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Bokke 56, Samoan dirtbags 23

June 22, 2013
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Bokke 56, Samoan dirtbags 23

Yes it’s true. I said it. Samoa are scum. They always play dirty against the Bokke and escape. Will today be different?
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Scotland 30 v Italy 29

June 22, 2013
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Scotland 30 v Italy 29

Wooden spooners in a comp that just embarrassed them.
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Bok team for Samoa changes three.

June 19, 2013
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Bok team for Samoa changes three.

Stok stays unfortunately
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Heyneke Meyer lashes out at breakdown lottery

June 19, 2013
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Heyneke Meyer lashes out at breakdown lottery

Bok coach is very annoyed at Scotland’s brazen cheating and referee inconsistency.
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Argentina 26 v England 51

June 15, 2013
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England blasted the Argies off the park last weekend which I am sure will motivate them to deliver a better performance this time around. Recent results: 2013: England won 32-3, Salta 2011: England won 13-9, Dunedin (World Cup pool match) 2009: England won 16-9, London 2009: Argentina won 24-22, Salta 2009: England won 37-15,...
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Boks 30 v Scotland 17

June 15, 2013
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The score between these two teams in recent years have been very close, but the Boks should be way too good at home and at altitude for a Scottish side missing their best players to the B&I Lions. Recent results: 2012: South Africa won 21-10, Edinburgh 2010: Scotland won 21-17, Edinburgh 2008: South Africa...
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Samoa 39 v Italy 10

June 15, 2013
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After their impressive win over Scotland last week, Samoa will aim to take two Northern Hemisphere scalps as they face off against Italy.
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Could have been better, could have been worse

June 13, 2013
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Could have been better, could have been worse

Guest writer Mike Bersiks gives an analysis nof the Boks’ performance against Italy.
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USA 12 v Ireland 15

June 9, 2013
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The USA juniors might have received a spanking at the U/20 World Cup from the Baby Boks, but their senior team will look for an historic first win over the Irish. Recent results: 2011: Ireland won 22-10, New Plymouth 2009: Ireland won 27-10, Santa Clara 2004: Ireland won 55-6, Dublin 2000: Ireland won 83-3,...
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Springboks 44 v Italy 10

June 8, 2013
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A new-look Bok side will host Italy in the second game in Durban this weekend in what promises to be a great spectacle. Previous results 2010: South Africa won 55-11, East_London 2010:  South Africa won 29-13, Witbank 2009: South Africa won 32-10 , Udine 2008: South Africa won 26-0 , Cape Town 2001: South...
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Scotland 17 v Samoa 27

June 8, 2013
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It is a first time we have a double-header test match rugby day in South Africa at the same venue – this series kicks off with Scotland versus Samoa. Recent results: 2012: Scotland won 17-16, Apia 2010: Scotland won 19-16, Aberdeen 2005: Scotland won 18-11, Edinburgh 2004: Scotland won 38-3, Wellington 2000: Scotland won...
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Japan v Wales

June 8, 2013
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It’s an historic event as the hosts of the Rugby World Cup in 2019 will look for their first victory over a major rugby country as Japan hosts a depleted Welsh side. Teams: Japan: 15 Ayumu Goromaru, 14 Yoshikazu Fujita, 13 Male Sau, 12 Craig Wing, 11 Kenki Fukuoka, 10 Harumichi Tatekawa, 9 Fumiaki...
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Three new invites to first Bok camp

April 9, 2013
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REPOSTED: Pieter-Steph du Toit, Jan Serfontein and Robert Ebersohn are the new faces in a Springbok training group named ahead of the Incoming Test series in June.
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Springbok schedule for 2013

January 9, 2013
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The Springboks will end off a busy international season with a tour to Scotland, Wales and France in Europe in November this year, while the venues for the first two Springbok Tests of 2013 have been reversed to avoid an event clash.
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Springboks 14 v England 14

June 23, 2012
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Springboks 14 v England 14

The Springboks will look for a clean-sweep and record 10 victories in a row when they tackle England in Port Elizabeth.
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All Blacks 60 v Ireland 0

June 23, 2012
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All Blacks 60 v Ireland 0

The All Blacks had to fight hard for a victory last week, and with 6 changes this week it will not get much easier against a desperate Ireland who will be looking to record their first victory ever over the might Blacks.
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Poms change 6 for Boks

June 21, 2012
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Poms change 6 for Boks

England coach Stuart Lancaster has made wholesale changes to his team to face the Springboks on Saturday, including a first start for Alex Goode.
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Carter out of revamped All Blacks

June 21, 2012
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Carter out of revamped All Blacks

HAMILTON: All Blacks matchwinner Dan Carter is out of Saturday’s third Test against Ireland in a revamped side that also features Richie McCaw moving to the backrow. June 21, 2012 – 7:26AM The world’s best five-eighth … Dan Carter. Photo: Getty Images There are six changes to the starting XV as coach Steve Hansen covers...
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South Africa 36, England 27

June 16, 2012
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South Africa 36, England 27

The Boks will look to record their 9th consecutive and series win today at altitude in Johannesburg against the Poms.
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Australia 25, Wales 23

June 16, 2012
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Australia 25, Wales 23

Wales will be looking to bounce back from a poor first test performance against the Wallabies today in Melbourne.
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All Blacks 22 v Ireland 19

June 16, 2012
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All Blacks 22 v Ireland 19

Ireland travels to the home of the Super Rugby kings today in Christchurch to try and make amends for their heavy first test defeat against the World Champions, All Blacks.
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England announce team to face Boks

June 14, 2012
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England announce team to face Boks

Jonathan Joseph will start his first England international in Saturday’s second Test against South Africa at Coca Cola Park, Johannesburg.
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Boks make 3 changes

June 13, 2012
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Boks make 3 changes

Springbok coach, Heyneke Meyer, has made 3 changes to his match day 22 which was forced through injury.
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Jannie hails new Bok scrum doctor

June 13, 2012
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Jannie hails new Bok scrum doctor

Springbok tighthead Jannie du Plessis has hailed new scrum coach Pieter de Villiers as the key to South Africa’s strong performance up front last week. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 15:17 The Boks put in a solid showing at scrum-time against a physical England pack on their way to victory in the first Test in...
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‘No-name’ Brumbies to test Wales, says White

June 12, 2012
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‘No-name’ Brumbies to test Wales, says White

In Jake White’s own words, his “no-name” Brumbies have been lumped with a huge challenge to take down the second-best side that Six Nations champions Wales can muster in their mid-week tour match on Tuesday. By AAP, 12 Jun 2012 But the Brumbies coach insists his squad have made a habit of performing beyond the...
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SH Form XV

June 11, 2012
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SH Form XV

I thought I’d give this ‘team of the week’ thing a go, not so much to tell you who I thought stood out on the weekend, but to actually try and figure out how many will agree with me!
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Pedestrian Boks show England the scale of task ahead

June 11, 2012
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Pedestrian Boks show England the scale of task ahead

A tough tour suddenly got a whole lot tougher. This was the game England had to win because South Africa were undercooked and because England had to build on the momentum and confidence gained from the Six Nations. But it did not go to plan. Not remotely. Paul Ackford at Kings Park, Durban June...
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Stern words lift Boks

June 10, 2012
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Stern words lift Boks

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says a few harsh words were spoken at half-time after they outplayed England in the second half at Kings Park on Saturday.
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