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Young Blitzboks know all about patience and determination

The Blitzboks are second seeds in the tournament and will play alongside Ireland, Canada and Kenya in Pool B

Branco du Preez will play in his 74th HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournament, Cecil Afrika his 63rd and Werner Kok his 50th, so it is fair to say that the Blitzboks will rock up at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Los Angeles with some serious experience for the…

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"Fresh" Blitzboks banking on momentum in Los Angeles

The team travelled from Cape Town to Los Angeles via Newark

A new route to the USA, a change in format and a new venue for the fifth tournament of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series mean an extra day of preparation for the Springbok Sevens team as they gear up for the HSBC LA Sevens at Dignity Health Sports Park…

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Mixed emotions for South African Guinness PRO14 sides

The Toyota Cheetahs’ failure to convert a number of opportunities into points against Ulster paved the way for a 20-10 defeat in Belfast on Saturday night

The Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs experienced mixed emotions in the Guinness PRO14 this weekend after both sides were in contention for victories but ended up on the losing side due to costly errors. The Toyota Cheetahs’ failure to convert a number of opportunities into points against Ulster paved…

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Clean slate for Imbokodo in Hermanus

The Imbokodo won their matches against Boland Rebels (35-0)

The Springbok Women's Sevens team kept a clean slate at the Hermanus Sevens to bag a second title at this event in as many years. The Imbokodo won their matches against Boland Rebels (35-0), SWD Titans (38-0), Blue Jets (32-0) and Busy Bees 38-0 in the final in a hit-out…

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Vodacom Super Rugby Review - Round 4

DHL Stormers beat Jaguares to make it four wins in a row

Mapimpi scores a double in sparkling Cell C Sharks triumph; DHL Stormers beat Jaguares to make it four wins in a row; Vodacom Bulls suffer heart-breaking defeat at Loftus. The DHL Stormers continued with their winning streak and are now four games unbeaten following their hard-fought 17-7 Vodacom Super Rugby…

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South Africa (SA) sides determined to bounce back on Guinness PRO14 tour

The match in Ireland will have extra significance for veteran Toyota Cheetahs and Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar

The Toyota Cheetahs and Isuzu Southern Kings will have their sights set on bouncing back strongly from disappointing defeats last week when they line up against Ulster and the Scarlets in their second tour matches in the Guinness PRO14 this weekend. The Toyota Cheetahs, in particular, will be under pressure…

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Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 4

All the fourth round matches will be televised live on SuperSport 1

Esterhuizen to lead Cell C Sharks against Rebels in Ballarat; Milestones for Vodacom Bulls’ Visagie and Kotze against Blues; Louw set to earn 50th DHL Stormers cap against Jaguares. The Cell C Sharks will hope to bounce back to winning ways in their third Australasian Vodacom Super Rugby tour match…

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Blitzboks change three as Kok hits 50

Blitzbok coach Neil Powell made three changes to the side that lost in the final of the HSBC Sydney Sevens early this month

Werner Kok will play in his 50th HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournament for the Springbok Sevens team next weekend in Los Angeles, where Ryan Oosthuizen, Kurt-Lee Arendse and Mfundo Ndhlovu will return to action in the green and gold. Blitzbok coach Neil Powell made three changes to the side…

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South Africa (SA) Rugby, FlySafair renew sponsorship for another four years

As official sponsor to SA Rugby and the Springboks, FlySafair will have the responsibility of providing South Africa’s Rugby World Cup champions with all local flights in South Africa

FlySafair will continue to provide the Springboks and SA Rugby (https://www.SARugby.co.za/) with safe and comfortable flights in and around South Africa after it was announced on Tuesday that their sponsorship as domestic airline partner has been renewed for another four years. As official sponsor to SA Rugby and the Springboks,…

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South Africa (SA) Rugby congratulates Springboks on prestigious Laureus Award

The South African national rugby team pipped an illustrious list of top international sporting teams to lift the award in the German capital

The Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok team of 2019 added another fantastic award to their impressive list of recent accolades when they scooped the prestigious Laureus Team of the Year Award in Berlin on Monday evening. The South African national rugby team pipped an illustrious list of top international sporting teams…