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Blitzboks keen to get on with things in Hamilton

All of Japan, England and Kenya will test the Blitzboks in various ways, but for Powell the focus will be on the first match

With Chris Dry around, it’s inevitable that there will be smiles on the faces of his fellow Blitzboks – whether it is his infectious attempts to rap, his no-nonsense approach at training or his proven ability between the four lines, you want to have the experienced traveller around come game…

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Bok hero Du Toit makes it a memorable double in 2019

Pieter-Steph du Toit capped off phenomenal 2019 season when he added the prestigious South Africa (SA) Rugby Player of the Year award to his World Rugby Player of the Year accolade

Third win in four years for Pieter-Steph du Toit; Herschel Jantjies and Handré Pollard also scoop top awards; Rassie Erasmus and Springboks honoured for brilliant 2019. Pieter-Steph du Toit capped off phenomenal 2019 season when he added the prestigious SA Rugby Player of the Year award to his World Rugby…

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Challenge accepted – Stedman Gans

Springbok Sevens team at the HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton this weekend

Several challenges await the Springbok Sevens team at the HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton this weekend, when the third tournament of 10 in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off early Saturday morning (SA time) at FMG Stadium Waikato. The format of the tournament has changed from recent…

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Du Plessis, Davids to add speed to Blitzboks team

Angelo Davids and Muller du Plessis boast immense pace down an athletics track, clocking 100m in 10.5 (Davids) and 10.6 (Du Plessis) seconds respectively

The HSBC World Sevens Series has become synonymous with all-out action, tries galore, big hits and watching some of the premier athletes in the game trying to outrun each other - all at breath-taking speeds. Some of the fastest players in the world out are out there, and when the…

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Four South African (SA) referees on 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby Referee panel

The 39-year-old Peyper is the most experienced referee on the panel with 106 competition matches under his belt

The experienced Jaco Peyper, along with AJ Jacobs, Rasta Rasivhenge and Marius van der Westhuizen are the four South African referees on the 12-man Vodacom Super Rugby referee panel for the 2020 season, SANZAAR confirmed on Monday. The 39-year-old Peyper is the most experienced referee on the panel with 106…

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Blitzboks keen to go and do the work - Du Preez

This time, Du Preez and his fellow Springbok Sevens team mates departed Cape Town for New Zealand, where the third tournament of the World Series will take place on 25 and 26 January

After 71 tournaments in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, one could expect Blitzboks sweeper, Branco du Preez, to show some reluctance in boarding another intercontinental flight to yet another tournament on the other side of the world. This time, Du Preez and his fellow Springbok Sevens team mates departed…

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Stedman Gans to lead Blitzboks to Australasia

The Australasian leg of the World Series will be played in Hamilton next weekend (25-26 January) and in Sydney a week later (1-2 February)

Stedman Gans will captain the Springbok Sevens squad to Hamilton and Sydney for the third and fourth tournaments of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, taking over the captaincy armband from the injured Siviwe Soyizwapi. The Australasian leg of the World Series will be played in Hamilton next weekend (25-26…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
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Injera returns, Okwach debuts as Shujaa head to New Zealand and Australia

The squad, which is captained by Andrew Amonde leaves Nairobi for Hamilton on Saturday 18 January 2020

After sitting out the season openers in Dubai and Cape Town, Kenya's record try scorer Collins Injera from Stanbic Mwamba returns to the for the third and fourth rounds of the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series in Hamilton, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia. Also making the travelling party is KCB…

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Junior Springboks’ draw announced for U20 Championship

The Junior Springboks won the bronze medal in the last three World Rugby U20 Championship tournaments

The Junior Springboks will face England, Fiji and hosts, Italy, in Pool C of the 2020 World Rugby U20 Championship, which will be hosted across four Italian cities – Verona, Viadana, Calvisano and Parma – from Sunday, 28 June, to Saturday, 18 July. Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux’s charges will…

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Ghana Rugby Extends Board Nominations Deadline Ahead of Critical General Meeting

The Special Elective General Meeting will be held in Accra on 4 February 2020 and two Officers and seven Board Members will be up for election

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (https://GhanaRugby.org/) has announced that nominations for Board positions have been extended to 15 January 2020 ahead of a critical Special Elective General Meeting (SGM) of the Union that was forced by the announcement of the incumbent President and Board Chairman, Mr Herbert Mensah, that he…