Archive for July 1st, 2014

Getting inside Meyer’s head

July 1, 2014
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Getting inside Meyer’s head

The June International is done and dusted with four wins for the Boks which included one close encounter with Wales in the second test a week ago. A few combinations and players were tried and tested from the Springbok management team. Some of these selections we saw was due to injuries, players unavailable due...
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Day Two of Coca-Cola Under-13 Craven Week

July 1, 2014
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Day Two of Coca-Cola Under-13 Craven Week

More impressive performances by the coastal teams continued to be a feature of play at the Under-13 Coca-Cola Craven Week, being played at Glenwood High School in Durban. The second round of fixtures took place on Tuesday and Boland, Border, Eastern Province and Western Province continued their prominent attacking displays from Day One. The...
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Cheetahs loop leeg

July 1, 2014
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As Adriaan Strauss vir die Bulls gaan speel, sal hy hom by ‘n hele spul spelers voeg wat die Vrystaatse span gaan verlaat. Trevor Nyakane en Lappies Labuschagne soek ook ander weivelde. Nyakane sou na die Bulls gegaan het, maar die Stormers bie ook vir sy dienste, terwyl Labuschagne vir die Sharks of die...
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Mandisa Williams withdrawn from tour

July 1, 2014
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Mandisa Williams withdrawn from tour

  Springbok Women’s captain Mandisa Williams has been withdrawn from the team’s tour to England and France due to injury and will undergo rehabilitation in South Africa before the Rugby World Cup, which starts in August. Williams is suffering from a knee injury and the Springbok Women’s medical team decided it best for the...
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Du Preez out of Rugby Championship

July 1, 2014
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Du Preez out of Rugby Championship

Fourie du Preez will miss the Castle Lager Rugby Championship following an ankle injury sustained by the Springbok scrumhalf in last Saturday’s 55-6 Test victory over Scotland in Port Elizabeth. Du Preez left the field in the first half of the Test. He was sent for x-rays immediately afterwards and went for an MRI...
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Sharks Destiny

July 1, 2014
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Sharks Destiny

The first week’s Vodacom Super Rugby action following the June break has taught us that nothing can be taken for granted, nor that one slip-up will be too severely punished. By: http://www.sharksrugby.co.za/ Following the final week’s round of matches in May, ahead of the June break, there was some fear that the Cell C Sharks...
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Capping Ceremony for Blue Bulls Craven Week

July 1, 2014
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Capping Ceremony for Blue Bulls Craven Week

The annual Craven Week capping ceremony at Loftus Versfeld is a dream moment for many young players, as it’s often seen as taking the first steps towards a career playing the sport that he loves. A group of 22 players gathered at Loftus Versfeld on the evening of Thursday 26 June, to part take...
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Hoiles to replace injured Dennis

July 1, 2014
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Hoiles to replace injured Dennis

  NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has brought in the experienced Stephen Hoiles to cover for Dave Dennis at blindside flanker for this Sunday’s final home match of the season at Allianz Stadium, after the skipper was ruled out for the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. After the Waratahs...
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Day two Coca Cola U/13 Craven Week

July 1, 2014
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Day two Coca Cola U/13 Craven Week

The second day of the U/13 Coca Cola Craven week is underway. Herewith the schedule for the days matches..   COCA-COLA CRAVEN WEEK TUESDAY 1 JULY 2014 GAMES ON A-FIELD TEAM NAME   TEAM NAME TIME REFEREE ZIMBABWE vs BORDER CD 08:30 – 09:25 KZN AR DEAN BENADIE R KZN AR CHEETAHS vs PUMAS...
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Rebels squad to tour SA

July 1, 2014
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Rebels squad to tour SA

The RaboDirect Rebels have departed for South Africa, home for the final two weeks of their 2014 Asteron Life Super Rugby campaign. Clashes against the Lions in Johannesburg, and the Bulls in Pretoria, will bring the curtain down on the Rebels season. The Rebels have never won in South Africa, coming agonisingly close in bonus point...
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