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West Rand Touch Rugby League

January 9, 2014
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West Rand Touch Rugby League

The West Rand Touch Rugby League starts on the Wednesday 05 February 2014 and lasts for 10 weeks. West Rand Touch rugby is played every Wednesday evening from 18h30 in Krugersdorp (Rant en Dal) at the Sterkfontein Heritage Lodge. Those interested in cardiovascular, non-contact and injury-free fun and exercise. Individual Players, Friend, School Teams,...
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Camps Bay gears up for Varsity 7s and Beach Volleyball

November 22, 2013
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Sport lovers are in for a treat next week, when Varsity Sports (VS) will take over Camps Bay during the second edition of the Varsity 7s Rugby and Beach Volleyball competitions from 29 November to 1 December.
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SA Students squad for Russia

July 8, 2013
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The SA Students Sevens rugby squad departed on Monday for Kazan in Russia to participate in the World University Games. SA Rugby The 12-man squad, will be captained by NMMU fullback Jarryd Buys and include former Springbok Sevens international Ryan Nell, Bradley Moolman who represented the SA Under-20 team in 2011 and Tiger Bax...
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Big wins in Women’s Interprovincial series:

July 8, 2013
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SARU Media Release: KwaZulu-Natal, Free State and Border on Saturday established themselves as forces to be reckoned with in the ‘A Division’ of the Women’s Interprovincial competition as they kicked off their seasons with emphatic victories. KZN smashed the MTN Golden Lions 83-3 in one-sided encounter at Ellis Park, which marked another disappointing start...
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Blue Bulls vs MTN Lions

July 4, 2013
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Curtain-raiser to the Bulls versus The Sharks Super Rugby match. Loftus Versfeld Kick-off:16:30 Lions: 1. JC Janse van Rensburg (C) 2. Robbie Coetzee 3. Julian Redelinghuys 4. Hendrik Roodt 5. Hugo Kloppers 6. Warwick Tecklenburg 7. Derick Minnie 8. Lambert Groenewald 9. Ross Cronje 10. Marnitz Boshoff 11. Anthony Volmink 12. Dylan des Fountain...
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All Blacks 30 v France 0

June 15, 2013
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France have selected a much stronger side, but the All Blacks are still the bookies favourite to take the series. Recent Results: 2013: New Zealand won 23-13, Auckland 2011: New Zealand won 8-7, Auckland 2011: New Zealand won 37-17, Auckland 2009: New Zealand won 39-12, Marseille 2009: New Zealand won 14-10, Wellington 2009: France...
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Japan 23 v Wales 8

June 15, 2013
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Japan got desperately close a week ago – can they finally get one over a tier 1 country? Recent results: 2013: Wales won 22-18, Osaka 2007: Wales won 72-18, Cardiff (World Cup pool match) 2004: Wales won 98-0, Cardiff 2001: Wales won 53-30, Tokyo 2001: Wales won 64-10, Osaka 1999: Wales won 64-15, Cardiff...
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Plumtree gone after Super Rugby

June 11, 2013
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The Sharks confirmed through a media statement that Brendan Venter will start in his new role as DOR in August also assuming the role as coach for their Currie Cup campaign in 2013.
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Plumtree’s time is up

June 11, 2013
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Sharks coach John Plumtree will leave his position at the end of the season after his contract was not renewed, new chief executive officer John Smit confirmed on Tuesday.
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Sharks appoint Brendan Venter

June 11, 2013
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Former Springbok centre Brendan Venter has been appointed as Director of Rugby at the Sharks.
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Deans to sideline Cooper for Lions series

April 10, 2013
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Wallabies coach Robbie Deans appears set to overlook Quade Cooper for the upcoming British and Irish Lions series with James O’Connor favoured to play five-eighth.
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Lions cancel US tour

April 5, 2013
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Regrettably, the Golden Lions Rugby Union management, following consultation with the senior coaches, have taken the decision to no longer proceed with the MTN Lions’ intended tour to the United States of America.
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Olympic gold may lure Kiwis

February 6, 2013
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All Black Liam Messam is considering switching to Sevens rugby as the chance to win Olympic gold threatens to lure players from the 15-a-side ranks for the 2016 Rio Games.
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Russian team for Lions Challenge

January 18, 2013
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union, on behalf of Rugby Union Russia, would like to announce the 23-man Russian Bears outfit that will face the MTN Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday. Kick-off is at 19h00 and the match will be televised live on Supersport 1.
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Lions team for Russia

January 17, 2013
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MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced the following team to take on the Russian Bears in the inaugural Lions Challenge match this Saturday at Ellis Park. Kick-off is at 19h00.
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Lions confirm squad for Challenge series

January 15, 2013
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The Lions released the names of 35 players that will make up their squad to compete in the Lions Challenge Series starting this weekend against Russia.
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All Blacks looking ‘old and weary’

December 3, 2012
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New Zealand rugby pundits on Monday blamed tiredness at the end of a long season for the All Blacks’ shock loss to England, also suggesting over-confidence contributed to the defeat.
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Lions announce the ‘Lions Challenge’

November 27, 2012
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Despite not playing Super Rugby, the Lions will have no shortage of game time next season after their 2013 fixture list was revealed on Tuesday.
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SA v Ierland: Afskop 19:30

November 9, 2012
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DIE TOETS TEEN IERLAND SKOP OM 19:30 AF. Hier is ‘n lys van die uitsaaitye van die naweek se internasionale rugby.
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Kaizer Chiefs registers a rugby team

October 29, 2012
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Yes folks, you heard right, football giant Kaizer Chiefs has registered a rugby team to participate in a tournament in George over December.
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ARU statement on Quade Cooper

September 28, 2012
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Australian Rugby Union has released a statement following Quade Cooper’s comments on the rugby show, The Rugby Club.
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Highlanders confirm Woodcock signing

September 10, 2012
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World Cup winning All Black, Tony Woodcock, has today signed with the Highlanders for a two-year period and will join the franchise for the 2013 Investec Super Rugby competition.
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Grey celebrates founder’s 200th birthday in style

June 28, 2012
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Grey celebrates founder’s 200th birthday in style

On invitation by Grey College the Toyota Free State Cheetahs will be playing against Cardiff Blues on Saturday, the 4th of August on the main field at Grey College.  The game will be played in memory of Sir George Grey, founder of Grey College, who would have been 200 years old this year.
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Wales names team for Aussies

June 7, 2012
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Wales names team for Aussies

Wales have named a side to play Australia in Brisbane this weekend showing four changes from that which sealed a 16-9 victory over France last March to be crowned Champions of Europe and achieve their third Grand Slam in seven seasons.
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Right time for Pumas to join

May 20, 2012
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With the All Blacks still groggy it’s the right time for the Pumas to join the Rugby Championshop, says Jake White.
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Lion squad for Stormers game on Friday

January 24, 2012
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Lion squad for Stormers game on Friday

The Lions have named their team for the DHL pre-season warm up.
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Cape Town Tens charity dinner

January 16, 2012
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Due to all the interest from folks on Twitter and Facebook, we decided to post the details of the Charity dinner for the Cape Town Tens.
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Cape Town Tens is back!

January 12, 2012
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The popular Castle Cape Town Tens rugby event, brainchild of Bob Skinstad and Rob Fleck, is just around the corner!
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