News, July 18, 2024

Women’s rugby to get boost with ministerial support
SA Rugby was excited about the prospect of working with the newly appointed minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr Gayton McKenzie, it said following a meeting in Cape Town on Wednesday.

News, July 18, 2024

Wessels thrilled to make Bok debut with family in support
Saturday will be a special day for Jan-Hendrik Wessels, who said he was thrilled about making his Springbok debut in Bloemfontein, where he went to school, when South Africa host Portugal in the closing game of the Castle Lager Incoming Series in front of a sell-out crowd at the Toyota Stadium.

Carling Currie Cup, July 18, 2024

The 2024 Carling Currie Cup Bulletin #5
The Fidelity ADT Lions, Vodacom Bulls and Toyota Cheetahs will put their unbeaten status on the line in the third round of the Carling Currie Cup Premier Division, while the two First Division semi-finals will be staged on Saturday afternoon in Wellington and Uitenhage.

Women's Premier and First Divisions, July 18, 2024

Scramble for play-off places in Premier Division
The two top sides in the Women's Premier Division will clash in Pretoria in a repeat of last year’s final, while matches in Durban, East London and Uitenhage could have crucial consequences for the remaining semi-final contenders.

Team announcement, July 18, 2024

Portugal name match-23 for historic Bloem Test
Portugal coach Simon Mannix has made a few changes to his team that beat Namibia in Windhoek last weekend for their highly-anticipated Test against the Springboks in Bloemfontein on Saturday, with Tomas Appleton named as captain of the visiting side.

Team announcement, July 17, 2024

Injury-enforced changes to Junior Bok match-23
Wandile Mlaba, who was called up to the Junior Springbok squad earlier this week, is set to make his SA U20 debut off the bench in Friday’s final encounter of the World Rugby U20 Championship against Wales in Cape Town.

News, July 17, 2024

Erasmus cuts Bok squad before Portugal Test
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus reduced his squad from 41 to 25 players for the Portugal Test after the expanded squad wrapped up their main preparations for the closing match of the Castle Lager Incoming Series.

Interview, July 17, 2024

Soyizwapi: We give ourselves a chance to medal
Six months ago, the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris was the last thing on Siviwe Soyizwapi's mind as he was still recovering from a knee injury and the Springbok Sevens were tumbling out of the automatic qualification spots on the HSBC SVNS log.

News, July 17, 2024

RWC Trophy Blitz hits Bloem in historic Test week
Five members of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup squad – including local heroes Ox Nche and Cobus Reinach – will take the Webb Ellis Cup on its fourth stop of the RWC Trophy Blitz, at Loch Logan Mall in Bloemfontein on Thursday.

News, July 17, 2024

Match official appointments to 21 July 2024
Match official appointments for the next few days have been made with the July Test window coming to a close and the final round of playoff matches in the World Rugby U20 Championship taking place.

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