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Pieter Steph du Toit signs for Stormers

Western Province Rugby can confirm that Springbok lock Pieter-Steph du Toit will be furthering his career with the DHL Stormers and DHL Western Province from November 1, 2015. Having recently announced the signings of props JC Janse van Rensburg and JP Smith, as well as capturing the signature of Springbok winger Cornal Hendricks, the confirmation […]

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 07: Jean de Villiers with Hashim Amla and Heyneke Meyer (Head Coach) of South Africa during the Springbok team photo at the Beverly Hills Hotel on August 07, 2015 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images) Read more

Meyer could be in until 2019!

  So reports suggest Meyer could be in the Springbok hot seat until Rugby World Cup 2019. The news has been prominent since last season and has surfaced once again this year at a time which is the toughest in Heyneke Meyer’s tenure. This is not new, Springbok coaches always feel the heat before the […]

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Wallabies in World XV squad to face Japan

  Australia will have a number of their players playing a key role in their match fitness by being part of a fixture against the Japanese onnSaturday August 15 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground in Tokyo. One will be wondering if it wasn’t possible to rope in some of the Springbok players who are […]

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Lima Sopoaga to debut for All blacks

  The team is: 1. Tony Woodcock (112) 2. Dane Coles (27) 3. Owen Franks (69) 4. Brodie Retallick (38) 5. James Broadhurst 6. Liam Messam (41) 7. Richie McCaw – captain (139) 8. Kieran Read (74) 9. Aaron Smith (38) 10. Lima Sopoaga 11. Charles Piutau (16) 12. Ma’a Nonu (95) 13. Conrad Smith […]

Wallabies down to 31! Read more

Wallabies down to 31!

Michael Cheika has cut down his squad to 31 players. The Wallabies had assembled as a 40 man squad but with a clash against the Springboks coming up the squad has been trimmed. While the players will remain in the group it sees some surprise omissions including Christian Leali’ifano and Wycliff Palu. Dave Dennis, Samu […]

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Crusaders, Brumbies win!

  By: Benedict Chanakira         Crusaders 35 Hurricanes 18 To be fair this was a sloppy game which had moments of brilliance in patches. The game started quite quickly though, Havili having had y opportunity to create quite an overlap had he passed instead deciding to hold onto the ball. The first […]

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

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 ticking […]

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Arthur ready to pack down with Force

The former coach of the Australian cricket team, Mickey Arthur, is in talks to join Perth-based Super Rugby franchise the Western Force. Date August 28, 2013 Georgina Robinson Rugby Reporter Talks: Mickey Arthur. Photo: Getty Images Arthur is understood to have spent the past couple of months in discussions with Force chief executive Mark Sinderberry about […]

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ARU leaning towards two Super conferences

​The Australian Rugby Union is open to an overhaul of Super Rugby that would see more trans-Tasman derbies and up to two Argentinian teams included in the competition. Date August 8, 2013 – 6:16PM Georgina Robinson Rugby Reporter New challenge: up to two Argentinian teams could included in a revamped competition. Photo: AFP Super Rugby’s governing […]

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Kings bench Luke

The Southern Kings have named Andries Strauss as captain, with Luke Watson coming on from the bench for the match against the Cheetahs on Saturday in Bloemfontein. Director of Rugby, Alan Solomons, said the decision to bench Watson had been made following a number of factors. “Just to put perspective on it, Luke sustained a […]