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Bakkies calls it a day

Springbok lock and Rugby World Cup winner Bakkies Botha has announced his retirement from international rugby.

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Sexton boot sinks Wallabies

Irish flyhalf Jonathan Sexton scored 16 points as Ireland edged Australia 26-23 in a thrilling and pulsating Test match at Lansdowne Road.

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Scrappy Boks beat Italy

The Springboksa claimed a record 12th straight win over Italy, with a performance that left much to be desired.

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Wallabies back Beale in row
October 13 2014 at 09:15

Senior Wallabies continued to back Kurtley Beale despite more revelations about offensive text messages which led to team business manager Di Patston resigning.

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Loss to Sharks hurts: Coetzee
October 12 2014 at 15:34

Despite fielding a second-string side in their defeat to the Sharks, WP coach Allister Coetzee admits the loss still hurts.

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Fiji snatch third Gold Coast title
October 12 2014 at 14:02

Fiji sealed a third Gold Coast sevens title on Sunday to get their quest for a maiden Olympic medal off to a flying start.

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Ashley-Cooper to quit Wallabies
October 12 2014 at 11:59

Adam Ashley-Cooper is set to quit Australia after next year’s World Cup for more lucrative offerings in Europe.

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Win means everything to Kings
October 12 2014 at 11:02

Kings coach Carlos Spencer has hailed his team’s first win in this Currie Cup season as a welcome relief.

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Things finally coming together: Ludeke
October 12 2014 at 10:41

Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has praised his team for pulling through after their shaky start to the season.

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Flyers push SA to quarters
October 11 2014 at 16:26

Seabelo Senatla, Steven Hunt and Ruhan Nel made their presence felt on the opening day of the Gold Coast Sevens tournament.

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Bulls bid to book play-off place
October 11 2014 at 12:39

With one foot in the Currie Cup semi-finals, the Blue Bulls will have to dispose of the Griquas for a place in the top six.

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Kings record first Currie Cup win
October 11 2014 at 09:27

At long last the Eastern Province Kings registered their first win in the Currie Cup when they beat the Pumas.

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Cheetahs count on Boks
October 10 2014 at 22:13

The Free State Cheetahs need a bonus-point victory over the Golden Lions in Johannesburg to keep their playoff hopes alive.

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Griquas can dash Bulls playoff hopes
October 10 2014 at 13:46

With one foot in the Currie Cup semi-finals, the Blue Bulls will have to dispose of a Griquas side fighting for a place in the top six when they clash at Loftus Versfeld.

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Sharks need a favour from Cheetahs
October 10 2014 at 12:50

The Sharks can still leap-frog the Lions into second spot on the Currie Cup log, thus ensuring a home semi-final.

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Wallabies coach denies having affair
October 10 2014 at 10:55

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie denied having an affair with a staff member as a row over allegedly offensive texts sent by Kurtley Beale took an unexpected twist.

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Cooper back in Wallabies squad
October 10 2014 at 10:51

Mercurial fly-half Quade Cooper earned a recall to the Australia set-up after a lengthy layoff due to injury.

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Lions desperate for home semi
October 9 2014 at 15:45

The Golden Lions have opted for their strongest possible starting XV ahead of their final round-robin match against the Free State Cheetahs.

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Sharks leave nothing to chance
October 9 2014 at 12:35

The Sharks will select the strongest available team for their final Currie Cup round-robin game against Western Province.

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Kings seeking complete performance
October 9 2014 at 12:24

The EP Kings are desperate to end their return to the Currie Cup premier rugby division on a high when they host the Pumas.

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Lions team to face Cheetahs
October 9 2014 at 11:34

Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his team to take on the Free State Cheetahs at Ellis Park.

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Beale suspended over text messages
October 9 2014 at 09:13

Wallabies back Kurtley Beale has been suspended pending a probe into “deeply offensive” text messages about a team official he allegedly sent earlier this year.

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Carter to miss Bledisloe Test
October 9 2014 at 09:11

All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter has lost his race to be fit and will miss the final Bledisloe Cup match against Australia next week.

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