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‘Ireland’s stats up with Boks and NZ’

Bok legend Victor Matfield feels that the UK and Europe tour opener against Ireland will be a “huge game”.

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North, south... let the battle begin

The Currie Cup final pits Cape Town against Joburg, and rugby writer against rugby writer...

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Gold honoured by Sharks post

Gary Gold views the Sharks director of rugby post as one of the “most prestigious jobs in world rugby”, says Craig Lewis.

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Last-minute AB try sinks Wallabies
October 18 2014 at 13:55

All Blacks centre Malakai Fekitoa scored a last-minute try which Colin Slade converted to give the world champions a dramatic 29-28 victory over Australia.

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Ref scores a try for the Stars
October 18 2014 at 12:59

A bizarre set of circumstances and an almost-comical Television Match Official decision has led to what has been dubbed rugby's first 'own try'.

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WP beef up for Bulls challenege
October 18 2014 at 13:02

Allister Coetzee is betting a home final – and his job – on a thundering herd of forwards to stampede the Blue Bulls at Newlands.

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Lions on the prowl to hunt down Sharks
October 18 2014 at 09:50

They only lost to WP, the Bulls and the Sharks this season, all away from home, but they've been unbeaten at Ellis Park...

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Excited Bulls ready for WP battle
October 17 2014 at 22:36

It probably feels like a lifetime since there was so much excitement in the air at Loftus Versfeld.

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WP should stick to attacking game
October 17 2014 at 20:07

Ashfak Mohamed says it would be a serious mistake on WP’s part to play it safe against the Bulls in their Currie Cup semi-final.

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Turn-over ball key for WP
October 17 2014 at 14:39

Their ability to exploit turn-over ball has been one of the keys to Western Province's success this season.

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Lions will have a full go at Sharks
October 17 2014 at 12:37

The Lions are in the mood to launch an all-out attack against the Sharks in their Currie Cup semi-final.

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It’s all or nothing for Sharks
October 17 2014 at 11:36

A Sharks v Bulls Currie Cup final at Kings Park next week? Stranger things have happened, writes Mike Greenaway.

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Hooper clarifies Beale comments
October 17 2014 at 09:15

Australia captain Michael Hooper was forced to clarify his backing for suspended team mate Kurtley Beale.

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WP pick four locks to stop Bulls maul
October 17 2014 at 07:38

Western Province are locked and loaded for the Currie Cup semi-final showdown against the Blue Bulls at Newlands.

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Lions stick to winning formula
October 16 2014 at 20:34

The Golden Lions will take on the defending Currie Cup champions, the Sharks with an unchanged starting XV in their semi-final.

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Taute blow for WP
October 16 2014 at 16:04

The powerful centre-cum-fullback Jaco Taute has not recovered from a rib injury and was not considered for Western Province's Currie Cup semi-final line-up to face the Blue Bulls.

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Inside centre role for Pollard
October 16 2014 at 14:50

Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard will play at inside centre when the Blue Bulls take on Western Province in their Currie Cup semi-final.

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Cooper only change to Sharks team
October 16 2014 at 12:09

Kyle Cooper has returned to the Sharks team in the only change made to the starting XV that will take on the Golden Lions in their Currie Cup semi-final.

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Cronjé set to shine against Sharks
October 16 2014 at 11:47

The last time the Lions and Sharks met in a knockout game - the 2011 Currie Cup final - scrumhalf Ross Cronjé, sat on the bench for the Sharks.

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Off-field turmoil mars Bledisloe Cup
October 16 2014 at 11:07

Off-field distractions are overshadowing the build-up to Saturday's Bledisloe Cup clash in Brisbane with the Wallabies in a state of chaos.

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Buoyant Akona keen to bow out in style
October 16 2014 at 10:33

Former Springbok wing Akona Ndungane wants his last Absa Currie Cup campaign to be a memorable one.

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White to help Tonga on northern tour
October 16 2014 at 09:50

World Cup-winning coach Jake White will act as technical adviser to Tonga during the Pacific side's northern hemisphere tour in November.

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All Blacks fear Wallabies backlash
October 16 2014 at 09:46

The All Blacks are fearing a backlash from the beleaguered Wallabies in this weekend's final Bledisloe Cup Test.

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