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South Africa rugby: Vodacom Cup Review Round Two

South Africa rugby: Vodacom Cup Review Round Two

The defending champions – Vodacom Blue Bulls – conceded their second defeat in the 2011 Vodacom Cup after going down to the Boland Cavaliers at Loftus Versfeld. The defending champions conceded…

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South Africa rugby – Vodacom Cup preview

The Ford Pumas and the Toyota Free State Cheetahs be aiming to continue their great starts to the season when these teams meet up in their second Vodacom Cup match…

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Date set for Ralepelle and Basson hearing

A Judicial Committee appointed by the South African Rugby Union will investigate the anti-doping case of Springboks Bjorn Basson and Chiliboy Ralepelle in Cape Town on January 25. The committee…

Ospreys sign teenage South African scrum-half

Ospreys sign teenage South African scrum-half

The Ospreys have confirmed the signing of 18-year old South African born, Welsh qualified, scrum-half Matthew Torrance on a development contract. Torrance hails from Durban, but qualifies for Wales through his…

Luke Watson to leave Bath

Luke Watson to leave Bath

Bath Rugby can confirm that Luke Watson will be leaving the club at the end of the season.  He is returning to South Africa to play for Eastern Province. Speaking…

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Schalk Brits – Saracens and South Africa

He’s been named player of the 2009/2010 season, a fitting title for a man thats had alot to prove. Rugby World caught up with ‘Twinkle Toes’ to chat about cars…

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Jean de Villiers – Stormers and South Africa

Just before the 2007 Lions tour kicked off Rugby World caught up with the Boks’ centre, chatting about embarrassing moments, his amazing party trick, and being scared of thunder and…

South Africa team v England and records list

South Africa team v England and records list

The Springboks restored scrum-half Ruan Pienaar and No 8 Pierre Spies to the starting line-up when coach Peter de Villiers named the team to take on England at Twickenham on…