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Lions keep SA flag flying in Super Rugby

Ruan Dreyer fronts the Lions scrum, MyPlayersRuan Dreyer fronts the Lions scrum, MyPlayers

The Emirates Lions will host the Hurricanes in a repeat of last year’s Vodacom Super Rugby final after both teams qualified for the 2017 semi-finals during an action-packed top-eight round.

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Border, WP women continue good form

Springbok Women Sevens, MyPlayers

Defending SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial champions, Border, and Western Province on Saturday continued to stamp their authority in the early stages of Section A in the tournament as they cruised to convincing victories for the second week to remain unbeaten.

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Tries galore during Currie Cup openers

Sharks Cheetahs

The Toyota Free State Cheetahs started their defence of the Currie Cup – presented by Nashua and Direct Axis – in spectacular fashion at home by beating the Cell C Sharks 47-12.

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Sink or swim in Super Rugby play-offs

Lions, Sharks, Super Rugby

Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-final between the Emirates Lions and Cell C Sharks in Johannesburg will only be the fifth all-South African playoff in the history of the competition.

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SP Marais, Rhynardt Elstadt return for Stormers

Rynardt Elstadt, Stormers

Fullback SP Marais and flank Rynhardt Elstadt return for the DHL Stormers’ Vodacom Super Rugby quarterfinal against the Chiefs at DHL Newlands on Saturday.

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Elton Jantjies thrives off specialised coaching

Elton Jantjies, MyPlayers

Springbok and Emirates Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies credits his extra effort at specialised training for his rise in form this season.

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Sam Cane lauds Siya Kolisi’s rise in form

Stormers flank Siya Kolisi, MyPlayers

Chiefs and All Blacks flank Sam Cane has hailed the form of Stormers counterpart Siya Kolisi ahead of their Super Rugby quarter-final meeting, saying he “plays a lot like a Kiwi”.

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MyPlayers inspires youth on Nelson Mandela Day

MyPlayers lends a hand on Nelson Mandela Day, MyPlayers

MyPlayers teamed up with NBA Africa and Puma South Africa as ExecuJet hosted an exciting sports day for 50 children from communities in Johannesburg.

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WP crowned first SuperSport Rugby Challenge champs

Western Province are the SuperSport Rugby Challenge champions, MyPlayers

The DHL Western Province team completed a dream season in the inaugural SuperSport Rugby Challenge by beating a gutsy Tafel Lager Griquas 28-19 (28-0 halftime) in Cape Town on Sunday to become the first winners of the tournament.

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Why do SA players seek overseas opportunities?

Jan Serfontein, MyPlayers

Stellenbosch University MBA graduate Rais Frost’s thesis focused on the underlying reasons why South African rugby players look to play abroad – which goes beyond money and politics.

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