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Rassie Erasmus: No excuses for Springbok defeat

Rassie Erasmus, MyPlayers

Rassie Erasmus, SA Rugby’s Director of Rugby, offered no excuses for the Springboks’ narrow 22-20 loss against Wales in difficult conditions in Washington DC on Saturday evening.

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Chean Roux lauds Junior Springboks’ fightback

Junior Springboks, MyPlayers

Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux lauded his team’s determined second-half display against Ireland in their World Rugby U20 Championship match at Stade d’Honneur du Parc des Sports et de l’Amitié in Narbonne on Sunday to register a 30-17 bonus-point victory.

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Blitzboks fall at final hurdle in London

Philip Snyman at Cape Town Sevens, MyPlayers

The Springbok Sevens team were beaten 21-17 by Fiji in the final of the HSBC London Sevens on Sunday, a result that saw the current Olympic champions extend their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series lead to eight points with one tournament left to play.

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MyPlayers joins global player rights movement

MyPlayers Managing Director Eugene Henning

MyPlayers – the organisation for all South African professional rugby players – signed on to join the Universal Declaration of Player Rights in Washington, USA last week.

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MyPlayers, IRPA sign major global collective agreement

Brendan Schwab is the Executive Director of the World Players Association

The world’s leading player association executives – collectively representing more than 85,000 players and athletes – will announce a Universal Declaration of Player Rights (Declaration) on 14 December 2017 in Washington, USA.

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Siya Kolisi honoured by his peers at Brightrock Players Choice Awards

Siya Kolisi wins big at the Players Choice Awards, MyPlayers

South Africa’s 2017 Players’ Player of the Year Siya Kolisi and other rugby peers recognised at the inaugural BrightRock Players Choice Awards in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

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VIDEO: Players’ Charity extends support to former team-mate

Players' Charity donate to the Cornal Hendricks Foundation, MyPlayers

The Players’ Charity made a R50 000 donation to former Springbok Sevens speedster Cornal Hendricks’ youth-focused foundation.

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Rosko Specman excited to thrill in SA

Rosko Specman, sevens

Springbok Sevens talisman Rosko Specman can’t wait for the HSBC Cape Town Sevens to kick off on Saturday, as the Blitzboks rate their home tournament as a special highlight in the season.

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Ruhan Nel on hunt for more rugby success

Springbok Sevens player Ruhan Nel, MyPlayers

Springbok Sevens speedster won three major trophies last season – the World Series, SuperSport Rugby Challenge and Currie Cup. This has inspired him to chase more rugby success.

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Kwagga Smith to build on good form

Kwagga Smith try, MyPlayers

Springbok Sevens forward Kwagga Smith is not only determined to add another successful stint with the Blitzboks to his already impressive rugby CV, he also wants to improve his skill set as a player, something he is almost guaranteed to do in the next couple of months on the HSBC …

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