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Boks begin journey of discovery against Pumas

Times LIVE - 48 minutes ago
South Africa launch their Rugby Championship campaign at home to Argentina on Saturday knowing they have not convinced everyone a new chapter has begun following a horror 2016 season. After a calendar-year record eight defeats in 12 Tests under ...and...

PRO14 Negotiator On Further Expansion: “We Can't Afford To Take Our Foot Off The Gas.”

Pundit Arena - 59 minutes ago
It will probably be harsh to judge the performance of the competition on just one season but the performance of the South African sides and the interest from the South African rugby public will be crucial in determining whether this expansion is worth ...and...

Preview: South Africa v Argentina

iAfrica.com - 2 hours ago
South Africa's national rugby team suffered a calendar-year record eight defeats in 12 Tests under Allister Coetzee's tenure. Credit: AFP. After a horrible 2016 season, South Africa have much to prove when they launch their Rugby Championship campaign ...and...

Boks set for 100th Rugby Championship Test

Sport24 - 4 hours ago
Cape Town - The Springboks will play their 100th match in the southern hemisphere's Rugby Championship when they face Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. South Africa debuted in the inaugural Tri-Nations against Australia in Sydney on July 13, ...and...

Fresh blow: WP Rugby lose kit sponsor

Sport24 - 2 hours ago
Cape Town – Financially embattled Western Province Rugby have a new quandary on their hands as their decades-long kit sponsorship with sports clothing giant adidas is to be terminated. On Friday, adidas (South Africa) sports marketing manager...

EXCLUSIVE: Pumas mentally ready for Boks

Sport24 - 3 hours ago
While the Springboks have been installed as favourites in their Rugby Championship pipe-opener against the Pumas, South African assistant coach Franco Smith predicted a “complete onslaught” from Argentina. The Pumas have failed to finish any higher ...and...

4 stats and facts: Springboks v Argentina

Sport24 - 4 hours ago
Cape Town - Four stats and facts ahead of Saturday's Springboks v Argentina Rugby Championship clash in Port Elizabeth. · Tendai Mtawarira will extend his record as the most-capped Springbok prop to 91 caps in this position. He is the third most ...and...

South Africa vs Argentina Rugby Championship time TV channel

Telegraph.co.uk - 4 hours ago
Experienced Bok prop Tendai Mtawarira is set to play in his 30th consecutive Rugby Championship match, surpassing the Boks record held by former wing Bryan Habana. Starting XV: Andries Coetzee, Raymond Rhule, Jesse Kriel, Jan Serfontein, Courtnall ...and...

Rugby whizzkid's chance for international glory

Herald live - 4 hours ago
Just two years after playing Craven Week rugby for Eastern Province, rugby whizzkid Curwin Bosch has been handed a gilt-edged opportunity to prove he belongs on the international stage. The 20-year-old with the golden boot, who displayed maturity ...and...

South Africa vs. Argentina: Live Stream, Preview for Rugby Championship 2017

Bleacher Report - 4 hours ago
South Africa and Argentina will be out to get their 2017 Rugby Championship campaigns off to a strong start on Saturday, when they meet at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. For the Springboks, an overall triumph is long overdue in this ...and...

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Boks begin journey of discovery against Pumas

Times LIVE - 48 minutes ago
... that France were average at best and dismal at worst during the tour. Were South Africa good or France awful or was it a mix? The answers concerning the Springboks should come during a Rugby Championship that includes New Zealand and Australia.and...

Boks set for 100th Rugby Championship Test

Sport24 - 4 hours ago
Cape Town - The Springboks will play their 100th match in the southern hemisphere's Rugby Championship when they face Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. South Africa debuted in the inaugural Tri-Nations against Australia in Sydney on July 13, ...and...

South Africa: Coetzee Happy With Loose Trio Balance

AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says he is happy with the balance in his loose trio ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Port Elizabeth. While the rest of the side shows strong consistency from the June series against ...and...

Bosch's versatility pleases coach

Business Day (registration) - 5 hours ago
The 20-year-old, who displayed maturity beyond his years playing for the Sharks in Super Rugby, now faces a Springbok debut against Argentina at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday. When he named his team, Bok coach Allister Coetzee showered ...and...

PE nears sell-out for Boks v Pumas

Sport24 - 3 hours ago
Cape Town - There are just 3 000 tickets left for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and Argentina at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. Capacity at the ground is 45 000, and Sport24 understands that by Friday ...and...

EXCLUSIVE: Pumas mentally ready for Boks

Sport24 - 3 hours ago
Port Elizabeth - Los Pumas embark on their sixth Rugby Championship campaign when they tackle the Springboks in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Since marking their debut in 2012 in the southern hemisphere's premier competition, the South Americans have ...and...

Springboks want to 'unlock' Curwin Bosch's 'confidence'

Citizen - 3 hours ago
Opinion is still divided on the timing of young Curwin Bosch's inclusion in the Springboks squad but it probably doesn't really matter anymore. Named on the bench for the Rugby Championship opener against Argentina on Saturday in the friendly City's ...and...

Boks won't drop guard against Pumas

South African Broadcasting Corporation - 3 hours ago
The Springboks are no under no illusion about the task ahead of them when they take on Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship match in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. The Boks who had a disastrous 2016 season, need to start their campaign on a ...and...

4 stats and facts: Springboks v Argentina

Sport24 - 4 hours ago
Cape Town - Four stats and facts ahead of Saturday's Springboks v Argentina Rugby Championship clash in Port Elizabeth. · Tendai Mtawarira will extend his record as the most-capped Springbok prop to 91 caps in this position. He is the third most ...and...

South Africa vs Argentina Rugby Championship time TV channel

Telegraph.co.uk - 4 hours ago
The Springboks made a 3-0 clean-sweep of their home series with France in June and coach Allister Coetzee has largely stuck with the combinations that served him well. Cassiem, who will feature in his second Test after making his debut against Wales in ...and...

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Fresh blow: WP Rugby lose kit sponsor

Sport24 - 2 hours ago
Cape Town – Financially embattled Western Province Rugby have a new quandary on their hands as their decades-long kit sponsorship with sports clothing giant adidas is to be terminated. On Friday, adidas (South Africa) sports marketing manager...

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Jamaica Observer - 6 hours ago
BIRMINGHAM, England (AFP) — Vivian Richards has insisted England are “beatable” as he urged the West Indies to restore a sense of pride during their Test series against Joe Root's men. The first of a three-match contest started at Birmingham's ...and...

All Blacks on a hiding to nothing?

Radio New Zealand - 10 hours ago
In a column for the Super Sport website in South Africa, journalist Brenden Nel said "the Boks still have a way to go, (but) the damage inflicted by the two Lions' brands on the Kiwi dominance is an encouraging sign. "It may drive the New Zealanders ...and...

Couple In Range Rover Sport Escape Carjacking In South Africa

Carscoops - 12 hours ago
This incident took place in the Gauteng province of South Africa, between Johannesburg and Pretoria, where a married couple managed to evade a group of carjackers. A couple of months back, we saw a very similar incident, where the driver of a...

'Of course he will' – Aaron Smith will play for All Blacks against Wallabies despite latest sex scandal accusations

TVNZ - 15 hours ago
It's a move 1 NEWS Sport reporter Stephen Stuart saw coming. "Of course he will [play the game]," he told TVNZ1's Breakfast this morning. Stuart, who was in Durban following the All Blacks ahead of their Rugby Championship match against South Africa ...and...

Mountain biking takes a top place in the SA Sports landscape

Into Cycling Newspaper - 18 hours ago
With more than 400 mountain biking trails, some of which are hailed as amongst the best in the world, it's no wonder that South Africa has become a sought after mountain bike destination. In 2018, Stellenbosch will again proudly host of a leg of the...

The sporting wheel has come full circle

Citizen - 1 day ago
A pair of high jump golds at the World Championships in 2003 and a pair of 800m golds in 2009 were arsenal for the athletics man's broadsides, but even on those occasions South Africa just managed to break into the top 10 of the showpiece's medals table.and...

By Martin Samuel

Sport for the Daily Mail - 1 day ago
There have been 198 men's singles champions in the Open era: two from Africa (both from South Africa) and none from Asia. So Federer doesn't transcend the globe like Bolt or Ali, because his sport limits him. Same with golf, same with swimming, same...

NRFF plans partnership with English Premier League, South Africa Rugby

Guardian (blog) - 1 day ago
As part of efforts to create a sustainable development of rugby, the new board of the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has opened discussions with the English Premier League and the South Africa Rugby Football Union (SARFU) on the capacity...

Mpho Maboi to host The Ultimate Sports Show on Metro FM

Channel 24 - 2 days ago
“South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Sport division has announced the launch of The Ultimate Sport Show (TUSS) on Metro FM. Renowned TV and Radio sports anchor Mpho Maboi will takes listeners on a journey into the world of women in...

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