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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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SuperSport Rugby Challenge run to play-offs intensifies

WP Craig Barry, MyPlayers

The undefeated and defending SuperSport Rugby Challenge champions, DHL Western Province, continued on their merry way with yet another victory in Round 7, while the iCOLLEGE Pumas and Toyota Free State XV – the other teams yet to lose this year – also secured wins.

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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 claim bronze at Cape Town Sevens

Philip Snyman at Cape Town Sevens, MyPlayers

New Zealand claimed their maiden HSBC Cape Town Sevens title as South Africa had to settle for bronze after a pulsating day of action in the Mother City.

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Junior Springboks to face hosts France in 2018

Junior Springboks, MyPlayers

The Junior Springboks have been drawn to face hosts France in Pool C of the 2018 World Rugby U20 Championship, which will be played across three cities in the south of France from Wednesday, 30 May to Sunday, 17 June.

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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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Malcolm Marx in spotlight at SA Rugby Awards

Malcolm Marx, MyPlayers

Springbok and Emirates Lions hooker Malcolm Marx leads the nominations for the SA Rugby Player of the Year 2017 awards with three, closely followed by four players who bagged two nominations each. The 23-year-old Marx is nominated in the top category, SA Rugby Player of the Year, as well as …

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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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Thomas du Toit gets Bok call-up

Thomas du Toit - Training

Thomas du Toit has been called up to provide front row cover for the Springboks and is set to join the tour squad on Monday in Cardiff, Wales.

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Experienced Blitzbok squad for Dubai tour

Seabelo Senatla, Springbok Sevens, action

Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, welcomed back Blitzboks regulars Kyle Brown, Kwagga Smith, Justin Geduld and Seabelo Senatla to his squad for the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens, the opening tournament of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, to be played on 1 and 2 December.

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