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Botes one of three Sharks changes
Botes one of three Sharks changes
Jacques Botes returns to the Sharks side for his King's Park farewell as they take on the Golden Lions on Friday in Durban. The return of the loose forward at the expense of Khaya Majola, is one of three changes made by coach Brad MacLeod-Henderson ...
Oct 01, 2014 at 16:13:47

 
Burger set for NZ challenge
Burger set for NZ challenge
Four years since he last faced the All Blacks, Springbok flanker Schalk Burger will once again be looking to make an impact when the two archrivals face off in Johannesburg on Saturday. Burger's short stint with his Japanese club was interrupted w...
Sep 30, 2014 at 17:12:51

 
Kings change two for Griquas
Kings change two for Griquas
Eastern Province Kings coach Carlos Spencer has made two changes to his starting XV for Saturday's clash with Griquas in Kimberley. Spencer has kept faith with the same back-line which started last weekend's 53-24 defeat to the Sharks in Durban. ...
Sep 30, 2014 at 17:00:07

 
Lambie extends Sharks stay
Lambie extends Sharks stay
Sharks utility back Pat Lambie has extended his stay with the Durban-based outfit for at least the next three years. Lambie is amongst a host of young players who have extended their contracts beyond next year's Rugby World Cup. Youngsters like...
Sep 30, 2014 at 14:32:06

 
Two changes for Blue Bulls
Two changes for Blue Bulls
Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has made two rotational changes for his team's clash with the Pumas in Nelspruit on Friday. Callie Visagie and Rudy Paige will be in the run-on team with Piet van Zyl and Bongi Mbonambi, who started against the Free S...
Sep 30, 2014 at 14:21:00

 
Boshoff returns for Lions
Boshoff returns for Lions
Springbok fly-half Marnitz Boshoff has been recalled to the Golden Lions' starting XV for Friday's clash with the Sharks in Durban. Boshoff comes into the run-on side for Jaco van der Walt and is one of four changes to the Lions side that beat Gri...
Sep 30, 2014 at 10:26:17

 
XV of the Week: Rugby Championship
XV of the Week: Rugby Championship
Now that the dust has settled in the southern hemisphere, we pick out the stand-out performers of Round Five. So there we have it, New Zealand have won a third straight title but this year it comes one week before the finale at Ellis Park in Johan...
Sep 29, 2014 at 17:18:48

 
Bok duo doubtful for NZ Test
Bok duo doubtful for NZ Test
Springbok back-row Duane Vermeulen's recovery from injury will be managed this week in the build-up to Saturday's Test against New Zealand in Johannesburg. Vermeulen had to leave the field just after the hour mark in the Springboks' 28-10 victory ...
Sep 29, 2014 at 15:47:49

 
Coles, Crotty rejoin All Blacks
Coles, Crotty rejoin All Blacks
Hooker Dane Coles will rejoin the All Blacks squad in South Africa after attending the birth of his first child back in New Zealand. Coles pulled out of the squad in the build up to the past weekend's clash with Argentina as he raced home to meet ...
Sep 29, 2014 at 15:41:57

 
Boks planned late charge
Boks planned late charge
Springbok captain Jean de Villiers says his team's late surge to race past the Wallabies at Newlands on Saturday was no accident. South Africa were trailing by two points with just ten minutes left on the clock but the hosts scored three tries and...
Sep 29, 2014 at 15:35:13

 
SBW could play this weekend
SBW could play this weekend
According to reports in the Kiwi press, Sonny Bill Williams is set to make an early return to Rugby Union with Counties Manukau in the ITM Cup. The dual-code international just wrapped up his second stint in Rugby League after his Sydney Roosters ...
Sep 29, 2014 at 15:22:57

 
Jake quits Sharks role
Jake quits Sharks role
The Sharks' director of rugby, Jake White, will step down from his role after just one season in charge of the Durban-based franchise.   In his first season at the helm of the Sharks he achieved immediate results, winning the local conference...
Sep 29, 2014 at 12:39:26

 
Retallick a doubt for All Blacks
Retallick a doubt for All Blacks
Brodie Retallick is a doubt for New Zealand's clash with South Africa on Saturday because of a head injury he picked up in Argentina this weekend. The lock has been one of the standout players for the All Blacks during the Rugby Championship, which ...
Sep 28, 2014 at 19:11:01

 
NZ take title in La Plata
NZ take title in La Plata
New Zealand secured a third straight Rugby Championship title on Saturday as they out-classed Argentina 34-13 with a try bonus-point in La Plata. At times it was a joy to watch from the All Blacks as they scored the four tries required to become cha...
Sep 28, 2014 at 02:24:02

 
Boks leave it late to down Australia
Boks leave it late to down Australia
South Africa were forced to come from behind to seal to a 28-10 Rugby Championship victory over Australia in Cape Town on Saturday. Trailing by a point with ten minutes to play, the home side scored three tries and a drop-goal in the dying minutes t...
Sep 27, 2014 at 19:00:35

 
Lions power past Griquas
Lions power past Griquas
Golden Lions cruised to a comprehensive bonus-point win 46-8 over the Griquas, running in six tries in Kimberley. Jaco Kriel scored two tries in the thrashing, with Ruan Combrinck finishing with a personal haul of 21 points as he added five conversi...
Sep 27, 2014 at 18:44:37

 
LIVE: Boks v Wallabies
LIVE: Boks v Wallabies
Updates from Newlands.  ...
Sep 27, 2014 at 16:38:18

 
Sharks thump EP Kings
Sharks thump EP Kings
The Sharks picked up their fifth Currie Cup victory of the season on Saturday as they cruised past the EP Kings 53-24 at Kings Park in Durban. Fly-half Lionel Cronje scored 23 points as the hosts ran in seven tries, including two for Paul Jordaan, w...
Sep 27, 2014 at 15:53:26

 
LIVE: Griquas v Golden Lions
LIVE: Griquas v Golden Lions
Updates from Kimberley.  ...
Sep 27, 2014 at 14:48:04

 
LIVE: Sharks v EP Kings
LIVE: Sharks v EP Kings
Live updates from Kings Park Stadium in Durban....
Sep 27, 2014 at 13:57:32

 
 
 

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