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Reds team for Rebels

March 7, 2013
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St.George Queensland Reds defensive linchpin Anthony Faingaa returns from injury at outside centre for Friday’s round four Super Rugby clash against the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park in Melbourne.
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Waratahs team for Brumbies

March 7, 2013
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Southern Districts youngster Ben Volavola will make his first start for the HSBC Waratahs on Saturday.
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Liebenberg returns off the bench for Stormers

March 6, 2013
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The Stormers will take on the defending champion Chiefs at DHL Newlands on Saturday (kick-off 17h05), and Coetzee has kept the changes to a minimum – making just two adjustments to the bench.
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Sharks names unchanged line-up for Kings

March 6, 2013
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John Plumtree has the rare pleasure of being able to select an unchanged line-up for his team’s Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Southern Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
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Brussow starts from the bench

March 6, 2013
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Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has resisted the temptation to rush Springbok Heinrich Brüssow straight back into his starting XV.
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Saders team named for Canes clash

March 6, 2013
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The Crusaders head to Wellington this Friday to face the Hurricanes. With both teams yet to secure a win it promises to be an exciting game with plenty of action.
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Kings name team for Sharks

March 5, 2013
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The Southern Kings have announced their Super Rugby Squad to take on The Sharks at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday, 9th of March 2013. The team will run onto the field under the leadership of Darron Nell, after Director of Rugby Alan Solomons announced that last Skipper Luke Watson had been named...
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Bulls tour squad announced

March 5, 2013
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The Vodacom Bulls named their touring squad to Australasia for matches against the Blues, Crusaders, Reds and Brumbies. All four opponents are previous winners of the Super Rugby title.
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Sharks 12, Stormers 6

March 2, 2013
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No matter what the coaches say, the Currie Cup final is still fresh in the minds of supporters and players and the Sharks will no doubt look for revenge when they clash in Durban.
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Bulls 36, Force 26

March 2, 2013
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One would like to think there is no way in hell the Force can upset the Bulls at home – but the record between these two teams is actually split down the middle at 50% of wins to each team…
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Chiefs 45, Cheetahs 3

March 2, 2013
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The Cheetahs could not have asked for a more difficult opening game on tour as they take on the defending champions, the Chiefs.
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Force change 4 for Bulls

March 1, 2013
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The Emirates Western Force has made four changes to its starting XV to tackle the Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday night.
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Reds 18, Hurricanes 12

March 1, 2013
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This match has all the elements of being a potentially high scoring, or very boring game – let’s hope it’s the prior.
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Waratahs 31 v Rebels 26

March 1, 2013
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Yes it is an Aussie derby, but surely the Tahs should come good at some stage?
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Blues 34, Crusaders 15

March 1, 2013
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Coming off an unlikely win – the Blues have all the ingredients to upset the most successful New Zealand franchise in Super Rugby history at home.
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Chiefs team for Cheetahs

February 28, 2013
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The Chiefs have announced their team to play the Cheetahs in their first Investec Super Rugby home game at Waikato Stadium on Saturday night at 7.35pm. Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has made four changes to his starting line up.  Hooker Hika Elliot’s calf injury has recovered to see him take the reins off young...
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Sharks change one for Stormers

February 27, 2013
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The Sharks have only changed one for their match against the Stormers. The only change for the Sharks comes in at loose-forward where Jean Deysel replaces Jacques Botes who moves to the bench.  Marcell Coetzee will shift from 7 to the openside 6 position with Deysel wearing the number 7 shirt. The Sharks 15....
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Serfontein on Bulls bench

February 27, 2013
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Vodacom Bulls lock Flip van der Merwe will play in his 50th Vodacom Super Rugby match when his team takes on the Western Force at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Van der Merwe has played six of those for the Toyota Cheetahs whilst still a student in Bloemfontein and the commerce graduate has since reeled...
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Elton starts, Grant on the bench

February 27, 2013
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Elton Jantjies gets another start for the Stormers after a horrid afternoon with the boot against the Bulls. Fullback Joe Pietersen and tighthead prop Frans Malherbe come into the starting line-up from the side that went down 17-25 to the Bulls last Friday, whilst flyhalf Peter Grant is back in the matchday 22 after...
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Sarel starts against Chiefs

February 27, 2013
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Scrumhalf Sarel Pretorius will start for the Cheetahs against the Chiefs in their Super Rugby match in Hamilton on Saturday.
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Waratahs team for Rebels

February 27, 2013
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HSBC Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has made two changes to the starting team to play the Rebels at Allianz Stadium on Friday night.
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Blues unchanged for Saders

February 27, 2013
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Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has named an unchanged line-up for Friday’s clash with the Crusaders at Eden Park.
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Canes make 3 changes for Reds

February 26, 2013
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The Hurricanes head to Brisbane today for their second match of the Investec Super Rugby competition.
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Read captains Saders against Blues

February 26, 2013
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Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has named his starting fifteen to play the Blues in the Crusaders first season game of the Investec Super Rugby 2013 season.
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O’Connor captains Rebels

February 26, 2013
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James O’Connor to Captain the RaboDirect Rebels against the NSW Waratahs.
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What is in a name?

February 25, 2013
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What is in a name?

What is in a name?
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Kings 22, Force 10

February 23, 2013
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It is a funny thing to think that a teams first game could define their whole campaign, but this is more or less what the Kings face when they host the Force.
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Cheetahs 22, Sharks 26

February 23, 2013
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The Sharks team travel home to Bloemfontein to take on a Cheetahs side which promised much improvement from 2012.
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