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Boks were no better than Scotland – Rassie

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While he was obviously thrilled with the victory, Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus does not think there was anything separating the sides in Saturday’s 26-20 win over Scotland at Murrayfield. peaking after the match, the Bok coach was full of praise for the Scots, saying that on another day things could …

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Springboks lost to England – Rassie weighs in

Springboks vs England

South Africa’s inability to take several opportunities and a lack of discipline cost them victory over England at Twickenham on Saturday, said coach Rassie Erasmus following his side’s 12-11 defeat. The 46-year-old added it was frustrating to sit and watch as his side dominated a large part of the match …

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Rassie names new-look loose trio for England Test

Duane Vermeulen

Duane Vermeulen and Warren Whiteley both return to the Springbok starting team and together with Siya Kolisi (captain) they will form a new-look loose forward combination for Saturday’s Outgoing Tour Test against England at Twickenham. The much-anticipated Test will kick off the Springboks’ four-match tour of the United Kingdom and …

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Sharks are ready for the Curry Cup final

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The Sharks go into Saturday’s Currie Cup final against Western Province at Newlands knowing that they were comfortably second best the last time the sides met. In their only round robin clash against each other because of the shortened format in 2018, WP emerged as 50-28 winners against the Durbanites in Cape Town. That match was …

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Rassie explains his costly substitutions

Springboks vs All Blacks

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says he was forced to substitute star duo Faf de Klerk and Willie le Roux during Saturday’s 32-30 defeat to the All Blacks in Pretoria. The Boks threw away a 30-13 lead after 59 minutes and many pundits felt a rash of substitutions had disrupted the …

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All Blacks respect the Boks, here’s why.

All Blacks Rugby Team

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has helped explain why his side’s rivalry with the Springboks has always been a special one. The two southern hemisphere giants meet once more at Loftus on Saturday, where New Zealand will be looking to ger revenge after they were stunned by the Boks in …

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