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The SA Rugby Sevens Academy on Sunday won the Howard Hinton Sevens in Tours, France by defeating a New Zealand Select 22-7 in the final to round of a great week for SA Rugby’s sevens programme. Last Sunday, the Springbok Sevens team were crowned HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions and today the feeder system proved efficient as well, with the Academy side winning in Tours. SA Rugby Sevens Academy manager, Marius Schoeman, was pretty pleased with the performance and determination of h…
05.28 / 18:54
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Lukhanyo Am, the Cell C Sharks centre, sustained a cheekbone fracture on Saturday against the DHL Stormers and will undergo surgery in the coming week, ruling him out of action for the Springboks’ Castle Lager Incoming Test Series against France. Am is replaced by Emirates Lions centre Lionel Mapoe, who is drafted from the SA ‘A’ side that was announced earlier in the week to face the French Barbarians in a two-match series. Am has been a stalwart in the midfield for the Durban side s…
05.28 / 17:02
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The Emirates Lions produced a clinical display to outplay the Southern Kings 54-10 in their Vodacom Super Rugby match on Sunday afternoon in Johannesburg, despite playing with 14 men for 50 minutes of the match. Hooker Robbie Coetzee was red-carded for foul play, meaning the red jerseys had to complete the match with just 14 players. However, this setback made no difference to the energetic Highveld side who dominated the breakdown and possession to beat the Kings by a comprehensive…
05.28 / 16:31
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Another bumper Rugby Festival edition, this time at Impala Rugby Club in Rustenburg, a first win in the competition for the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias and the flexing of muscles by DHL Western Province highlighted the SuperSport Rugby Challenge this weekend. The third Rugby Festival was held in Leopards country and although the home side were defeated 54-17 by Tafel Lager Griquas in a crucial Central Section clash, rugby was the big winner of the day. Earlier in the morning, local club…
05.28 / 15:33
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The Australian Women’s Sevens team has qualified for the Quarter Final stage of the Canada Sevens in Langford with victories over Spain and Ireland with a tough draw over Fiji making up the day. Australia’s undefeated effort means that the women in gold qualify in the top position of Pool C and will take on the USA in Quarter Final 2 at 3.52am AEST on Monday 29 May. A bright spark for Australia was debutant Cassie Staples who impressed with two tries in her first tournament of the HSB…
05.28 / 03:55
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Salmaan Moerat said on Saturday he was relishing every moment of being part of the Junior Springbok squad for the World Rugby U20 Championship and he hoped that a solid team effort would contribute to a successful campaign for the SA U20s. The 19-year-old lock from Paarl, who captained the SA Schools team last season, hails from a rugby family with his father Nazim Moerat having represented the former SARU team in the 1980’s, while his great uncle Moutie Moerat and his brother in law, Esa …
05.27 / 11:28
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