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NZ ‘needs to lift game to stay top’

NZ needs to improve their game to become the first side to win back-to-back World Cups in 2015, coach Steve Hansen says.

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Meyer unfazed by scrappy win

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer has drawn positives from his squad’s scrappy win over Italy on Saturday.

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Boks victory was unconvincing

A performance riddled with inaccurate play saw the Boks labour to a unconvincing victory against Italy.

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Meyer needs to gamble in Italy
November 18 2014 at 21:12

Heyneke Meyer has ticked a lot of boxes in his time as Springbok coach; the most significant being the depth he has created in the national squad.

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Boks must be more ruthless
November 18 2014 at 12:42

Backline coach Ricardo Loubscher wants his team to be ruthless when they have try-scoring opportunities against Italy.

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England hurting after defeats
November 18 2014 at 09:56

England coach Stuart Lancaster said his side were hurting after defeats by world champions New Zealand and South Africa at Twickenham in the past fortnight.

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Boks suffer Du Plessis blow
November 18 2014 at 09:00

South Africa received mixed injury news ahead of Saturday's Test against Italy with prop Jannie du Plessis ruled out.

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Boks hamstrung by plug adaptors
November 17 2014 at 15:57

The Boks' preparations for their clash against Italy hasn't exactly gone according to plan since arriving in Padova.

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Lambie makes his case
November 17 2014 at 12:49

Pat Lambie's performance against England, although not perfect, warrants his selection as the Bok incumbent flyhalf.

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Super weekend for SA’s finest
November 17 2014 at 07:33

South African sport showed off its finer side with victory, redemption and celebration around the globe and at home.

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England not reaching potential - ex-coach
November 16 2014 at 16:07

England's coaching set up must be clearer in their playing philosophy, says former coach Clive Woodward.

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Walsh lucky result went Boks’ way
November 16 2014 at 15:54

Referee Steve Walsh is fortunate the Boks had the composure to ensure the right team still won, says Gavin Rich.

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Meyer praises ‘tactically astute’ Boks
November 16 2014 at 11:17

Heyneke Meyer has credited a tactical kicking game, defence and execution at the breakdowns for the Bok's win.

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Spirited France hold on to beat Australia
November 16 2014 at 11:08

France held off an Australia fightback to win their one-off international test match 29-26 at the Stade de France.

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All Blacks hold off stubborn Scotland
November 16 2014 at 11:12

New Zealand barely upheld its unbeaten record against Scotland as it overcame errors and the stubborn hosts to prevail at Murrayfield.

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Narrow Wales win ‘frustrating’ - Gatland
November 16 2014 at 11:05

Wales' narrow victory over 2015 World Cup pool opponents Fiji was “disappointing and frustrating”, said coach Warren Gatland.

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Boks beat England in thriller
November 15 2014 at 18:31

South Africa held off a fierce England fightback to triumph in a thunderous Test at Twickenham.

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Boks face torrid Twickenham test
November 15 2014 at 12:53

Only victory at Twickenham will do for the Boks following last weekend's calamity at the Aviva Stadium.

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All Blacks respect Scotland - McCaw
November 15 2014 at 10:59

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw maintained the All Blacks were taking Scotland seriously despite their unusual team selection for Saturday's international at Murrayfield.

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‘Bad boy’ Beale seeks redemption
November 15 2014 at 10:48

Wayward back Kurtley Beale left Australia to join up with his Wallaby teammates in Europe on Saturday, saying he wants to redeem himself.

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Onus is on Bok backline to deliver
November 14 2014 at 13:23

There needs to be better concentration when the Boks are on attack when they come up agaiznst England at Twickenham.

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Carter overcomes doubt
November 14 2014 at 09:55

All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter said he had conquered his own doubts to regain his place in the New Zealand starting line-up for the world champions' match against Scotland.

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Habana eyes another Twickenham fairytale
November 13 2014 at 19:38

After making his Test debut and scoring a try with his first touch there in 2004 - he'll be hoping for more of the same.

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