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Boks better than in 2007 – Deans

Former Wallaby head coach Robbie Deans believes the 2015 Springboks are a more complete side than the team that lifted the 2007 Rugby World Cup. South Africa used a simple, yet highly effective, game-plan en route to the world crown…

Springbok Squad for Aussie test

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The Springbok selectors on Sunday finalised the squad of 31 players that will travel to Brisbane for the opening match of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, next Saturday at the Suncorp Stadium against the Wallabies. The touring squad consists of…

Wallabies down to 31!

Michael Cheika has cut down his squad to 31 players. The Wallabies had assembled as a 40 man squad but with a clash against the Springboks coming up the squad has been trimmed. While the players will remain in the…

Bakkies will lead World XV against Boks

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Veteran lock Bakkies Botha will captain the World XV against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday. The 35-year-old leads an experienced side containing former Springboks JJ Engelbrecht (Blue Bulls) and Gurthro Steenkamp (Toulouse) with Flip van der…

Pieter-Steph leaves Sharks

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Springbok lock Pieter-Steph du Toit, today confirmed his departure from the Cell C Sharks at the end of his contract, which expires in October 2015. Having made his debut for The Sharks in 2012, du Toit with his strong physicality…

Lions quartet sent abroad

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The Lions have agreed to release four players to clubs abroad for the duration of the Currie Cup tournament. Flyhalf Elton Jantjies (NTT Shining Arcs), centre Lionel Mapoe (Kubota Spears) and loose forward Warwick Tecklenburg (Kamaishi) have all signed agreements…

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…