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Backing SA’s Bid

South African rugby – indeed the game in Africa – needs the lifeblood of hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Forget the Durban 2022 Commonwealth Games fiasco that paraded as...
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The Best Boks

Bulls midfielder Jan Serfontein has been a revelation for the Springboks, with Lions lock Franco Mostert the pick of the forwards. Serfontein’s performance in the Test series win against the...
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Great start

The Springboks produced their most efficient and enjoyable performance in a year. This was more like it South Africa. France were inferior in quality of player, style and application. The...
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Wonderboy Warren

There is such goodwill towards Lions and Springbok captain Warren Whiteley that it simply has to be rewarded with success against the French. Everyone associated with South African rugby wants...
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Local is Lekker

All the pressure is on Allister Coetzee’s Springboks to get a wining result in Saturday’s first Test against France – and rightly so. Coetzee’s Springboks lost seven of their last...
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Boks can’t lose

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has done everything I asked for – which was to load the team with Lions Super Rugby players and to pick combinations where possible. I’d back...
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Boks to fry French

Be comforted, there’s enough quality in Allister Coetzee’s Springboks squad to beat France 3-0 in the June Test series. There’s also a greater concentration of established provincial and Super Rugby...
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