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Beware of Bloem

Bloemfontein could be the graveyard for visiting Super 14 teams, according to Cheetahs manager Naka Drotske.

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Smit: SA derbies will be ugly

Bok captain John Smit is expecting blood and thunder when South Africa’s franchises meet during the Super 14 this year.

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Chiefs scalp another one

The Chiefs scraped past the Hurricanes and the Highlanders had too much for the rubble Reds in the last Super 14 hit outs before the tournament proper.

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Wallabies to knuckle down

The Sydney Morning Herald’s Chief Rugby Writer, Greg Growden, questioned new Wallabies coach John ‘Knuckles’ Connolly on the challenge.

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Let the ball decide Spears’ fate

No court ruling or political ruling should decide the fate of the Spears in the 2007 Super 14. The issue must be settled on the field through a promotion/relegation play-off.

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‘Have the balls to stand up to these dinosaurs’

Tony McKeever, CEO of the Spears, has furiously called on Saru president Brian van Rooyen not to amend a President’s Council decision that would see the Eastern Cape franchise replace the lowest-placed South African side in next year’s Super 14.

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Ashwin’s OK

Contrary to media reports, Cats wing Ashwin Willemse has not suffered a further injury setback.

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Juries to skipper Sevens Boks

Paul Treu has tasked Fabian Juries with the captaincy of the Sevens Boks as they conclude preparations for the Wellington leg of the IRB Sevens Series.

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