NZ scribe: Get rid of the Springbok name!

2015-09-02 15:00
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A New Zealand scribe feels the South African national rugby team should no longer be called Springboks.

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Currie Cup

Du Toit: Jannie my inspiration

2015-09-02 15:00
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Thomas du Toit has revealed his ambitions to fill the void left by Springbok tighthead Jannie du Plessis at the Sharks.

 
World Cup

All Blacks still have 'monkey on back'

2015-09-02 12:24
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Coach Steve Hansen says there is no complacency in the All Blacks' camp, with fresh Rugby World Cup challenges looming.

 
Currie Cup

Oupa named on Cheetahs bench

2015-09-02 12:06
8 comments

Springbok loose forward Oupa Mohoje has been named on the Cheetahs bench for their Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls.

 
World Cup

Etzebeth scare for Boks

2015-09-02 08:25
30 comments

A calf strain suffered in training is not expected to rule Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth out of the team’s opening World Cup game.

 
World Cup

The recipe for Bok RWC glory

2015-09-01 17:01
23 comments

Let them eat garlic burgers, and the Springboks will be well on the way to RWC 2015 success, predicts Jan Braai.

 
World Cup

Italy forced to make changes

2015-09-01 20:23
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Winger Simone Favaro, who plays for the Glasgow Warriors, has been drafted into Italy's Rugby World Cup squad.

 
Currie Cup

Boks’ loss is Sharks’ gain

2015-09-01 12:00
38 comments

As they prepare to face the Pumas in a Currie Cup clash in Durban, the Sharks have welcomed the return of three Springboks.

 
Currie Cup

Improvement pleases Sharks coach

2015-09-01 10:26
20 comments

The Sharks are pleased that certain aspects of their game are starting to come together.

 
Currie Cup

Smit, Small-Smith back for Bulls

2015-09-01 08:50
12 comments

Blue Bulls duo Roelof Smit and William Small-Smith have been cleared for selection ahead of their clash against the Cheetahs.

 
World Cup

Boks to pick strongest side for RWC opener

2015-08-31 17:46
83 comments

Heyneke Meyer will have no choice but to pick his best side for the team’s opening Rugby World Cup match against minnows Japan.

 
World Cup

Pieter Rossouw chats to Sport24

2015-08-31 15:42
3 comments

Former Springbok wing and current Namibia backline coach PIETER ROSSOUW on why he left the Bulls and his fondest RWC memories.

 
World Cup

Needed, fast ... Bok first team

2015-08-31 14:12
99 comments

A fully fit Springbok “first XV” still looks a scarily elusive goal for Heyneke Meyer, writes Rob Houwing.

 
Rugby

Wales name 'Group of Death' squad

2015-08-31 13:48
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Bath lock Dominic Day and Exeter prop Tomas Francis have both been included in Wales' 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.

 
World Cup

Lions snubbed in Bok RWC squad

2015-08-31 11:32
105 comments

Despite playing some enterprising rugby in this year's Super Rugby tournament, no Lions players have been included in the Bok RWC squad.

 
World Cup

Boks released for Currie Cup duty

2015-08-31 09:00
72 comments

The Springbok squad members who failed to make the final 31-man World Cup squad have rejoined their respective provinces.

 
World Cup

Grass will be ‘greener’ for Boks in England

2015-09-02 13:27
20 comments

A special piece of turf to give the Springboks real #HomeGroundAdvantage will be ‘christened’ by a host of SA celebrities in Cape Town.

 
Currie Cup

Sithole: Inexperience no excuse for Sharks

2015-09-02 12:36
3 comments

Sharks wing S'bura Sithole has urged his team-mates to step up against the Pumas at Kings Park this weekend.

 
World Cup

Meyer confident all Boks will be fit for opener

2015-09-02 11:10
61 comments

Heyneke Meyer, coach of the Springboks is optimistic that all of his 31 member squad will be fit for the opening fixture of the RWC.

 
World Cup

Good news on Bok injury front

2015-09-01 18:38
46 comments

The Springboks have finally received some good news on the injury front with most players taking to the field on Tuesday.

 
Currie Cup

Kings players to strike over payments?

2015-09-01 15:01
52 comments

EP Kings players and the union’s management are again at loggerheads over apparent delays in player payments.

 
World Cup

Slade 'fine' after injury scare

2015-09-01 09:44
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The All Blacks played down injury concerns over Colin Slade after the flyhalf went down with a knee problem.

 
World Cup

Wyles to captain The Eagles

2015-09-01 19:07
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Chris Wyles, who plays for Saracens, was named as captain of the 31-man United States Rugby team on Tuesday.

 
World Cup

8 unlucky Boks to miss out on RWC

2015-08-31 15:27
58 comments

Herman Mostert mentions a few players perhaps unlucky not to make the final Springbok Rugby World Cup squad.

 
Currie Cup

Kitshoff boost for WP

2015-09-01 07:21
23 comments

WP have been boosted by the return of loosehead prop Steven Kitshoff as they prepare to face Griquas in a Currie Cup clash.

 
Rugby

Spies keeps BaaBaas spot

2015-08-31 17:46
5 comments

The Barbarians have added new players from Italy, Argentina and the USA to their squad preparing to face Worcester Warriors.

 
Rugby

Gatland piles pressure on England, Ireland

2015-08-31 15:44
5 comments

Whoever loses the RWC warm-up match between England and Ireland will suffer a major setback, Wales coach Warren Gatland has said.

 
Currie Cup

Notshe blow for embattled WP

2015-08-31 14:12
13 comments

Western Province flank Sikhumbuzo Notshe will miss this their Currie Cup clash against Griquas with an AC joint injury.

 
World Cup

Unwanted Bok XV v Unwanted All Blacks XV

2015-08-31 12:07
63 comments

As much has been made of those players who won't be at the 2015 Rugby World Cup as has been made of those making the trip.

 
Currie Cup

5 Boks extend Bulls stay

2015-08-31 10:29
46 comments

The Blue Bulls have confirmed that a number of high profile Springboks have extended their contracts with the union.

 
Rugby

Jones names Japan RWC squad

2015-08-31 12:33
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Japan coach Eddie Jones has named his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup in England and Wales.

 
World Cup

Teen set to make RWC history

2015-09-02 13:29
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Vasil Lobzhanidze is poised to write his name into the Rugby World Cup history books after being named in Georgia's squad.

 
Currie Cup

Bok duo back in the mix for Bulls

2015-09-02 12:23
8 comments

Returning Springboks Marcel van der Merwe and Jan Serfontien are back in the Bulls squad ahead of their match against the Cheetahs.

 
Currie Cup

Bulls grant Flip an early release

2015-09-02 09:58
25 comments

The Blue Bulls have opted to grant Springbok lock Flip van der Merwe an early release from his contract to join French club Clermont.

 
Currie Cup

Midfield riches for Bulls

2015-09-01 18:08
29 comments

Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais has a wealth of midfield talent at his disposal when he selects his team to face the Cheetahs on Friday.

 
World Cup

Boks face Scottish ‘toughie’

2015-09-01 13:22
27 comments

Rob Houwing warns of the increasing perils of South Africa’s RWC pool encounter with Scotland on October 3.

 
World Cup

Strauss named in Ireland's RWC squad

2015-09-01 12:00
9 comments

South African-born hooker Richardt Strauss has been named in Ireland’s Rugby World Cup squad.

 
World Cup

Boks to touch down 7 days before Japan Test

2015-09-01 10:26
47 comments

The official date for the Springbok team’s arrival in England for the Rugby World Cup is set for September 12.

 
World Cup

Boks stay No 4 in rankings

2015-09-01 08:51
68 comments

As the Rugby World Cup looms, the Springboks this week remain fourth on World Rugby’s official rankings.

 
World Cup

RWC: Beast v WP Nel likely

2015-08-31 19:30
15 comments

An assertive first start by WP Nel for Scotland has set him up nicely to face the Springboks at the World Cup, writes Rob Houwing.

 
World Cup

Duane ready to be Bok talisman

2015-08-31 19:30
37 comments

Being among the players for interview purposes following the Springbok squad announcement wasn’t a completely positive experience.

 
World Cup

SABC’s Habashwe soundtrack to rally nation behind the Boks

2015-08-31 15:39
8 comments

The soundtrack for the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign - Habashwe, Let’s do - this has been released.

 
Rugby

Jantjies, Mapoe off to Japan

2015-08-31 15:27
36 comments

The Lions duo of Elton Jantjies and Lionel Mapoe will not be available for Currie Cup duty and will further their careers in Japan.

 
World Cup

9 players of colour in Bok RWC squad

2015-08-31 12:07
145 comments

Despite reports to the contrary, there are in fact nine players of colour in the Springbok Rugby World Cup squad.

 
Rugby

Fijian back tells of racial abuse

2015-08-31 12:32
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Montpellier's Fijian utility back Timoci Nagusa has claimed he was racially abused by a Pau fan during a French Top 14 game.

 
Rugby

Carter responds to RWC pressure

2015-08-31 09:25
4 comments

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen insists rugby's leading points scorer, Dan Carter, has had to earn his place in their RWC squad.

 
 

 
 
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