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Springboks confirm 2014 Test fixtures

Wednesday 5 March 2014

The Springboks will face 2013 Six Nations champions Wales in two Tests in Durban and Nelspruit during the Incoming Series in June, followed by a once-off international against Scotland in Port Elizabeth.
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Matfield : Springboks will win 2015 World Cup


Tuesday 4 February 2014

Former Springbok lock Victor Matfield has predicted that South Africa will win the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.
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SARU sign seven new Springbok contracts


Friday 24 January 2014

The South African Rugby Union (Saru) have announced that they have added seven players to the Springbok contract group for the 2014 season.
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Alberts : Springboks aiming for an unbeaten year


Monday 25 November 2013

2013 will rate as one of the Springboks better years but flanker Willem Alberts says they will not be happy until they go through the year being unbeaten.
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South Africa down France to end tour unbeaten


Saturday 23 November 2013

South Africa proved to be too strong in Paris when they downed France 10-19 and finished their end of year tour of Europe unbeaten.
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Springboks bring their stars back for France


Thursday 21 November 2013

Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has kept thee core of his players for their final Test of the year which will mark 100 years of Test rugby against France in Paris on Saturday.
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Springboks call up Bulls uncapped prop Kirsten


Monday 18 November 2013

Uncapped Bulls prop Frik Kirsten has been called into the Springbok camp in Paris as injury replacement for Frans Malherbe following South Africa's 28-0 victory over Scotland in Edinburgh on Sunday.
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Vermaak replaces Fourie du Preez in Bok squad


Monday 18 November 2013

Springbok scrumhalf Jano Vermaak will join the South African touring squad in Paris as replacement for Fourie du Preez.
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South Africa keep a clean slate against Scotland


Sunday 17 November 2013

South Africa's Springboks managed to keep a clean slate against Scotland at Murrayfield and came away with a 0-28 victory.
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Botha's Test career to be decided against Scotland


Friday 15 November 2013

Springbok enforcer Bakkies Botha's future Test career will be on the line when he returns to the Test stage against Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday.
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Botha returns for Springboks against Scotland


Thursday 14 November 2013

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has named second rower Bakkies Botha to play his first Test match in two years after being named in the starting team to play Scotland.
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Steyn in doubt for Springboks Test against Scotland


Tuesday 12 November 2013

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has named second rower Bakkies Botha to play his first Test match in two years after being named in the starting team to play Scotland.
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Meyer praises his 'old heads' for their calmness


Monday 11 November 2013

South African coach Heyneke Meyer has praised his senior and more experienced players for not buckling under pressure and taking their chances in the 15-24 victory over Wales on Saturday.
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South Africa power past Wales in Cardiff


Saturday 9 November 2013

South Africa powered to a 15-24 victory over Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday extending their run to 13 consecutive wins over the Welsh.
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Lambie at fullback for Springboks against Wales


Wednesday 6 November 2013

South African rugby head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his Springbok team to face Wales at the Millennium Stadium with a Test debut for Frans Malherbe.
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Springboks lose Du Plessis for European tour


Wednesday 30 October 2013

The Springboks have been forced to replace tighthead prop Jannie du Plessis with Lourens Adriaanse for their tour to Wales, Scotland and France because of injury.
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Bakkies Botha & Jaque Fourie back in Bok squad


Tuesday 29 October 2013

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has named lock Bakkies Botha and centre Jaque Fourie in his 32-man squad for their tour of Wales, Scotland and France which starts next week.
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Heyneke Meyer : All Blacks were the better side


Sunday 6 October 2013

A dejected Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer struggled to find any comfort from his side's effort in their 27-38 Rugby Championship defeat to the All Blacks at Ellis Park on Saturday.
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New Zealand beat South Africa in Johannesburg


Saturday 5 October 2013

South Africa's Springboks need to beat the All Blacks and score four tries whilst also preventing their opponents from earning a bonus point to win the Rugby Championship title.
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Boks get Engelbrecht boost for All Black Test


Friday 4 October 2013

The Springboks have confirmed that centre JJ Engelbrecht has passed a late fitness Test and will face the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship title decider.
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Springboks make two changes for All Blacks


Wednesday 2 October 2013

South Africa have named their team to play the All Blacks in the final round of the Rugby Championship and the match in which the title will be decided.
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Breakdown in Boks clash with All Blacks is crucial


Wednesday 2 October 2013

Springbok forward coach Johann van Graan says that winning the breakdown will be key when they face the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship decider at Ellis Park on Saturday.
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Springboks to go for it against All Blacks


Tuesday 1 October 2013

South Africa's head coach Heyneke Meyer says that the Springboks are under no illusions about the size of their task against the All Blacks but they will take an all or nothing attitude into the match
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De Villiers : Springboks still have a chance


Monday 30 September 2013

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers says that they need to forget about not winning the four try bonus point against Australia and focus on beating the All Blacks as they still have a chance of winning the tournament.
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Bok lock to miss Rugby Championship decider


Monday 30 September 2013

Springbok lock Flip van der Merwe will miss South Africa's Rugby Championship decider against New Zealand on Saturday after he was suspended for striking an opponent.
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Rugby Championship Standings
Nation Games Points    
P W L D PF PA PD BP Ttl
1. New Zealand 6 6 0 0 202 115 87 3 28
2. South Africa 6 4 2 0 203 117 86 2 19
3. Australia 6 2 4 0 133 170 -37 1 9
4. Argentina 6 0 6 0 88 224 -136 2 2
                     
Updated each Monday in order to verify with officials
 
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