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The 2016 Super Rugby semifinals match-ups confirmed

The 2016 Super Rugby finalists will be decided next weekend with the two semifinals fixtures will be played. The Lions survived a Crusaders challenge in Johannesburg on Saturday to clinch their home semifinal, against the Highlanders, who beat the Brumbies on Friday. The Lions ’s win ended the chances of …

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Unique double for Bulls’ Kruger

Blue Bulls prop Werner Kruger will on Saturday become the first player at the union to play 100 matches for both the Bulls (Super Rugby) and Blue Bulls (Currie Cup). Kruger played his 100th match for the Bulls in April 2014 and will become an Absa Currie Cup centurion for …

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RWC no distraction in Super Rugby

While South African players from three unions are fighting for playoff places in Super Rugby this season, there is also the small matter of 2015 being a World Cup year. The international showpiece takes place in September and October in England, and with a Bok training camp earlier this month …

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5 talking points: Super Rugby Week 13

Sport24 highlights 5 talking points after Round 13’s action of Super Rugby: 1. Sharks disallowed try The Sharks were unlucky not to have been awarded a try from a driving maul in their Super Rugby clash against the Hurricanes in Wellington at the weekend. With the Sharks trailing 21-17 in …

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Chiefs put Crusaders to the Sword

Chiefs put Crusaders to the sword Cape Town – The Chiefs laid down a marker in this year’s Super Rugby tournament with a resounding victory over the Crusaders in Christchurch on Friday. The Chiefs won 26-9 after leading 18-6 at half-time. The Chiefs scored the only three tries of the …

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