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he Springboks line up for the National Anthem during The Rugby Championship match between the Australian Wallabies and the South African Springboks at Patersons Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)

Boks fired up for NZ

THERE are two ways to look at the Springboks’ battle readiness for today’s Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks at Ellis Park.


All Blacks plan to go for jugular

JUST why the all-conquering All Blacks have a vice-like grip over their opponents was laid bare by coach Steve Hansen yesterday.

INJURED: Springbok Duane Vermeulen fights his way forward during the Rugby Championship match against Australia at Newlands on Saturday Picture: GALLO IMAGES

SPORT: Boks face All Blacks for glory

THE Rugby Championship is no longer on the line so the Springboks’ clash with the All Blacks at Ellis Park on Saturday will simply be about the best two teams in the world clashing for good old-fashioned glory.


Baby Boks face a weighty challenge against Samoans‚

THE Baby Boks should brace themselves for a hefty challenge when they take on Samoa on Tuesday at the Junior World Championships in New Zealand.

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IN A ferocious clash full of big hits and powerful play the Kempston Old Selbornians suffered their first defeat of the Cell C Community Cup as they went down 38-16 to defending Champions Gap Management Despatch.

IN FROM THE COLD: Flyhalf Jacques-Louis Potgieter of the Bulls, back from stints with French clubs, lines up a shot at goal during the Super
Rugby match against the Golden Lions on Saturday at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria Picture: GETTY IMAGES

Bulls gore Lions’ pride in rain

Potgieter kicks 20 points in first victory. JACQUES-LOUIS Potgieter kicked 20 points as the Bulls shrugged off a dismal start to the Super 15 season by defeating fellow South Africans the Lions 25-17 on Saturday.


Talented Varsity Cup duo are sure proving real class acts

LAST year I  wrote that sat I next to former Pirates Rugby Club forward Anton Cloete whose son Chris turned out for SA Schools some years ago.

TELLING HIS STORY: Former Sharks player Rory Kockott was being filmed at Selborne College yesterday by a French film crew.
Kockott, currently a star in French rugby, is in town shooting adocumentary on his life Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Kockott in town to film his life story

French crew absorbs SA rugby culture. FORMER Selborne College pupil and current French rugby star Rory Kockott is in East London for a few days, along with a French film crew to film a documentary on the player’s life.

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