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Stars battle to turn off aggression

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

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

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 elsewher... Read Story

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Boks need a specialist No 13
November 10 2014 at 10:27

The Springbok centre pairing does not work on attack, with both Jean de Villiers and Jan Serfontein natural inside centres.

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England ‘must learn to go for kill’
November 9 2014 at 15:28

Chris Robshaw believes his side needs to learn to deliver the killer blow ahead of the World Cup after letting NZ off the hook.

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Win was ‘not just luck of the Irish’
November 9 2014 at 14:48

Ireland’s win over the Boks has been attributed to coach Joe Schmidt’s preparation of his team rather than luck.

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Irish bring Bok giants down to earth
November 9 2014 at 12:41

South African rugby came back down to earth with a thud at the weekend after the Boks’ disappointing defeat in Ireland.

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Hodgson smashes door after Test loss
November 9 2014 at 11:28

Hooker Josh Hodgson has been caught on video smashing through a door after England’s Test loss to NZ on Saturday.

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We must learn from defeat: Meyer
November 9 2014 at 10:21

The Boks must learn from their defeat to Ireland and show character when they face England next weekend, say Heyneke Meyer.

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Ireland stuns rusty Springboks
November 8 2014 at 21:53

Jonathan Sexton kicked 16 points to inspire Six Nations champions Ireland to a superb 29-15 win over South Africa.

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Meyer can't control the joy of winning
November 8 2014 at 15:22

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer says he is "ashamed" to watch his victory celebrations, but we don't mind, says Ashfak Mohamed.

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Lambie, Goosen: Flyhalves or fullbacks?
November 8 2014 at 13:09

When Heyneke Meyer began his tenure as Bok coach, injury forced him to pick three different fullbacks in his first series...

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De Villiers expects tough battle
November 7 2014 at 19:28

Jean de Villiers says his side are under no illusions about the task facing them in their one-off test against Ireland.

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Boks will hold minute of silence
November 7 2014 at 15:28

The deaths of several South African sporting stars past and present in the past fortnight have been like losing members of one's family South Africa rugby union captain Jean de Villiers said.

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Boks looking in great shape
November 7 2014 at 12:46

The Springboks will try and show how fluid their game has become when they face Six Nations champions Ireland at the Aviva Stadium.

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Request for Linee funeral received
November 7 2014 at 12:26

A request for an official provincial funeral for former Springbok and Western Province rugby player Tinus Linee has been received, the presidency said.

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Ireland ready for massive Boks test
November 7 2014 at 09:29

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is looking to land a significant blow on one of what he terms rugby's heavyweights South Africa in their one-off Test.

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Sonny Bill is ‘massively better’
November 7 2014 at 09:22

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has heaped praise on Sonny Bill Williams, by saying the code-hopper is 'massively better'.

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Schalk desperate to end Ireland jinx
November 6 2014 at 21:14

Schalk Burger has yet to win a match with the Springboks in Ireland, but he plans to change that this weekend.

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Ireland beef up for Boks
November 6 2014 at 15:41

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt today brought in some big men in the midfield to run hard at the Springboks in Saturday’s Test at the Aviva Stadium.

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De Jongh doubtful for Saracens game
November 6 2014 at 14:53

There is uncertainty surrounding the fitness of Western Province skipper Juan de Jongh ahead of their tour match against Saracens at Allianz Park.

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‘Dull’ Meyer wants Boks to run wild
November 6 2014 at 12:47

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer believes the South African rugby public view him as a “dull, Afrikaans, stupid, conservative guy!”

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Zille wants official funeral for Linee
November 6 2014 at 12:44

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has made a request for an official funeral for ex-Springbok and Western Province rugby stalwart Tinus Linee.

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