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Super Rugby final will be ‘brutal’

The Wellington Hurricanes-Otago Highlanders Super 15 final “is going to be brutal”, according to All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.

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De Allende can solve centre problem

Stormers centre Damian de Allende’s eye-catching, powerful displays during the Super Rugby season won plenty of plaudits.

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Hurricanes will stick to basics

The Wellington Hurricanes will adhere to their clinically efficient game plan as they seek to end 20 years of Super Rugby frustration.

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Etzebeth may be headed for Japan
June 27 2015 at 15:21

According to a report, Docomo Red Hurricanes signed Eben Etzebeth, days after securing the services of Handrè Pollard.

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Eight uncapped players in Bok squad
June 27 2015 at 14:55

The selection of eight uncapped players and the return of a further six are the features of the new Bok squad.

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'SA coaches must change mindset'
June 26 2015 at 11:45

Breyton Paulse says the days of relying on power, good kicking and the rolling maul to beat teams are gone.

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Hurricanes send Brumbies packing
June 27 2015 at 11:56

Ardie and Julian Savea scored tries either side of halftime to help propel the Hurricanes to a victory over the Brumbies.

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It’s the final countdown
June 27 2015 at 12:11

Rugby writer Jacques van der Westhuyzen looks at the options available to Sprinkbok coach Heneke Meyer.

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Oosthuizen to add weight to Sharks pack
June 27 2015 at 11:18

The Sharks received a prime chunk of Bloemfontein beef when Coenie Oosthuizen signed a four-year deal with the team.

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World Cup winners back in Bok frame
June 27 2015 at 10:35

Juan Smith and Frans Steyn could be the surprise selections when Bok coach Heyneke Meyer announces his first squad.

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‘Stormers need a world-class flyhalf’
June 26 2015 at 12:19

The Stormers will only win a Super Rugby title if they bring a world-class No 10 to Newlands, says Breyton Paulse.

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Form, experience key factors for Boks
June 26 2015 at 14:11

If Heyneke can get the combination right, between experience and form, we’ll have a great chance, says Mark Andrews.

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Never write off Boks – Mulder
June 26 2015 at 14:03

While the All Blacks are World Cup favourites, former Bok centre Japie Mulder says you can’t write off the SA challenge.

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Brumbies appeal Speight ban
June 26 2015 at 08:45

The Brumbies have appealed the five-week ban given to winger Henry Speight for a dangerous tackle on Juan de Jongh.

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No silver bullet for Hurricanes
June 26 2015 at 08:28

The Hurricanes have not stumbled upon a magic formula this season and their success is built on hard work, their coach said.

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Knock-on effects of player exodus
June 25 2015 at 17:25

The steady stream of rugby players leaving SA will have far-reaching consequences on several fronts for the game.

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Five Boks named World XV squad
June 25 2015 at 15:58

Bakkies Botha will be joined by three SA Test players in the confirmed World XV squad to face the Springboks.

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‘Victor too old to start for Boks’
June 25 2015 at 14:46

World Cup-winning lock Mark Andrews says Victor Matfield is too old to command a starting position in the Bok squad.

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Rugby fails Madiba ideals, says Chester
June 25 2015 at 12:44

SA missed an opportunity to build on the impetus of the 95 Rugby World Cup and transform rugby, says Chester Williams.

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Waratahs aim to bring Highlanders down
June 25 2015 at 11:34

Tries aplenty can be expected when the Waratahs take on the similarly attack-minded Highlanders for a place in the S15 final.

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Remembering the magic
June 24 2015 at 17:05

"This was the classic example of how sport can change the world," 1995 Bok team manager Morné du Plessis says.

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Ludeke exits Bulls after agreement
June 24 2015 at 19:46

Frans Ludeke and the Bulls have parted ways, despite talk that the two-time Super Rugby winning coach would be retained in another capacity.

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1995 World Cup: Pienaar looks back
June 24 2015 at 17:05

Former Springbok captain Francois Pienaar is still filled with emotion when he thinks about that historic day.

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