Steyn to slay Sharks, says Naas

Legendary former Springbok and Bulls No 10 Naas Botha is backing Morne Styen to come good in his battle with Tony Brown – a match-up that will decide which SA team still has a chance of making the Vodacom Super 14 play-offs.

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Jenkins is new Wales coach

Llanelli Scarlets director of rugby Gareth Jenkins has been named as the new Wales coach, beating Leeds Tykes counterpart Phil Davies to the job.

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Force is no farce

Western Force coach John Mitchell believes the heroic draw with the Crusaders is an accurate indication of the progress his side has made in the Vodacom Super 14.

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Dick makes one change

Sharks coach Dick Muir has made one change to his team for the must-win Vodacom Super 14 match against the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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No Loftus fear for Sharks

While the Bulls pride themselves on a virtually impregnable stadium in Fortress Loftus, Sharks flank Warren Britz says the famous stadium holds no fear for the Sharks.

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Dallaglio wants change

Lawrence Dallaglio says England’s performance over the last two years has been “unacceptable” and insists changes must be made as a result.

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Wild weather whips Waratahs

Wild weather forced an aborted landing in Dunedin and left the Waratahs stranded in Christchurch overnight, with Friday’s fixture against the Highlanders in doubt if the adverse conditions continue.

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