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WP wil weer hol met die bôl

April 1, 2014
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Gert Smal, nuut aangestelde direkteur van WP Rugby, se hoof mikpunt sal wees om weer ‘n kultuur van vyftienman-wenrugby in die unie te vestig.
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Dis nie net Bulls wat spelers oppot nie

March 23, 2014
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Baie is gesê oor BRENDAN VENTER se storie oor die oppot (hoarding) van spelers. Dit strek natuurlik wyer as die Bulls.
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Western Province Rugby President’s Trust

September 19, 2013
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Western Province Rugby President’s Trust

Rugby Unions in South Africa takes much more responsibilities, not just on the developing of the sport and the abilities of the players, but also form an integrated part of their upbringing and education. By: Wetzel Nortier The Western Province Rugby Football Union has unveiled a new initiative to provide much-needed educational support to...
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Hougie under the knife

July 31, 2013
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Springbok scrumhalf Francois Hougaard will not play again this year and will undergo surgery next week.
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Win with #DHL and the #DHL Stormers

July 10, 2013
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The good folk over at DHL have been kind enough to provide as with tickets to give away for the biggest traditional derby in South African Rugby
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Four week ban for Butch

July 7, 2013
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The Sanzar judicial officer Jannie Lubbe has accepted a guilty plea from Butch James of the Sharks for a dangerous tackle on Bulls’ Jurgen Visser, after he was cited during Saturday’s Super Rugby against the two teams.
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Lion Kings a S15 reality?

July 4, 2013
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Despite their respective bosses denying it, the Kings and the Lions appear to be locked in negotiations about a possible merger into one team in Super Rugby next season.
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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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Lions 33 v Sharks 29(friendly)

June 21, 2013
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Lions 33 v Sharks 29(friendly)

A strong Sharks side faces the Lions
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Board backs John Smit in firing Plum

June 19, 2013
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Board backs John Smit in firing Plum

Sharks’ board has strongly stood behind Smit’s decision to fire Plum. We recognise too that John may not have all the commercial experience yet. We have a Board and a management team to guide him in these areas. Our advice to John was, listen carefully before acting and at all times be honest and...
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Mitchell: ‘My reputation is stil intact’

November 28, 2012
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John Mitchell, less than a week after saying he had ‘unfinished business’ with the Lions, has started coaching Sale Sharks and stated he was always going to return to the English club.
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Mitchell groet die Leeus

November 23, 2012
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Die Goue Leeus het John Mitchell gister as afrigter gegroet, maar gaan hom steeds vir die volgende jaar betaal.
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Lions shift focus

October 21, 2012
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Golden Lions interim coach Johan Ackermann said his side would now start their journey towards reclaiming a Super Rugby berth after they were knocked out of the Currie Cup competition over the weekend.
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Waar is die Kings se swartes?

October 21, 2012
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Die Mol, rubriekskrywer in Rapport, wil stappe doen teen die Kings se verwaarlosing van sy swart spelers.
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Lions leaking stars; Cheetahs depleted

October 3, 2012
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The Stormers will benefit the most from the Lions’ exit from Super Rugby in 2013, snapping up at least three players.
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Zondagh praises WP style

September 5, 2012
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Former Western Province coach Alan Zondagh has praised the Cape side after they outplayed the Blue Bulls playing an attractive brand of rugby.
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Don’t trust twitter

August 31, 2012
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union moved swiftly to deny rumours that Josh Strauss will join the seven-time Super Rugby champion Crusaders for next year’s tournament.
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Luyt backs De Klerk for revival

August 28, 2012
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The cynical and uninformed may suggest that the Golden Lions Rugby Union is doomed. The original Lion King, Louis Luyt, suggests the right man is in charge.
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WP loses out to Frogs

August 23, 2012
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Western Province captain Deon Fourie looks likely to continue his rugby career in France after the conclusion of the Currie Cup.
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Saru passes the Kings’ buck

July 16, 2012
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The presidents of South Africa’s 14 provincial unions will vote later this year to determine if the Southern Kings should play Super Rugby in 2013.
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Jean defends ‘Irish exodus’

June 27, 2012
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The current trend of prominent South African rugby players switching to Irish clubs needs to be put in perspective, Springbok captain Jean de Villiers said on Wednesday.
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Update: Mitchell suspended by Lions

June 21, 2012
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Lions coach John Mitchell has been suspended with immediate effect from the Lions Rugby Union
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Kiwi excited about coaching Kings

May 30, 2012
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Former Christchurch club coach and Canterbury Colts mentor Brad Mooar says that he is excited about the adventure of joining former Crusaders hooker Matt Sexton on the Southern Kings coaching staff.
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Saru clarifies S15 confusion

May 10, 2012
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The SA Rugby Union (SARU) on Thursday clarified the position on South African teams participating in the Super Rugby competition.
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Lions lose Doppies

May 9, 2012
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Lions lose Doppies

In a move many will be saddened by the Lions have lost their faithful inside center.
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Luckless Potgieter ruled out again

April 16, 2012
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Luckless Potgieter ruled out again

Vodacom Bulls loose forward Dewald Potgieter suffered another injury setback when he was ruled out action for another four to six weeks, this time due to a hamstring injury.
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Lions stuur op ‘n ramp af

April 16, 2012
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Die Lions se Super-rugby-seisoen stuur nou af op ’n tragedie ná Saterdag se buurmansbesoek van die Bulls op Ellispark.
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Kiwi will coach Kings

April 13, 2012
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New Zealander Matt Sexton will coach the Southern Kings in their debut season in Super Rugby next year.
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