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World Cup Winning Springbok Drotske ‘Stable’ After Shooting

Drotske South Africa

Former Springbok hooker and Super Rugby coach Naka Drotske was in a “stable” condition in hospital Friday after being shot during an armed robbery outside Pretoria. The 47-year-old, a member of the 1995 World Cup winning squad, was at his brother’s property when three men broke into the house on Thursday evening, police told local media. “From what we hear …

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“Everything You Do, You Do For The Springboks” – Kolisi Hails Erasmus Influence

Siya Kolisi Rassie Erasmus Springboks

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi on Friday hailed coach Rassie Erasmus for having restored self-belief in the Springbok camp after a couple of disappointing seasons for one of rugby’s traditional powerhouses. Kolisi was appointed skipper by Erasmus, himself named as head coach in March 2018, after a run of poor results for the two-time world champions. It was no small …

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Watch: Huw Jones Magic Sets Up Stunning Scotland Try

It’s all action in Murrayfield as Scotland are tied with South Africa 17-17 with halftime approaching. The Springboks took the lead after six minutes when some superb offloading in midfield led to Jesse Kriel touching down – Handre Pollard converted which gave South Africa a 7-0 lead. Peter Horne hit back for Scotland in what was a beautiful move from …

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Farrell Escapes Punishment As England Edge Springboks

Owen Farrell breathed a huge sigh of relief at the end of England’s 12-11 victory over the Springboks as a tackle at the death from the England co-captain went unpunished by referee Angus Gardiner.  Farrell led with his shoulder and made no clear attempt to wrap the arms. Play continued until the ball was kicked dead to end the game …

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TV Details For A Bumper Weekend Of Rugby


November is a month to rejoice for rugby supporters all around the globe as international fixtures take centre stage for the coming weeks.  There will be international Test matches taking place every weekend in November but there will also be some top-quality domestic action happening too. Here we provide you with all the TV details of this weekend’s upcoming rugby …

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South Africa Always Wary Of Eddie Jones – Erasmus

Rassie Erasmus is adamant everyone connected with South African rugby union will always have the utmost respect for Eddie Jones after the England coach guided Japan to the biggest upset win in the history of the World Cup. So astonishing was the Brave Blossoms’ 34-32 win over the Springboks at the last edition of the global showpiece that Erasmus said …

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Springboks Name Powerful Pack For England Twickenham Showdown

Springboks Duane Vermeulen

Rassie Erasmus has announced his Springboks matchday 23 which will take on England at Twickenham on Saturday. Eddie Jones has already named his England team which includes Owen Farrell and Dylan Hartley as co-captains. Brad Shields, Tom Curry and Mark Wilson make up what is a relatively inexperienced international back row with just 10 caps between those three players. This …

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Revenge-Seeking All Blacks Start Goodhue For Boks Clash

Jack Goodhue of the All Blacks

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen handed rising star Jack Goodhue a start in the centre for Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test against South Africa, demoting veteran Ryan Crotty to the bench. Goodhue, 23, will partner Sonny Bill Williams as New Zealand look to avenge last month’s shock 36-34 loss to the Springboks in Wellington. Hansen, whose side has already won the …

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