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South African Winger Charged With Multiple Anti-Doping Offences

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Springboks winger Aphiwe Dyantyi has been dealt a blow with the news that his B-sample which was tested for banned substances came back positive according to sources. The South African Institute for Drug Free Sport have confirmed the news. This follows Dyantyi testing positive for a prohibited substance on July 2. The 2018 World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year, …

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Erasmus Confirms Role For Felix Jones In Springboks Setup

Felix Jones

Director of Coaching of South Africa Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, has confirmed that former Munster coach Felix Jones will take up a role in the Springboks setup for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  South Africa have been without an attack coach in recent weeks since the departure of Swys de Bruin from the coaching staff. Jones recently left Munster as the …

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Felix Jones Set To Be Appointed New Springboks Attack Coach

Former Munster coach Felix Jones is set to be appointed as the Springboks’ new attack coach according to a report in Independent Online, a South African publication.  Jones recently resigned from his position as an assistant coach with Munster with former Wallabies attack coach Stephen Larkham replacing him. Of course, Springboks head coach Rassie Erasmus was the former Director of …

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Springbok Aphiwe Dyantyi Tests Positive For Banned Substance

Aphiwe Dyantyi

South Africa winger Aphiwe Dyantyi has tested positive for a banned substance.  The 24-year-old has requested the testing of a ‘B’ sample after he tested positive for a banned substance when he provided a urine sample on July 2 while attending a Springboks training camp. The sample returned positive for a banned substance on August 14 as reported by Sport24. …

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Springboks Reveal New World Cup Jerseys

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South Africa have released two new jerseys which they will wear for the upcoming 2019 World Cup in Japan.  The Springboks face a tough pool where they will take on reigning world champions New Zealand in addition to Six Nations side Italy while Namibia and Canada make up the final two teams The Boks, now coached by Rassie Erasmus could …

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Johann Van Graan Signs Contract Extension With Munster

Huge news coming out of Munster this morning as it has been confirmed that head-coach, Johann van Graan has extended his contract for a further two years and will now remain in the province until 2022. The news was confirmed by Munster Rugby this morning. The South African native joined the provincial side in 2017 after leaving his role as …

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World Cup Winning Springbok Drotske ‘Stable’ After Shooting

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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

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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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