14-man Racing take Top 14 title

Johan Goosen kicked three penalties as Racing 92 beat Toulon 29-21 in Barcelona on Friday to claim their first French Top 14 title in 26 years. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.

Province punish Valke

Western Province beat the Valke 59-31 in Kempton Park, while there were also Currie Cup Qualifier wins for the Golden Lions XV, Pumas and Blue Bulls on Friday.

Bet on Boks to clinch series

THE MONEY MAN is putting R2,500 on the Springboks to beat Ireland in the final Test at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Strauss embraces decider pressure

Adriaan Strauss believes a relatively young and inexperienced Springbok side will overcome the pressure in the series decider against Ireland on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports from Port Elizabeth.

Kitshoff ready to rumble

Steven Kitshoff believes his experiences in France will stand him in good stead during Saturday’s third Test against Ireland, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.

Eight Springbok stats and facts

For Saturday's third Test against Ireland at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Ireland chase No 4 ranking

All the World Rugby rankings permutations for this weekend's Test matches.

Junior to lead Junior Boks

The Junior Boks have made six changes to their starting lineup to face Argentina in the third-place playoff of the World Rugby U20 Championship.

Boks must squeeze Ireland

The Springboks’ game management will be under scrutiny once again in the third and decisive Test against Ireland, writes JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.

Ruan’s boot wins the day

Allister Coetzee says Ruan Combrinck's selection for Saturday’s third Test against Ireland is a tactical one primarily to make use of his right-footed kicking game, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.

Kriel: I have to deliver

Jaco Kriel is determined to inject ‘pace and energy’ into the Springboks’ game should he come off the bench in Saturday’s third Test against Ireland, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.

Combrinck wings it for Boks

Ruan Combrinck has replaced Lwazi Mvovo in the Springbok starting lineup for Saturday's deciding Test against Ireland in Port Elizabeth.

‘We have to shut down Whiteley’

Ireland aim to neutralise the Warren Whiteley threat by limiting the Springbok No 8’s attacking space, reports JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.

Strauss has backing of Bok coach

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has offered a ringing endorsement of captain Adriaan Strauss ahead of the third Test against Ireland on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.

Schmidt targets final flourish

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has brought nine ‘fresh’ players into his match-day squad with the aim of claiming a historic series win in South Africa, writes JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.

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