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JP Pietersen replaces Ruan Pienaar in Bok squad

Sunday 14 September 2014

The Springboks have called up Sharks back JP Pietersen as an injury replacement for Ruan Pienaar who was injured in South Africa's 14-10 loss to New Zealand.
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Matfield identifies Read as All Black dangerman


Friday 12 September 2014

Veteran Springbok lock Victor Matfield has identified All Black backrower Kieran Read as a dangerman in their "do-or-die" Rugby Championship clash in Wellington on Saturday.
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New Zealand beat South Africa in Wellington


Friday 12 September 2014

Out of the last four Rugby Championship matches between New Zealand's All Blacks and South Africa's Springboks the New Zealanders have won four and lost one.
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Springboks drop Steyn for Pollard against All Blacks


Wednesday 10 September 2014

South African head coach Heyneke Meyer has made one change to his team for this week's Rugby Championship match against New Zealand's All Blacks with rookie Handre Pollard taking over at flyhalf.
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Springboks believe they can beat All Blacks in NZ


Monday 8 September 2014

South African Rugby head coach Heyneke Meyer says that he believes the Springboks can beat the All Blacks for the first time in five years this weekend.
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Disappointed Boks refuse to blame yellow card


Monday 8 September 2014

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer admitted that they were disappointed to lose 24-23 to Australia in the Rugby Championship but refused to blame the loss on a yellow card.
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Australia beat South Africa in Perth


Friday 5 September 2014

Out of the last five Rugby Championship matches between Australia's Wallabies and South Africa's Springboks the Wallabies have won two and the Springboks three.
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South Africa make six changes for Australia


Wednesday 3 September 2014

South Africa have made six changes to their Springbok team to play Australia's Wallabies in the Rugby Championship match in Perth on Saturday with Bryan Habana winning his 100th Test cap.
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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 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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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 forwards coach Johan van Graan has predicted that South Africa's season opening Rugby Championship match against Argentina will be an open affair in Pretoria on Saturday.
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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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Rugby Championship Standings
Nation Games Points    
P W L D PF PA PD BP Ttl
1. New Zealand 4 3 0 1 105 51 54 2 16
2. South Africa 4 2 2 0 79 75 4 2 10
3. Australia 3 1 1 1 56 86 -30 0 6
4. Argentina 3 0 3 0 46 74 -28 2 2
                     
Updated each Monday in order to verify with officials
 
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