Junior Springboks

Theron praises composed Junior Boks

June 21, 2014
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Theron praises composed Junior Boks

Springboks under-20 coach Dawie Theron said his team’s ability to absorb pressure was the key factor which led to a thrilling 32-25 semi-final win over New Zealand in Auckland on Sunday. “It was like a proper Test match out there. It was full of tension, drama and excitement and I’m immensely proud of the...
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Pollard wins IRB Award

June 20, 2014
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Pollard wins IRB Award

Junior Springbok captain Handré Pollard has been named the IRB Junior Player of the Year 2014 following his side’s 21-20 defeat to England in the IRB Junior World Championship final at Eden Park on Friday. Pollard is the second South African to win the Award after Jan Serfontein, his teammate when the Junior Springboks...
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JWC: All Blacks 25(15), Springboks 32(10)

June 15, 2014
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JWC: All Blacks 25(15), Springboks 32(10)

The Junior Springboks take the host New Zeeland in the semi final to secure a spot in the Championship final. It is almost the same team which beat the Baby Blacks two weeks ago, this is gonna be a cracker. The Teams: Junior Springboks: 15 Warrick Gelant, 14 Lloyd Greeff, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Andre...
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Baby Boks survive Samoa test

June 10, 2014
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Baby Boks survive Samoa test

Junior Boks edge Samoa to clinch semi-final spot against NZ The Junior Springboks defeated a spirited Samoa 21-8 at a rain swept ECOLight Stadium on Tuesday in Pukekohe to book a semi-final slot against hosts New Zealand Under-20 after they finished unbeaten and top of Pool C at the IRB Junior World Championship. The...
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JWC:Boks pick strongest line-up for Samoa

June 9, 2014
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JWC:Boks pick strongest line-up for Samoa

Junior Springboks coach Dawie Theron has selected his strongest available starting line-up for the final Pool C Junior World Championship match against Samoa on Tuesday in Pukekohe. The match at the Ecolight Stadium will kick off at 07h35 SA time and will be televised live on SuperSport. Theron has again shuffled his match 23...
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Junior Boks Injury Update

June 7, 2014
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Junior Boks Injury Update

Vodacom Blue Bulls Under-21 hooker Arno van Wyk has joined the Junior Springboks in Auckland after a knee injury forced Malcolm Marx (Golden Lions) out of the IRB Junior World Championship. Marx might be out of action for up to six weeks after he sustained the injury during a training session earlier in the...
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Victor lauds Junior Boks for win

June 6, 2014
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Victor lauds Junior Boks for win

The Junior Springbok win over their All Black counterparts at North Shore Stadium in Auckland on Friday appears to come at just the right time to invigorate the Springboks ahead of the kick-off to the international season. Speaking at a press conference on the eve of the friendly clash with a World XV at...
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JWC-All Blacks 24(17), Springboks 33(14)

June 6, 2014
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Should be the game of the tournament so far as the Junior Boks will take on host New Zeeland in their second pool match in Auckland. The Boks have suffered an early tournament setback with the injuries of Midfielders Rohan Janse van Rensburg (ankle), Andre Esterhuizen (head blow) and flank Jacques Vermeulen (ankle) were...
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IRB Interview with Pollard

June 5, 2014
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IRB Interview with Pollard

    Pollard talks about winning the Junior World Championship in 2012 and the challenge of playing the Baby Blacks in New Zealand.    
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Big guns face to face at JWC 2014

June 5, 2014
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Big guns face to face at JWC 2014

From the moment the IRB Junior World Championship 2014 schedule was announced there was one match in particular which jumped off the page, the Pool C battle between four-time champions and hosts New Zealand and 2012 winners South Africa at QBE Stadium on Friday.The rivalry between the two nations is one of the biggest...
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JWC:Boks start with big win

June 2, 2014
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JWC:Boks start with big win

 The Junior Springboks opened their IRB Junior World Championship with an impressive 61-5 win over Scotland at the QBE Stadium, North Harbour on Monday. The South Africans scored nine tries, with good improvement in all phases of play as the match progressed. Scotland took an early lead with a break-away try after ten minutes,...
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Junior Boks hit the turf in Auckland

May 29, 2014
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Junior Boks hit the turf in Auckland

The Junior Springboks rugby team completed their first two training sessions on Thursday in Auckland since arriving earlier in the week in New Zealand for the IRB Junior World Championship (JWC). The JWC2014 takes place from 2 to 20 June in Auckland and surrounding areas, with the Junior Boks up against Scotland on 2...
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Pollard to lead Junior Boks

May 14, 2014
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Pollard to lead Junior Boks

Vodacom Bulls flyhalf Handré Pollard will captain the Junior Springboks at the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship during June in New Zealand, South Africa Under-20 coach Dawie Theron announced on Tuesday. EP Kings number eight Aidon Davis and Vodacom Blue Bulls fullback Jesse Kriel were confirmed as the two vice-captains. Pollard will be competing in...
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Baby Springboks clinch series

May 7, 2014
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Baby Springboks clinch series

The Junior Springboks continued their preparations for the IRB Junior World Championship 2014 with a hardworking 60-14 victory over Argentina Under-20 on Tuesday afternoon at Stellenbosch. Last week, the South Africa Under-20 side won the first of three encounter 78-31 in Saldanha Bay. The third and final clash between the two sides takes place...
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Strong Junior Springbok squad for JWC 2014

April 22, 2014
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Strong Junior Springbok squad for JWC 2014

  A Junior Springbok squad bolstered by several players with Vodacom Super Rugby experience was named by SARU in Cape Town on Tuesday for the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship to be hosted by New Zealand from June 2 to 22. Handré Pollard (flyhalf, Vodacom Bulls), André Esterhuizen (centre, Cell C Sharks), Sergeal Petersen...
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SARU trims Junior Boks training squad

April 4, 2014
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SARU trims Junior Boks training squad

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Friday named a reduced SA Under-20 training squad of 36 players for the remainder of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship (JWC) training camp following two trial matches in Stellenbosch this week. An large group of almost 50 players were selected for the camp as SA Under-20...
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Baby Boks whacked by Wales

June 19, 2013
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Baby Boks whacked by Wales

Luck finally ran out for the henceforth ultra lucky Bokkies when they discovered size matters…
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Baby Boks into semi’s

June 13, 2013
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The South African Under-20 team overcame a committed France team in front of their home crowd to record a third successive victory and clinch a place in the Junior World Championship semi-finals with a 26-19 victory (halftime 8-7) in La Roche-sur-Yon on Thursday.
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SA U/20 group named for Argentine tour

March 28, 2013
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The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has confirmed a 34-man squad on Thursday for the SA Under-20 tour to Argentina in April.
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SA U/20 squad named for UWC match

January 17, 2013
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Junior Springboks coach Dawie Theron on Thursday named the starting line-up for the SA Under-20 training squad’s match against the University of the Western Cape (UWC), to be played on Friday afternoon at the Markötter Sports Field in Stellenbosch. Kick-off is at 16h00.
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Junior Boks training squad named

January 7, 2013
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South Africa Under-20 head coach Dawie Theron on Monday named 34 players for the latest training camp in preparation for the IRB Junior World Championships to be played in France in June. The Junior Springboks will defend the title won in South Africa last year.
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Baby Boks gets tough JWC draw

November 8, 2012
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Defending champions South Africa was on Thursday drawn alongside hosts, France, England and the USA when the International Rugby Board and the Fédération Française de Rugby announced the venues, pools and match schedule (attached) for the IRB Junior World Championship 2013 in France between June 5-23.
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Junior RWC final SOLD OUT

June 22, 2012
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Junior RWC final SOLD OUT

The ‘Sold Out’ signs have been put up at Newlands for the Junior Rugby World Cup final between the Junior Boks and Baby Blacks.
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Junior Boks lose Small-Smith

June 18, 2012
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Junior Boks lose Small-Smith

The Junior Boks announced on Monday that William Small-Smith has suffered a knee injury and has been ruled out of Friday’s IRB Junior World Championship 2012 against New Zealand.
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Baby Boks and Kiwis reach Junior RWC final with crushing displays

June 18, 2012
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Baby Boks and Kiwis reach Junior RWC final with crushing displays

The Baby Boks smashed Argentina and the Baby Blacks did the same to Wales
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Baby Boks change 3 for semi’s

June 16, 2012
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Baby Boks change 3 for semi’s

Junior Springboks coach Dawie Theron made three changes to his starting team that will play Argentina in the semi-finals of the IRB Junior Championship 2012 at DHL Newlands Rugby Stadium on Sunday.
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Theron makes 11 changes to Baby Boks

June 7, 2012
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Theron makes 11 changes to Baby Boks

Junior Springboks coach Dawie Theron made eleven changes to his side to play Italy at the UWC Stadium in their second match of the IRB Junior World Championship 2012.
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Junior RWC squad announced

April 4, 2012
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Junior RWC squad announced

The South African Rugby Union on Wednesday named an extended group of players to attend the SA Under-20 training camp from 10 to 23 April in Cape Town.
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