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Preview : South Africa vs Argentina

August 15, 2014
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Preview : South Africa vs Argentina

The Springboks kick of their 2014 Castle Rugby Championship campaign with a fixture against the Pumas at Loftus Versveld Pretoria by Clayton Saville
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Boks 38 v Wales 16

June 14, 2014
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The Boks take on Wales in Durban in what promises to be a great game.
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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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Competition: Springbok Factory – What it takes to be a Bok

November 18, 2013
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Competition: Springbok Factory – What it takes to be a Bok

We are excited to announce yet another competition on RuggaWorld where you can win the amazing book by Liz McGregor; Springbok Factory - What it takes to be a Bok. To get your hands on this Christmas list must-have, all you need to do is predict the score for this weekend’s match between the Springboks...
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Posted in RuggaWorld Competitions, Springboks | 34 Comments »

Eyeing domestic player movement under new Bok selection policy (updated)

October 19, 2013
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Eyeing domestic player movement under new Bok selection policy (updated)

Having recently selected a Springbok side containing no less than 10 players contracted to oversea’s clubs, Heyneke Meyer has certainly set a new precedent for domestic players both young and older, who harbour Springbok aspirations. Some like former Springbok coach Jake White have recently said the Springbok’s policy of picking overseas players is a...
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Springboks name unchanged squad

September 11, 2013
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Springboks name unchanged squad

South Africa will field the same starting 15 and the same bench as they did for their 38-12 humbling of Australia in Brisbane last weekend. Date September 11, 2013 – 2:02PM Zane Kirchner is upended by Israel Folau in Brisbane. Photo: Getty Images Coach Heyneke Meyer says the Springboks will need to go up a...
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Get your Bok bracelet, show your support

May 13, 2013
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The Worldwide Foundation (TWF) has launched the official licensed Springbok Rugby bracelet.
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Boks to play at Olympic Stadium in RWC 2015

May 2, 2013
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The Springboks will open their Rugby World Cup 2015 campaign against the top qualifier from Asia at Brighton Community Stadium in the southern coastal city of Brighton, the International Rugby Board announced on Thursday.
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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 »

New Bok jersey launch

March 13, 2013
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Former Springboks as well as SA celebrities have pledged to go shirtless on BokDays until Springbok apparel sponsor, Canterbury, launch their new supporters’ jersey next month. Former Bok coach Nick Mallett, star loose forward Rob Louw, as well as celebrities such as Jeannie D and Leon Schuster have decided to go shirtless rather than be...
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Farewell to the original warrior

February 12, 2013
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Farewell to the original warrior

Rugby players retire all the time, but it is not often that you will find the global rugby community express a collective sense of loss when a player decides to hang up his boots for good.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Personalities | 9 Comments »

Juan Smith hang sy stewels op

February 11, 2013
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Legendariese Springbok en Cheetahs losvoorspeler, Juan Smith, sal finaal sy stewels ophang.
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SA Rugby loses a legend, RIP Jan Ellis

February 8, 2013
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The South African Rugby Union on Friday expressed its deep sadness at the passing of legendary former Springbok looseforward, Jan Ellis. The one-time joint record holder for the number of Springbok caps succumbed to cancer at a hospice in Pretoria after suffering from the disease for some time. He celebrated his 71st birthday in...
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, SA Legends, SA Rugby, SARU | 2 Comments »

Springbok schedule for 2013

January 9, 2013
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The Springboks will end off a busy international season with a tour to Scotland, Wales and France in Europe in November this year, while the venues for the first two Springbok Tests of 2013 have been reversed to avoid an event clash.
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Posted in Castle Rugby Championship, Incoming Tours, Outgoing tours, Springboks | 5 Comments »

2013, the Year of the Bok

December 30, 2012
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2013, the Year of the Bok

I have been mulling over a subject for my last column of 2012 for about a month now.
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Posted in Columnists, Currie Cup, Springboks, Super Rugby | 13 Comments »

Boks draw Samoa (again), Scots for RWC 2015

December 3, 2012
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The Springboks were drawn with Samoa and Scotland in Pool B for the Rugby World Cup in 2015. The Pool Allocation Draw took place in London on Monday afternoon.
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Posted in Rugby World Cup 2015 | 14 Comments »

Meyer happy with win

November 24, 2012
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Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer applauded his team’s defence, discipline and guts after South Africa edged out England 16-15 at Twickenham on Saturday.
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England make loads of changes for Boks

November 22, 2012
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Wasps lock Joe Launchbury is set to make his first Test start after England coach Stuart Lancaster made six changes to the side for Saturday’s Test against South Africa at Twickenham.
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Boks starting XV unchanged for Poms

November 21, 2012
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Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer named an unchanged starting line-up on Wednesday for their final Test of the season, against England at Twickenham on Saturday.
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Posted in General Discussions, Springboks | 22 Comments »

Post weekend updates as they happen

November 20, 2012
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Post weekend updates as they happen

Boks sweating over star wing Seasoned Springbok wing JP Pietersen has a mild groin strain and is doubtful for South Africa’s final tour match, against England at Twickenham on Saturday. Bok team doctor Craig Roberts said the 2007 World Cup winner and 2012 SA Players’ Player of the Year will be “medically managed” this...
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Bok rugby round-up

November 19, 2012
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The general feeling amongst Bok supporters this morning is one of frustration after the Boks managed to choke out a win against the Scots.
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Murray back for Scotland

November 14, 2012
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Euan Murray, the Scotland tighthead prop, returns as one of two changes made by coach Andy Robinson for their Test with South Africa at Murrayfield on Saturday.
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Boks change two

November 14, 2012
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The Springbok team to face Scotland on Saturday has two changes from the one that beat Ireland last weekend, with Gurthrö Steenkamp and Juan de Jongh being included in the starting line-up at Murrayfield.
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Beast coming home, Malherbe called up

November 12, 2012
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Springbok prop Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira will return to South Africa on Monday following a decision that it would be in the player’s best interests not to continue with the tour.
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Time for a reality check

November 9, 2012
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Time for a reality check

Things in Springbok rugby are never normal or straight-forward, it always shifts between the insane and the absurd and this week there was a big swing towards the latter.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 19 Comments »

It’s cousin against cousin this Saturday

November 8, 2012
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Jamie Heaslip will captain Ireland in the opening game of the 2012 Guinness Series against South Africa this Saturday.
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Posted in Outgoing tours | 7 Comments »

Boks make 3 changes

November 7, 2012
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The Springboks have gone for continuity in selection as Pat Lambie was named to start at flyhalf when the team faces Ireland on Saturday in the opening Test of the Castle Outgoing Tour at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
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Posted in General Discussions, Springboks | 18 Comments »

Lambie set for pivot role

November 6, 2012
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Patrick Lambie looks set to start at flyhalf for the Springboks in their Test against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.
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