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iol.co.za
Springbok World Cup squad namedBackpagePixJean de Villiers will captain South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World C
Springbok World Cup squad named
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
BackpagePixJean de Villiers will captain South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Gerhard Duraan/BackpagePix Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal - Midfielder Jean de Villiers will captain South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World Cup starting mid-September in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Race Debate Resurfaces As S Africa Selects Rugby SquadSouth Africa's biggest township, Soweto, is officially football territory. But
Race Debate Resurfaces As S Africa Selects Rugby Squad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
South Africa's biggest township, Soweto, is officially football territory. But slowly rugby is making inroads. The country's national rugby union team, the Springboks, are one of the best teams in the World. However, their recent performances have... Read more
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Aljazeera
Race debate resurfaces as S Africa selects rugby squadSouth Africa's biggest township, Soweto, is officially football territory. But
Race debate resurfaces as S Africa selects rugby squad
Aljazeera / Posted 19 hours ago
South Africa's biggest township, Soweto, is officially football territory. But slowly rugby is making inroads. The country's national rugby union team, the Springboks, are one of the best teams in the World. However, their recent performances have... Read more
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Daily Maverick
As World Cup squad announcement looms, Cosatu’s eyes are on Heyneke MeyerEhrenreich did, of course, elaborate by saying he knows that all the rugby tale
As World Cup squad announcement looms, Cosatu’s eyes are on Heyneke Meyer
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 hours ago
Ehrenreich did, of course, elaborate by saying he knows that all the rugby talent in South Africa cannot be white. Yet, the bulk of South Africa’s rugby is still dominated by white players, a sign of just how spectacularly transformation has... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
WP get quartet of crucial signaturesLock Eben Etzebeth, prop Frans Malherbe, flank Siya Kolisi and centre Damian de
WP get quartet of crucial signatures
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Lock Eben Etzebeth, prop Frans Malherbe, flank Siya Kolisi and centre Damian de Allende have all committed to new long- term contracts. The quartet have chosen to stay as they are also all recipients of new South African Rugby Union (Saru)... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fans declare war on SaruDavid RitchieSupporters Against Racist Rugby Associations (SARRA) was launched
Fans declare war on Saru
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
David RitchieSupporters Against Racist Rugby Associations (SARRA) was launched in Mossel Bay at the weekend and things got off to a fiery start. Picture: David Ritchie Angry fans have declared war on Springbok rugby, demanding more players of colour... Read more
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Super Sport
Pieter-Steph move confirmed by WP Western Province finally put an end to the farce surrounding Pieter-Steph du
Pieter-Steph move confirmed by WP
Super Sport / Posted 4 days ago
Western Province finally put an end to the farce surrounding Pieter-Steph du Toit’s move to the Cape on Monday afternoon when they released a press statement confirming that the Springbok lock will be playing for... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Black rugby 'starts with parents'That a group of professional rugby players would anonymously break ranks with t
Black rugby 'starts with parents'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
That a group of professional rugby players would anonymously break ranks with the rugby fraternity and approach an unaffiliated party such as Cosatu for help suggests a deep-seated feel of reprisal in the sport. Read: Meyer has a chance to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Durban Camp Vital for Welwitschias Rugby World Cup PrepNamibia's national Rugby squad will travel to South Africa on Sunday for a 4-da
Durban Camp Vital for Welwitschias Rugby World Cup Prep
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Namibia's national Rugby squad will travel to South Africa on Sunday for a 4-day training camp in Durban. The visit will include a number of joint practise sessions with the Springboks following an approach from the Namibia Rugby Union to the South... Read more
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iol.co.za
Boks to train with NamibiaBackpagePixThe Springboks and Namibia will train together next week ahead of th
Boks to train with Namibia
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
BackpagePixThe Springboks and Namibia will train together next week ahead of their departure for next month's World Cup. �Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix Cape Town - South Africa and Namibia will train together next week as both polish their final... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hoskins Calls for RWC SupportSouth Africans can show their support for the nation's bid to win the Rugby Wor
Hoskins Calls for RWC Support
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
South Africans can show their support for the nation's bid to win the Rugby World Cup by wearing green on Bok Fridays, said Oregan Hoskins, president of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Thursday. Hoskins reiterated the call to action with... Read more
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Super Sport
Hoskins calls for RWC campaign support South Africans can show their support for the nation’s bid to win the Rugby W
Hoskins calls for RWC campaign support
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
South Africans can show their support for the nation’s bid to win the Rugby World Cup by wearing green on Bok Fridays, said Oregan Hoskins, president of the South African Rugby Union (Saru) on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lack of transformation blamed on schoolsIndependent MediaFile picture: Saru president Oregan Hoskins said schools that
Lack of transformation blamed on schools
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Independent MediaFile picture: Saru president Oregan Hoskins said schools that were resistant to change were affecting transformation in the Springboks.. Picture:Marilyn Bernard Rugby and labour unions have blamed the Springbok rugby team’s lack of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sport and Recreation Committee Sends Condolences to Families of Rugby PlayersThe Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation would like to send its condolen
Sport and Recreation Committee Sends Condolences to Families of Rugby Players
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation would like to send its condolences to the families and friends of Mr Claude Booysen and Mr Freddie Arries who passed away in separate incidents on Saturday. Mr Claude Booysen, 32, who played for the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Transform rugby at grassroots levelINDEPENDENT MEDIAHistorically advantaged schools account for the majority of pl
Transform rugby at grassroots level
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAHistorically advantaged schools account for the majority of players at junior provincial level in the Western Cape and, in order to advance transformation, schools in disadvantaged areas would benefit from better equipment. Picture:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saru Sends Condolences After Double TragedyOregan Hoskins, president of the South African Rugby Union (SARU), on Monday se
Saru Sends Condolences After Double Tragedy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Oregan Hoskins, president of the South African Rugby Union (SARU), on Monday sent his condolences to the families and friends of two rugby players who died suddenly during or shortly after matches on Saturday. Claude Booysen, 32, of the Humansdorp... Read more
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The New Age
Growing the SA Women’s gameSpringbok Women Sevens vice-captain Marithy Pienaar says South African women’s
Growing the SA Women’s game
The New Age / Posted 11 days ago
Springbok Women Sevens vice-captain Marithy Pienaar says South African women’s rugby is improving thanks to regular international competition. Springbok Women’s rugby received a major boost in 2014 when the South African Rugby Union (SARU) announced... Read more
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iol.co.za
Saru failing players, supportersThe form, or lack thereof, of a major national sports team ahead of a global to
Saru failing players, supporters
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
The form, or lack thereof, of a major national sports team ahead of a global tournament always sparks robust debates about whether or not the best available players are part of it. It is, therefore, unsurprising that the Springboks’ three consecutive... Read more
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iol.co.za
Meyer’s made too many mistakesAPReports that Saru intends giving Bok coach Heyneke Meyer a new contract have
Meyer’s made too many mistakes
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
APReports that Saru intends giving Bok coach Heyneke Meyer a new contract have not gone down well with some former Boks. Former rugby stars have called on the South African Rugby Union (Saru) to “refresh the Springboks after the World Cup”. This... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bok, Puma match disses our historyEPASaturdays game will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the tour to South Af
Bok, Puma match disses our history
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
EPASaturdays game will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the tour to South Africa and the then Rhodesia by an Argentine team in 1965, during the high-noon of apartheid, says the writer. Picture: Gerhard Duraan What the hell possessed Saru to agree... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saru Mum On Cosatu ConcernsThe South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Tuesday closed ranks, refusing to confi
Saru Mum On Cosatu Concerns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Tuesday closed ranks, refusing to confirm whether or not it was investigating claims that five black Springboks had approached Cosatu voicing concerns over team selections. It was reported on Monday that five... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bok transformation debate heats upINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe SA Rugby Players Association has reacted to Cosatus recent
Bok transformation debate heats up
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe SA Rugby Players Association has reacted to Cosatus recent statements about players approaching the union. File photo: Steve Lawrence Cape Town - The South African Rugby Players’ Association (SARPA) has reacted to Cosatu’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saru Launches Mobile Gym in PacaltsdorpThe community and rugby clubs operating in and around Pacaltsdorp in George rec
Saru Launches Mobile Gym in Pacaltsdorp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The community and rugby clubs operating in and around Pacaltsdorp in George received a huge boost on Tuesday as the South African Rugby Union (SARU) launched a new Mobile Team Training System (MTTS) at the Pacaltsdorp Municipal Sport Grounds. The... Read more
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iafrica.com
Racist Boks: SARU answers CosatuThe South African Rugby Union has responded to the claims by the Congress of So
Racist Boks: SARU answers Cosatu
iafrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The South African Rugby Union has responded to the claims by the Congress of South African Trade Unions that the Springbok team is "too white". Cosatu has come out all guns blazing in the wake of the Boks' 25-37 loss to Argentina at the weekend -... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Racist Boks: SARU answers CosatuThe South African Rugby Union has responded to the claims by the Congress of So
Racist Boks: SARU answers Cosatu
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 17 days ago
The South African Rugby Union has responded to the claims by the Congress of South African Trade Unions that the Springbok team is "too white". Cosatu has come out all guns blazing in the wake of the Boks' 25-37 loss to Argentina at the weekend -... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Jean de Villiers fractures jaw upon Test return against PumasSPRINGBOKS captain Jean de Villiers is facing another injury battle ahead of th
Jean de Villiers fractures jaw upon Test return against Pumas
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
SPRINGBOKS captain Jean de Villiers is facing another injury battle ahead of the Rugby World Cup after fracturing his jaw in the 37-25 defeat to Argentina in the Rugby Championship. De Villiers, who only just returned from an eight-month layoff... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namibia to Compete in Enlarged Currie CupThe CEO of the Namibia Rugby Union Sybrand de Beer on Monday confirmed that Nam
Namibia to Compete in Enlarged Currie Cup
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
The CEO of the Namibia Rugby Union Sybrand de Beer on Monday confirmed that Namibia will play in the 2016 Currie Cup. According to recent reports in South Africa, the Vodacom Cup which has been running for 17 years, will come to an end and will be... Read more
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The New Age
Joubert renews contracts with SARUThree of South Africa’s leading referees have renewed their contracts with the
Joubert renews contracts with SARU
The New Age / Posted 22 days ago
Three of South Africa’s leading referees have renewed their contracts with the South African Rugby Union for a further four years, the organisation announced on Thursday. Craig Joubert and Jaco Peyper, who will officiate at the Rugby World Cup in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bok stars De Villiers, Du Preez may face PumasJOHANNESBURG - South Africa skipper and centre Jean de Villiers and star scrum-
Bok stars De Villiers, Du Preez may face Pumas
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 24 days ago
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa skipper and centre Jean de Villiers and star scrum-half Fourie du Preez could start against Argentina this weekend after long injury lay-offs, the team doctor said Monday. Springbok's South African Jean de Villiers (C)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Schools Sides AnnouncedThe South African Rugby Union on Thursday named the SA Schools and SA Schools A
SA Schools Sides Announced
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
The South African Rugby Union on Thursday named the SA Schools and SA Schools A squads for the Under-18 International Series against England, France, Wales and Italy in August. The teams, which consist of 26 players each, were selected by a panel of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The kids who would be 'Beast'Lamla Nunu is 13 years old and weighs a hefty 85kg, a good start for a potentia
The kids who would be 'Beast'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 1 months ago
Lamla Nunu is 13 years old and weighs a hefty 85kg, a good start for a potential front-row player in a team known internationally for its physical aggression. He plays prop, the same position as his Springbok hero, Zimbabwe-born Tendai "The Beast"... Read more

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