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SPRINGBOKS

Five unlucky SA backs

CRAIG LEWIS looks at five backs who could have added value to the Springboks’ Rugby Championship campaign.


Kwagga: I want to play for Boks

Kwagga Smith says he will definitely stay in South Africa if he is part of Allister Coetzee's Springbok plans.


Rugby’s greatest rivalry? What rivalry?

Ryan Vrede thinks you're deluded if you still believe the All Blacks​ take the Springboks​ seriously.


Nkosi earns Bok call-up

S’busiso Nkosi, Francois Louw and Louis Schreuder have been included in the Springbok squad for the two remaining matches of the Rugby Championship.


Boks ‘ran out of ideas’ against All Blacks

Former All Blacks prop Craig Dowd says the Springboks won't compete consistently against New Zealand until South African rugby structures are strengthened.


Kriel to miss Bok tour

Jaco Kriel will undergo a shoulder operation on Tuesday that will rule him out of action for six months.


Trolls target Bok wives, girlfriends

Eben Etzebeth has slammed Springbok supporters for targeting the players’ wives and girlfriends after their 57-0 loss against the All Blacks.


Louw to bolster Boks

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is set to recall veteran flanker Francois Louw ahead of the home Tests against Australia and New Zealand.


Dempsey: Rassie will boost Boks

Former Ireland fullback Girvan Dempsey believes that Rassie Erasmus' return to South Africa will aid the struggling Springboks, reports JON CARDINELLI.


‘Boks’ lineout was laughable’

Former Test hooker John Allan says the Springboks’ lineout imploded against the All Blacks after the first move at this set piece was overcomplicated, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Boks stay third despite drubbing

The Springboks have retained the No 3 world ranking despite their record 57-0 loss to the All Blacks in Albany.


Pollard to rejoin Bulls

Handré Pollard is one of seven Springbok players released to play in the Currie Cup this weekend.


‘Boks far behind in physicality, intensity stakes’

Allister Coetzee on where the 57-0 defeat to the All Blacks leaves the Springboks.


‘One loss does not define this team’

Allister Coetzee insists the Springboks are 'moving in the right direction' and has shrugged off calls for his resignation.


‘Boks’ exit plan would stifle Gelant’

Bulls coach John Mitchell believes fullback Warrick Gelant is ready for Test rugby, but would need to be allowed to play his natural game.


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