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Bok Alberts out of Rugby Championship tour

Thursday 28 August 2014

South Africa will be without Willem Alberts for their Rugby Championship tour to Australia and New Zealand due to an injury he sustained playing Super Rugby
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Matfield back in Bok Rugby Championship squad


Tuesday 26 August 2014

The Springboks have named their squad to play Australia and New Zealand in the Rugby Championship and have included Victor Matfield and Marcel van der Merwe.
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Meyer: Springboks showed they know how to win


Monday 25 August 2014

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has praised his team for their character after they came from behing to beat Argentina 31-33 in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.
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South Africa survive scare in Salta against Pumas


Saturday 23 August 2014

South Africa's Springboks avoided a narrow defeat when they snatched a 31-33 Rugby Championship victory over Argentina's Pumas in Salta on Saturday.
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Springboks make three changes for Argentina


Thursday 21 August 2014

South African Rugby head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his team to play Argentina in the second round of the Rugby Championship with three changes to the team that played last week.
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Meyer : Springboks' execution must improve


Tuesday 19 August 2014

South African rugby head coach Heyneke Meyer says that the Springboks execution will have to improve if they are to remain unbeaten in the Rugby Championship.
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Meyer : Bok victory could have gone either way


Monday 18 August 2014

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has admitted that their Rugby Championship opening match against Argentina "could have gone either way" in Pretoria on Saturday.
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South Africa made to work for Argentina victory


Saturday 16 August 2014

South Africa's Springboks were made to work for their opening victory in the Rugby Championship but eventually won the match 13-6 at Loftus Versfeld.
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Bok young guns hope to impress against Pumas


Saturday 16 August 2014

Young Springboks Handre Pollard, Damian de Allende and Lood de Jager are hoping to be the centre of attention on Saturday in a Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Pretoria.
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Meyer : Argentina are a much improved side


Thursday 14 August 2014

South Africa's head coach Heyeneke Meyer says that Argentina will give the Springboks a difficult challenge in their Rugby Championship opener at Loftus Versfeld as the Pumas have had a change in management and mindset.
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De Allende to make Bok debut against Pumas


Wednesday 13 August 2014

Springbok head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his team to play Argentina in their Rugby Championship opener with Damian de Allende making his debut and Handre Pollard at flyhalf.
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Boks expect open Rugby Championship start


Tuesday 12 August 2014

Springbok head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his team to play Argentina in their Rugby Championship opener with Damian de Allende making his debut and Handre Pollard at flyhalf.
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Bok coach : Battle of the breakdown is a war


Friday 8 August 2014

Springbok breakdown coach Richie Gray says that in the run up to the Rugby World Cup in England everyone will have to step up in the battle of the breakdown.
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Beating All Blacks tops Springboks list of targets


Thursday 7 August 2014

South African Rugby captain Jean de Villiers says that after two years of losing to New Zealand's All Blacks beating the Rugby World Champions tops their list.
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Springboks focusing on improving tactical kicking


Wednesday 6 August 2014

South African Rugby head coach Heyneke Meyer says that one of the main areas that the Springboks want to improve their game for the Rugby Championship is their tactical kicking.
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Springboks call Smith up for Rugby Championship


Wednesday 6 August 2014

Former Springbok and Cheetahs forward Juan Smith has been called into the South African squad preparing for the Rugby Championship as replacement for Victor Matfield.
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Matfield out of Boks Rugby Championship opener


Tuesday 5 August 2014

Springbok Rugby World Cup winning lock Victor Matfield has been ruled out of South Africa's opening Rugby Championship match due to injury.
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De Villiers to lead Boks in Rugby Championship


Monday 4 August 2014

Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has named his squad for the Rugby Championship with Jean de Villiers returning to lead the South African national side.
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Surgery rules Du Preez out for the season


Friday 4 July 2014

Fourie du Preez will miss the remainder of the South African season following an ankle injury sustained by the Springbok scrumhalf in last Saturday's 55-6 Test victory over Scotland in Port Elizabeth.
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Coach Meyer happy with Boks defence and attack


Tuesday 1 July 2014

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has praised his squad after their put in a commanding performance against Scotland and finish their June Internationals with 55-6 victory in Port Elizabeth.
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Fourie du Preez ruled out of Rugby Championship


Tuesday 1 July 2014

Springbok scrumhalf Fourie du Preez has been ruled out of the Rugby Championship after he injured his ankle playing for South Africa against Scotland in Port Elizabeth.
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South Africa run riot against Scotland


Sunday 29 June 2014

South Africa's Springboks finished their June Internationals with a 55-6 hammering of Scotland at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday
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Springboks make six changes for Scotland Test


Thursday 26 June 2014

Springbok head coach Heyneke Meyer has made six changes to the team that beat Wales last week for the final June International match against Scotland in Port Elizabeth with Handre Pollard getting his first start.
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Meyer : Springboks are overplayed and fatigued


Wednesday 25 June 2014

Springboks head coach Heyneke Meyer says that he is worried about the amount of rugby his players are playing as they are overplayed and fatigued.
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South Africa need late penalty try to beat Wales


Sunday 22 June 2014

South Africa survived a massive scare and left it until late to beat Wales 31-30 in Nelspruit on Saturday thanks to a penalty try two minutes from full time.
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Rugby Championship Standings
Nation Games Points    
P W L D PF PA PD BP Ttl
1. South Africa 2 2 0 0 46 37 9 0 8
2. New Zealand 2 1 0 1 63 32 31 1 6
3. Australia 2 0 1 1 32 63 -31 0 2
4. Argentina 2 0 2 0 37 46 -9 2 2
                     
Updated each Monday in order to verify with officials
 
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