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Coenie, Beast return to Springbok starting XV

Coenie Oosthuizen, MyPlayers

Experienced props Tendai Mtawarira and Coenie Oosthuizen, as well as inside centre Damian de Allende, all return to the Springbok starting team to face Ireland on Saturday evening (kick-off at 19h30 SA time) at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

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Springbok Women step up preparations for Dubai

Renfred Dazel - Springbok women sevens

Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Renfred Dazel said on Wednesday the intensity of their training sessions will increase significantly in the next two weeks as they finalise their preparations for the Women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series leg in Dubai from 30 November to 1 December.

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Matt Proudfoot wary of Irish physicality

Matt Proudfoot, MyPlayers

Ireland is a very intelligent rugby side who are well-coached, and the Springboks will have to prepare very well to meet an extremely tough challenge when the two sides meet on Saturday in Dublin, according to Matt Proudfoot, the Springbok scrum coach. Proudfoot was flanked by Springbok prop Beast Mtawarira …

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Sikhumbuzo Notshe excited to join Blitzboks

Sikhumbuzo Notshe - Western Province

The full Springbok Sevens squad assembled in Stellenbosch on Monday, boosted by the arrival of DHL Western Province loose forward, Sikhumbuzo Notshe.

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Etzebeth fit to lead Springboks

Eben Etzebeth, MyPlayers

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee said he is happy to have a fully fit squad to choose from for the Springboks’ Castle Lager Outgoing Tour opener against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.

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Rosko Specman receives World Rugby nomination

Springbok Sevens Rosco Specman runs against Fiji, MyPlayers

Springbok Sevens player Rosko Specman is one of the three candidates for the World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year Award for 2017.

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Gelant, Am make Springbok touring squad

Lukhanyo Am, MyPlayers

Exciting young backs Warrick Gelant and Lukhanyo Am, as well as Dan du Preez and Louis Schreuder are the four uncapped players in the Springbok squad of 34 players announced on Sunday for the 2017 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour.

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Kyle Brown, Justin Geduld return to action

Kyle Brown, MyPlayers

Regular Springbok Sevens squad members, Justin Geduld and Kyle Brown, will make a welcome return to play this weekend after being named in the Blitzboks squad that will play in the Assupol International 7s tournament in Stellenbosch on Saturday and Sunday.

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“Great day for South African rugby”

Springboks celebrate 2007 Rugby World Cup, MyPlayers

Friday marks the 10th anniversary of the Springboks’ winning the 2017 Rugby World Cup.

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Blitzbok Stephan Dippenaar retires from rugby

Stephan Dippenaar, MyPlayers

Springbok Sevens player, Stephan Dippenaar, has called an end to his playing career and will join a family farming business near Moorreesburg in the Western Cape.

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