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Baby Boks butchered

The Baby Boks’ defence of their U19 World Championship crown was not worthy of the name. Outplayed in every facet, they were slaughtered 42-3 by France in Dubai.

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Niggle keeps Joe benched

Joe van Niekerk has told keo.co.za a slight niggle will keep him from starting at No 8 for the Stormers against the Blues in the Vodacom Super 14, but there is no serious concern.

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Reds ready to be clawed

The rubble Reds, minus impressive halfback Sam Cordingley, limp into Johannesburg ripe for a thrashing.

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Midfield clear out for Bully Boys

Heyneke Meyer has announced a side that shows both Dries Scholtz and JP Nel axed after a poor defensive effort against the Blues. Wynand Olivier and Rudi Coetzee will line up against the Chiefs.

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No SOS for Mallett

Nick Mallett departs to join the Stormers in Auckland later today, but strictly as an “observer.”

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Loffie hopes to fry Frogs

The Baby Boks begin their defence of the U19 World Championships later today against host nation France.

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Steyn to start

Speculation from Pretoria indicates that Morne Steyn will start his first game in the Vodacom Super 14 against the Chiefs in Hamilton this weekend.

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Jean plays down Tipoki rematch

A year ago, Jean de Villiers overdue shift to the midfield by then-coach Gert Smal was literally cut short by a Rua Tipoki punch that split open the Bok centre’s face.

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Kiwis split over McCaw

A poll on Kiwi rugby website XtraMSN indicates that not every New Zealander believes Richie McCaw is as innocent as he protests.

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Joe, Shimmie to battle Blues

The Stormers will welcome Joe van Niekerk to their starting lineup to take on the Blues in the Vodacom Super 14. Splinters Shimange starts in place of Schalk Brits.

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