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SPRINGBOKS

Mains: Select Bok team on merit

Former All Blacks and Cats coach Laurie Mains says the Springboks’ days of being 'top competitors are over' because of the quota system.


Du Toit can fill Bok gap

Siya Kolisi’s injury and Schalk Burger’s unavailability will leave the Springboks thin at blindside flank in the Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Kolisi out for three months

Siya Kolisi is set to miss the Rugby Championship after sustaining a knee injury during the Stormers' Super Rugby quarter-final.


Pollard in amputation scare

Springbok flyhalf Handré Pollard was told he could lose his arm because of a serious shoulder infection.


Setback for Pollard

Bulls and Bok flyhalf Handré Pollard will only return to the rugby field in February next year.


‘Willie deserved red card’

Paul Wallace and Hanyani Shimange explain why Willie le Roux should have been sent off during the third Test against Ireland.


Lions lose Whiteley

Warren Whiteley has been ruled out of action for six weeks after suffering a shoulder injury in Port Elizabeth.


Willie gets one-week ban

Willie le Roux has received a one-week suspension for dangerous play against Ireland in Port Elizabeth.


JP backs new-look Boks

JP Pietersen believes the current group of Springboks can progress to successfully contest for top honours at the 2019 World Cup, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Kriel: Best 20 minutes of my life

Jaco Kriel aims to specialise as a fetcher in order to add long-term value to the Springbok setup, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.


‘Boks defended for their lives’

Allister Coetzee and Adriaan Strauss believe that the mettle shown by the Springboks in the series decider against Ireland bodes well for the Rugby Championship. JON CARDINELLI reports from Port Elizabeth.


Highlights: Springboks vs Ireland (3rd Test, 2016)

The Boks won 19-13 in Port Elizabeth to claim a 2-1 series victory.


Post-match wrap: Springboks vs Ireland (3rd Test, 2016)

Interviews with JP Pietersen and Adriaan Strauss, and reaction from Nick Mallett and co in the SuperSport studio.


Willie le Roux collides with Tiernan O’Halloran

The Bok fullback received a yellow card, and not a red, for this incident during the third Test.


Strauss to retain captaincy

Adriaan Strauss will lead the Springboks for the rest of the 2016 season, reports JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.


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