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Boks finish off French

The Springboks powered their way to a 35-12 win and 3-0 series whitewash of France on Saturday, reports JON CARDINELLI at Ellis Park.


All Blacks draw first blood

Rieko Ioane scored a brace as the All Blacks thumped the British & Irish Lions 30-15 in Auckland to take a 1-0 lead in the series. JON CARDINELLI reports.


SA A too strong for Baa-Baas

South Africa A overcame a red-card setback to beat the French Barbarians 48-28 on Friday and win the series 2-0, reports JON CARDINELLI at Orlando Stadium.


‘Du Preez can be world’s best’

Captain Warren Whiteley feels that Test rookie Jean-Luc du Preez, as well as the Springbok back row as a unit, could go on to great things. JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg reports.


Preview: Springboks vs France (3rd Test)

The Springboks should be looking to KO France at Ellis Park this Saturday and ride the momentum of a 3-0 series victory into the Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.


Lions to roar for Boks at Ellis Park

Allister Coetzee is set to back a Lions-laden Springbok side – and hand Ruan Dreyer a Test debut – in the third match against France on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg reports.


Hougie back in hot seat

Francois Hougaard looks set to replace Ross Cronjé and start his first Test at scrumhalf in nearly three years, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.


‘Last year’s lessons priceless’

Springbok forwards coach Matt Proudfoot maintains that the group learned a lot during an unsuccessful 2016 season and are better for those failings today. JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg reports.


Pressure eases on Boks

The mood in the camp has lightened significantly now that the Springboks have taken an unassailable lead in the three-Test series against France, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.


Opportunity knocks for Du Preez

Flanker Jean-Luc du Preez must be the favourite to start at No 7 now that Oupa Mohoje has been ruled out of the third Test due to concussion, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.


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