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Bid to halt Boks’ World Cup abandoned

The Agency for New Agenda has abandoned its court bid to halt the Springboks’ participation in the World Cup.

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Judge slams slow transformation in SA rugby

The racial composition of the Springboks has remained an emotive public issue.

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Loose forwards key to Meyer’s plans

The Boks have a seriously combative bunch of experienced loosies that can take the Boks all the way. But can they stay fit?

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Ehrenreich threat to Saru
August 27 2015 at 07:57

Tony Ehrenreich threatened a “mass radical programme” if the Boks’ Rugby World Cup squad does not meet transformation expectations.

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Springbok World Cup squad named
August 28 2015 at 18:41

Jean de Villiers will captain South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.

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Meyer flirting with World Cup rules
August 28 2015 at 12:47

With just a few hours before the Springbok WC squad is announced, Mike Greenaway looks at some issues facing Heyneke Meyer.

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Who would you pick in Bok team?
August 28 2015 at 07:54

With Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer set to unveil his Rugby World Cup squad today, we pick our own RWC 31-man squad.

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Lions go hunting with new backrow
August 28 2015 at 10:37

The Lions will be without Warren Whiteley, Jaco Kriel and Warwick Tecklenburg for their Currie Cup match against the Pumas.

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Pocock, Beale commit to Wallabies
August 28 2015 at 09:28

Flanker David Pocock and utility back Kurtley Beale have re-signed their national contracts in a coup for the Australian Rugby Union.

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Scrums a focal point for Boks
August 27 2015 at 16:10

Badly caught out in the scrums against Argentina at Kings Park, the Boks have given a lot of attention to the set-piece.

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Boks must be ‘dream-givers’
August 27 2015 at 12:47

Bok attack coach Johan van Graan said there were some nerves in the Bok group ahead of the squad announcement.

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Greeff, Sykes cleared by Saru
August 27 2015 at 12:22

Griquas No8 Carel Greeff and EP Kings lock Steven Sykes, can be considered for Currie Cup action this weekend following the outcomes of their Saru Judicial hearings.

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England warned about selecting Burgess
August 27 2015 at 08:29

Former England captain Will Carling has warned against Sam Burgess being included in the 2015 hosts' squad for the World Cup.

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Five points for Meyer to consider
August 27 2015 at 04:25

Injuries and form weigh on Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer as he mulls players for his Rugby World Cup squad.

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No RWC for England’s Cipriani
August 26 2015 at 20:59

Danny Cipriani had been omitted from hosts England's squad for the upcoming World Cup, according to media reports.

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Dobson backs untried Masimla
August 26 2015 at 17:59

Godlen Masimla will start in the number nine jersey in Western Province’s Currie Cup clash against the Cheetahs.

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Boks move up in rankings
August 26 2015 at 14:42

The Springboks have swapped positions with England, according to the latest World Rugby's official rankings.

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Six Saffers in Barbarians squad
August 26 2015 at 13:21

Six South Africans have been included in the Barbarians squad to play Samoa in an international at London's Olympic Park.

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Balance is key for the Boks
August 26 2015 at 12:22

The Springboks have been flying under the radar this week in Durban after the pressure of the must-win Test against the Pumas.

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Fans warned over ‘fake’ RWC tickets
August 26 2015 at 12:21

Soaring ticket prices and apparently fake seats have sparked rip-off warnings over next month’s Rugby World Cup.

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Heyneke in the spotlight
August 26 2015 at 09:11

Heyneke Meyer's final squad for the Rugby World Cup will come under sharp focus from various sectors of society.

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Bulls’ future looking bright
August 26 2015 at 11:32

Gary Botha believes that the current crop of Blue Bulls players can emulate the union’s golden generation that won five Currie Cup and three Super Rugby titles.

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Game-time is key for Boshoff
August 26 2015 at 10:27

A few months ago Marnitz Boshoff could not get into the Lions starting XV. In fact, it got so bad he was dropped from the matchday squad.

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