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Beauden Barrett At Fullback As All Blacks Name Team For Boks

All Blacks Team

Steve Hansen has named his All Blacks team for Saturday’s blockbuster showdown with the Springboks on what will be the second day of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  Rassie Erasmus confirmed a strong side yesterday and Hansen has followed suit with a formidable looking team of his own in what should be an exhilarating encounter. Joe Moody, Dane Coles and …

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Springboks Team Named For Blockbuster Clash With All Blacks

Springboks Team

Springboks head coach Rassie Erasmus has named his team for Saturday’s blockbuster encounter with the All Blacks at International Stadium Yokohama.  With just one exception, South Africa have selected the same side which secured a draw against New Zealand in Wellington during the Rugby Championship. Captain Siya Kolisi was unavailable that day but he comes into the team at blindside …

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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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All Blacks & Springboks Fight To 16-16 Draw In Wellington

Springboks left it late to claw their way back into today’s Rugby Championship test showdown against the All Blacks as things ended on a score of 16-16. The South Africans will have every reason to feel encouraged despite sharing the spoils in Wellington on Saturday. From the get-go, it was apparent that the All Blacks still had some tightening up …

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Mo’unga Named At 10 For The All Blacks, Barrett Moved To 15

beauden barrett

The All Blacks have named Crusaders’ out-half, Richie Mo’unga, to start against the Springboks for Saturday’s Rugby Championship encounter.  The decision means that two-time World Player of the Year, Beauden Barrett, will make the switch to full-back for this weekend’s South Africa test. New Zealand scraped over the line in last week’s opening round match with Argentina on a scoreline …

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Team News Ahead Of Rugby Championship Opening Weekend

Rugby Championship

The 2019 Rugby Championship kicks off this weekend as New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina battle it out over the next few weeks. This year’s edition is shortened to just three rounds due to the Rugby World Cup beginning in September but it will provide ideal preparation for the competing nations ahead of Japan. This weekend’s action takes place …

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Springboks Reveal New World Cup Jerseys

Springboks Jerseys

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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Sale Sharks Announce Signing Of Springbok Lood De Jager

Lood De Jager

Sale Sharks have announced the signing of Springbok Lood De Jager.  De Jager will join up with Steve Diamond’s side ahead of the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership season after he finishes the current Super Rugby campaign with the Vodacom Bulls. If he is selected by Rassie Erasmus for South Africa’s World Cup campaign, the 26-year-old will join up with his new …

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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

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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