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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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Pollard & Strauss join Boks as NH players withdraw


Saturday 21 June 2014

The Springboks have called Junior Springbok captain Handre Pollard and hooker Adriaan Strauss to join their squad to play Scotland as several Northern Hemisphere based players are not eligible to play next week.
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Unsung hero Steyn happy to be back with Boks


Thursday 19 June 2014

Springbok fullback Willie le Roux occupied most of the headlines after their victory over Wales in Durban and Morne Steyn's performance almost went unnoticed.
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Matfield to set new Bok record against Wales


Wednesday 18 June 2014

Springbok head coach Heyneke Meyer has named Victor Matfield to lead South Africa in his 112th Test match against Wales at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.
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Bok Vermeulen relishing Nelspruit opportunity


Wednesday 18 June 2014

Springbok eighthman Duane Vermeulen will be hoping for a special performance against Wales when he makes his homecoming appearance in Mbombela on Saturday.
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Bok coach Meyer full of praise for Le Roux


Monday 16 June 2014

Springbok eighthman Duane Vermeulen will be hoping for a special performance against Wales when he makes his homecoming appearance in Mbombela on Saturday.
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South Africa outclass Wales in Durban


Saturday 14 June 2014

South Africa outscored Wales by five tries to one to secure a convincing 38-16 Test victory over an experienced Welsh team in Durban.
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Wales hope to make history against South Africa


Friday 13 June 2014

Wales are hoping to secure their first every victory over the Springboks on South African soil on Saturday in Durban in the first of two test matches.
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Springboks call up Jordaan and Olivier


Friday 13 June 2014

South African Rugby head coach Heyneke Meyer has called up Paul Jordaan and Wynand Olivier as cover for Juan de Jongh and Frans Steyn.
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Springboks lose De Jongh for June Internationals


Friday 13 June 2014

South Africa have suffered another blow to their depth at centre as Juan de Jongh has been ruled out of the rest of the June Internationals.
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SARU attempt to play down Steyn contract issue


Thursday 12 June 2014

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) have issued a statement attempting to calm the storm that is brewing between their organisation and Springbok back Frans Steyn who asked not to be considered for selection.
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Serfontein backs centre partnership with JP


Thursday 12 June 2014

Springbok centre Jan Serfontein says that he believes his untried midfield partnership with JP Pietersen can work well even though they will both be starting in their positions for the first time at international level against Wales.
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Springboks make six changes for Wales Test


Wednesday 11 June 2014

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has made six changes to his team to play Wales at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday with Jan Serfontein replacing Frans Steyn.
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Former Bok captain tests positive for drugs. Again.


Wednesday 11 June 2014

Former Springbok hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle is facing a two year ban from playing rugby after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid during an out-of-competition doping test in France.
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Frans Steyn quits Springboks to consider future


Tuesday 10 June 2014

The Springboks have released Frans Steyn from their squad to face Wales after he requested not to be considered for selection for the series.
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Springboks lose De Jongh and Boshoff for Wales


Monday 9 June 2014

Juan de Jongh and Marnitz Boshoff have been ruled out of South Africa's Test match against Wales in Durban because of illness and injury.
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Bok coach Meyer pleased with opening victory


Monday 9 June 2014

South African rugby head coach Heyneke Meyer said that overall he was pleased with Springbok's performance in their 47-13 win over a World XV at Newlands on Saturday.
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Trevor Nyakane added to Springbok squad


Sunday 8 June 2014

The Springboks have added Cheetahs prop Trevor Nyakane to their squad in Durban as an additional member in the squad for the June Internationals.
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South Africa too strong for World XV


Saturday 7 June 2014

South Africa scored six tries to comfortably beat a put together World XV team 47-13 at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.
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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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