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Dok Danie Craven se kroegstorie

October 12, 2014
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Dok Danie Craven – hy sou Saterdag verjaar het – was geen drinker nie, maar daar was tog die dag toe hy die hoteleienaar gedwing het om ‘n kroeg oop te stel.
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Honey Badger spills the beans

October 9, 2014
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Honey Badger spills the beans

Moving to Japan for any rugby player will be a huge adjustment and more so for the Honey Badger(Nick Cummins), ESPNscrum did an exclusive with one of the most loved rugby players in the world. Moving to Japan has not been without its challenges for Nick Cummins; ordering food has proved an ordeal. “I’m...
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Return of historic Bok jersey…

April 8, 2014
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Return of historic Bok jersey…

Waratahs prop Benn Robinson returns Springboks jersey thought to have been lost for decades Date April 5, 2014 Georgina Robinson Chief Rugby Reporter Safely returned: David Malan and Benn Robinson with the jersey that had been thought to be lost. Photo: Thys Lombard Benn Robinson could finally relax. The Waratahs and Wallabies prop had been...
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Locals in Japan

November 6, 2013
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Locals in Japan

Twitterite and RW commentator Sackey has been following our local stars in Japan and gives us a lowdown on what is happening to our boys there.            
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Support flows for ‘perfectionist’ Jones

October 18, 2013
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Support flows for ‘perfectionist’ Jones

Former Brumbies and Wallabies have rallied to support Jones following what appeared to be a minor stroke in Japan on Tuesday. Date October 18, 2013 Chris Dutton Sports Writer, The Canberra Times   ”He’s the Mecca, pretty much what he says goes over here . He’s very highly regarded,” Andy Friend says on Eddie Jones....
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Anger Within – Jonah Lomu

September 17, 2013
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A sneak preview of what looks like a very special documentary of one of the true legends of rugby and someone who changed the game forever.  
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Laurie Fisher Answers Ruggaworld

September 10, 2013
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Laurie Fisher Answers Ruggaworld

Brumbies forward coach and allround rugby union legend Laurie Fisher this week answers our readers. We thank Laurie for doing this, especially considering how his bruised Ozzie heart must be feeling in the aftermath of….let me not go there. Anyways thanks Laurie we really appreciate it. 1) Jacques asks:  It always seemed that Brumbies...
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Posted in General Discussions, Rugby Personalities | 25 Comments »

Plumtree unhappy

July 1, 2013
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Plumtree unhappy

Duhhh… as if he was going to say Yay I lost my job!
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities, SA Unions / Teams | 1 Comment »

Watson out for six months

June 26, 2013
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Southern Kings skipper, Luke Watson, has been ruled out for the rest of the 2013 rugby season, following an injury to his ankle. Release Watson, who was assessed by one of the foremost ankle specialists in Cape Town yesterday will have to undergo an operation to his ankle, followed by months of rehabilitation. “He...
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Super Rugby | 2 Comments »

Spies out for the season

June 25, 2013
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Vodacom Bulls captain Pierre Spies will be out for the rest of the 2013 rugby season after tearing a bicep muscle on Saturday while playing for the Springboks against Samoa in the Castle Lager Incoming Series. Release Spies saw two specialists, one in Johannesburg and one in Pretoria for opinions and ultrasound scans revealed...
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Springboks, Super Rugby | 17 Comments »

Steenkamp signs with Force

June 20, 2013
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The Emirates Western Force has injected additional size and experience into its forward pack from next season with the signing of Bulls lock Wilhelm Steenkamp.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Super Rugby | 13 Comments »

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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Posted in Incoming Tours, Rugby Personalities, Springboks | 16 Comments »

Chiliboy off to France

June 6, 2013
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The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd announced on Thursday that Vodacom Bulls and Vodacom Blue Bulls hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle did not accept an offer to extend his contract past October 31st, 2013. The hooker indicated that he will instead take up an offer with the French club Toulouse.
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Schalk Burger blow by blow

June 4, 2013
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Schalk Burger has explained exactly how a pre-season calf strain eventually resulted in him ending up in intensive care fighting off bacterial meningitis. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:31 The Springbok flank has not played since February 2012, and as a result has been the subject of much speculation, with his comeback postponed a few...
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Wynand & Du Plessis French bound

May 30, 2013
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French club Montpellier have snapped up the signatures of two of South Africa’s most gifted centres – Bulls veteran Wynand Olivier and Western Province centre JP du Plessis among their acquisitions ahead of the new European season.
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WP re-signs key players

April 22, 2013
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Key DHL Stormers forwards Eben Etzebeth, Deon Fourie, De Kock Steenkamp and Rynhardt Elstadt have extended their playing contracts with Western Province Rugby.
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Kirchner joins Leinster

April 22, 2013
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Vodacom Bulls and Vodacom Blue Bulls fullback Zane Kirchner is to take up a contract with Irish side Leinster later this year.
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Sharks confirm Smit’s appointment as CEO

April 16, 2013
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The Sharks have confirmed the appointment of John Smit as CEO of the union.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities | 10 Comments »

Mitchell signs with Toulon

April 16, 2013
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French media sources (Le’Equipe) claim that Waratahs and Wallabie utility back, Drew Mitchell, has signed a 2-year deal with French club Toulon.
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McCaw becoming too big for the game?

April 15, 2013
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It has been my view since December last year that the NZ Rugby Union are making the same mistakes the Boks did in 2009. Chris Rattue in NZ seems to agree.
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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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Posted in Other Tournaments, Other Unions / Teams, Rugby Internationals, Rugby Personalities | 13 Comments »

Smit new Sharks CEO?

April 10, 2013
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Springbok rugby star John Smit is poised to make a spectacular return to the Shark Tank as the new chief executive of the Sharks, replacing veteran administrator Brian van Zyl.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities | 5 Comments »

Schalk contracts bacterial meningitis

March 28, 2013
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Schalk Burger has contracted bacterial meningitis following an operation on his calf.
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Masaga off to Japan

March 25, 2013
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Chiefs’ winger Lelia Masaga will head off shore at the conclusion of the 2013 Investec Super Rugby competition to continue his rugby career in Japan. The twenty-six year old has signed with the Japanese club Honda for two seasons.
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Jake White Scholarship announced

March 19, 2013
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Jake White Scholarship announced

A high-performing South African student will receive a chance to study in Australia under a new scholarship announced today. By Brumbies Media Unit Jake White chats with a fellow former South African representative, Clyde Rathbone. The University of Canberra Brumbies Scholarship for General Excellence, known as the ‘Jake White Scholarship’, includes University of Canberra...
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Bekker off to Japan

March 15, 2013
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Andries Bekker, the most-capped DHL Stormers player in the history of Super Rugby, will move to Japanese club Kobelco Steelers at the conclusion of the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby season.
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Steyn move to France confirmed

March 4, 2013
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The Blue Bulls Company and Mornè Steyn would like to confirm that the Vodacom Bulls flyhalf will be leaving Pretoria for Paris at the end of the 2013 rugby season.
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Welcome Professor Jake White

February 21, 2013
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Jake White has been recognised as an Adjunct Professor by the University of Canberra, with the Brumbies Principal Partner keen to use his expert rugby knowledge for the betterment of their institution.
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