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Boks blow Blossoms away

Japan huffed and puffed, but were unable to blow the Springbok house down as South Africa ground their way into the semi-finals with a convincing victory at Tokyo Stadium on Sunday. READ MORE

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Erasmus sticks with 6/2 bench

Coach Rassie Erasmus has again announced a six-two bench split in favour of the forwards for their semi final against Japan, as was successfully deployed against Italy. READ MORE

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Boks get physical on 14 man Italy

The Boks received high praise from coach Rassie Erasmus for their physicality after hammering out a seven-tries-to-nil, 49-3, victory over Italy to move closer to a Rugby World Cup play-off berth.  READ MORE

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Embers upped in Etzebeth case

SA Rugby have initiated an internal investigation into allegations that lock Eben Etzebeth assaulted and racially abused a homeless man prior to the World Cup. READ MORE

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Rassie goes big on the bench

“This game is going to be decided by the forwards,” says Bok coach Rassie Erasmus after picking a 6 forward bench for their game against Italy, “And at the set phases and we wanted to maximise our options in those battles.” READ MORE

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RIP Chester Williams

The South African rugby community has reacted with shock and disbelief to death of former Springbok wing Chester Williams on Friday afternoon. READ MORE

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Title delight for Franco

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith was a delighted man after his team survived a strong second-half fightback from the Lions for a 31-28 victory and their first Currie Cup title since 2016 in Bloemfontein on Saturday. READ MORE

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Rassie: Score flattered us

Despite a flattering scoreline, Rassie Erasmus was a satisfied man after his team successfully dodged a potential booby-trap with a 41-7 victory over Japan at the Kumagaya Rugby Stadium on Friday.  READ MORE

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Size doesn’t matter to Rassie

FRESH TAKE: Cheslin Kolbe has become a mainstay of the Bok backline, proving that there’s no such thing as ‘too small’, writes ANGUS OPPERMAN. READ MORE

Angus Opperman

Mapimpi’s RWC dream in jeopardy?

FRESH TAKE: Makazole Mapimpi’s potential place in SA’s RWC squad may be under the microscope, but it’s got nothing to do with his blunder in Wellington, writes KEBA MOTHOAGAE. READ MORE

Keba Mothoagae

Rassie: Boks got out of jail!

He will no doubt take it, but Bok coach Rassie Erasmus was man enough to attribute his side’s nail-biting 16-16 draw against the All Blacks on Saturday to a heavy stroke of luck. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Bok squad hotting up

FRESH TAKE: Where once there was a drought of options, KEBA MOTHOAGAE shows how the Bok squad is suddenly brimming with heated competition for places. READ MORE

Keba Mothoagae