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News 24 South Africa
Springboks' November tour: no easy tasktheir mettle against the behemoths of the United Kingdom and Europe and this to
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 minutes ago
their mettle against the behemoths of the United Kingdom and Europe and this tour is about as tough as they come for the Springboks. They’ve had a volatile season thus far which ranged from drawing twice against an unimpressive Australian side to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Matfield: We had very special playersof South Africa's second world title, where South Africa famously beat England
Eye Witness News / Posted 58 minutes ago
of South Africa's second world title, where South Africa famously beat England 15-6 at the Stade de France in Paris. The Springboks celebrate victory in the 2007 Rugby World Cup final. Picture: Supplied JOHANNESBURG - Victor Matfield has... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
All Blacks' Savea replaces injured Todd for Bledisloe testHansen's team have already been hit with a raft of injuries this season, with f
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
Hansen's team have already been hit with a raft of injuries this season, with flyhalf Beauden Barrett and winger Nehe Milner-Skudder the latest to succumb after the clash with the Springboks two weeks ago. (Editing by Greg Stutchbury)Source: Reu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Marx Starts for Lions in Currie Cup Semistarting XV in what is looking an increasingly strong Lions side. Kwagga Smith
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
starting XV in what is looking an increasingly strong Lions side. Kwagga Smith retains his place at No 8 while there are Springboks in the form of Ruan Dreyer, Ross Cronje, Courtnall Skosan, Rohan Janse van Rensburg and Andries Coetzee also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Louw Banned, but Freed for Bok Testsa suspension of three weeks. Louw will be free to play on Monday, November 6 w
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
a suspension of three weeks. Louw will be free to play on Monday, November 6 which means he will be available for the Springboks' year-end tour to Europe.The Boks will face Ireland in Dublin (November 11), France in Paris (November 18), Italy... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#RWC10: Clinical Boks book their spot in the finalRossouw and two from the potent Bryan Habana were supplemented by the metronomi
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 hours ago
Rossouw and two from the potent Bryan Habana were supplemented by the metronomic goal kicking of Percy Montgomery. The Springboks take on the Pumas in the 2007 Rugby World Cup semi-final. Picture: AFP CAPE TOWN - South Africa booked a place in... Read more
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NZCity
Hansen happy to send Barrett home to NZgreat so we protected him - I have a lot of confidence in our doctor." Sopoaga
NZCity / Posted 21 hours ago
great so we protected him - I have a lot of confidence in our doctor." Sopoaga's sole Test start was on debut against the Springboks in 2015. He was set to start in the All Blacks' Test against Argentina in Buenos Aires, only to pull out of the... Read more
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EuroNews
Desperate Wallabies seek relief from All Black tormentrare state of harmony. Their results have not quite stacked up to their trans-T
EuroNews / Posted 22 hours ago
rare state of harmony. Their results have not quite stacked up to their trans-Tasman Sea rivals, with two draws against the Springboks in their last four matches. But coach Michael Cheika has finally thrown away the clipboard, settling on a side... Read more
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iafrica.com
Bok legend bids farewell to the game againwas very difficult. The loose forward stated his plan was to lift the Japanese
iafrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
was very difficult. The loose forward stated his plan was to lift the Japanese club title under the guidance of former Springboks coach Jake White. "I am disappointed to announce that I am going to retire from my rugby career after the match... Read more
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The North West Star
Hunt needs more time before Wallabies recall: CheikaAll Blacks confirmed star five-eighth Beauden Barrett will miss the match due t
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
All Blacks confirmed star five-eighth Beauden Barrett will miss the match due to a concussion he suffered against the Springboks in Cape Town. Lima Sopoaga will step into the No.10 role and Cheika refuted suggestions New Zealand would be more... Read more
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News.com.au
No.10 change-up for ABs in Bledisloe finaleand locks Brodie Retallick and Luke Romano have remained in New Zealand for per
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
and locks Brodie Retallick and Luke Romano have remained in New Zealand for personal reasons. Lima Sopoaga facing the Springboks earlier this month.Source:Getty Images Scott Barrett will again partner Sam Whitelock in the second row and... Read more
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The Age
Beauden Barrett out injured, Lima Sopoaga to start for All Blacks against Wallabiesside due to a head knock. Photo: AAP With Barrett still suffering dizziness an
The Age / Posted yesterday
side due to a head knock. Photo: AAP With Barrett still suffering dizziness and headaches following the 25-24 win over the Springboks on October 8, he has been scratched; now Sopoaga will make just his second run-on start in what is set to be his... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Beauden Barrett out injured, Lima Sopoaga to start for All Blacks against Wallabiesside due to a head knock. Photo: AAP With Barrett still suffering dizziness an
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
side due to a head knock. Photo: AAP With Barrett still suffering dizziness and headaches following the 25-24 win over the Springboks on October 8, he has been scratched; now Sopoaga will make just his second run-on start in what is set to be his... Read more
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NZCity
Lima Sopoaga to start for All BlacksNaholo, meanwhile, slots in on the right wing for the injured Nehe Milner-Skudd
NZCity / Posted yesterday
Naholo, meanwhile, slots in on the right wing for the injured Nehe Milner-Skudder, who dislocated his shoulder against the Springboks. On the bench, TJ Perenara comes in for Tawera Kerr-Barlow as Smith's halfback cover and specialist No.7 Matt... Read more
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EuroNews
NZ's Sopoaga to start against Wallabies, Barrett outBarrett has been suffering from concussion symptoms since the All Blacks’ 25-24
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
Barrett has been suffering from concussion symptoms since the All Blacks’ 25-24 Rugby Championship victory over the Springboks in Cape Town on Oct. 7. Sopoaga’s only previous test start was on debut against South Africa in July, 2015 and he... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#RWC10: Impact of event on SA close to Habana’s heartsays the impact of 2007 on the South African public is what the players will ho
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
says the impact of 2007 on the South African public is what the players will hold close to their hearts. Habana, the Springboks' record try scorer, ended the tournament in 2007 as the top scorer as he played a pivotal part in the team's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NZ's Sopoaga to start against Wallabies, Barrett outhas been suffering from concussion symptoms since the All Blacks' 25-24 Rugby C
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
has been suffering from concussion symptoms since the All Blacks' 25-24 Rugby Championship victory over the Springboks in Cape Town on Oct. 7. Sopoaga's only previous test start was on debut against South Africa in July, 2015 and he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
12 Players Called Up for Bok AssesmentsA group of 12 Springboks have been invited to a four-day training, assessment a
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A group of 12 Springboks have been invited to a four-day training, assessment and conditioning camp, from October 23-26 in Cape Town. Current Springbok squad members who are playing for their provinces in the Currie Cup playoffs, as well as those... Read more
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Canberra Times
ACT Brumbies' scrumhalf Joe Powell in Wallabies camp since may but played just 17 minutesin Brisbane on Saturday. Speight started the first four games of the Rugby Cha
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
in Brisbane on Saturday. Speight started the first four games of the Rugby Championship until he was dropped against the Springboks, but returned off the bench against Argentina in the Wallabies last hit-out. "This is a big week ahead of us and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bok Legend Juan Smith Calls It a Dayfamily member. "Thank you very much for having me even though it was only for
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
family member. "Thank you very much for having me even though it was only for a short period of time. Before heading to France in 2013, Smith played nine years for the Cheetahs. He also played 70 Tests for the Springboks between 2003 a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Blitzbok Champion Dippenaar Calls It a Daywho was schooled at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch, represented South Afri
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
who was schooled at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch, represented South Africa at Under-19 level, played for the Junior Springboks at the 2008 Junior World Championship and tasted Currie Cup success with the Blue Bulls in 2009. He also featured... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#RWC10: Boks pushed all the way by Fiji in QF Fiji's skilful attack and fierce defence gave the Springboks their second Pac
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Fiji's skilful attack and fierce defence gave the Springboks their second Pacific Island scare of the tournament. Fiji scrum-half Mosese Rauluni (C) tries to get past South Africa's Schalk Burger (R)... Read more
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The Age
ACT Brumbies' scrumhalf Joe Powell in Wallabies camp since may but played just 17 minutesin Brisbane on Saturday. Speight started the first four games of the Rugby Cha
The Age / Posted yesterday
in Brisbane on Saturday. Speight started the first four games of the Rugby Championship until he was dropped against the Springboks, but returned off the bench against Argentina in the Wallabies last hit-out. "This is a big week ahead of us and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ACT Brumbies' scrumhalf Joe Powell in Wallabies camp since may but played just 17 minutesin Brisbane on Saturday. Speight started the first four games of the Rugby Cha
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
in Brisbane on Saturday. Speight started the first four games of the Rugby Championship until he was dropped against the Springboks, but returned off the bench against Argentina in the Wallabies last hit-out. "This is a big week ahead of us and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#RWC10: Hoskins: Boks can repeat 2007 successof the rugby union for just a year when Jake White and John Smit lead South Afr
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
of the rugby union for just a year when Jake White and John Smit lead South Africa to their second world title. FILE: The Springboks sing the national anthem before the start of a Test match. Picture: @Springboks/Twitter JOHANNESBURG - Former SA... Read more
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Perth Now
The passing of trade union legendPeter Biagini said. “Hughie dedicated his life to fighting injustices and was
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
Peter Biagini said. “Hughie dedicated his life to fighting injustices and was instrumental in the protests against the Springboks Tour in the 1970s. “Hughie’s contribution to the union movement in fighting for the rights of transport workers... Read more
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walesonline
George North to miss Wales' autumn fixtures through injurytheir four-Test autumn international series against the Wallabies in Cardiff on
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
their four-Test autumn international series against the Wallabies in Cardiff on November 11. Their final game against the Springboks will be played at the Principality Stadium on Saturday, December 2, with North expected to return to action around... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#RWC10: JP Pietersen reflects on Paris Rugby World Cup winthe Rugby World Cup in Paris.” Pietersen was one of the younger players in the
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
the Rugby World Cup in Paris.” Pietersen was one of the younger players in the squad but he played a pivotal role in the Springboks success, he scored four tries and made a critical tackle against Fiji in the quarter-final. “What stands out for... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#RWC10: Boks sweep away USA ahead of quarter-final Looking back to 2007 World Cup, the Springboks took an early lead against the
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Looking back to 2007 World Cup, the Springboks took an early lead against the USA in the first half of the quarter-final. FILE: Bryan Habana at the 2007 Rugby World Cup. Picture: Twitter... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Stockdale closes in on Ireland call but his eyes are still on UlsterFriday - and has already sparked plenty of speculation that he could occupy the
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Friday - and has already sparked plenty of speculation that he could occupy the same jersey for the national side when the Springboks visit on November 11. Though he won his first two caps this summer in a side deprived of Joe Schmidt's Lions and... Read more
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Canberra Times
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen tells Sonny Bill Williams' critics to stop bleatingdetractors by saying they have got it all wrong. Despite making 23 tackles in
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
detractors by saying they have got it all wrong. Despite making 23 tackles in the All Blacks' 25-24 win over the Springboks in Cape Town on October 8, Williams has been blitzed by some critics who believe he has lost the ability to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#RWC10: Springboks edge outstanding Tonga The Pacific Islanders nearly shocked a second-string South Africa but the Spr
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
The Pacific Islanders nearly shocked a second-string South Africa but the Springboks eventually ran out victors with four tries to three in front of a capacity crowd. FILE: Springbok flanker Juan Smith... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
From the stands: Moving to Cape Town StadiumLast weekend’s test match between the Springboks and the All Blacks brought to
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Last weekend’s test match between the Springboks and the All Blacks brought to an end my dad’s 22 year long season ticket position at Newlands Rugby Ground. It was in the year 2000 when I first had the pleasure of joining him to a game and although I... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#RWC10: De Villiers wants 2007 group to give backget the same opportunities that we got. And hopefully, we can provide those opp
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
get the same opportunities that we got. And hopefully, we can provide those opportunities and hopefully make some future Springboks.” After the injury, Wayne Julies was called up as De Villiers' replacement in the squad. All week you can visit... Read more
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EuroNews
Hansen defends 'hard working' Sonny Bill against media 'haters'so without flyhalf Beauden Barrett, who Hansen said was still suffering headach
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
so without flyhalf Beauden Barrett, who Hansen said was still suffering headaches following an on-field clash against the Springboks. “He’s trained but afterwards he’s not feeling a hundy (100 percent) so we’ll see how he goes during the week and... Read more
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The North West Star
NZ coach tells Sonny Bill Williams' critics to stop bleatingdetractors by saying they have got it all wrong. Despite making 23 tackles in
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
detractors by saying they have got it all wrong. Despite making 23 tackles in the All Blacks' 25-24 win over the Springboks in Cape Town on October 8, Williams has been blitzed by some critics who believe he has lost the ability to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen tells Sonny Bill Williams' critics to stop bleatingdetractors by saying they have got it all wrong. Despite making 23 tackles in
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
detractors by saying they have got it all wrong. Despite making 23 tackles in the All Blacks' 25-24 win over the Springboks in Cape Town on October 8, Williams has been blitzed by some critics who believe he has lost the ability to... Read more
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The Age
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen tells Sonny Bill Williams' critics to stop bleatingdetractors by saying they have got it all wrong. Despite making 23 tackles in
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
detractors by saying they have got it all wrong. Despite making 23 tackles in the All Blacks' 25-24 win over the Springboks in Cape Town on October 8, Williams has been blitzed by some critics who believe he has lost the ability to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Will Barrett be right to take on Wallabies?keep developing, they are confident side aren’t they?” Hansen said. “They’ll b
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
keep developing, they are confident side aren’t they?” Hansen said. “They’ll be disappointed they didn’t knock over the Springboks when two very good Tests ended in draws which no one really wants. “They’ll be coming to Brisbane pretty... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Will Barrett be right to take on Wallabies?keep developing, they are confident side aren’t they?” Hansen said. “They’ll b
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
keep developing, they are confident side aren’t they?” Hansen said. “They’ll be disappointed they didn’t knock over the Springboks when two very good Tests ended in draws which no one really wants. “They’ll be coming to Brisbane pretty... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh rugby's winners and losers as team destroyed 114-5under the ball to prevent the score. Then Brew secured his unofficial man of t
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
under the ball to prevent the score. Then Brew secured his unofficial man of the match award with the media later on when Springboks flanker Francois Louw executed a perfect switch and the Welshman sliced his way through the men in orange before... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#RWC10: Boks outclass England in shutout(right) makes life hard for his England opponent during their 2007 Rugby World
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
(right) makes life hard for his England opponent during their 2007 Rugby World Cup match. Picture: AFP CAPE TOWN - The Springboks made a significant statement of intent as they saw off England 36-0 in convincing fashion in Paris to pick up... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Skinstad: 2007 was a great journey This week marks 10 years since the Springboks won their second World title, b
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
This week marks 10 years since the Springboks won their second World title, beating England in a tense final in Paris. Springbok flanker Bobby Skinstad waves as he celebrates with teammates after a win at the 2007... Read more
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News.com.au
Will Barrett be right to take on Wallabies?keep developing, they are confident side aren’t they?” Hansen said. “They’ll b
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
keep developing, they are confident side aren’t they?” Hansen said. “They’ll be disappointed they didn’t knock over the Springboks when two very good Tests ended in draws which no one really wants. “They’ll be coming to Brisbane pretty... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The passing of trade union legendPeter Biagini said. “Hughie dedicated his life to fighting injustices and was
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Peter Biagini said. “Hughie dedicated his life to fighting injustices and was instrumental in the protests against the Springboks Tour in the 1970s. “Hughie’s contribution to the union movement in fighting for the rights of transport workers... Read more
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News.com.au
The passing of trade union legendPeter Biagini said. “Hughie dedicated his life to fighting injustices and was
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Peter Biagini said. “Hughie dedicated his life to fighting injustices and was instrumental in the protests against the Springboks Tour in the 1970s. “Hughie’s contribution to the union movement in fighting for the rights of transport workers... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#RWC10: Habana inspires Boks in World Cup openerwith centre Gavin Williams dotting down midway through the first half. He went
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
with centre Gavin Williams dotting down midway through the first half. He went on to convert his own try. However, once the Springboks absorbed the onslaught, their response was emphatic as they went on to score 50 unanswered points. Having picked... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Best of City Press: Justice against Zuma 'unlikely', R200m in taxpayers' money wasted and Baleka rejects Zuma claimswaxes lyrical on the Rugby World Cup. Thanks to doing a commemorative story ab
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
waxes lyrical on the Rugby World Cup. Thanks to doing a commemorative story about this Friday being 10 years since the Springboks won the 2007 Rugby World Cup, this week has been something of a trip down memory lane. Having spent seven weeks... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Hunt’s praise for Sonny Bill ‘Nightmare’Lions before a shoulder charge send-off in the Test lost by the All Blacks late
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Lions before a shoulder charge send-off in the Test lost by the All Blacks later in the tour. In his most recent Test, the Springboks did one of their best jobs of limiting the impact of his 11 gallops when powerhouse Malcolm Marx twice forced... Read more
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iafrica.com
More 'belief creeping in' for Lionsthe top...It [the win] is a great feeling," said De Bruin after the game. De B
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
the top...It [the win] is a great feeling," said De Bruin after the game. De Bruin also praised the contribution from his Springboks like Malcolm Marx in the crucial clash. "I think the Springboks played like Springboks. That was vital and they... Read more
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