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Dan Carter goes French
Dan Carter goes French All Black great Dan Carter will leave New Zealand rugby after next year's Rugby World Cup to play for French Top 14 club Racing Metro.
Viva Blitzbokke!
Viva Blitzbokke! South Africa Sevens beat New Zealand 26-17 in the final of the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens and with also winning the Dubai tournament a week earlier, they move to a...
Clermont dispatch Munster to boost Euro hopes
Clermont dispatch Munster to boost Euro hopes Luke PHILLIPSClermont followed up on their rare victory at Munster with an impressive 26-19 victory at home over the Irish province in the European Champions Cup on...
Eyes on Cecil Afrika and Blitzbokke
Eyes on Cecil Afrika and Blitzbokke Blitzbokke removed obstacles within themselves to improve their performance in the third leg of the world series in Port Elizabeth this weekend, said the Springbok...
Blizbokke target first Dubai title since 2008
Blizbokke target first Dubai title since 2008 Springboks Sevens coach Neil Powell is looking forward to rounds two and three of the HSBC Sevens World Series with an eye on the consistency his side enjoyed last season...
Hannes Strydom in ICU after hijacking
Hannes Strydom in ICU after hijacking Cape Town - Former Springbok Hannes Strydom is in the intensive care unit of the Groenkloof hospital in Pretoria after suffering injuries in an attempted hijacking.
Concerns over De Villiers' future
Concerns over De Villiers' future The Springbok captain, Jean de Villiers may not recover in time for next years’ Rugby World Cup in England which kicks-off in September.
Lambie happy with chance
Lambie happy with chance Springbok flyhalf, Pat Lambie is thankful to have been given an opportunity to prove himself in his prefer number 10 jersey as they prepare for their final test of the...
Defence key for Italy
Defence key for Italy Italy coach Jacques Brunel is calling on the Azzurri defence to limit the expected damage against an "extremely efficient" South Africa when the sides meet in the hosts'...
100 Up as skipper for McCaw
100 Up as skipper for McCaw All Blacks captain, Richie McCaw is set to become the first man in rugby history to captain his country for a 100th time when he leads the World Champions against Wales...
Four changes to Springbok starting XV in Padova
Four changes to Springbok starting XV in Padova The Springbok starting team to face Italy in Padova on Saturday shows four changes from the side which beat England at Twickenham last week, with three new faces amongst...
Dreyer to join the Boks in Italy
Dreyer to join the Boks in Italy Lions prop, Ruan Dreyer has been called up to the Springbok team ahead of this weekends’ third test on their end-of-year-tour.
Le Roux and Vermeulen shortlisted for rugby's top award
Le Roux and Vermeulen shortlisted for rugby's top award Springbok fullback Willie le Roux and No8 Duane Vermeulen on Wednesday were named among five candidates for the IRB World Rugby Player of the year.
Springboks make five changes to the starting XV for England
Springboks make five changes to the starting XV for England Rugby World Cup winners JP Pietersen and Schalk Burger will start Saturday’s second Test in the end-of-year-tour against England at Twickenham as the Springbok match-23...
Reinach and Lambie could start against England
Reinach and Lambie could start against England The Springboks could see a new halfback combination when they face England at Twickenham on Saturday.
England cut their squad for the Springbok test
England cut their squad for the Springbok test England have drafted Marland Yarde and James Haskell into their reduced 24-man squad to face the Springboks on Saturday at Twickenham. Coach Staurt Lancaster...
Vermaak replaces Pienaar in Bok squad
Vermaak replaces Pienaar in Bok squad Scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has been ruled out of the Springboks end-of-year-tour due to a knee ligament injury and he will be replaced by Jano Vermaak ahead of Saturday’s...
The Boks arrive in Ireland
The Boks arrive in Ireland A bright sunshiny but chilly day greeted the Springboks when they arrived in Dublin on Sunday, where they kick-off the end-of-year- tour against Ireland this weekend.
De Jongh to start for the Baabaas
De Jongh to start for the Baabaas Victorious Western Province captain, Juan de Jongh has earned a starting role for the Barbarians when they face the Wallabies on Saturday at Twickenham in London.
Cheika named new Wallabies coach
Cheika named new Wallabies coach The Australian Rugby Union has appointed Michael Cheika as the new Wallabies coach, just days after Ewen McKenzie walked out on the team.
Super Sarel becomes a Baabaa
Super Sarel becomes a Baabaa It’s hard to believe that the Toyota Cheetahs' much loved scrumhalf, Sarel Pretorius, will only now be getting his first taste of international rugby when the Barbarians...
Lions seen as favourites against Sharks
Lions seen as favourites against Sharks The defending Currie Cup champions, the Sharks, consider the Golden Lions as favourites ahead of their semi-final clash at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
The big guns are set for Currie Cup semis
The big guns are set for Currie Cup semis This weekend will once again see the big guns in South African rugby in action, when they do battle in the semi-finals of the Currie Cup Premier Division.
Moody starts at loosehead against the Boks
Moody starts at loosehead against the Boks The All Blacks will be without the services of the star lock Brodie Retallick and prop Wyatt Crockett for their Rugby Championship test against the Springboks on Saturday...
The FS Cheetahs change three for Province
The FS Cheetahs change three for Province The Toyota Free State Cheetahs go into this weekends’ Currie Cup 9th round clash against the log-leaders, Western Province with the attitude that they still want to win...
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