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Chiefs team for Reds warm-up

February 7, 2013
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The Chiefs have announced their team to play the Reds in their second trial match at Stockland Stadium, Sunshine Coast, 7pm Australian time (10pm New Zealand time) this Friday night.
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Ali captains Blues for first time

February 7, 2013
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Ali Williams will captain the Blues for the first time when he leads out the side to face the Waratahs in Whangarei on Saturday in the second pre-season hit-out of the year.
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Woodcock, Nonu, Smith starts for Landers

February 7, 2013
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Highlanders’ Head Coach, Jamie Joseph, has named his starting XV to play the Crusaders at Whitestone
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Spies back for Bulls

February 6, 2013
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Pierre Spies will lead an experienced Vodacom Bulls side for their second friendly match of the season when they face the Toyota Cheetahs in Polokwane on Saturday.
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Jean leads Stormers against Boland

February 6, 2013
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Springbok captain Jean de Villiers will lead the DHL Stormers into battle in their second pre-season friendly of 2013, when the Men from the Cape take on neighbours, the Regent Boland Cavaliers, at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday (14h45).
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Cheetahs coach smiling

February 6, 2013
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Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské admits he has a “nice” problem with eight of his nine loose forwards available for selection.
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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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Lambie will play 10 for Sharks

February 5, 2013
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Sharks coach John Plumtree has confirmed to theSuperXV website that Patrick Lambie is set to play at flyhalf for the Sharks in the 2013 Super Rugby tournament, instead of fullback, where he played last year for most of the season.
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Jane may miss Super Rugby season

February 1, 2013
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Hurricanes wing, Cory Jane’s 2013 rugby season appears it may be over before it’s even started.
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Lions announce team for Bulls game

January 31, 2013
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MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced the following team to take on the Vodacom Bulls in the Gauteng Cup, taking place this Saturday at Orlando Stadium in Soweto. Kick-off is at 15h00.
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Duane leads Stormers

January 30, 2013
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Allister Coetzee, the DHL Stormers head coach, has named his team to take on the Toyota Free State Cheetahs in Saturday’s pre-season friendly in Bloemfontein (kick-off 17h00).
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Stegmann leads Bulls against Lions

January 30, 2013
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Vodacom Bulls flanker Deon Stegmann will lead the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday when they take on the MTN Lions in the Gauteng Rugby Cup at Orlando Stadium in Soweto.
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Juan Smith returns to rugby

January 29, 2013
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Springbok flank Juan Smith will make his long awaited return to rugby when the Cheetahs face the Stormers in a Super Rugby warm-up game in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
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Kings responds to media speculation

January 27, 2013
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The Southern Kings responded to media speculation that SA Rugby will not allow them to field more than 2 foreign players in their squad.
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It’s time to move on from Super Rugby

January 24, 2013
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It’s time to move on from Super Rugby

When will SA Rugby realise that our future lies north, and not in an expanded Super Rugby tournament?
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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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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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Kings suffer 1st injury setback

January 14, 2013
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Conraad Johannes (Boetie) Britz has been called up to the Southern Kings squad following Hannes Franklin’s knee injury sustained during practice last week.
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This Lion will roar

January 11, 2013
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This Lion will roar

It is not often that I get a warm, fuzzy feeling when I read something about administration in South African rugby, but the guts and determination of the Golden Lions Rugby Union who is arguably facing their biggest crisis in their 100+ year history is something that deserves more than just an honourable mention.
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Stormers name training camp squad

January 11, 2013
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DHL Stormers head coach Allister Coetzee on Friday revealed a 36-man squad for next week’s pre-season camp in Hermanus ahead of the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament which kicks-off late next month.
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Habana confirms Toulon move

January 11, 2013
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After news broke earlier in the week that Springbok and Stormers wing, Bryan Habana is negotiating with French club Toulon, the winger confirmed that he has signed a pre-contract agreement.
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Lions unveil new tournament

January 10, 2013
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union was thrilled to officially launch the much anticipated Lions Challenge series in Johannesburg on Thursday afternoon.
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Many changes in Super Rugby

January 10, 2013
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SANZAR on Thursday announced that halftime breaks for the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby season would be extended to 12 minutes.
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Olivier might miss start of SR season

January 10, 2013
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The Bulls gets a taste of what the Stormers had to put up with following news that Wynand Olivier might miss the start of their Super Rugby campaign due to his Japanese club advancing in their domestic competition.
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No place for Mangweni, Stick in Kings squad

January 8, 2013
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One of Eastern Province rugby’s stalwarts, Tiger Mangweni, has failed to make the cut for the Southern Kings’ Super Rugby squad.
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Sharks opts for easy warm-up games

January 4, 2013
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The Sharks will play friendly games against local sides, the Leopards and Pumas, as part of their Super Rugby preparations.
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Kings sign Adongo

December 31, 2012
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Daniel Adongo’s dream of playing Super Rugby will soon come to fruition when the burly Kenyan forward turns out for Port Elizabeth’s Southern Kings in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province next season.
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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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