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Super Sport
Eben injury scare doesn’t worry Boks Big lock Eben Etzebeth suffered a calf strain at training on Monday as the Sp
Eben injury scare doesn’t worry Boks
Super Sport / Posted 24 minutes ago
Big lock Eben Etzebeth suffered a calf strain at training on Monday as the Springbok training camp in Durban wound to a close, but the management are confident he will be ready to play in the first World Cup game... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bok injury list looking betterMuzi Nombela/BackpagepixSpringbok coach Heyneke Meyer on Tuesday applauded the
Bok injury list looking better
iol.co.za / Posted 58 minutes ago
Muzi Nombela/BackpagepixSpringbok coach Heyneke Meyer on Tuesday applauded the work done by the national team's medical, strength and conditioning staff to get the squad fit and ready for the Rugby World Cup. Photo by: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix Cape... Read more
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The New Age
Boks have experienceMmasekepe Matsebane The previous IRB World Cup was disastrous for the Springbo
Boks have experience
The New Age / Posted an hour ago
Mmasekepe Matsebane The previous IRB World Cup was disastrous for the Springboks. A Peter de Villiers-led team crashed out in the quarterfinals after failing to overcome an Australian side that finished fourth. Cognizant of that unwanted piece of... Read more
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iafrica.com
Bok injury cloud evaporatesSpringbok captain Jean de Villiers hard at work on the training ground. Credit:
Bok injury cloud evaporates
iafrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Springbok captain Jean de Villiers hard at work on the training ground. Credit: Rugby365 Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer is likely to have a fully fit squad of 31 to choose from for their World Cup opener. South Africa, who depart for the global... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ANA to try & stop Springboks from playing in #RWC2015 ANA is taking Saru to court on the grounds of transformation issues. FILE. T
ANA to try & stop Springboks from playing in #RWC2015
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 hours ago
ANA is taking Saru to court on the grounds of transformation issues. FILE. The Springbok team that will represent South Africa at the 2015 World Cup was announced in Durban on Friday. Picture:... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Meyer has opened the wrong PaigeThough it represents our most experienced World Cup squad ever - with a combine
Meyer has opened the wrong Paige
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Though it represents our most experienced World Cup squad ever - with a combined total of 1297 Test caps - seven key playing personnel are still recovering from injuries, and a further five have not played in quite a while. As such, I'm concerned... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
All 31 Boks will be fit for Japan: MeyerDURBAN (SOUTH AFRICA) - South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer said Tuesday he was co
All 31 Boks will be fit for Japan: Meyer
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 hours ago
DURBAN (SOUTH AFRICA) - South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer said Tuesday he was confident all 31 Rugby World Cup squad players would be available for their opening match against Japan this month. Springboks' South African head coach Heyneke Meyer,... Read more
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Super Sport
All 31 Boks will be fit for Japan - Meyer South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer said on Tuesday he was confident all 31 Rugb
All 31 Boks will be fit for Japan - Meyer
Super Sport / Posted 13 hours ago
South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer said on Tuesday he was confident all 31 Rugby World Cup squad players would be available for their opening match against Japan this month. The Springboks' build-up to the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Race debate clouds South Africa's Rugby World Cup preparations Coach Meyer named nine non-white players out of a squad of 31. FILE: Springb
Race debate clouds South Africa's Rugby World Cup preparations
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 hours ago
Coach Meyer named nine non-white players out of a squad of 31. FILE: Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN. Rugby World Cup,2015 Rugby World Cup,rugby... Read more
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Super Sport
Bok breakdown needs unified approach The Springboks’ chances of dominating the collisions at this year’s Rugby Wor
Bok breakdown needs unified approach
Super Sport / Posted 15 hours ago
The Springboks’ chances of dominating the collisions at this year’s Rugby World Cup may need a collective effort without the services of a genuine back-up fetcher in the squad. The biggest shocks from Friday... Read more
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iafrica.com
Bok will give WP the edgeWP head coach John Dobson. Credit: Rugby365 Western Province coach John Dobson
Bok will give WP the edge
iafrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
WP head coach John Dobson. Credit: Rugby365 Western Province coach John Dobson believes Steven Kitshoff can give them an edge against Griquas at Newlands this coming Saturday. Kitschoff was cut from the final Springbok World Cup squad that was... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Rugby World Cup 2015: South Africa could miss tournament and have passports seized over lack of black players in squad South African rugby players arrive to attend the 2015 South Africa Rugby Worl
Rugby World Cup 2015: South Africa could miss tournament and have passports seized over lack of black players in squad
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 hours ago
South African rugby players arrive to attend the 2015 South Africa Rugby World Cup Squad announcement and press conference at the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Big gamble by MeyerBackpagePixJacques van der Westhuyzen wouldnt be surprised if the Boks suffered
Big gamble by Meyer
iol.co.za / Posted 20 hours ago
BackpagePixJacques van der Westhuyzen wouldnt be surprised if the Boks suffered a good number of setbacks after arriving in England. �Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix Jean de Villiers, Fourie du Preez, Duane Vermeulen and Francois Louw will all arrive at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Dismal Failure' to Transform SA Rugby - Court PapersThere had been a "dismal failure" to transform South African rugby, violating t
'Dismal Failure' to Transform SA Rugby - Court Papers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
There had been a "dismal failure" to transform South African rugby, violating the rights enshrined in the Constitution, according to papers filed in a bid to stop the Springboks from competing in the Rugby World Cup. Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
8 Unlucky Boks to Miss Out On RWCThe Springbok squad named for the upcoming Rugby World Cup was a big talking po
8 Unlucky Boks to Miss Out On RWC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
The Springbok squad named for the upcoming Rugby World Cup was a big talking point among rugby enthusiasts this past weekend. Coach Heyneke Meyer no doubt had a tough task attempting to find the right mixture between form and experience. Meyer was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Race debate: South African columnist hoping Boks get humiliatedThe South African Springbok rugby team poses during the World Cup squad announc
Race debate: South African columnist hoping Boks get humiliated
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The South African Springbok rugby team poses during the World Cup squad announcement. Photo / Getty Images A South African columnist is hoping the Springboks are humiliated at the Rugby World Cup as debate continues over the racial make up of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bok team dialogue: have your sayMuzi Nombela/BackpagepixHeyneke Meyer selected his Bok squad for the Rugby Worl
Bok team dialogue: have your say
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Muzi Nombela/BackpagepixHeyneke Meyer selected his Bok squad for the Rugby World Cup amid a growing public debate about the lack of transformation. Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix Heyneke Meyer selected his Bok squad last Friday for the 2015 Rugby World... Read more
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Super Sport
WP selection policy must be questioned If DHL Western Province continue with the inept form that they have displayed
WP selection policy must be questioned
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
If DHL Western Province continue with the inept form that they have displayed in the early stages of the Absa Currie Cup and end up bombing the season, it will be disingenuous for anyone in their hierarchy to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Bulls form turned Bok coach's headThe same could be said of Lions crackerjack Faf de Klerk, but Springbok coach H
Bulls form turned Bok coach's head
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
The same could be said of Lions crackerjack Faf de Klerk, but Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer showed no belief in the latter. Paige, who has also not played a minute of Bok rugby since being selected in the initial squad, is not worried about having... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
South Africa’s rugby team facing racism allegationsTwenty years after Nelson Mandela donned a rugby jersey in a much-celebrated ge
South Africa’s rugby team facing racism allegations
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Twenty years after Nelson Mandela donned a rugby jersey in a much-celebrated gesture of racial reconciliation, a new controversy over alleged racism in rugby is threatening to tear apart the “Rainbow Nation.” As it prepares to compete against Canada... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Race debate: South African columnist hoping Boks get humiliatedThe South African Springbok rugby team poses during the World Cup squad announc
Race debate: South African columnist hoping Boks get humiliated
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The South African Springbok rugby team poses during the World Cup squad announcement. Photo / Getty Images A South African columnist is hoping the Springboks are humiliated at the World Cup as debate continues over the racial make up of the... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Race+Debate+Clouds+South+Africa%27s+Rugby+World+Cup+PreparationsSBD Global/September 1, 2015/Leagues and Governing Bodies Race Debate Clouds S
Race+Debate+Clouds+South+Africa%27s+Rugby+World+Cup+Preparations
Sports Business Daily / Posted yesterday
SBD Global/September 1, 2015/Leagues and Governing Bodies Race Debate Clouds South Africa's Rugby World Cup Preparations WANT MORE GREAT STORIES LIKE THIS? Twenty years after then-President Nelson Mandela wore a Springbok jersey to promote racial... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Racial tensions evident in South Africa"I'm South African, I'm not coloured, I'm not black," Springbok winger Bryan Ha
Racial tensions evident in South Africa
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
"I'm South African, I'm not coloured, I'm not black," Springbok winger Bryan Habana said to the Guardian newspaper. The roars of approval that greeted Mandela's decision to wear captain Francois Pienaar's jersey have slowly turned to rancour over... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Springbok World Cup SquadOn Friday evening, the Springbok squad heading over to the World Cup in England
Springbok World Cup Squad
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
On Friday evening, the Springbok squad heading over to the World Cup in England was announced by Supersport commentator Xola Ntshinga. Coach Heyneke Meyer has come under fire recently from Cosatu over not having an inclusive enough squad and the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
FF Plus appeals to British to help them fight Bok quotasJohannesburg - The credibility of the Rugby World Cup could be damaged because
FF Plus appeals to British to help them fight Bok quotas
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Johannesburg - The credibility of the Rugby World Cup could be damaged because of the South African government’s insistence on quotas, the FF Plus warned on Monday. "We would ideally like to see pressure being applied on the South African government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bok Team 'most Representative Ever Selected'The Springbok Rugby World Cup team named on Friday has been hailed "the most re
Bok Team 'most Representative Ever Selected'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Springbok Rugby World Cup team named on Friday has been hailed "the most representative team that has ever been elected", Cosatu said on Saturday. The trade union federation's provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich in a statement applauded the... Read more
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The New Age
Race debate clouds S. Africa's Rugby World Cup preparationsTwenty years after then-President Nelson Mandela wore a Springbok jersey to pro
Race debate clouds S. Africa's Rugby World Cup preparations
The New Age / Posted yesterday
Twenty years after then-President Nelson Mandela wore a Springbok jersey to promote racial reconciliation, many South Africans are not convinced the 2015 Rugby World Cup squad has shed its reputation as a bastion of white privilege. The roars of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Court bid to bar Springboks from World Cup over white playersJOHANNESBURG - A virtually unknown South African political party has made an ur
Court bid to bar Springboks from World Cup over white players
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
JOHANNESBURG - A virtually unknown South African political party has made an urgent court bid to try and block the Springboks from flying to England next month for the Rugby World Cup, arguing the squad has too many white players. The Agency for a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Race debate clouds South Africa's Rugby World Cup preparationsCAPE TOWN: Twenty years after then-President Nelson Mandela wore a Springbok je
Race debate clouds South Africa's Rugby World Cup preparations
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN: Twenty years after then-President Nelson Mandela wore a Springbok jersey to promote racial reconciliation, many South Africans are not convinced the 2015 Rugby World Cup squad has shed its reputation as a bastion of white privilege. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meyer Meets Bok Transformation DemandsSpringbok coach Heyneke Meyer has met his transformation demands by naming nine
Meyer Meets Bok Transformation Demands
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has met his transformation demands by naming nine players of colour in his Rugby World Cup squad. The racial composition the Springbok squad was a hot topic of discussion in the build-up to the squad announcement on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Announces 2015 Rugby World Cup SquadJean de Villiers would captain the South African rugby team, the Springboks, at
SA Announces 2015 Rugby World Cup Squad
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Jean de Villiers would captain the South African rugby team, the Springboks, at the Rugby World Cup in England starting on 18 September, the South African Rugby Union (Saru) announced on 28 August. Victor Matfield was named as vice-captain, and... Read more
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SportsFan
Court bid to bar Springboks from World CupA virtually unknown South African political party has made an urgent court bid
Court bid to bar Springboks from World Cup
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
A virtually unknown South African political party has made an urgent court bid to try and block the Springboks from flying to England for the Rugby World Cup, arguing the squad has too many white players. The Agency for a New Agenda (ANA), which... Read more
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Canberra Times
South African party asks court to ban SpringboksSpringbok Eben Etzebeth on his way to scoring a try against the World XV rugby
South African party asks court to ban Springboks
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Springbok Eben Etzebeth on his way to scoring a try against the World XV rugby team in Cape Town, South Africa in July. Photo: Schalk van Zuydam A South African political party asked a court to prevent the country's rugby team from participating in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Vermeulen primed for World CupReutersDuane Vermeulen is primed to make his comeback from serious a neck injur
Vermeulen primed for World Cup
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
ReutersDuane Vermeulen is primed to make his comeback from serious a neck injury in the Boks opening World Cup Pool game against Japan. Photo by: Rogan Ward/Reuters Durban – You almost feel sorry for the Japanese given the raw hunger and ebullience... Read more
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Independent
Rugby World Cup 2015: South Africa could miss tournament and have passports seized as SARU taken to court over lack of black players in squadThe Agency for New Agenda (ANA) party will take the South African Rugby Union t
Rugby World Cup 2015: South Africa could miss tournament and have passports seized as SARU taken to court over lack of black players in squad
Independent / Posted yesterday
The Agency for New Agenda (ANA) party will take the South African Rugby Union to court this week in Pretoria to seek an order that would prevent each member of the squad and staff from travelling to England to compete in the World Cup, which begins... Read more
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Super Sport
Elton, Lionel head for Japan The Xerox Golden Lions will welcome back their talisman and captain Warren Wh
Elton, Lionel head for Japan
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
The Xerox Golden Lions will welcome back their talisman and captain Warren Whiteley to the side this week but will have to say goodbye to both Elton Jantjies and Lionel Mapoe. A number of the Springboks who missed out... Read more
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iol.co.za
Meyer names Bok WC standbysBackpagePixHeinrich Brussow and Marcell Coetzee has named as standbys for the S
Meyer names Bok WC standbys
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
BackpagePixHeinrich Brussow and Marcell Coetzee has named as standbys for the Springboks' 2015 World Cup campaign. Barry Aldworth/BackpagePix Umhlanga, Kwazulu-Natal - Heinrich Brussow and Marcell Coetzee are the only players Heyneke Meyer has named... Read more
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walesonline
Could the Springboks really be barred from the World CupSouth Africa face the prospect of being banned from competing at the World Cup,
Could the Springboks really be barred from the World Cup
walesonline / Posted yesterday
South Africa face the prospect of being banned from competing at the World Cup, with race campaigners seeking a court order this week that would require Springbok players and officials to surrender their passports. According to a report on the... Read more
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Super Sport
Duane ready to be Bok talisman Being among the players for interview purposes following the Springbok squad
Duane ready to be Bok talisman
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
Being among the players for interview purposes following the Springbok squad announcement in Umhlanga Rocks last week wasn’t a completely positive experience when it comes to any South African expectation of success at... Read more
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Super Sport
Boks to pick strongest side for RWC opener Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer will have no choice but to pick his best side f
Boks to pick strongest side for RWC opener
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer will have no choice but to pick his best side for the team’s opening Rugby World Cup match against minnows Japan in Brighton on September 19. While the final 31 players... Read more
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The New Age
Meyer happy with balance of Springbok squadMmasekepe Matsebane Heyneke Meyer has been praised for picking the best possib
Meyer happy with balance of Springbok squad
The New Age / Posted 2 days ago
Mmasekepe Matsebane Heyneke Meyer has been praised for picking the best possible team for the 2015 Rugby World Cup that will take place in England in less than a month from now. While the players may be talented, there is no denying the fact that... Read more
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Super Sport
Most of the Bok bases are covered If you listen to him closely there are enough contradictions in what Springbo
Most of the Bok bases are covered
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
If you listen to him closely there are enough contradictions in what Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says in press conferences to suggest an element of panic in some of his thinking. Indeed, I do sometimes wonder if... Read more
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iol.co.za
Let's just embrace transformationREUTERSChief Sports writer Kevin McCallum looks at the thorny issue of transfor
Let's just embrace transformation
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
REUTERSChief Sports writer Kevin McCallum looks at the thorny issue of transformation, the Springboks and Saru. REUTERS/Rogan Ward Peter de Villiers has spoken. Springbok rugby is in the gutter. It is a national shame and an insult to black... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
SA could be barred from taking part in Rugby World CupThe Agency for New Agenda (ANA) party is taking the South African Rugby Union (
SA could be barred from taking part in Rugby World Cup
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The Agency for New Agenda (ANA) party is taking the South African Rugby Union (Saru) to court in Pretoria seeking an order that would force players and officials to surrender their passports, preventing them from flying to London on the grounds that... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Bid to block BoksInjuries to key players, underwhelming results and accusations of racial bias o
Bid to block Boks
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Injuries to key players, underwhelming results and accusations of racial bias on the part of coach Heyneke Meyer in his selections have already played their part in the Boks enduring a wretched build-up to the tournament in England from September 18... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Springboks could be barred from Rugby World CupThe South African Springbok rugby team poses during the World Cup squad announc
Springboks could be barred from Rugby World Cup
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The South African Springbok rugby team poses during the World Cup squad announcement. Photo / Getty Images A South African political party has taken the South African Rugby Union to court in a move that could see the Springboks miss the Rugby World... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Could the Springboks actually be banned from the Rugby World Cup?Springboks veteran winger Bryan Habana. Photo / Getty Choosing between Charles
Could the Springboks actually be banned from the Rugby World Cup?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Springboks veteran winger Bryan Habana. Photo / Getty Choosing between Charles Piutau and Waisake Naholo for the All Blacks is child's play compared to what the Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer faced, and is still facing, selecting his World Cup... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
South Africa name World Cup squadSpringboks coach Heyneke Meyer shakes the hand of captain Jean de Villiers. Pho
South Africa name World Cup squad
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer shakes the hand of captain Jean de Villiers. Photo: Reuters. Coach Heyneke Meyer has chosen an experienced group for this year's tournament in England, including nine players from the squad that won the 2007 tournament... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Springboks could be barred from Rugby World CupSouth Africa's Damian de Allende. Photo / AP A South African political party h
Springboks could be barred from Rugby World Cup
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa's Damian de Allende. Photo / AP A South African political party has taken the South African Rugby Union to court in a move that could see the Springboks miss the Rugby World Cup. The Agency for New Agenda (ANA) party is seeking an... Read more
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iol.co.za
Meyer’s heartfelt plea: back usREUTERSSkipper Jean de Villiers and coach Heyneke Meyer shake hands after the a
Meyer’s heartfelt plea: back us
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
REUTERSSkipper Jean de Villiers and coach Heyneke Meyer shake hands after the announcement of the team to represent SA in the Rugby World Cup. Picture: Rogan Ward Durban – Heyneke Meyer invoked the spirit of Nelson Mandela and several of his senior... Read more
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