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Brussow, Schalla, Matfield back in Bok fold

May 19, 2014
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Brussow, Schalla, Matfield back in Bok fold

World champion Springboks Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger as well as two former Blitzbok stars, Cornal Hendricks and S’bura Sithole, are included in a 36-man squad to attend a national training camp in Durban from 25 to 28 May, the South African Rugby Union announced on Monday. Cell C Sharks back Sithole and Hendricks,...
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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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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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Taute, Jantjies make Stormers debut, still no Schalk

February 18, 2013
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Allister Coetzee, the DHL Stormers head coach, has announced his team for Friday’s 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby opener against the Bulls in Pretoria (kick-off 19h10).
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Burger likely to miss opening game

February 5, 2013
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Stormers captain Schalk Burger and centre Juan de Jongh have both been ruled out of Saturday’s final Super Rugby warm-up match against the Boland Cavaliers at the Cape Town Stadium.
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Burger confirmed as Stormers captain

January 16, 2013
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A fit again Schalk Burger will once again lead the Stormers for the 2013 Super Rugby campaign.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 11 Comments »

Still on target

September 19, 2012
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Still on target

It is easy to criticize and say what Meyer is not getting right at the moment, but has anyone sat back to consider what he is being quite successful in doing in only 7 tests?
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 66 Comments »

Coetzee likely to rest stars for Lions

June 25, 2012
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Coetzee likely to rest stars for Lions

The much anticipated return of loose forwards Schalk Burger and Nick Koster for the Stormers’ clash against the Lions on Saturday has been put on hold.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 15 Comments »

Bekker set to return for Stormers

June 20, 2012
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Bekker set to return for Stormers

Springbok lock Andries Bekker is expected to be fit to play in the Stormers’ next Super Rugby match against the Lions on June 30.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Super Rugby | 2 Comments »

Building bridges

April 26, 2012
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Building bridges

Where Meyer is now more confident in including a number of youngsters for the upcoming test series against England, his most important decision remains who he will select as skipper.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 248 Comments »

Koster also crocked

April 25, 2012
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Koster also crocked

The DHL Stormers injury woes has taken a turn for the worst as it was confirmed that Nick Koster is also on his way back to SA following a knee injury.
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Posted in Super Rugby, SupeRugby | 4 Comments »

News on Schalk not good

February 26, 2012
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News on Schalk not good

DHL Stormers captain Schalk Burger left the field early in the match against the Hurricanes and the mood surrounding his injury is not good.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, SupeRugby | 1 Comment »

Burger will lead Stormers against Lions

January 23, 2012
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Burger will lead Stormers against Lions

Springbok flanker Schalk Burger will captain the Stormers in Friday’s Super Rugby warm-up clash against the Lions at Newlands.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 7 Comments »

‘Schalk must skipper Boks’ – Smit

January 10, 2012
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‘Schalk must skipper Boks’ – Smit

The leader of the Stormers, Schalk Burger, is the right man to take over the captaincy of the Springboks.
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Springboks | 17 Comments »

Burger back to captain Stormers

March 30, 2011
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Burger back to captain Stormers

Schalk Burger returns to captain the Stormers team for the Sharks this weekend.
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Posted in Super 15 Team Updates | 9 Comments »

Schalk, Elstadt sidelined

March 23, 2011
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Schalk, Elstadt sidelined

Gavin Rich reported on SuperRugby.co.za that although the team announcement for the Stormers will only take place later today, the names of Elstadt and Burger will not feature on the team sheet.
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Schalk will miss Cheetahs clash

February 28, 2011
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Schalk will miss Cheetahs clash

The Stormers will be without influential captain Schalk Burger for Saturday’s Super Rugby match against the Cheetahs.
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De Jongh, Burger out of Bok tour

November 1, 2010
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Schalk Burger and Juan de Jongh have been withdrawn from the Springbok squad as a result of injuries suffered in Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup final.
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Posted in Outgoing tours, Press Release, Springboks | 29 Comments »

Schalk looking for WP contract extension

October 28, 2010
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Schalk Burger will be playing in his first Currie Cup final for Western Province on Saturday, but is hopeful that it won’t be his last.
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SA Rugby spooked by ‘Whingers’ tag

August 27, 2010
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The trouble with being branded whingeing losers and the like is that when there is actually valid reason to whinge, you suddenly stop doing so.
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Springboks | 8 Comments »

Schalk IS a fetcher

August 27, 2010
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Well to David Pocock at least he is…
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Posted in Springboks | 19 Comments »

Have the current Boks hit the ceiling?

July 21, 2010
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Two recent performances from the Springboks have raised some serious questions about the team that should take us to World Cup success next year, and whether the current crop has hit the ceiling, or still has a lot to offer Bok rugby.  We asked Dr. Ross Tucker, an expert in the field of sport...
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 54 Comments »

Boks for Bafana

June 9, 2010
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Here are some quotes from Bok management and players in support of our National Soccer team who will kick off the Soccer World Cup this Friday when they take on Mexico.
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Posted in Soccer World Cup 2010 | 7 Comments »

Combo’s and Super 14 form were deciding factors

June 8, 2010
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The form of the Vodacom Bulls and the Vodacom Stormers during the 2010 Super 14 is reflected in the selection of the Springbok team to face Six Nations champions France in a one-off encounter at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday.
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Flip set for Bok debut

June 8, 2010
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Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has selected his strongest available team for Saturday’s Test against France at Newlands.
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Schalla to succeed John as Bok skipper?

May 19, 2010
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There was a time when he walked a disciplinary tightrope, but Schalk Burger appears to be on course to succeed John Smit as Springbok captain.
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Posted in General Discussions, Rugby Personalities | 7 Comments »

No action against Burger

March 9, 2010
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The South African Rugby Union (SARU) are not planning any action against Stormers captain Schalk Burger.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities | 6 Comments »

Burger sidelined

February 23, 2010
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The Vodacom Stormers suffered a major setback when it was announced on Monday that captain Schalk Burger will miss Friday evening’s Vodacom Super 14 match against the Brumbies at Newlands.
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Posted in Super 14 | 3 Comments »

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