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Sharks battle past Lions

The Sharks edged the Lions in a high-scoring Currie Cup warm-up match at Woodburn Stadium in Pietermaritzburg.

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Sanzar to appeal Hooper ban

Australia’s Michael Hooper's hopes of facing the All Blacks in Sydney suffered a blow when Sanzar launched an appeal against the one-week ban he was hand... Read Story

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‘Victory is all that matters’ - Gold

Sharks coach Gary Gold has been around long enough to ensure he does not repeat the mistakes of their Super Rugby season.

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Battle of the lock giants
July 10 2015 at 21:21

They once formed rugby's most formidable lock pairing, but on Saturday Victor Matfield and Bakkies Botha will face off at Newlands.

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Boks ignite passion in youth
July 10 2015 at 12:08

[VIDEO] Meeting their Bok heroes have encouraged youths from Masiphumelele to "reach for their dream".

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Lions to play AB’s twice at Eden Park
July 10 2015 at 11:46

The British and Irish Lions will play two of their three Tests against the All Blacks at Eden Park and meet all five of New Zealand's Super Rugby teams during their 2017 tour.

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Boks begin countdown to RWC 2015
July 10 2015 at 10:07

South Africa launch a five-match countdown to the Rugby World Cup with coach Heyneke Meyer praising debutant centre Jesse Kriel.

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Wallabies omit Palu, White
July 10 2015 at 08:09

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has omitted scrumhalf Nic White and number eight Wycliff Palu for Australia's opening match of the Rugby Championship against South Africa.

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Incredible Koch’s Bok dream
July 9 2015 at 17:17

Vincent Koch’s Super Rugby form has him ready to take on the World ... XV.

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‘Kriel has potential to be special’
July 9 2015 at 17:15

Jesse Kriel will make his Springbok debut in a young, attack-minded backline against the World XV at Newlands.

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Boks confident about Vermeulen recovery
July 9 2015 at 12:45

Duane Vermeulen is hopeful of making a rapid recovery after undergoing successful neck surgery.

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Freak injury sidelines Kitshoff
July 9 2015 at 09:13

Steven Kitshoff's World Cup claims has suffered a cruel blow just as the Springboks' 2015 season is about to get under way.

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Mbalula supports BokFridays campaign
July 9 2015 at 11:54

Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula asked South Africa’s employers to join their workforce in supporting the campaign to wear their Springbok jerseys on BokFridays.

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Jean set for long-awaited comeback
July 8 2015 at 17:13

Jean de Villiers will make his comeback to top-level rugby from the bench for the Springboks against the World XV.

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Kriel named in starting XV
July 8 2015 at 12:21

SA will award a first cap to utility back Jesse Kriel at outside centre in a surprise positional switch for their game against a World XV.

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Bakkies to test Boks
July 8 2015 at 11:03

Bakkies Botha made 85 appearances for South Africa between 2002 and 2014. On Saturday, he will be facing them at Newlands.

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Coetzee signs new Sharks deal
July 8 2015 at 10:40

Springbok loose-forward Marcell Coetzee has re-signed a two-year deal with the Sharks.

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All Blacks have lots to work on
July 8 2015 at 10:11

The All Blacks were given a massive wake-up call in their truncated World Cup build-up against a combative Samoa.

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Craven Week is underway
July 8 2015 at 10:09

The annual Coca-Cola® Youth Week festivals began last week with the U13 Coca-Cola® Craven Week, kicking-off a month of the best in schoolboy rugby.

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Louw feels Duane’s anguish
July 8 2015 at 08:59

Francois Louw has sympathy for fellow loose-forward Duane Vermeulen whose Rugby World Cup participation has been thrown in doubt by a neck injury.

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All Blacks scrape past Samoa
July 8 2015 at 07:58

Daniel Carter slotted 20 points to give the All Blacks a narrow victory over Samoa in their first visit to Apia.

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Lambie rushed to hospital
July 7 2015 at 19:40

Springbok Patrick Lambie suffered a head injury in a freak accident during training and was rushed to hospital.

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Du Toit confirms Sharks exit
July 7 2015 at 14:10

Springbok lock Pieter-Steph du Toit, on Tuesday confirmed his departure from the Sharks at the end of his contract.

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