Posts Tagged ‘ Bismarck du Plessis ’

Who will captain the Boks to the RWC?

April 24, 2013
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Who will captain the Boks to the RWC?

With the recent announcement of the contracted Springbok group, focus is slowly starting to shift to the international test season with one burning question…
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 9 Comments »

Opening rounds crucial for SA’s favourites

January 22, 2013
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Opening rounds crucial for SA’s favourites

When it comes to picking the favourites to lead the South Africa conference the popular vote seems to be split between the Stormers and the Sharks.
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Posted in Columnists, Super Rugby | 22 Comments »

Bismarck to miss start of Super Rugby

January 10, 2013
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Bismarck du Plessis will miss the start of the Super Rugby tournament which kicks off in mid-February.
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Lambie back, Bismarck out

April 11, 2012
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Lambie back, Bismarck out

The Sharks will welcome back ace flyhalf Pat Lambie to the team which will take on the Blues but lost a world class player in Bismarck du Plessis.
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Posted in Super Rugby, SupeRugby | 1 Comment »

Still no Lambie for Sharks

April 4, 2012
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Still no Lambie for Sharks

Patrick Lambie has not recovered from his injury which sees Freddie Michalak retain the flyhalf jersey for their match against the Hurricanes.
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Posted in Super Rugby, SupeRugby | 5 Comments »

Key players commit to Sharks

January 25, 2012
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Key players commit to Sharks

The Sharks have confirmed that several of their senior players have extended their contracts at the Durban-based outfit.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities | 2 Comments »

Daniel named Sharks captain

January 16, 2012
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Daniel named Sharks captain

Sharks coach John Plumtree has installed two players who lead from the front to captain and deputise for The Sharks in this year’s Vodacom Super Rugby campaign.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 5 Comments »

‘Finish him!’ Rugby’s Mortal Combat

October 1, 2011
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‘Finish him!’ Rugby’s Mortal Combat

The importance of a 22-man game was never more evident than when the Springboks scraped past Samoa on Friday – which reminded me of a famous line in a very popular video game in the 1990′s.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 22 Comments »

Boks call on heavyweights for Samoa

September 26, 2011
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Boks call on heavyweights for Samoa

John Smit has moved to the bench while Frans Steyn retains the number 12 jersey ahead of Jean de Villiers.
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Posted in Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 100 Comments »

Will everyone calm the hell down!?

September 12, 2011
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Will everyone calm the hell down!?

It is way too early to start hitting the panic buttons after the Springboks narrow win over Wales on Sunday.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 60 Comments »

Bismarck’s reaction was despicable

August 22, 2011
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Bismarck’s reaction was despicable

The following column are the thoughts of Kate Nokwe and re-published here with her kind permission.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Personalities, Springboks | 28 Comments »

Sharks to lose DuP brothers?

August 3, 2011
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Sharks to lose DuP brothers?

The Sharks are apparently without a Springbok hooker on their list of contracted players for the 2012 season.
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Posted in Rugby Administration | 11 Comments »

Not so ‘Super’ rugby

May 27, 2011
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Not so ‘Super’ rugby

Suddenly, South African teams believe the new ‘Super’ Rugby tournament is not so super for SA teams as Stephen Nell reports for Sport24.
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This Chili finally got some bite

May 25, 2011
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This Chili finally got some bite

Some players announce themselves on the rugby scene the moment they take the field in front of our television cameras, some take longer, but it is no less worth the wait!
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Posted in Columnists | 136 Comments »

Rugby News (Thu): Brussow is back

April 28, 2011
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Rugby News (Thu): Brussow is back

The latest rugby news from around the world.
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Will we learn from RWC 1999?

March 31, 2011
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Will we learn from RWC 1999?

John Smit is being done a massive disservice at the moment, one that could spell disaster and cost him the Springbok captaincy for the Rugby World Cup later this year.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 4 Comments »

Statistically speaking

December 20, 2010
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Statistics are like a lamppost to a drunk man. It does not serve to illuminate but rather, to keep him upright.
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Broken Matfield makes emphatic statement

November 29, 2010
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Victor Matfield did not think anyone was watching but, coughing at the side of the interview room an hour after leading the Springboks to a thunderous victory, the captain’s warrior face crumpled into grimaces of agony.
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Posted in Springboks | 15 Comments »

John Smit out for rest of the year

September 22, 2010
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Springbok captain John Smit has officially been ruled out of the End of Year Grand Slam Tour as he is recovering from an operation.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 30 Comments »

Bismarck best served playing at Union

September 1, 2010
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Peter de Villiers believes that Bismarck will be much better served getting a full 80 minutes of rugby at the Sharks than 30 or 40 with the Boks this weekend.
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Bok selection crisis?

May 3, 2010
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Bismarck du Plessis’ neck injury may have hogged the headlines this weekend, but the Springbok could face a potential wing crisis after the injury list doubled with Jongi Nokwe’s injury.
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Posted in Springboks | 7 Comments »

Bismarck out

May 1, 2010
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The boys over at Sharksworld confirmed some rumors that have been doing the rounds, Bismarck du Plessis is out for the clash against the Bulls and might also miss the whole season.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Super 14 | 1 Comment »

Meyer heading in, Bismarck heading out?

January 21, 2010
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There is one confirmed movement from a French club and two possible movements to a French club. The players involved are Steve Meyer, Doug Howlett and Bismarck du Plessis.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 6 Comments »

Du Plessis’ will stay Sharks

September 30, 2009
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They have yet to sign their contracts, but Sharks head coach John Plumtree has no doubt that the Du Plessis brothers, hooker Bismarck and prop Jannie, will be staying on in Durban.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 2 Comments »

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