Junior Boks

Interview

Young Guns – getting schooled by the Boks

A year ago, some of the 16 young guns selected to join the two squads in the build-up to the Castle Lager Springbok Showdown were still at school or playing for the Junior Boks, but this week they had the opportunity to learn and experience first-hand from a number of Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks and coaches.

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Young Guns named for dream Green and Gold Week

Sixteen rising South African rugby talents have been named to join the Springbok Green and Gold squads for a training week in preparation for next Saturday’s Castle Lager Springbok Showdown.

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Productive EPD webinar series wraps up

Junior Springbok assistant coach Bafana Nhleko and his SA Schools counterparts wrapped up a productive series of Elite Player Development (EPD) webinars with schools coaches from across the country last Friday.

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EPD programme makes big strides during lockdown

The SA Rugby Elite Player Development (EPD) programme continues to make big strides in identifying and grooming the top junior talent in the country – despite the lockdown – by engaging with provincial coaches and the players using series of communications methods.

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Cancellation of World Rugby U20 Champs necessary

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux said on Friday that while the cancellation of the World Rugby U20 Championship and the Junior Springboks’ warm-up matches was disappointing, these steps were necessary to assist in countering the COVID-19 pandemic.