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Marx is Bismarck 2.0

Malcolm Marx can emulate one of South Africa’s greatest hookers, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Nkosi earns Bok call-up

S’busiso Nkosi, Francois Louw and Louis Schreuder have been included in the Springbok squad for the two remaining matches of the Rugby Championship.


Boks ‘ran out of ideas’ against All Blacks

Former All Blacks prop Craig Dowd says the Springboks won't compete consistently against New Zealand until South African rugby structures are strengthened.


Watch: Dirtiest Rugby XV

Three South Africans are in this Dirtiest Rugby XV selected by Raw Rugby. Do you think they deserve to be there?


Currie Cup teams (Round 11)

Take a look at who's playing this weekend before you make your Superbru and Fantasy League picks.


Lions release Kanko

The Golden Lions have released former Springbok No 8 Ryan Kankowski to join the NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes in Japan with immediate effect.


Oupa to boost Cheetahs

Flank Oupa Mohoje looks set to make his Pro14 debut for the Cheetahs against Leinster in Bloemfontein on Friday.


Montpellier owner denies Goosen link

Montpellier owner Mohed Altrad has denied orchestrating the departure of former Springbok Johan Goosen from Racing 92 in order to poach him.


Power struggle persists in EP Rugby

The Rugby Transformation Coalition has called for a boycott of the Kings until SA Rugby hands administrative control back to the EPRU.


‘France 2023 would save world rugby’

The head of France's bid for the 2023 World Cup says the country must host the tournament to halt the 'death of international rugby'.


Sharks bolster lock stocks

The Sharks have confirmed the acquisition of lock Gideon Koegelenberg on a two-year deal.


Mitchell won’t pick Bok duo

Blue Bulls coach John Mitchell has decided not to select Handré Pollard and Rudy Paige for their match against the Sharks at Kings Park on Saturday.


Vito named Top 14 Player of the Year

Former All Blacks loose forward Victor Vito receives the 2017 French Top 14 Player of the Year from a naked French TV celebrity.


When SA rugby went pro

In 1995, Sarfu president Louis Luyt said the SABC, and not M-Net, would most probably be the host broadcaster when the game went professional in 1996.


Boks are no quick fix

Changes to the backline are non-negotiable but the Springboks have no clear long-term solutions at scrumhalf and are thin in several other positions, writes JON CARDINELLI.


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