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Rio ‘white-knuckle’ ride looms

World Rugby officials remain on edge over whether their venue for the Rio Olympics will be ready in time.

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Meyer Aug 2
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Meyer’s treasure hunt begins

The Boks will be hoping to kick-start their faltering campaign when they host the Pumas on Saturday.

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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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De Allende can solve centre problem
July 2 2015 at 12:37

Stormers centre Damian de Allende’s eye-catching, powerful displays during the Super Rugby season won plenty of plaudits.

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Hurricanes will stick to basics
July 2 2015 at 10:00

The Wellington Hurricanes will adhere to their clinically efficient game plan as they seek to end 20 years of Super Rugby frustration.

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SA’s Peyper to ref WC opener
July 2 2015 at 07:51

South African Jaco Peyper will have the honour of refereeing the opening match at Rugby World Cup 2015 in England.

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Jane to miss Super Rugby final
July 2 2015 at 07:42

Veteran Wellington Hurricanes winger Corey Jane has ruled himself out of the Super Rugby final against the Highlanders.

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Meyer leaves World Cup door open
July 1 2015 at 12:42

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says players outside the Bok squad are not out of contention for the Wold Cup.

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Super Rugby final sold out
July 1 2015 at 09:17

The all-New Zealand Super 15 final between the Wellington Hurricanes and Otago Highlanders was declared a sell-out after fans queued through the night.

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Folau commits to Australian rugby
July 1 2015 at 08:06

Israel Folau has signed an extension to his national contract until the end of 2018 in a coup for the Australian Rugby Union.

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Cape Town Sevens dates confirmed
June 30 2015 at 13:29

The Cape Town Sevens rugby tournament will take place on the weekend of 12 and 13 December, World Rugby announced.

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Lack of depth a worry for Heyneke
June 30 2015 at 12:50

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer remains a concerned man about his dwindling resources at lock and centre.

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Bok Dr blasts franchises
June 30 2015 at 16:21

Springbok doctor Craig Roberts went through an endless list of wounded Boks and blamed the Super Rugby franchises.

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Peyper to ref Super Rugby final
June 30 2015 at 11:53

South African referee Jaco Peyper will officiate the Super Rugby final between the Hurricanes and Highlanders in Wellington.

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Fourie latest Bok casualty
June 30 2015 at 08:05

The Springboks suffered a fresh injury blow ahead of the World Cup, with scrumhalf Fourie du Preez out for up to six weeks.

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No luck for Super S’bura
June 29 2015 at 14:37

For the Sharks, one player was shockingly absent from the Bok squad and another was an eyebrow-raising inclusion.

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Boks’ back-up looking thin
June 29 2015 at 12:46

If Heyneke Meyer loses one, or more, of his starting XV before the World Cup does he have the players to fill the gap?

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Griquas regain their form
June 28 2015 at 14:29

The Griquas continued their Currie Cup quest with a 48-21 win over the Leopards on Saturday.

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Big prop Coenie to beef up Sharks
June 28 2015 at 12:22

Cheetahs’ prop Coenie Oosthuizen has signed a four-year deal with the Sharks.

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Boks ‘will be good to go’
June 28 2015 at 10:25

SA’s Super Rugby performance isn’t ominous for the WC, says Bok selector Ian McIntosh.

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Time again to ‘fly flag’ for Boks
June 28 2015 at 09:47

For a country that disagrees so much, SA goes to town when it finds a point of convergence, such as rugby!

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No match for our dedicated sports team
June 28 2015 at 09:25

The stars that shine on sport were aligned on the day The Sunday Independent launched.

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Etzebeth may be headed for Japan
June 27 2015 at 15:21

According to a report, Docomo Red Hurricanes signed Eben Etzebeth, days after securing the services of Handrè Pollard.

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