Hansen questions Boks' transformation policy

2018-09-20 06:55

In a recently published book about the All Blacks, their coach Steven Hansen is quoted as questioning transformation in South African rugby.

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Pieter-Steph: Boks’ shy new superstar

2018-09-19 14:07

Rob Houwing pens an appreciation of Pieter-Steph du Toit’s determination, despite big setbacks en route, to adapt to and become a proper flank star for SA.

 
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Despite defeat, All Blacks still heavy RWC favourites

2018-09-18 20:02

Despite their shock defeat to the Springboks in Wellington, the All Blacks are still heavy favourites to complete a hat-trick of Rugby World Cup victories in Japan next year.

 
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Low-battery threat to some Boks

2018-09-18 12:39

Rob Houwing identifies a trio of key Springbok forwards (Messrs Mostert, Kolisi and Du Toit) who may be dangerously near to burnout.

 
 
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Loftus Springboks v All Blacks Test sold out!

2018-09-18 15:10

Following the Springboks’ shock win over the All Blacks this past weekend, there has been an upsurge in the interest in the return match at Loftus Versfeld.

 
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Rugby Championship: Weekend teams

2018-09-15 14:30
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Dates, fixtures, venues, kick-off times and team-sheets for Week 5 of the 2018 Rugby Championship.

 
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Venter: Boks know All Blacks aren't invincible

2018-09-19 11:44

Brendan Venter says the Springboks’ win over the All Blacks in Wellington will give them belief they can beat them in future.

 
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White: The style used to down All Blacks suits Boks

2018-09-18 14:43

Former national coach Jake White says the Springboks’ style of play during their win over the All Blacks should not be criticised.

 
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Stransky celebrates win over All Blacks with midnight swim

2018-09-18 12:43

Springbok great Joel Stransky took a midnight swim in Wellington Harbour to celebrate South Africa's shock win over the All Blacks last Saturday.

 
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Ex-Bok on how Jantjies-Pollard combo could work

2018-09-18 11:42

A 10-12 combination of Elton Jantjies and Handre Pollard could work for the Springboks, former utility back Hennie le Roux believes.

 
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PIC: Show of respect between Bok, All Black scrumhalves

2018-09-18 08:17

South African scrumhalf Faf de Klerk and his opposite number from New Zealand, Aaron Smith, shared a special moment on Saturday.

 
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Ex-Bok: The quota thing is getting old

2018-09-18 08:04

Former Springbok wing Tonderai Chavhanga says fans of the team should stop blaming “quotas” when they lose.

 
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Bok team: There ARE still some gaps

2018-09-17 14:09

Rob Houwing reminds that the Boks will need to beef up their team a bit if they are to knock over NZ (and others) more frequently in the next year.

 
 
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The records the Boks (and All Blacks) broke in Wellington

2018-09-17 10:56

The Springboks' win over the All Blacks in their Rugby Championship Test in Wellington on Saturday wasn't just a stunning upset, it was also record-breaking on several fronts.

 
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Rassie: We did it for our country

2018-09-17 08:18

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says that Saturday's win over New Zealand was a result for the whole of South Africa.

 
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Sonny Bill Williams to return to boxing ring

2018-09-18 11:33

All Blacks and Blues centre Sonny Bill Williams will return to the boxing ring after the world champions' end-of-year tour in December.

 
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Boks were harshly treated by ref, says Kiwi scribe

2018-09-18 08:43

A renowned New Zealand writer says the Springboks were “done in” by Welsh referee Nigel Owens during their win over the All Blacks.

 
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WATCH: Dejected All Blacks in the shed post-Bok defeat

2018-09-17 17:10

Credit where credit is due - the All Blacks were gracious in defeat following the Springboks' shock win in Wellington.

 
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All smiles as Siya looks to All Blacks rematch

2018-09-17 14:29

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi was all smiles as he arrived back in South Africa after his side’s shock win over the world champion All Blacks in Wellington.

 
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NO repercussions for old SA flag waver in Wellington

2018-09-17 10:56

A former South African flag linked with white supremacy was confiscated at the Westpac Stadium, but there'll be no repercussions for the flag's owner.

 
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Liam Squire injury blow for All Blacks

2018-09-17 09:40

The All Blacks have been dealt a blow with the news that flank Liam Squire will miss the rest of the Rugby Championship with a hand injury.

 
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5 talking points: All Blacks v Springboks

2018-09-17 07:43

Herman Mostert highlights FIVE talking points following the Springboks’ Rugby Championship win over the All Blacks in Wellington.

 
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10 players released from Bok squad

2018-09-18 10:42

The Springboks have released eight players from their Rugby Championship squad for Currie Cup and provincial duty this weekend.

 
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All Blacks defeat offers World Cup hope

2018-09-18 06:40

A rare defeat for the mighty All Blacks has offered a glimmer of hope to teams hoping to wrestle the Webb Ellis Cup away from New Zealand at next year's RWC.

 
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Sorry, Boks ... only faint title hope

2018-09-18 06:30

The Boks heroically 'postponed' conceding the Champs title by toppling NZ on Saturday, but taking it right to the wire stays unlikely, says Rob Houwing.

 
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Boks jump 2 spots in World Rugby rankings

2018-09-17 13:07

The Springboks have moved up two places to No 5 on the official World Rugby rankings after their upset win over the All Blacks.

 
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No action from Rugby Australia over Tui fan incident

2018-09-17 11:00

Australian rugby chiefs have vowed to review security but opted to take no further action after flank Lukhan Tui was involved in an ugly spat with a fan.

 
 
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Kolisi was 'not too nervous' in final moments

2018-09-17 06:49

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi says he was not worried watching the last few minutes of his side’s win over the All Blacks from the sidelines.

 
 

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