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Swiel join SA youth exodus

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Sharks flyhalf Tim Swiel will rejoin Premiership club Harlequins on a full-time contract. The England-qualified 21-year-old joined Harlequins in October last year on a four-month loan deal and returned to the Sharks in February. During his short time at The…

Potgieter fine for Homophobic comments

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The Australian Rugby Union today fined NSW Waratahs player Jacques Potgieter $20,000 (with $10,000 suspended), following an incident during Sunday afternoon’s match against the Aquis Brumbies. Potgieter admitted making comments contrary to the Australian Rugby Union’s Inclusion Policy. He will…

Nobody wants me…. Div

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Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers says he is finding it tough to get a new job in the South African rugby fraternity. De Villiers currently coaches the University of the Western Cape, who compete in the Varsity Shield competition.…

Daily Quickie from North

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  Dowson to leave Saints for Worcester Worcester Warriors have announced that Northampton Saints back-row Phil Dowson will join them at the end of the season. The 33-year-old will move to the Warriors – who are currently in first position on…

Etzebeth out for four weeks

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DHL Stormers locks Eben Etzebeth and Manuel Carizza could both miss the start of the 2015 Vodacom Super Rugby season. Etzebeth (chest injury) and Carizza (shoulder) both suffered injuries in Friday’s 39-31 pre-season win over the Cheetahs and they will…

Deans to coach Baa-Baas

Former Wallabies and Crusaders coach Robbie Deans will take charge of the Barbarians for their matches against Ireland and England in May, report SARugbyMag.co.za The contests, to be played at Thomond Park and Twickenham, will mark the 125th anniversary of…