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Are you The Bozza? Answer the MTN Springboks Calling!

Are you The Bozza? Answer the MTN Springboks Calling!

It’s the kind of job that makes you want to leap out of bed at 04:00am, do a little dance and throw your fist in the air in excitement – the perfect combination of passion and millennial relevance, a job where your life experience and work experience mean exactly the same thing – and this once […]

Lombard relishing second Junior Bok season

Lombard relishing second Junior Bok season

  Junior Springbok fullback Gianni Lombard on Wednesday described the opportunity to represent the SA U20’s for the second season as a dream come true as the team got down to business in Edinburgh before Friday’s clash against Scotland. The players had their first field training session at the Oriam sports performance centre and followed […]

RUGBY WORLD CUP 2023 ANNOUNCEMENT

RUGBY WORLD CUP 2023 ANNOUNCEMENT

Government high powerful delegation headed by Deputy President Ramaphosa, Minister of Sport and Recreation TW Nxesi and SARU President Mark Alexander has traveled to London where the final announcement on whether South Africa will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will be made. Subsequently two weeks ago, our country’s bid in London was named as […]

SA unveils the Triple-Win Bid to host RWC 2023

SA unveils the Triple-Win Bid to host RWC 2023

A South African Rugby World Cup in 2023 would be an unbeatable triple-win, the World Rugby Council was told in London on Monday, when SA Rugby made their case to host the 10th Rugby World Cup tournament. A South African Rugby World Cup would be a win for the sport, a win for supporters and […]

Experienced Louw joins Springbok squad in Bloemfontein

Experienced Louw joins Springbok squad in Bloemfontein

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. The match against the Wallabies is the Springboks’ penultimate fixture of the 2017 competition, and the Springboks still have a change to finish second in […]

Injured Jaco Kriel to return home

Injured Jaco Kriel to return home

Springbok flank Jaco Kriel will return home to South Africa after a shoulder injury has ruled him out of Saturday’s vital Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks in Auckland. The industrious flanker complained of a shoulder problem after the drawn match in Perth last Saturday. His condition did not improve since then […]

Coetzee lauds careful planning for Springbok victory in Salta

Coetzee lauds careful planning for Springbok victory in Salta

  Springbok coach Allister Coetzee praised the team’s planning and the players’ conditioning following their 41-23 bonus point win over the Pumas on Saturday evening (SA time) in Salta, Argentina. Siya Kolisi (2), Elton Jantjies and Jean-Luc du Preez scored tries for the visitors, while the Springboks were also awarded a second half penalty try. South Africa […]

Blitzboks to step up preparations at Assupol International 7s

Blitzboks to step up preparations at Assupol International 7s

The Springbok Sevens team will step up their preparation for the forthcoming HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in October, when they take part in the Assupol International 7s tournament in Stellenbosch. The tournament, which was launched in Stellenbosch on Thursday, will see South Africa in action at the Markotter Stadium on 28 and 29 October with fellow […]

MTN fully behind the Springboks in the “Red Test”

MTN fully behind the Springboks in the “Red Test”

August 26 marks a watershed moment for South African rugby when the Springboks will wear a limited-edition alternate jersey in the red of the South African flag in their match against the Pumas in Salta, Argentina. The jersey was commissioned to mark the 25th anniversary of rugby unity in South Africa which was achieved on 20 […]

Hisense renews Emirates Lions partnership

Hisense renews Emirates Lions partnership

It was only recently that the Lions had Johannesburg (if not the whole of South Africa) clinging to the edge of their seats after the team tackled their way to the final wrung on the Super Rugby ladder. Though a South African victory was not secured for the Lions going against the Crusaders at the […]