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Stormers tick the right boxes

The Stormers were able to put the uncertainty over Allister Coetzee's future behind them when they beat the Cheetahs.

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Bismarck to skipper Sharks

Bismarck du Plessis has been retained as captain of the Sharks for the forthcoming Super Rugby season.

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Stormers look to polish form

The Stormers go into their friendly encounter against the Cheetahs at Newlands looking to shake off the rust.

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Steyn costs Stade de Francais victory
January 3 2015 at 10:20

South African flyhalf Morne Steyn endured a miserable first start of the season for Stade Francais when he was red-carded in the Top 14 leaders' 12-9 defeat at Lyon.

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All Blacks streets ahead of the rest
December 31 2014 at 13:56

Steve Hansen's All Blacks again set the standard for the rest of the rugby world in 2014.

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Duane the man to lead Stormers, Boks
December 30 2014 at 12:49

Zelim Nel says the abrasive but tactically astute Duane Vermeulen is a good bet for both the Stormers and Springbok captaincy .

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2014 - the rugby year that was
December 27 2014 at 12:52

2014 saw the All Blacks comfortably retain their status as the world's number one team, writes Gavin Rich.

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Losing start, but Stormers ended in style
December 24 2014 at 12:31

The Stormers began their 2014 campaign exactly like Western Province had ended their 2013 Currie Cup quest – with an embarrassing loss.

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Boks lost ground in 2014
December 22 2014 at 12:39

The Springboks hit a speed bump in 2014, showing signs of decline a year out from the Rugby World Cup.

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SA franchises changed playing styles
December 22 2014 at 13:39

South African rugby made a major leap in 2014 with domestic franchises abandoning the dreaded conservative approach and adopting an expansive style.

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WP’s Cup runneth over
December 22 2014 at 12:36

Western Province won the Currie Cup for the first time in 13 years in front of of their Newlands faithful when they beat the Lions.

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Stars battle to turn off aggression
December 21 2014 at 10:46

The Blue Bulls’ ace once wore his team’s jersey with pride but now faces a lifetime in prison garb.

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All Blacks still the team to beat
December 20 2014 at 12:39

New Zealand head into World Cup year as stand-out favourites to defend their title after dominating 2014.

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City back to square one over stadium
December 19 2014 at 12:50

Now that the "significantly higher" cost of running the Cape Town Stadium has put off the Western Province Rugby Union (WPRU), the city is left to look elsewhere for an anchor tenant for the struggling multibillion-rand st... Read Story
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WP says no to Cape Town Stadium
December 19 2014 at 07:41

Western Province Rugby has announced it will not move from Newlands Stadium to the cash-strapped Cape Town Stadium.

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Quality in Top-14 attracted Carter
December 18 2014 at 15:26

All Black great Dan Carter said the sheer quality of the players in France's Top-14 was a key reason in him joining Racing Metro.

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Carter to move to France after WC
December 18 2014 at 09:52

All Black great Dan Carter will leave New Zealand rugby after next year's World Cup to play for French Top 14 club Racing Metro.

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Treu joins WP rugby
December 15 2014 at 20:27

Former Blitzboks mentor Paul Treu was named as a member of Western Province Rugby Union's coaching staff.

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Blitzbokke beat NZ on home soil
December 15 2014 at 07:05

South Africa beat current Series holders NZ in an enthralling final of the third round of the world sevens circuit.

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Blitzbokke run rampant in PE
December 14 2014 at 09:41

The Blitzbokke have comfortably advanced to the knock-out phase of the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens.

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Blitzbokke searching for consistency
December 13 2014 at 12:32

Sevens captain Kyle Brown believes experimentation has become the order of the day in the HSBC World Sevens Series.

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Boks to play AB’s at Ellis Park
December 12 2014 at 10:47

Ellis Park will once again host South Africa's marquee Test against New Zealand in 2015.

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Blitzbokke unchanged for PE Sevens
December 12 2014 at 10:37

The Springbok Sevens announced an unchanged squad for the defence of their home Cup title.

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