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SA Rugby president insists transformation is on track: 'Making a mountain out of a mole heap'

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander insists the governing body is on track in achieving its transformation objectives. This follows a report in Sunday newspaper Rapport that indicated that the Springboks did not select a sufficient amount
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20 May 2024

Sharks in London for Challenge Cup final: All the details

Rugby fans in Europe and South Africa will be focused on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London this weekend when the two big European cup finals are contested on Friday and Saturday. The United Rugby Championship in which the Bulls, Li
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20 May 2024

URC state of play: Bulls sitting pretty, Lions in must-win against Stormers

Lions boss Ivan van Rooyen says there will be no better occasion than when his team take on the Stormers in Cape Town next weekend in the final round of matches in this seasons United Rugby Championship. Having won their last two games,
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20 May 2024

Red rules Sharks flank out of Challenge Cup final

Mike GreenawayThe Sharks have had a minor hiccup after their 36-14 United Rugby Championship defeat to Cardiff at the weekend because back-up flank Tino Mavesere cannot travel to the Challenge Cup final against Gloucester this week because
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20 May 2024

It's about winning, not where, says Stormers' coach

Leighton KoopmanThe Stormers are happy to play an away quarter-final in the United Rugby Championship (URC) after securing safe passage to the knock-outs this past weekend. After beating Connacht 16-12 in a hard-fought clash in Galwa
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20 May 2024

Jake White happy with Bulls attack, asks for defence to be more ruthless

Bulls director of rugby, Jake White , hailed his sidesattacking prowess while not being oblivious to their defensive frailties following their 59-35 win over Benetton in the United Rugby Championship at Loftus on Saturday. It was another
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20 May 2024

John Dobson happy Stormers back in URC hunt after two-win tour

Stormers director of rugby, John Dobson, was pleased with his teams performance away from home in dispatching tricky Connacht in a penultimate round United Rugby Championship match in Galway, Ireland on Saturday. The win gave the inaugur
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20 May 2024

Jake 'not worried' about defence as other results go Bulls' way

It was a dramatic penultimate league round of the United Rugby Championship, and it was almost a perfect outcome for the Bulls.While they did what they had to do in claiming a 56-35 bonus-point win over Benetton at Loftus Versfeld, several
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20 May 2024

Plumtree reflects on performance of Sharks fringe men in loss to Cardiff

Sharks coach John Plumtree sympathised with flanker Tino Mavesere who will not travel with the team to London for the Challenge Cup final after he received a red card in their 36-14 loss to Cardiff in the United Rugby Championship in Durban on Sa
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19 May 2024

Lions played their hearts out, says coach about win against Warriors

Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen has hailed his team for their fight and character in overcoming several odds against them to beat United Rugby Championship table-toppers Glasgow Warriors in a penultimate round match at Ellis Park on Saturday.
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19 May 2024