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Bok Barometer…..

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It is Wednesday meaning we look at the past weekend performances and BC is given us his Springbok 15….   By: Benedict Chanakira        What a disappointing weekend for the South African sides. When we have to look at…

The fight is on for Bok openside

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While South African franchises are involved in a tussle for Vodacom SupeRugby supremacy another battle is raging. South Africa has always had an embarrassment of riches among the loose forwards but the scramble for a 2015 Rugby World Cup place…

Flip turns down the World Cup

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Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has dropped a bombshell on Tuesday in announcing that Flip van der Merwe has made himself unavailable for international duty. Van der Merwe must have been seen as a certainty for the Boks due to his experience,…

Two Springbok training squads named

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  The national selectors have named two squads of 44 players each – including 19 uncapped and a number of currently injured players – for the Springboks’ first two training camps of the season, in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The…

Jean aims for July return

Jean De Villiers score the bonus point try

Jean de Villiers’s amazing recovery from a knee injury could see him back for the Rugby Championship which should make two of Ruggaworld’s members (Duiwel and Bekke ) very happy The Springbok captain ruptured his anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments,…

Are the Boks ready?

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We’re three glorious weeks into Super15 and we’ve been thinking: based on current form – how ready would the Springboks be to stake a claim on the World Cup trophy? by Juan from Leftbacks.co.za To answer that question, we need to answer two more…

Boks name Boucher as coach

The Springboks have signalled their intentions to go all out in the forthcoming Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup against the South African cricket team by appointing former Proteas wicketkeeper, Mark Boucher, as head coach. Furthermore hard-man Willem Alberts, who took two…