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Branco du Preez – Another Blitzbok on 15s scene

Branco du Preez, MyPlayers

Springbok Sevens playmaker Branco du Preez is enjoying his opportunity playing for the Golden Lions during the Currie Cup this season.

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Ruan Botha excited about life at Sharks

Ruan Botha, MyPlayers

Lock Ruan Botha says there’s an exciting environment on and off the field at the Sharks.

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Malcolm Jaer excited about life in Bloem

Malcolm Jaer, MyPlayers

Speedster Malcolm Jaer is focused on making the most of his opportunities at the Cheetahs following his move from the Southern Kings.

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Crusaders upset Lions at home in Super Rugby final

Lions wing Courtnall Skosan, MyPlayers

The Crusaders defeated 14-man Emirates Lions 25-17 in a gripping Vodacom Super Rugby Final played at Emirates Airlines Park in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon to lift their eighth title and deny the home side a dream finish to an emotional campaign.

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Cheetahs, Kings join Guinness Pro14

Francois Venter - Cheetahs

The Toyota Cheetahs and Southern Kings will kick off a new adventure for South African rugby in five weeks’ time when they become the newest members of the new-look Guinness PRO14 competition, it was confirmed on Tuesday.

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Lukhanyo Am rebuilding confidence on the field

Lukhanyo Am, MyPlayers

Sharks centre Lukhanyo Am is making a positive strides since recovering from a cheekbone fracture, which kept him out of the Springbok squad in June.

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Stunning comeback earns Lions home final

Lions, Super Rugby, MyPlayers

The Emirates Lions and the Crusaders will meet at 16h00 on Saturday in Johannesburg in a dream Vodacom Super Rugby final to be staged at Emirates Airlines Park, after the Highveld side scored a sensational 44-29 semi-final victory over the Hurricanes.

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Aphiwe Dyantyi defied the odds to become pro

Aphiwe Dyantyi, MyPlayers

Lions speedster Aphiwe Dyantyi gave up rugby after school when he was told he was too small to play. However, he forced his way into the professional ranks after impressive performances in the Varsity Cup.

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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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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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