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October 31, 2014
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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...
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Newsflash (30 Nov)

October 30, 2014
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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...
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Newsflash (29 Nov)

October 29, 2014
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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...
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Newsflash (28 Oct)

October 28, 2014
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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...
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Springbok squad welcomes 5 newcomers

October 27, 2014
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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...
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Newsflash (27 Oct)

October 27, 2014
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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...
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Newsflash (23 Oct)

October 23, 2014
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Newsflash (23 Oct)

All the news, all around the world    One change to Western Province side to play in Final DHL Western Province team changes (Absa Currie Cup Final, v Lions): Taute to start at No.12, Grobler and Vd Spuy on bench. DHL Western Province coach Allister Coetzee has kept the changes to a minimum for...
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Matfield return to rugby

January 11, 2014
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Matfield return to rugby

Former Springbok lock Victor Matfield will make his return to the playing field for the Bulls in this year’s Super Rugby competition, a report in Saturday’s Die Burger indicates. The newspaper was reliably informed by three credible sources that Matfield will play for the Bulls. playingfield Matfield was unable to grant an interview on...
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Bakkies back for Boks

November 14, 2013
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Bakkies Botha (34) and Flip van der Merwe will be the locks facing Scotland on Sunday while JP Pietersen will reach his 50th cap when he runs out at Murrayfield.
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Pumas dream come true

October 25, 2013
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Pumas dream come true

Many people defined a great team by the players they have in their system, but how many people define a great team by the coach and his team working behind the Saturday hype of the eighty minutes on the field? Jimmy Stonehouse is one of those coaches that can make the difference between a...
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No Premier Currie Cup for Kings

September 30, 2013
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No Premier Currie Cup for Kings

ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division exclusion just another hurdle to be overcome for Eastern Province Rugby Eastern Province Rugby Union President, Cheeky Watson, confirmed that the proposal to expand the ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division from six teams to eight next year was not passed during a special general meeting held in Johannesburg today....
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Gatland marks RWC 2015 countdown

September 17, 2013
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Gatland marks RWC 2015 countdown

Two years from tomorrow the IRB Rugby World Cup will kick-off in England and Wales. By:Luke Broadley WRU National Squad Media Manager Wales head coach Warren Gatland is predicting an exciting two years ahead as the countdown begins to the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Rugby’s showpiece tournament will kick-off two years today (September 18th)...
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Bismarck du Plessis’ Red Card removed from Record

September 16, 2013
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Bismarck du Plessis’ Red Card removed from Record

SANZAR NEWS RELEASE Bismarck du Plessis’ Red Card removed from Record SANZAR Judicial Officer Terry Willis from Australia has removed a red card from the disciplinary record of Bismarck du Plessis. Du Plessis was issued with a red card after receiving two yellow cards during the match at the weekend between New Zealand and...
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Juan Smith fit to play

August 22, 2013
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Juan Smith fit to play

Springbok flank Juan Smith is set to make his return to the rugby field after passing a medical at French club, Toulon. Smith, 32, earlier this year retired from rugby after an ongoing Achilles injury which plagued him since the start of 2011, but – as reported earlier this week – he left for...
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RW Exclusive: Greg Peters Answers

August 21, 2013
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RW Exclusive: Greg Peters Answers

SANZAR CEO last week agreed to asnwer Ruggaworld readers’ questions. Here are his responses: 1) St PetersburgBok asks: “Why this great concern over providing a format for the Aussie to have more derbies? NZ and SA have their own domestic competition which provides viewers this?” GP: Local derbies were part of the competition design...
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NZRU chasing Sonny Bill again

August 11, 2013
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NZRU chasing Sonny Bill again

NZ Rugby – Rugby365 The New Zealand Rugby Union said it has made an offer to code-swapping star Sonny Bill Williams to return to the Super Rugby champion Chiefs next year. New Zealand media reported that the NZRU offered Williams a three-year deal which would see him return to Rugby Union next season and...
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Schalla is Back

July 27, 2013
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Supersport.com Springbok and DHL Western Province flank Schalk Burger was delighted on Thursday to learn that he will be able to return to training at the High Performance Centre after a long absence and a difficult year in which in addition to injury, he also suffered serious illness that forced him to be hospitalised...
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Ioane off to Stade

May 2, 2013
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French radion station, RMC, reports that Digby Ioane has signed with Stade Francaise.
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Louis Luyt passes away

February 1, 2013
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Former South African Rugby boss Louis Luyt has died at the age of 80, it was confirmed on Friday.
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Etzebeth not guilty

November 20, 2012
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BREAKING NEWS. According to a tweet by his brother, Eben Etzebeth was found not guilty.
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Josh Strauss joins Glasgow Warriors

September 11, 2012
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced this afternoon that Josh Strauss, the Glasgow Warriors rugby club in Scotland and the Lions concluded an agreement whereby Josh will move to the Glasgow Warriors until May 2015.
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Lions to stay in Super Rugby?

July 15, 2012
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The Southern Kings have accepted a multi-million rand offer from the South African Rugby Union (SARU) to postpone their inclusion in the Super Rugby competition.
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Meyer’s assistants named

April 15, 2012
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Meyer’s assistants named

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Sunday announced the appointment of former Springbok loose forward Rassie Erasmus into a senior management position at the organisation.
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Frans coming back to SA

April 2, 2012
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Frans coming back to SA

Frans Steyn will be returning to South Africa at the end of the current French rugby season.
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Nick Mallet joins Boks

April 1, 2012
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Nick Mallet joins Boks

Mallet is on course to join the Springboks coaching staff alongside Heyneke Meyer. ALSO: Heyneke must select black players.
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Elton Jantjes out for a month blow for Lions

March 13, 2012
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Elton Jantjes out for a month blow for Lions

The Lions have been struck another pulverizing blow ahead of their bye week as Monday’s medical revealed Jantjes will be out for a month.
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Rassie quits WP Rugby

January 9, 2012
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Rassie quits WP Rugby

Western Province Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has shocked WPRU when he resigned from his post on Monday.
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Saracens game called off

November 17, 2011
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The Heineken Cup rugby match between Saracens and Biarritz has apparently been cancelled, according to reports.
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