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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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Thrilling stats ahead of 2017 Currie Cup semi-finals

Sbu Nkosi, MyPlayers

With the pool stages of the Currie Cup Premier Division – sponsored by DirectAxis and Nashua – a thing of the past, key statistics from the last 14 weeks indicate two thrilling semi-finals await this weekend.

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Tries galore in Currie Cup First Division

Griffons Tertius Maarman on attack, MyPlayers

The attacking mind-set of teams in the Currie Cup First Division came to the fore as close to fifty tries were scored in a highly entertaining weekend of action.

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Francois Hougaard replaces Ross Cronje in Springbok XV

Scrumhalf Ross Cronje has been withdrawn from the Springbok team to face the All Back on Saturday in Albany because of illness and is replaced by Francois Hougaard, who was initially named on the bench.

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WP, Lions climb Currie Cup log

Aphiwe Dyantyi, MyPlayers

HL Western Province and the Xerox Golden Lions this weekend leaped into third and fourth place respectively on the Currie Cup Premier Divusion log in a vital boost for their semi-final hopes.

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Griffons setting the pace in Currie Cup First Division

Griffons Tertius Maarman on attack, MyPlayers

Defending Currie Cup First Division champions, the Down Touch Griffons, continued to set the pace in the competition as they registered their third bonus-point win a row in a weekend of big victories.

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SA Select Women fall short in Japan

Springbok Women, MyPlayers

The SA Select Women’s Sevens on Sunday finished the Hokkaido Invitational in Japan on a disappointing note as they suffered defeats in both their matches to finish the tournament in eighth position.

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Sharks continue Currie Cup hunt

Sharks, Super Rugby

The Cell C Sharks will hunt their seventh successive Currie Cup victory – a feat they last achieved in 2010 – when they travel to Nelspruit to take on the Steval Pumas on Friday evening as the competition enters the ninth round.

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Ross Cronje starts for Springboks

Ross Cronje, MyPlayers

Ross Cronjé has shrugged off his ankle injury and comes back at scrumhalf in the Springbok team for Saturday’s important Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test in Perth against Australia.

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Bulls, Lions break Currie Cup losing streak

Aphiwe Dyantyi, MyPlayers

A hat-trick by Vodacom Blue Bulls and Junior Springbok fullback Manie Libbok reignited the spark in the Pretoria outfit this past weekend, as they ended a four-match losing run.

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