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Springbok injury update from Cape Town

Springbok No 8 and South Africa’s Rugby Player of the Year in 2014, Duane Vermeulen, is in a race against time to be fit for the Rugby World Cup after it was revealed that he has to undergo surgery on a neck injury, but national skipper Jean de Villiers has been cleared to return to the game this weekend. 556 more words

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Pieter (Piet) Malan 1919-2015

Piet Malan, whose brainchild was the establishment of the Craven Week and, until yesterday, the oldest living Springbok, passed away in his sleep on Sunday. He was 96. 314 more words

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Injury update on Duane Vermeulen

Springbok No 8 and South Africa’s Rugby Player of the Year in 2014, Duane Vermeulen, is in a race against time to be fit for the Rugby World Cup following a diagnosis that he will require surgery on a neck injury. 300 more words

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Andrew Horrell to join World XV in Cape Town

Chiefs utility back Andrew Horrell has been called up to the World XV squad for their match against the Springboks in Cape Town next Saturday. 253 more words

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South Africa hungry to host Rugby World Cup, 28 years on

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) was ready to prepare a compelling bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, said Jurie Roux, SARU CEO, on Friday following confirmation that four nations had expressed an interest to host the tournament. 363 more words

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André Watson’s employment with SARU terminated

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) today confirmed the arbitration award that was issued by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) to the effect that the employment of André Watson, the General Manager Referees, with SARU has been terminated. 378 more words

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Two injured players released from Springbok squad

Two injured players in the Springbok training squad, Frans Steyn and Pieter-Steph du Toit, have been temporarily released from the squad to continue their rehabilitation in Durban for the next few weeks. 373 more words

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