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SPRINGBOKS

Faf excluded from Bok squad

Scrumhalf Faf de Klerk has been omitted from an extended Springbok training squad named on Monday.


Bok barometer (Round 5)

JON CARDINELLI picks a form South African XV based on performances in round five of Super Rugby.


Rassie set for SA Rugby return?

Rassie Erasmus could return to South Africa before the Springboks' three-Test series against France in June.


John Smit on future of Springboks

John Smit talks about the current state of the Springboks and how the team needs to adapt in order to compete in Japan 2019.


Coetzee to miss June Test series

Marcell Coetzee has been ruled out for four months after his knee injury was confirmed as a meniscal cartilage tear.


PdV slams Smith’s tactics

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has questioned whether Franco Smith will be able to improve the national team's attack.


Boks in for tough World Cup draw

The Springboks will be in the second band of seeds for the 2019 World Cup draw and could possibly be drawn in the same pool as the All Blacks and Japan.


Bok barometer (Round 4)

CRAIG LEWIS picks a form South African XV based on performances in round four of Super Rugby.


Merger leaves Boks in limbo

Springboks Morné Steyn, Johan Goosen and Willem Alberts may not make the cut if the merger of Paris clubs Racing 92 and Stade Français goes ahead.


Venter backs Bok player policy

Former Springbok centre Brendan Venter has backed SA Rugby's foreign-based player policy that comes into effect on 1 July.


New global calendar from 2020

A new global calendar will see the annual June Test window moved to July from 2020, so that Super Rugby can be played without interruption.


Coetzee set for surgery

Marcell Coetzee is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a 'significant' knee injury with Ulster, which could throw his Springbok future into jeopardy.


Boks hit rankings low

The Springboks have dropped to seventh in the World Rugby rankings following Wales' 22-9 win over Ireland on Friday.


Bok barometer (Round 3)

JON CARDINELLI picks a form South African XV based on performances in round three of Super Rugby.


Marcell under injury cloud

Bok flank Marcell Coetzee suffered yet another knee injury during Ulster's 68-21 win against Zebre on Saturday.


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