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Rassie Erasmus will coach the Barbarians

Rassie Erasmus

The Barbarians will be coached by Springbok coach and South Africa’s Director of Rugby when they take on Argentina for the Killik Cup at Twickenham on 1 December 2018. SA Rugby’s Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, will take charge of the Barbarians for the first time when the famous club …

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Australia beat the Springboks in Brisbane

Australia overturned a narrow half-time deficit and survived a late South African onslaught to notch up their first victory of the Rugby Championship with a 23-18 win in Brisbane on Saturday that snapped a four-match losing streak. Two Matt Toomua penalties after the break added to the centre’s first-half try …

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Ashwin Willemse will no longer be on SuperSport

SuperSport has announced that Ashwin Willemse will not return to the channel as his contract has expired. Willemse was part of the panel of experts on the Super Rugby show. Willemse, Naas Botha and Nick Mallett were entangled in an apparent race-related incident when Willemse walked off the set of …

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Wallabies plan a surprise move on Saturday

Taniela Tupou

It has been revealed that the Wallabies may play Taniela Tupou on Saturday 8 September 2018, when they face our local Springboks (Rugby) at the Suncorp Stadium. The 135kg Tupou missed two of Australia’s tests against New Zealand due to an injury. Tupou told the Daily Telegraph newspaper that he …

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Ice cool Candice Manuel inspires superb SA win

 Candice Manuel, who scored two goals in three minutes, was the toast of South African hockey on Sunday night as she secured a thrilling 3-2 win for the national women’s side over the USA at the Wits Astro, putting the host nation into the Hockey World League quarterfinals. Manuel, who …

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Gritty Proteas in the driving seat at Trent Bridge

 The Proteas achieved their dual objectives of setting England a fourth innings chase far in excess of anything that has previously been achieved and of subjecting the pitch to another day of wear and tear on the third day of the second Test match at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on …

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