alexander re-elected as SA Rugby president

Posted on April 6, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Mr Mark Alexander was re-elected as president of the South African Rugby Union for a four-year term at its annual meeting in Cape Town on Friday. Mr Alexander was opposed by Advocate Andre May, the president of the Leopards Rugby Union. Mr Alexander was originally elected unopposed in October 2016 following the resignation of Mr […]

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Opportunity knocks for next Blitzboks generation

Opportunity knocks for next Blitzboks generation

Posted on April 5, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Few are better placed to explain the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Sevens experience than former Blitzboks captain and stand-in Springbok Sevens coach, Marius Schoeman. A decision by Blitzboks head coach Neil Powell to take the biggest chunk of his regular squad to the Commonwealth Games rather than letting them play in the seventh tournament of the […]

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Combrinck boost for Emirates Lions – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 8 Preview

Combrinck boost for Emirates Lions – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 8 Preview

Posted on April 5, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Stormers forced into several changes for big Highveld encounter Unchanged Cell C Sharks aiming for positive end to overseas tour in Napier The Emirates Lions will welcome back stalwart, Springbok winger Ruan Combrinck, for their important Vodacom Super Rugby derby against the DHL Stormers on Saturday afternoon in Johannesburg. The game at Emirates Airline […]

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Springbok Women’s Sevens on track in Hong Kong

Springbok Women’s Sevens on track in Hong Kong

Posted on April 5, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s Sevens remained on track to win the ticket that would secure them core status in the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series by booking their place in the quarter-final of the Qualifying tournament in Hong Kong. They will face Wales in the playoff match on Friday. The team finished second in Pool […]

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Junior Springboks switch into match mode

Junior Springboks switch into match mode

Posted on April 5, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Junior Springbok training squad will switch into match mode on Monday when coach Chean Roux’s training squad gathers in Stellenbosch for their fourth training camp as the World Rugby U20 Championship draws closer. The squad will meet Georgia in international friendlies on consecutive Fridays, 13 and 20 April respectively, which will be invaluable before […]

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Playing with a smile part of Blitzboks culture

Playing with a smile part of Blitzboks culture

Posted on April 4, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

There are few venues more intimidating than Hong Kong to make your HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series debut, but Springbok Sevens player Ryan Oosthuizen had some calming advice for the five new Blitzboks that will run out for the team this weekend. Friday’s start to the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens – the seventh of […]

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Springbok Women’s Sevens ready to go all the way

Springbok Women’s Sevens ready to go all the way

Posted on April 4, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s Sevens captain Zintle Mpupha believes the key to qualifying for the 2018/2019 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series is a brave team effort. The Bok Women’s Sevens are currently in Hong Kong where they will contest the official HSBC qualifying tournament on Thursday and Friday, and Mpupha said the team would not lack […]

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Twenty two players invited to second Springbok alignment camp

Twenty two players invited to second Springbok alignment camp

Posted on April 4, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A total of 22 players from the DHL Stormers and Emirates Lions have been invited to attend the second Springbok alignment camp from 8 to 11 April at the Riverside Resort in Vanderbijlpark situated in the south of Johannesburg. The Springbok management are using the three alignment camps to accelerate preparations for the forthcoming international […]

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