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Bok prop Oosthuizen to miss Rugby World Cup

Wednesday 1 July 2015

Versatile Springboks prop Coenie Oosthuizen is almost certain to miss the Rugby Championship and the Rugby World Cup due to injury.
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Springboks lose Fourie du Preez for up to 8 weeks


Tuesday 30 June 2015

South Africa's Rugby World Cup hopes have suffered a blow as star scrum-half Fourie du Preez has been sidelined for between four and eight weeks.
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Eight uncapped players in Springbok squad


Monday 29 June 2015

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named eight uncapped players in a 36 strong Springbok squad for their five remaining matches ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.
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Five South Africans to face Springboks in World XV


Saturday 27 June 2015

Bakkies Botha will be joined by three more South African Test players in the confirmed World XV squad for their match on Saturday, July 11 at Newlands in Cape Town against the Springboks.
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Springboks to get Fourie back but not Bekker


Thursday 25 June 2015

Former Springbok centre Jaque Fourie is expected to be available for the Rugby World Cup but not Andries Bekker due to a change of decision at their Japanese club.
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South Africa 'ready' to host 2023 World Cup


Wednesday 10 June 2015

A South African delegation representative of rugby, sport and government have declared that they are ready, willing and eager to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
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Bakkies one of nine Toulon players to face Boks


Tuesday 9 June 2015

Nine players from European Rugby Cup champions Toulon will play in a World XV team against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday, July 11.
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Injuries hitting Springbok Rugby World Cup plans


Tuesday 5 May 2015

The wear and tear of Super Rugby was clearly evident at a Springbok Rugby World Cup training camp at a Johannesburg college Monday.
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Nineteen uncapped players in Bok training squads


Monday 27 April 2015

The South African national selectors have named two training squads of 44 players each - including 19 uncapped and a number of currently injured players - for the Springboks' first two training camps of the season,
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South Africa plan bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup


Thursday 5 March 2015

The South African Rugby Union have announced that they plan to submit a bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup
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Seven non-whites in every Bok team from now on


Tuesday 24 February 2015

Former Rugby World Cup champions South Africa will include seven non-white players in 23-man match day squads in the run up to the Rugby World Cup
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Boks' game time to be managed in SuperRugby


Monday 9 February 2015

Former Rugby World Cup champions South Africa will include seven non-white players in 23-man match day squads in the run up to the Rugby World Cup
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De Villiers begins rehab with World Cup in mind


Monday 19 January 2015

The Springbok medical team as well as their Western Province counterparts have all started working together in order to ensure that Springbok captain Jean de Villiers is given the best chance of making the Rugby World Cup.
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South Africa confirm Rugby Championship venues


Friday 12 December 2014

The South African Rugby Union have confirmed the home venues for the shortened Rugby Championship in 2015 with matches in Johannesburg and Durban.
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Matfield: Springboks must work on decision making


Tuesday 2 December 2014

Springbok vice captain Victor Matfield has said that the South African team's decision making in northern hemisphere conditions will receive serious attention in the build-up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Jean de Villiers faces lengthy spell out of rugby


Sunday 30 November 2014

Springbok rugby captain Jean de Villiers faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after he dislocated his knee cap in South Africa's loss to Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday
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De Villiers: Boks are ready for end of year push


Friday 28 November 2014

South Africa captain Jean de Villiers says that the Springboks will need no extra motivation to lift their game and finish the year on a high against Wales.
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South Africa make eight changes for Wales


Wednesday 26 November 2014

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named a team with eight changes for this weekend's Test against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
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Meyer praises young Boks as Botha retires


Tuesday 25 November 2014

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer and his captain jean de Villiers have both praised their new young players performance against Italy in Padova after Bakkies Botha had announced his retirement.
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Bakkies Botha retires from international rugby


Saturday 22 November 2014

Springbok lock and Rugby World Cup winner Bakkies Botha has announced that he has retired from playing international rugby for South Africa.
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South Africa too strong for Italy in Padua


Saturday 22 November 2014

South Africa scored three tries on their way to beating Italy 6-22 in a one off Test in Padua on Saturday afternoon.
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South Africa make four changes for Italy


Wednesday 19 November 2014

South African head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his team to play Italy with four changes to the side that beat England last week at Twickenham.
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South Africa call up Dreyer for injured Du Plessis


Tuesday 18 November 2014

South Africa's Springboks have called up Golden Lions prop Ruan Dreyer as replacement for Jannie du Plessis who has been ruled out of Saturday's Test against Italy in Padova.
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Heyneke Meyer lauds clinical Springboks


Sunday 16 November 2014

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has lauded his team after they put in a clinical performance to beat England 28-31 at Twickenham in London.
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South Africa extend winning streak over England


Saturday 15 November 2014

South Africa extended their unbeaten run against England to 12 matches with a 28-31 Test victory at Twickenham on Saturday.
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Rugby Championship Standings
Nation Games Points    
P W L D PF PA PD BP Ttl
1. New Zealand 6 4 1 1 164 91 73 4 22
2. South Africa 6 4 2 0 134 110 24 3 19
3. Australia 6 2 3 1 115 160 -45 1 11
4. Argentina 6 1 5 0 105 157 -52 3 7
                     
Updated each Monday in order to verify with officials
 
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