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Chester Williams mourned from Japan

Chester Williams mourned from Japan

A shocked Springbok squad awoke to the news of the passing of Chester Williams, the 1995 Rugby World Cup winner on Saturday, as they continued their own World Cup journey in Japan. “This was horrible news to wake up to this morning,” said Rassie Erasmus, director of rugby. “There was a very sombre mood in […]

Newly appointed Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture congratulates SA Rugby Sevens for qualifying for Tokyo 2020.   

Newly appointed Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture congratulates SA Rugby Sevens for qualifying for Tokyo 2020.   

 Newly appointed Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture (Minister Nathi Mthetwa) has taken an opportunity to congratulate SA Blitzboks (Rugby Sevens) for securing a bronze medal by finishing third at this past Weekend’s HSBC Paris Sevens. The Minister further congratulated The Blitzboks flyer Muller du Plessis for his inclusion in the rugby sevens dream team alongside other international […]

SPRINGBOKS SEVENS QUALIFY FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

SPRINGBOKS SEVENS QUALIFY FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) wishes to congratulate the Springbok Rugby Sevens Team on their qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Though the Sevens team lost their matches in London this past weekend 29-­‐22 against Australia and 21-­‐17 against New Zealand, they obtained the fourth place in the 2018/19 HSBC […]

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 […]

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