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Sharks sign Coenie.

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Today the Sharks announced the signing of Springbok loose-head prop, Coenie Oosthuizen, on a four-year deal. Oosthuizen made his Springbok debut in 2012 and has since amassed 21 caps in the green and gold jersey. He is a versatile prop…

Kings signs Du Plessis

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Midfielder JP du Plessis has opted to join the Eastern Province Kings ahead of this year’s Currie Cup…reports Sport24 Du Plessis, 24, previously represented Western Province and the Melbourne Rebels, as well as having a stint in Rugby League with…

WP in talks with Du Toit

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Western Province Director of Rugby Gert Smal has confirmed their interest in signing Springbok lock Pieter-Steph du Toit from the Sharks. Smal confirmed to EWN Sport that a discussion between him and Du Toit had taken place. Smal said the…

Coetzee off to Japan

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South Africa and Sharks flanker Marcell Coetzee will take up a playing stint in Japan after the Rugby World Cup, signing a deal with the Honda Heat. The hard-working openside, who scored five tries for the Sharks this term, will…

Junior Boks want to end with a win

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The Junior Springboks want to finish the World Rugby Under-20 Championship on a winning note when they face France on Saturday in the play-off for third place at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship. The bronze medal match takes place at…

Jean not done after World Cup…

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Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has no plans to retire after this year’s Rugby World Cup……reports SPort24 …..and I am sure Duiwel will be please with that… De Villiers suffered a horrific knee injury in the Springboks’ final Test against Wales…

Coetzee happy with Duane-less Stormers

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Losing Duane Vermeulen for Saturday’s Super Rugby playoff against the Brumbies at Newlands is a massive blow to the Stormers’ chances, but coach Allister Coetzee is remaining positive….by Sport24   The Springbok number eight was on Monday ruled out for…

Baby Boks out of U20 championship

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The Junior Springboks on Monday evening lost 28-20 to defending champions England in their World Rugby Under-20 Championship semi-final in Calvisano and will now contest the bronze final on Saturday against France, who earlier lost against New Zealand in the…

Stonehouse keen to coach SA franchise

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Former Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse, one of the country’s most undervalued coaches, is rumoured to have thrown his name into the hat for vacant coaching positions at the Sharks, Bulls and Southern Kings. Four of South Africa’s franchises will be…

Vermeulen signs with Toulon

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Ireland stalwart Paul O’Connell, England prop Matt Stevens and South Africa back-rower Duane Vermeulen have all signed for European champions Toulon, club president Mourad Boudjellal said on Monday. The emblematic Ireland captain and lock O’Connell, 35, has signed for one…

Rugby legend Edwards knighted

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The Welsh Rugby Union has congratulated former Wales and British and Irish Lions international Gareth Edwards on the announcement of his Knighthood conferred in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Other rugby figures to be honoured on the list are Jonny…