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Edwards appointed Springboks’ new Head of Athletic Performance

South African (SA) Rugby confirmed on Friday that Edwards will take up his new role with the Springboks on 1 Augus

Andy Edwards, the experienced Saracens Strength and Conditioning coach, has been appointed as the new Head of Athletic Performance for the Springboks. SA Rugby (https://www.SArugby.co.za/) confirmed on Friday that Edwards will take up his new role with the Springboks on 1 August, and will travel to Cape Town as soon…

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Imbokodo set sights on next season after Challenger Series cancellation

The Challenger Series was launched by World Rugby earlier this year to boost rugby sevens’ development across the globe

The cancellation of the inaugural Challenger Series event for women is a setback to their aspirations, but the Springbok Women's Sevens team will not give up on their drive to become a core team on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. That was the reaction from Imbokodo coach Paul Delport…

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Bok heroes challenge schools to join #StrongerTogether for R32-12 campaign

The school that sells the most tickets in the raffle as part of the campaign, will win a “visit” by the Webb Ellis Cup, while 44 unique prizes are also up for grabs

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi and fellow Rugby World Cup winners Damian Willemse and Herschel Jantjies caused much excitement as they delivered food parcels and a message of hope to a group of Peakview High School learners in Athlone on the outskirts of Cape Town on Thursday. The trio of Springbok RWC…

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Springboks assist with packing Food Parcels in Cape Town

The visit to the Food Forward SA facility in Epping was part of South Africa (SA) Rugby’s #StrongerTogether for R32-12 campaign

Springbok coach and captain, Jacques Nienaber and Siya Kolisi, led a delegation of eight national players and coaches at the Food Forward SA warehouse in Cape Town on Thursday, where they assisted in packing food parcels in the fight against hunger. The visit to the Food Forward SA facility in…

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South Africa (SA) Rugby statement on Guinness PRO14 restart plans

The planned return of the Guinness PRO14 includes derbies in South Africa, Italy and Scotland, and two rounds of pool matches yet to be determined in Ireland and Wales

The Toyota Cheetahs and Isuzu Southern Kings will continue to work closely with SA Rugby (https://www.SARugby.co.za/) and the South African government in the coming months after plans were announced on Thursday that the Guinness PRO14 plans to resume in an abbreviated format, with Saturday 22 August, identified as target restart…

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Million mark in the sights as fundraiser moves up a gear

Every member of the 2019 Springbok Rugby World Cup squad, as well as the coaches, has donated a unique prize which can be won by buying raffle tickets for only R32-12

The million rand mark is moving ever closer for the Springboks in their #StrongerTogether for R32-12 campaign, which raises money for struggling communities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. SA Rugby’s hunger alleviation campaign (https://bit.ly/3hwuMNZ) was launched just under a month ago and to date approximately R825,000 has been raised…

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Schools challenged to join #StrongerTogether for R32-12

All rugby playing schools are asked to get behind the Boks once again, and sell as many tickets as possible to support the cause

South Africa’s rugby (www.SARugby.co.za) playing schools have been challenged to join the Springboks in their fight against hunger by joining the #StrongerTogether for R32-12 campaign. SA Rugby’s hunger alleviation campaign was launched a few weeks ago and with the R700,000 mark getting closer, the South African Schools Rugby Association has…

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Aled Walters to return to the United Kingdom

Walters said he enjoyed his time with the Springboks and added that he is returning to United Kingdom for personal reasons

Aled Walters, who has been the Springboks’ Head of Athletic Performance since 2018, has been released from his contract and will leave South Africa to join an overseas club in June, SA Rugby (https://www.SARugby.co.za/) announced on Tuesday. Rassie Erasmus, Director of Rugby, paid tribute to the important contribution Walters has…

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Erasmus says Boks will make South Africa proud again

Erasmus outlines what he and the team are doing behind the scenes for listeners

Rassie Erasmus, Director of Rugby at SA Rugby (https://www.SARugby.co.za), says the Springboks are working as hard as ever – despite the lockdown – to build on the Rugby World Cup victory of last year, in SA Rugby’s new podcast series. Erasmus outlines what he and the team are doing behind…

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Digital version of 2020 Law Book available now

The interactive digital Law Book provide the rugby community with in-depth coverage of all 21 Laws of the Game

A digital version of the SA Rugby (https://www.SARugby.co.za/) Law Book for 2020 has been made available for the first time in an effort to reach a bigger audience as part of the bigger South African rugby community. The interactive digital Law Book provide the rugby community with in-depth coverage of…