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Jean’s chances determined in next 24 hours

Jean de Villiers’ chances of leading the Springboks in the 2015 Rugby World Cup will be determined by specialist opinions he will receive over the next 24 hours on the timeline for his recovery from the fractured jaw he suffered against Argentina in Durban. by Gavin Rich of SuperSport Team doctor Craig Roberts said early […]

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Bulls players injured in car crash

The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd on Thursday confirmed that three players, Dean Greyling, Basil Short and Hencus van Wyk, were withdrawn from this weekend’s matches for the Vodacom Bulls and Vodacom Blue Bulls after suffering minor injuries in a car crash on Wednesday. Greyling (knee) and Van Wyk (scrape wounds) were due to play […]

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Cape Town gets SA Sevens

Cape Town will replace Port Elizabeth as host city for the South African leg of the Sevens World Series reports SaRugbyMag.co.za PE has held the tournament since 2011, following George’s nine-year stint, but Saru has opted not to renew the current contract. The two-day event in mid-December will now be held at Cape Town Stadium […]

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Old Bok in ICU after hijacking

Former Springbok Hannes Strydom is in the intensive care unit of the Groenkloof hospital in Pretoria after suffering injuries in an attempted hijacking…by Sport24 Strydom’s former team-mate, Hennie le Roux, confirmed that the former lock suffered a cracked skull and a stab wound. “He managed to fight off six people who attempted the hijacking. He […]

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Newsflash (6 Nov)

All the news, all around the world   New Zeeland Rugby Cruden, SBW keep All Blacks places Chiefs duo Aaron Cruden and Sonny Bill Williams will start at fly-half and inside centre when New Zealand face England at Twickenham on Saturday. As expected, the All Blacks selectors have made a number of changes after giving […]

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Newsflash (5 Nov)

All the news, all around the world   European Rugby New dad Attwood set to return England will have second-row Dave Attwood back in camp on Thursday after his fiancee successfully gave birth to their first child on Tuesday. An already injury-hit side, without locks Geoff Parling, Joe Launchbury and Ed Slater, were facing the prospect […]

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Newsflash (4 Nov)

All the news, all around the world     England Rugby Lancaster plays down injury worries Stuart Lancaster is refusing to use the number of injured England players as an excuse ahead of Saturday’s clash with the All Blacks. In the latest blow for Lancaster, lock Joe Launchbury has been ruled out of all four end […]

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Newsflash (3 Nov)

All the news, all around the world   RIP Tinus Linee Tinus Linee passed away on Monday morning after losing his battle with motor neuron disease. Linee was diagnosed with MND in April last year and his deteriorating health resulted in him having financial difficulties. He auctioned off his Springbok and Western Province blazers in an […]

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Newsflash (31 Oct)

All the news, all around the world     Doppies hang up his boots Doppies la Grange, who played centre for Griquas in this year’s Currie Cup, has announced his retirement from rugby. The 32-year-old arrived in Kimberley earlier this year after playing for Italian club Benetton Treviso since 2012. He previously represented the Lions […]

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Newsflash (30 Nov)

All the news, all around the world   Western Province are set to sign Pumas tighthead prop Vincent Koch as they look to replace departing front rankers. Koch, a member of the 2012 Tuks Varsity Cup-winning side, has enjoyed a stellar season with the Pumas in the Currie Cup, where he made a shift from […]

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Newsflash (29 Nov)

  All the news, all around the world   Gold will bring attacking mind-set to Sharks New Sharks director of rugby Gary Gold says that he’ll be bring an attacking philosophy to Durban. Under Jake White, the Sharks came under criticism for their style of play, where they led their stats from kicks from hand […]

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Newsflash (28 Oct)

All the news, all around the world       South Africa Coetzee-Stormers will be ready According to Western Province and Stormers coach Allister Coetzee, the win in this year’s Currie Cup will give the Stormers the needed believe and momentum into next year’s Super Rugby Championship. “I realise that it’s two vastly different competitions, […]

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Springbok squad welcomes 5 newcomers

Five newcomers and two returnees have been added to the bulk of the Springboks’ Castle Lager Rugby Championship squad as the national selectors opted for continuity and rewarding form in naming a 36-man squad for next month’s tour to the Northern Hemisphere. Twenty-nine of the 36 players named for the Castle Lager Outgoing Tour were […]

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Newsflash (27 Oct)

  All the news, all around the world      Five Newcomers in Springbok Squad Five newcomers and two returnees have been added to the bulk of the Springboks’ Castle Lager Rugby Championship squad as the national selectors opted for continuity and rewarding form in naming a 36-man squad for next month’s tour to the […]