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SPRINGBOKS

All Blacks deliberately ‘poisoned’

Rory Steyn, former chief bodyguard to Nelson Mandela, believes betting syndicates were behind the poisoning of the All Blacks before the 1995 World Cup final.


Bacher backs Mbalula’s ban

Former Cricket SA boss Ali Bacher has backed sports minister Fikile Mbablula’s ban on SA Rugby regarding the hosting of major international events.


SA Rugby can’t bid for major events

Minister of sport Fikile Mbalula has revoked SA Rugby's right to host and bid for international tournaments after failing to meet its agreed transformation targets.


Erasmus to quit SA Rugby

Rassie Erasmus is set to leave South African rugby to take up a position as director of rugby at Munster.


ANC: No policy to remove Bok logo

The ANC says calls from parliamentarian Strike Ralegoma for the Springbok emblem to be removed from the national team's jersey is not its policy.


DA: Hands off the Boks

The DA's Darren Bergman says a greater focus should be placed on transformation at the lower levels of rugby as opposed to the national team.


Proudfoot to join Bok coaches?

Former Stormers forwards coach Matt Proudfoot could still form part of the Springbok coaching team.


‘Strauss should captain Boks’

Five former Springboks on who new coach Allister Coetzee should pick to lead the Boks against Ireland in June.


ANC MP: Bok logo must go

ANC member of parliament Strike Ralegoma says the Springbok emblem must be removed from the national team's jersey.


SAB renews SA Rugby sponsorships

South African Breweries has renewed its sponsorships with SA Rugby for another five years.


‘Allister deserves Bok job’

Four former Springboks on the appointment of Allister Coetzee as Springbok coach and his management team.


Jean backs new Bok coach

Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers believes Allister Coetzee is the ‘right man for the job’.


Coetzee’s need for speed

New coach Allister Coetzee aims to inject more speed and precision into the existing Springbok game plan. JON CARDINELLI reports.


‘Status quo remains’

The new Springbok coach will have the freedom to select players based overseas, at least for the duration of the 2016 Test season. JON CARDINELLI reports.


Mbalula: Fans must back SA vision

Minister of sport Fikile Mbalula has called for South African fans to get behind the new Springbok coach as well as SA Rugby’s strategic transformation plan. JON CARDINELLI reports.


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