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Boks will play it safe: Mallett

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett said he expected SA to adopt a conservative game plan during the World Cup.

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Nine World Cup winners in Bok squad

Nine members of the 31-man Springbok World Cup team have tasted World Cup victory at least once.

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Springbok World Cup squad named

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

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Cosatu tackles SA Rugby
August 11 2015 at 07:46

Cosatu accused the SA Rugby Union of excluding black players to make place for what it called "Heyneke's white favourites."

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Bok scrum coach left fuming
August 11 2015 at 10:58

Springbok scrum coach Pieter De Villiers layed into his charges for a lack of aggression against Argentina.

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All Blacks vow to muscle up
August 10 2015 at 14:45

A first loss to Australia in four years was a bitter pill to swallow for the All Blacks.

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Meyer’s World Cup plans in tatters
August 10 2015 at 12:50

The defeat at Kings Park against Argentina well and truly threw Bok coach Heyneke Meyer's World Cup plans into disarray.

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De Jongh’s memo to Meyer
August 10 2015 at 12:45

Since his Super Rugby debut in 2010, Juan De Jongh has emerged as the one player consistently capable of straightening an attack.

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Boks at a loss for words
August 10 2015 at 11:15

Senior Springboks Schalk Burger and Bryan Habana are at a loss to explain how they lost to a fired-up Argentina.

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Lions, WP, Bulls all hit top form
August 10 2015 at 10:52

For pre-competition favourites, the Lions and Western Province, it was the perfect start to this year’s Currie Cup.

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Wallabies scrum could surprise at WC
August 10 2015 at 09:24

Australia's scrum might not prove the Achilles heel at the World Cup that pool opponents England and Wales expect it to be, according to Dean Mumm.

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Room for improvement: WP coach
August 9 2015 at 16:41

Coach John Dobson is happy with WP’s opening Currie Cup win but believes there’s work to be done.

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Namibia sweep aside Kenya
August 9 2015 at 14:12

Namibia recorded an emphatic win over Kenya in an Africa Cup match in Windhoek on Saturday.

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Argentina display spirit of Pumas
August 9 2015 at 13:41

Saturday’s victory is another high point for the Pumas who finishing third in the 2007 World Cup.

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Perfect start for the Lions
August 9 2015 at 13:19

Hat-trick hero Kwagga Smith led the charge as the Joburgers clobbered the Kings in PE on Saturday.

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This is rugby and k*k happens!
August 9 2015 at 11:13

Heyneke Meyer may have to rethink his game plan for the RWC after Saturday’s crushing defeat.

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Jean suffers another injury setback
August 9 2015 at 12:36

Jean de Villiers has been ruled out for four weeks with a fractured jaw following Saturday’s loss to Argentina.

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We can still win RWC – Meyer
August 9 2015 at 10:02

Coach Heyneke Meyer is confident the Boks can still win the RWC despite Saturday’s shock loss.

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Springboks lose again!
August 8 2015 at 19:46

The Boks were left with the Rugby Championship wooden spoon after they suffered a humiliating defeat at to Argentina.

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Australia stun NZ to win Championship
August 8 2015 at 14:15

Nic White came off the bench to drop a goal and score a try which gave Australia a victory over New Zealand.

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Even Jean fears he may not make the cut
August 8 2015 at 12:48

Your view of the Bok’s World Cup build-up to this point would hinge heavily on what you regard as important , says Gavin Rich.

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Jean’s Bok home swansong
August 8 2015 at 11:10

Jean de Villiers says it is a matter of millimetres that make the difference between a great side and a terrible one.

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Boks carrying excess weight - Div
August 7 2015 at 14:18

Former coach Peter de Villiers blames overweight and unfit Springboks for their lacklustre start to the season.

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