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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 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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No new Springbok coach until New Year


Cape Town – Heyneke Meyer’s successor as Springbok coach will only be named early next year. SARU’s general council met in Cape Town last Friday where the respective union presidents and CEOs decided that a process to appoint the new coach needs to be followed. Allister Coetzee was believed to …

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Boks to slay Dragons, predicts Carling

Beating the Springboks in the quarter-finals will be a step too far for Wales at this year’s Rugby World Cup, former England captain Will Carling believes. Wales have been hit hard by injuries at this year’s tournament, with six players from their original squad sidelined. Wales upset England 28-25, but …

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History favours the Springboks

After their horrendous start to Rugby World Cup 2015, Bok supporters may have difficulty separating the possible from the impossible.  But a look at Heyeneke Meyer’s record as coach suggests that there is little to fear going into Saturday’s crucial Pool B clash against Scotland in Newcastle. The Boks have …

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