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SF: Waratahs 26, Brumbies 5

July 26, 2014
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SF: Waratahs 26, Brumbies 5

Second semi final see the high flying Waratahs take on the Brumbies. Recent results: 2014: Waratahs won 39-8, Sydney2014: Brumbies won 28-23, Canberra2013: Waratahs won 28-22, Sydney2013: Brumbies won 35-6, Canberra2012: Brumbies won 19-15, Sydney2012: Brumbies won 23-6, Canberra2011: Waratahs won 41-7, Sydney2011: Waratahs won 29-22, Canberra2010: Waratahs won 19-12, Sydney2009: Brumbies won 21-11,...
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Rossouw de Klerk joins Warriors

July 23, 2014
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Rossouw de Klerk joins Warriors

Glasgow Warriors have  announce on their website  that they have secured  South African prop Rossouw de Klerk from Super 15 side the Cheetahs, subject to a visa and medical. De Klerk has signed with teh Scotish outfit for two years and will join the likes of Josh Strauss at the Warriors. He will join the...
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Don’t feel sorry for me – Joost

July 17, 2014
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Don’t feel sorry for me – Joost

Joost van der Westhuizen knows his days are numbered, but he is remaining positive in the face of the inevitable, writes CLINTON VAN DER BERG from SARugbyMag.co.za  There’s no getting away from it. Joost van der Westhuizen looks in bad shape. Seated in a wheelchair, his face is drawn, his left hand is gnarled and his legs...
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EP Kings secure win over SWD Eagles

July 12, 2014
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EP Kings secure win over SWD Eagles

The Eastern Province Kings beat the SWD Eagles at Outeniqua Park in George on Friday evening, with a convincing 78 (28) to 32 (25) victory. The game got off to a somewhat rocky start for the Kings, with the SWD Eagles opening the scoreboard with a penalty conversion off the boot of Aldred James...
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New App Availible from Skillset Rugby – Pass O’ Meter

July 2, 2014
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New App Availible from Skillset Rugby – Pass O’ Meter

How may times during a game does your team pass the ball, and how many of those passes are accurate? Their are a few fundamental basics any player needs to learn and master so that he or she will be able to play the game of rugby. One of those basics is passing of...
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Let’s Welcome Mark Bekker to Ruggaworld

July 2, 2014
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Let’s Welcome Mark Bekker to Ruggaworld

We would like to welcome and introduce Mark Bekker to Ruggaworld and all our bloggers…. Mark will be our own photographer for Ruggaworld and will provide us with some great action packed displays of matches through his art. Mark is a simple man by his own admission and love to spend time with his...
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Theron proud of his Junior Springboks

June 23, 2014
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Theron proud of his Junior Springboks

The Junior Springboks returned to South Africa on Sunday from the IRB Junior World Championship in Auckland, where they were just edged by defending champions England in a thrilling final at Eden Park on Friday. The team arrived in the early morning hours at OR Tambo International in Johannesburg and when the Western Cape-based...
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Ruggaworld Support World Thumbs Up MND Day

June 21, 2014
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Springboks 31, Wales 30

June 21, 2014
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Springboks 31, Wales 30

It is an interesting game in an interesting town, this second Test between South Africa and Wales, one in which a losers could get more kudos than the winners if the Welsh are the losers and do better than they did in Durban.Recent results:2014: South Africa won 38-16, Durban2013: South Africa won 24-15, Cardiff2011:...
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Tackle on streaker under review

June 21, 2014
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Tackle on streaker under review

A tackle by a security worker on a streaker will be reviewed by Dunedin Forsyth Barr Stadium authorities. The tackle, in the 62nd minute of the All Blacks v England test on Saturday, will form part of a postmatch review of the test, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd (DVML) marketing and communications manager Kim Barnes...
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SASCOC happy with SARU development

June 20, 2014
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SASCOC happy with SARU development

Following a meeting between the South African Rugby Union (SARU) and the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 18 June, it is evident that SARU has made positive strides all round in administering their national federation. Amongst other issues, the meeting touched on the Constitutional compliance and governance...
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Lambie gets over his injury

June 17, 2014
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Lambie gets over his injury

Pat Lambie started the year off full of cheer, with a lady on his arm, a spring in his step, and the promise of regular game-time in his favourite channel. But halfway through the year, that same arm is in rehabilitation and his lady has seen more of her new husband than she could...
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Bok hero fighting back

June 17, 2014
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Bok hero fighting back

Former Springbok Tinus Linee’s motor neuron condition has stabilised thanks to his recent use of a ventilator, said his wife Diana. Speaking at a Youth Day benefit in her husband’s honour at the Daljosaphat Stadium between Wellington and Paarl, Diana Linee said Tinus’s mind was “still positive” about the illness. But for the use...
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Fiji hammer Tonga

June 14, 2014
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Fiji hammer Tonga

Fiji showed no mercy to their Pacific Island rivals as they hammered Tonga 45-17 in their Pacific Nations Cup clash. Picking up where they left off against Italy last week, Fiji ran in six tries in Luatoka. Four of those went to two players, with Watisoni Votu and Sireli Bobo both scoring twice along...
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DHL WP on African Safari

June 4, 2014
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DHL WP on African Safari

DHL Western Province will play two friendlies in Africa during the next fortnight, which will see them come up against the national teams from Kenya and Namibia. DHL WP will travel to Nairobi this week for a clash against Kenya on Saturday, June 7, before heading to Windhoek – where they will face up...
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Kockott chases Test dream

June 4, 2014
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Kockott chases Test dream

Rory Kockott in action for Castres Rory Kockott is determined to play Test rugby, regardless of whether it’s for the Boks or France.JON CARDINELLI reports for SA Rugby Mag.co.za. Kockott currently plays his rugby for Castres in Europe, and has been one of the most important players for the French club over the past three...
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Fourie packs for Lyon

June 3, 2014
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Fourie packs for Lyon

  Stormers hooker Deon Fourie has signed a two-year deal with French Top 14 side Lyon and will leave at the end of the Super Rugby season.The Western Province skipper, who is equally at home as an openside flank, joins the French side after their recent promotion back to the top flight in France.Fourie...
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Samsung World XV Squad Confirmed

June 2, 2014
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Samsung World XV Squad Confirmed

            Global Stars from 9 Countries Selected for World XV Squad to Face Springboks International stars from around the world, Wallabies Matt Giteau, James O’Connor, Drew Mitchell and All Blacks Hosea Gear, Carl Hayman, Andrew Hore and Jimmy Cowan are all included in the Samsung World XV’s 23-man squad...
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Springbok woman team on track

June 2, 2014
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Springbok woman team on track

The Springbok Women’s XV on Saturday continued to show significant strides in their preparation for the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup in France in August as they thumped the Women’s Interprovincial XV 87-12 in their warm-up match at Ellis Park. The match marked the final opportunity for the players in both teams to make...
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Moore to captain Wallabies

June 2, 2014
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Moore to captain Wallabies

Qantas Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie today announced that stalwart hooker Stephen Moore will lead Australia in Saturday night’s opening Castrol EDGE France Tour clash against the French at Suncorp Stadium. A veteran of 91 Tests and Australia’s all-time most capped hooker, Moore will become the nation’s 81st Test captain, a huge honour in his...
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White: Bok Camp cost Sharks

June 2, 2014
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White: Bok Camp cost Sharks

Sharks boss Jake White felt that last week’s Springbok training camp contributed to his side’s loss to the Stormers in Durban.A Jaco Taute drop-goal on the final hooter helped the visitors snatch a dramatic 21-19 victory at Kings Park, leaving the home side hanging on to their log-leading position by a thread.“Playing eight games...
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De Allende blow for Boks

June 1, 2014
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De Allende blow for Boks

Talented Stormers centre Damian de Allende might be the first post-squad announcement injury blow suffered by the Springboks ahead of the June matches against a World XV, Wales and Scotland. De Allende was one of seven uncapped players named in the 36 man national squad by Bok coach Heyneke Meyer last night, and it...
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June 1, 2014
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Stormers stun Sharks

June 1, 2014
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Stormers stun Sharks

The Stormers secured their first away victory of the Super Rugby season when they snatched a 19-21 victory over the Sharks in Durban on Saturday. Jaco Taute kicked a drop goal as the siren sounded to secure the victory for the Cape Town franchise. The shock result came hours after the Lions upset the Bulls in Johannesburg and...
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Springbok Squad for Incoming Tour

May 31, 2014
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Springbok Squad for Incoming Tour

Seven uncapped players, Damian de Allende, Lood de Jager, Cornal Hendricks, Teboho Mohoje, S’bura Sithole, Marcel van der Merwe and Callie Visagie, have been called up to Springbok duty as part of a 36-man squad for the Castle Lager Incoming Series next month. The squad also includes experienced World Cup winners Schalk Burger and...
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Top 14 Final:Toulon 18, Castres 10

May 31, 2014
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Top 14 Final:Toulon 18, Castres 10

Irrespective of who wins Saturday’s Top 14 Final between Rugby Club Toulonnais and Castres Olympique, there will be a ‘double’ to celebrate at the Stade de France. While Toulon seek to become the first team since Toulouse in 1996 to win French and Europe titles in the same season – and their first Bouclier de...
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SR: Cell C Sharks 18, DHL Stormers 22

May 31, 2014
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SR: Cell C Sharks 18, DHL Stormers 22

The Sharks are not the current Super Rugby log-leaders for nothing. They displayed their championship credentials with a clean sweep on the New Zealand leg of their tour.And they are up against a Stormers outfit with almost an entire team sidelined through injuries – players like Tiaan Liebenberg, Schalk Burger, Siyabonga Ntubeni, Eben Etzebeth,...
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JWC Boks side named

May 31, 2014
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JWC Boks side named

EP Kings wing Sergeal Petersen will make his Junior Springbok debut on Monday when South Africa kick off their 2014 IRB Junior World Championship campaign against Scotland at the QBE Stadium in Albany, Auckland, a year after he missed the previous tournament because of injury. Petersen was on Saturday named in the Junior Springbok...
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