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Springboks world cup could be stopped in court

Tuesday 1 September 2015

An almost unknown South African political party has filed an an urgent court bid to try and stop the Springboks from flying to England for this month's Rugby World Cup.
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Mallett expects conservative Springbok game at WC


Saturday 29 August 2015

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett says that he expects South Africa to play with a conservative game plan at the Rugby World Cup in England next month.
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South Africa's World Cup squad confirmed


Friday 28 August 2015

South Africa's head coach Heyneke Meyer has announced his Springbok squad to contest the Rugby World Cup with Jean de Villiers as captain.
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South Africa beat Argentina to end losing streak


Monday 17 August 2015

Argentina vs South Africa ended a four match losing streak by beating Argentina 12-26 at Estadio Jose Amalfitani in Buenos Aires
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Matfield demands more accuracy from Springboks


Friday 14 August 2015

Replacement captain Victor Matfield has called on his team mates to make improvement across the board in their Rugby World Cup warm up match against Argentina in Buenos Aires on Saturday.
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Kirchner starts for Springboks against Pumas


Wednesday 12 August 2015

Springbok head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his team to play Argentina in Buenos Aires with former Bulls back Zane Kirchner at fullback.
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Union launches attack on racist South African Rugby


Tuesday 11 August 2015

South African Trade Union Cosatu has launched a scathing attack on the "racist choices of SA Rugby" and said that the lack of black players in the country has reached crisis level.
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Race row about to hit South Africa's Springboks


Tuesday 11 August 2015

A new headache has emerged for South Africa's Springboks after five black players contacted the South African Trade Union Cosatu in order to take up issues about being sidelined and not selected.
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Bok captain De Villiers in doubt for World Cup


Monday 10 August 2015

South Africa will play their final Test match before the Rugby World Cup without regular Springbok captain Jean de Villiers, Marcell Coetzee and Willie le Roux who will miss the trip to Buenos Aires due to injury.
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Springboks hit lowest point in fifty years of rugby


Monday 10 August 2015

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says that South Africa's performance against Argentina in Durban on Saturday was "very poor" and while captain Jean de Villiers admitted that they were "lethargic" as they fell to a fourth straight loss.
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Argentina beat South Africa in Durban


Friday 7 August 2015

Out of the last six Rugby Championship matches between South Africa's Springboks and Argentina's Pumas there has been one draw and South Africa have won five matches.
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De Villiers captains Springboks against Argentina


Wednesday 5 August 2015

Out of the last six Rugby Championship matches between South Africa's Springboks and Argentina's Pumas there has been one draw and South Africa have won five matches.
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De Villiers & Du Preez could start for Springboks


Tuesday 4 August 2015

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers and scrum-half Fourie du Preez could start for South Africa against Argentina in Durban this weekend.
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De Villiers, Alberts & Du Preez set to return for Boks


Tuesday 28 July 2015

South Africa will contest their final Rugby Championship match against Argentina in Durban without Springbok forwards Jannie du Plessis and Francois Louw.
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South Africa hope turn it around against All Blacks


Friday 24 July 2015

South Africa's Springboks are hoping that a victory at Ellis Park in Johannesburg over New Zealand's All Blacks will give them momentum ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
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South Africa lose Pietersen for New Zealand


Thursday 23 July 2015

Rugby World Cup winning winger JP Pietersen has been ruled out of South Africa's Rugby Championship match against New Zealand.
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Springboks make eight changes for All Blacks


Wednesday 22 July 2015

South African head coach Heyneke Meyer has made eight changes to his Springbok team to play New Zealand's All Blacks with Heinrich Brussow returning to the starting line up.
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Burger to captain Springboks against All Blacks


Wednesday 22 July 2015

South Africa's loose forward Schalk Burger has been confirmed as Springbok captain for this weekend's Test match against New Zealand at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.
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Injured Boks Matfield & Coetzee set miss NZ Test


Tuesday 21 July 2015

South Africa's captain Victor Matfield and flanker Marcell Coetzee are both expected to miss the Springboks Rugby Championship test against New Zealand's All Blacks in Johannesburg.
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Australia beat South Africa in Brisbane


Friday 17 July 2015

Out of the last six Rugby Championship matches between Australia's Wallabies and South Africa's Springboks the Australians have won two and South Africa four.
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Burger starts for Springboks against Australia


Wednesday 15 July 2015

South Africa's head coach Heyneke Meyer has named Schalk Burger to start as one of five changes to the Springbok squad for this weekend's Rugby Championship opener against Australia.
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De Villiers out of Rugby Championship opener


Monday 13 July 2015

South Africa's head coach Heyneke Meyer has left regular captain Jean de Villiers out of his Springbok squad that will contest the 2015 Rugby Championship opening Test against Australia.
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Matfield praises new Springboks Kriel and Koch


Monday 13 July 2015

Stand-in South Africa captain Victor Matfield has praised newcomeres Jesse Kriel and Vincent Koch who played in South Africa's Rugby Championship warm up against a World XV in Cape Town.
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South Africa ease past star studded World XV


Saturday 11 July 2015

South Africa kicked off their preparations for the Rugby Championship and World Cup with a 46-10 victory over a World XV at Newlands on Saturday.
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Bakkies Botha leads World XV against SA


Friday 10 July 2015

South African second row legend Bakkies Botha has been named to lead a Robbie Deans coached World XV against South Africa in an exhibition match in Cape Town on Saturday.
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Nation Games Points    
P W L D PF PA PD BP Ttl
1. Australia 3 3 0 0 85 48 37 1 13
2. New Zealand 3 2 1 0 85 65 20 1 9
3. Argentina 3 1 2 0 64 98 -34 1 5
4. South Africa 3 0 3 0 65 88 -23 2 2
                     
 
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