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Mixed reaction to Meyer’s Boks

The Springbok squad selected for the Rugby World Cup has been met with a predictably mixed reaction.

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Bulls wary of Griquas backlash

The Blue Bulls have looked invincible from the beginning of the Absa Currie Cup season.

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Sharks need spark to beat Kings – Gold

Gary Gold is loath to lower the expectations on his Sharks side, even as they struggle to get their Currie Cup campaign going.

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De Villiers must produce the goods
July 29 2015 at 10:28

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has often emphasised that the team's captain must also be the best in his position.

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Du Preez boost for Boks, Meyer
July 29 2015 at 12:39

Fourie du Preez is set to make his return to the Springbok fold next week when Argentina visit Durban.

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Kriel set to lead Lions
July 29 2015 at 11:46

Livewire flank Jaco Kriel will lead the Lions against the Sharks in their only Currie Cup warm-up game.

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Study gives rugby breathing space
July 29 2015 at 11:40

A study found no link between rugby concussion and brain decline - but officials were told to keep working on it.

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Peter Grant joins Western Force
July 29 2015 at 09:39

Former South Africa flyhalf Peter Grant has agreed to join Western Force for the next two seasons.

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Jean set to face Argentina
July 28 2015 at 14:21

Jean de Villiers is set to make his return for South Africa when they face Argentina in their final Rugby Championship Test.

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Boks can lift World Cup
July 28 2015 at 12:33

Jacques van der Westhuyzen is not as pessimistic about the Springboks’ chances at the World Cup as he was a few months ago.

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Pocock relishing clash with McCaw
July 28 2015 at 09:09

Australia flanker David Pocock is relishing the prospect of facing All Blacks captain Richie McCaw again.

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‘Jean’s a source of inspiration’
July 27 2015 at 15:47

Damian de Allende believes Jean de Villiers would help any young player to reach his potential.

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World Cup? Boks can be confident
July 27 2015 at 15:26

Independent Media rugby writer Jacques van der Westhuyzen says the Boks can be confident going into World Cup.

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Defeats will make Boks stronger
July 27 2015 at 12:45

The Springboks once again let go of a commanding position in their defeat at the hands of the All Blacks.

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All Blacks way ahead of the rest
July 27 2015 at 14:48

Australia coach Michael Cheika believes New Zealand are way ahead of their closest rivals as they prepare for The Rugby Championship decider.

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Boks can beat anyone – Meyer
July 27 2015 at 09:13

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer believes Australia, New Zealand and South Africa are "only millimetres apart" after the Ellis Park loss.

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Cooper apologises for Twitter rant
July 27 2015 at 07:44

Australia’s Quade Cooper has apologised for lashing out at media criticism with an expletive-riddled post on his Twitter feed.

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Du Plessis proves critics wrong
July 26 2015 at 14:32

Despite a poor season with the Sharks, Springbok prop Jannie du Plessis is pleased to be proving his critics wrong.

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World Cup plans on track - Meyer
July 26 2015 at 12:13

Heyneke Meyer expressed his satisfaction with the team’s World Cup preparations, despite losing to the All Blacks.

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Boks fail to go the distance yet again
July 26 2015 at 11:05

It was more second-half heartache for the Springboks as they went down to the All Blacks in a tightly-fought match.

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Sharks player in court for rape
July 26 2015 at 09:41

A Sharks Under-21 player appeared in court this week for the alleged kidnapping and rape of a 19-year-old woman.

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Aussies crush Pumas, set up NZ decider
July 26 2015 at 09:17

Australia crushed Argentina, scoring four tries to set up a Championship decider against the All Blacks.

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McCaw magic seals All Blacks win
July 25 2015 at 19:36

Richie McCaw grabbed a late winning try as the All Blacks edged South Africa in a gripping Test match at Ellis Park.

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