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Griffons book Currie Cup First Division home final

Griffons Tertius Maarman on attack, MyPlayers

The Down Touch Griffons will face arch-rivals, the Leopards, in their second successive Currie Cup First Division final next Friday after they fought their way through to the top two in thrilling semi-finals this past weekend.

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Eben Etzebeth to captain Boks in Europe

Eben Etzebeth, MyPlayers

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has confirmed that Eben Etzebeth will retain the captaincy of the national side on the Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the Northern Hemisphere in November and December.

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“More to come from Springboks”

Jan Serfontein, MyPlayers

Springbok coach, Allister Coetzee, said that the improved performance of the team against New Zealand at DHL Newlands on Saturday proved that the team was on an upward and growing as the season progressed.

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Top four rise in Currie Cup First Division

Griffons Tertius Maarman on attack, MyPlayers

The Down Touch Griffons will meet the Boland Cavaliers and the Hino Valke will host the Leopards in the semi-finals of the Currie Cup First Division.

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Griffons seal home semi-final in Currie Cup First Division

Griffons Tertius Maarman on attack, MyPlayers

The Down Touch Griffons cemented their position as the top team in the Currie Cup First Division in a thrilling penultimate pool round which ended with five teams remaining in the race for the other three semi-final spots.

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SA Sevens claim bronze in Germany

Dylan Sage at Springbok Sevens training, MyPlayers

The SA Rugby Sevens Academy team on Saturday claimed third place in their first ever appearance at the Oktoberfest 7s, played at the Olympic Stadium in Munich.

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Sharks secure Currie Cup home semi-final

Sharks, Super Rugby

The Cell C Sharks will have a bye in the Currie Cup Premier Division next week with the peace of mind that they have secured the top spot on the log and a resultant home semi-final, as the battle for the remaining play-off spots goes down to the wire.

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Dillyn Leyds, Francois Louw start for Springboks

Francois Louw - Springboks

A first Test start for Dillyn Leyds and Francois Louw’s inclusion in the back row are two of the four changes to the Springbok squad to face the Wallabies in Saturday’s important Castle Lager Rugby Championship match in Bloemfontein.

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Franco Smith: Springboks aim to bounce back

Franco Smith, MyPlayers

Franco Smith, the Springbok backline coach, said the manner in which the South Africans bounce back on Saturday against the Wallabies would demonstrate the character of the current team.

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Francois Louw joins Springboks in Bloem

Francois Louw - Springboks

Experienced flanker Francois Louw joined up with the Springbok squad on Monday in Bloemfontein, where the group are preparing for the coming weekend’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship match against Australia.

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