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SPRINGBOKS

Major changes for SA Rugby

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux has lauded a host of constitutional changes accepted at a general council meeting in Cape Town on Friday as a ‘watershed moment’ for the South African game. CRAIG LEWIS reports.


Worcester seek Hougie compensation

Worcester Warriors are looking to receive monetary compensation as a result of the injury-enforced absence of Francois Hougaard.


Proteas blast past Boks

The Proteas exacted sweet revenge on the Springboks as they beat their rugby counterparts by 16 runs in the Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup on Thursday. TOM SIZELAND reports.


‘CT deserves better than Newlands’

Executive mayor Patricia de Lille has confirmed the city council are locked in negotiations with SA Rugby to host a Springbok Test match at the Cape Town Stadium.


‘NZ must back Boks’ RWC bid’

A Kiwi rugby writer says that New Zealand rugby can help the Springboks rise again by backing South Africa’s bid to host the 2023 World Cup.


Jean lauds legacy fixture

Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers is relishing the prospect of facing the Proteas in the Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup match at Newlands on Thursday.


SA coaches plot way forward

SA Rugby will move towards the implementation of a unified performance enhancement strategy following a conditioning workshop held in Cape Town on Wednesday.


Pollard’s recovery on track

The Bulls have confirmed that Handré Pollard has made a successful return to training and remains on track to be fully fit by the start of next year.


Biff bolsters Bok XI

Former South African cricket captain Graeme Smith has joined the Springbok squad ahead of their Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup match against the Proteas on Thursday.


Kiwi to Boks’ rescue?

SA Rugby is reportedly considering a top New Zealand coach to replace Allister Coetzee, with the Chiefs' Dave Rennie identified as a strong candidate.


Bulls sweat over Strauss

Captain Adriaan Strauss is unlikely to feature during the early part of the Bulls' Super Rugby campaign after undergoing back surgery on Thursday.


Shake-up for Bok coaches?

SA Rugby meetings and a season-review process scheduled to take place within the next fortnight are likely to result in another shake-up to the Springboks’ coaching staff, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Lambie leads Bok cricketers

Pat Lambie has been named captain of the Springboks side that will take on the Proteas in the annual T20 Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup at Newlands on 8 December.


Ruan under the knife

Ruan Combrinck successfully underwent a shoulder operation on Wednesday, but is set to miss the start of the 2017 Super Rugby season.


Maku hangs up boots

One-cap Springbok Bandise Maku has officially announced his retirement.


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