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Kolisi: Springboks still have plenty to play for

Kolisi: Springboks still have plenty to play for

Posted on June 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

South Africa may have already secured the Castle Lager Incoming Series, but Springbok captain Siya Kolisi believes victory over England on Saturday at DHL Newlands remains a very special achievement to aim for. Kolisi addressed the media on the eve of the third and final Test match between the two countries, and he was quick […]

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Three-time World Series winner Snyman in line for third RWC Sevens

Three-time World Series winner Snyman in line for third RWC Sevens

Posted on June 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens captain Philip Snyman is in line for a third consecutive Rugby World Cup Sevens appearance after being named in the Blitzboks training squad for the 2018 version of this highly regarded tournament, to be played in San Francisco from 20-22 July. Snyman is also a three-time winner of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens […]

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All to play for in final round – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 10 Preview

All to play for in final round – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 10 Preview

Posted on June 21, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The introduction of six Springboks, which includes Warren Whiteley and the current SA Rugby Player of the Year, Malcolm Marx, in the colours of the Xerox Golden Lions XV will add extra spice to what is already promising to be a massive weekend of provincial rugby as the pool phase of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge […]

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Erasmus shuffles Bok team for English clash in Cape Town

Erasmus shuffles Bok team for English clash in Cape Town

Posted on June 21, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok team for the third and final Test in the Castle Lager Incoming Series against England in Cape Town on Saturday, shows five changes from the starting team that beat the English last week in Bloemfontein. Rassie Erasmus, the SA Rugby Director of Rugby, has picked Warrick Gelant at fullback, Jesse Kriel and Andre […]

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Springboks visit Robben Island in Cape Town

Springboks visit Robben Island in Cape Town

Posted on June 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Siya Kolisi and his Springbok team mates visited the iconic Robben Island in Table Bay, north of the Cape Town city centre, on Wednesday, a #LoveRugby initiative. The Boks enjoyed lunch at the V&A Waterfront before embarking on a ferry for the half hour trip from Table Bay Harbour to the island. Rassie Erasmus, his […]

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Simelane cherishes U20 Championship experience

Simelane cherishes U20 Championship experience

Posted on June 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Junior Springbok vice-captain and centre Wandisile Simelane, who capped off the World Rugby U20 Championship with the honour of being the joint top try-scorer with six tries, looked back at the competition with fond memories as the team prepared to depart for South Africa on Monday night. The Junior Springboks finished the tournament – hosted […]

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EPRU completes transition to normality

EPRU completes transition to normality

Posted on June 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby has announced that the Eastern Province Rugby Union (EPRU) had fulfilled all the criteria required by the mother body to complete its transition out of administration. The Executive Council of SA Rugby formally rescinded the imposition of sanctions under clause 28 of the SA Rugby constitution which suspends a member’s voting rights and […]

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Roux pleased as SA U20s claim bronze

Roux pleased as SA U20s claim bronze

Posted on June 17, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was a pleased man on Sunday after his team delivered a strong performance to defeat New Zealand by 40-30 at Stade de la Méditerranée in Béziers to finish the World Rugby U20 Championship on a high note and claim the bronze medal. The first half was tense as both teams […]

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Tafel Lager Griquas, SWD Eagles flex muscles – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Review Round 9

Tafel Lager Griquas, SWD Eagles flex muscles – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Review Round 9

Posted on June 17, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Tafel Lager Griquas and the SWD Eagles scored important victories in the Central and South Sections of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, while the Leopards and Eastern Province recorded their maiden wins for 2018 in Round 9 of the competition. The men from Kimberley edged the Cell C Sharks XV 38-34 in a dramatic clash at […]

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Mtawarira delighted to clinch series win against England in 100th Test

Mtawarira delighted to clinch series win against England in 100th Test

Posted on June 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira celebrated victory in his 100th Test appearance for the Springboks as the team clinched the Castle Lager Incoming Series over England at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein on Saturday. South Africa overturned a 12-0 deficit to win 23-12 – holding England scoreless from the 13th minute to the final whistle – to […]

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