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Bok squad announcement

What Springbok coach Allister Coetzee and new captain Warren Whiteley had to say after the squad announcement.


Coetzee favours flair over grunt

Allister Coetzee has made a popular call to install Warren Whiteley as his Springbok captain and first-choice No 8. Whether it is the best decision for a team with everything to prove in 2017 is another story, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Whiteley to captain Boks

Warren Whiteley will captain a 31-man Springbok squad that includes eight uncapped players for the three-Test series against France in June.


Nine Boks in South Africa A squad

Utility back Ruan Combrinck is one of nine Test players who have been included in the South Africa A squad for their two-match series against the French Barbarians.


Watch: Blitzboks press conference

What Blitzboks coach Neil Powell and captain Philip Snyman had to say after the team's arrival in Cape Town on Tuesday.


Watch: Senatla welcomes back Blitzboks

Seabelo Senatla welcomed back the World Rugby Sevens Series champion Blitzboks as the crowd sung the national anthem.


‘I want to see fear in opposition eyes’

Duane Vermeulen is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week.


Steyn to play for Baa-Baas

Frans Steyn is one of four South Africans who have been added to the Barbarians squad to face England on 28 May.


Cheetahs sweat over captain

Francois Venter suffered a hamstring tear last weekend which could rule him out of the Cheetahs' match against the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Saturday.


More injury woes for Bulls

The Bulls are sweating over the fitness of four key players ahead of Saturday's match against the Hurricanes at Loftus.


Cape Town gets All Blacks Test

SA Rugby has confirmed the venues for the Springboks' three home matches in this year's Rugby Championship.


Mitchell the man to rebuild Bulls

The Bulls board must be bold and appoint John Mitchell as their next head coach, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.


Seven possible Springbok bolters

Unheralded Lions stars Harold Vorster, Kwagga Smith and Ross Cronjé would be deserved Bok bolters in the 31-man squad for the series against France, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


The Blitzboks arrival

What happens when the Blitzboks arrive in South Africa and no one turns up to welcome the newly crowned World Rugby Sevens Series champions.


Super Rugby Power Rankings (Round 13)

JON CARDINELLI selects an overall 18-team Super Rugby log, based on performances and opposition faced after 13 rounds.


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