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Morne must show mettle

RYAN VREDE writes Morne Steyn needs to continue his goal- and tactical-kicking form if he is to be a justifiable pick for the Springboks’ year-end tour.

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Desperate for a hot harvest

RYAN VREDE writes that the injection of Springboks into the Currie Cup elevated the standard so significantly that what happened before them may as well have been a different competition.

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Bulls surge into semis

RYAN VREDE watched the Blue Bulls qualify for the Currie Cup semi-finals with a 50-29 victory over the Golden Lions at Ellis Park.

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Kings crowned champs

The EP Kings edged the Pumas 26-25 in the Currie Cup First Division final in Port Elizabeth.

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Hard education for Meyer

RYAN VREDE writes that the Springboks’ Rugby Championship campaign left Heyneke Meyer with more questions than answers.

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Gap widens between Boks and Blacks

RYAN VREDE writes the Springboks regressed dreadfully on attack and defence and they are now even further from their goal of overhauling the All Blacks as the pre-eminent team in the game.

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Fouche’s boot keeps Bulls alive

The Blue Bulls’ Currie Cup campaign will go into the last round after Louis Fouche kicked 21 points in a 26-13 victory over Western Province at Loftus.

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Pienaar refined by European stint

Ruan Pienaar says that his stint in Ireland with Ulster has improved him as a player, with his temperament in particular benefiting significantly.

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