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# springboks - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Analysis: How the threat of red cards could be favouring teams who offload

Eoin Toolan examines the All Blacks’ support play to explain their effectiveness in offloading.

# springboks - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Reinach sets World Cup hat-trick record as Springboks thrash Canada

South Africa ran in 10 tries, including the scrum-half’s 11-minute treble.

# springboks - Friday 4 October, 2019

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Shades of Mealamu and Umaga as Italian prop sees red in loss to Springboks

South Africa wrapped up the bonus point after Lovotti and Quaglio combined to spear Duane Vermeulen.

# springboks - Thursday 3 October, 2019

South Africa's Etzebeth 'full out' for World Cup despite assault case

South African player fully focused on tomorrow’s crucial game against Italy.

# springboks - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

South African lock faces legal action over alleged abuse of homeless man before World Cup

Eben Etzebeth is alleged to have insulted, assaulted and pointed a gun at a 42-year-old man.

# springboks - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Springbok Coetzee named in Ulster squad for Pro14 double-header after missing out on World Cup

The back-row was expected to be ruled out for 12 weeks with an ankle injury.

# springboks - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well'

There is a strong chance that the Springboks and Ireland will meet in the World Cup quarter-finals.

All Blacks beat Boks in thriller to underline task awaiting Ireland in quarters

Steve Hansen’s men won the game with a stunning flurry of points in the first half.

# springboks - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Erasmus names unchanged Springbok side to take on New Zealand in World Cup opener

Pool B begins with an absolute blockbuster.

# springboks - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup

Faf de Klerk is enjoying the freedom Jacques Nienaber has given him in defence.

# springboks - Friday 30 August, 2019

'It had never been done before' - When Ireland beat the Springboks on South African soil

In June 2016, they earned a first-ever Test win at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.

Felix Jones with Springboks an 'awkward' challenge for Schmidt

The former Munster coach will know the ‘language’ of Ireland camp, but the Kiwi insists he won’t change it up if Ireland face South Africa in Japan.

# springboks - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Felix Jones joins Rassie's Springboks backroom for Rugby World Cup

Jones, 32, handed short-term contract as defence consultant.

# springboks - Monday 26 August, 2019

Kolisi named skipper as Erasmus unveils South Africa's World Cup squad

Toulouse’s Rynhardt Elstadt lost out in the battle for the fifth back row berth.

Springbok star Etzebeth denies assaulting homeless man

The South African Rugby Union has also issued a statement in response to the allegations.

# springboks - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Springbok winger Dyantyi tests positive for banned substance

The 24-year-old denies any wrongdoing.

# springboks - Monday 19 August, 2019

Cruel blow for Ulster's Coetzee as ankle surgery rules him out of World Cup

The Springbok back row suffered the injury during Saturday’s Test against Argentina.

# springboks - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

5ft 7ins Kolbe shaping to be one of the biggest stars at the World Cup

The Toulouse man has been in sensational form this year.

# springboks - Monday 29 July, 2019

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically

The All Blacks thought they knew what was coming but Rassie Erasmus’ team changed the picture.

# springboks - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Rassie Erasmus satisfied after 'lucky' Springboks deny All Blacks in Wellington

South Africa’s director of rugby had mixed feelings after his side’s draw with New Zealand on Saturday.

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Last-gasp try earns Springboks dramatic draw against All Blacks in Wellington

Herschel Jantjies pounced late in the game to snatch a share of the spoils for the visitors.

# springboks - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Kolbe return among 12 changes for 'Boks as they take on New Zealand

After demolishing Australia, Rassie Erasmus will unleash his strongest available team this weekend.

# springboks - Monday 22 July, 2019

Rassie's Springboks make impressive start to underline Ireland's challenge

Joe Schmidt’s men could meet the Boks at the quarter-final stage of the World Cup.

# springboks - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

World Cup-winning Springbok James Small dies aged 50 RIP

World Cup-winning Springbok James Small dies aged 50

The former wing suffered a suspected heart attack.

# springboks - Monday 24 June, 2019

Coetzee earns Springbok recall after excellent season for Ulster

The back row won the last of his 28 international caps four years ago.

# springboks - Friday 10 May, 2019

Warren Gatland set to take charge of third Lions tour - report

The Wales boss is unbeaten against two southern hemisphere powerhouses, and now he looks set to take on South Africa..

# springboks - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Jenkins guides Wales past Springboks to extend winning streak

Warren Gatland’s side completed a November clean-sweep in Cardiff.

# springboks - Friday 2 November, 2018

Chris Ashton set to end four-year England exile as Tuilagi pulls out

The powerful centre has a groin complaint, but is expected to be fit for the Test against New Zealand next week.

# springboks - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect

Deysel’s last appearance for the northern province was in last month’s defeat to his former side Munster.

# springboks - Saturday 6 October, 2018

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Brilliant All Blacks refuse to lose in South Africa

12 points down, with six minutes to play, the world champions found a way to win.

# springboks - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth

The victory moved South Africa within two points of leaders New Zealand.

# springboks - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?''

Despite being backed by South Africa’s rugby chief, the former Munster head coach is unsure about his future.

# springboks - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina

Rassie Erasmus’ side opened their campaign with a hard-fought win in Durban.

# springboks - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks

Handre Pollard returns to the number 10 shirt as South Africa open the Rugby Championship against Argentina.

# springboks - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Danny Cipriani given first England start in 10 years as Jones hopes to avoid seventh straight loss

The mercurial talent was just 21 the last time he started a Test for England.

# springboks - Thursday 14 June, 2018

The Beast to reach Springbok landmark as Erasmus names team for England

Erasmus hails Mtawarira as ‘a great servant of the game’ ahead of his 100th appearance for South Africa.

# springboks - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

'We have to try a few things': Erasmus to change winning formula against England

South Africa are seeking a series win in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

# springboks - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak

It was a 10-try thriller in Ellis Park.

# springboks - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Erasmus recalls Le Roux and de Klerk as Springboks ring the changes for England

The sides meet in Johannesburg on Saturday.

# springboks - Friday 1 June, 2018

Gatland slams 'bitter and twisted' critics ahead of Wales-Springboks US Test

Wales play South Africa in a lucrative Washington DC clash tomorrow.

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