Rugby: Vermeulen announces he is off to Japan

Bruising Springbok loose forward, Duane Vermeulen has signed for Japanese Top League club the Kubota Spears. The 31-year-old was previously linked with a move back to South Africa, as well as Aviva Premiership side Bath, after his contract with French Top 14 outfit, Toulon expired at the end of the European season. However, Vermeulen will […]
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New Boks coach, Rassie Erasmus set to name his first Springbok squad in the coming week

The strongest indication yet of the direction the Springboks are headed under new coach, Rassie Erasmus is set to come to light this coming Saturday, as he will name his first squad since taking over the reins in March.
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Springbok Rugby News: Boks to play Wales without overseas-based players

Springbok coach, Rassie Erasmus will have to go into his first Test at the helm with a XV comprising of only players based in South Africa…………
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Rugby News:- SA Rugby ditch overseas-based player policy

The pool of players available to new Springbok coach, Rassie Erasmus has just increased drastically, as SA Rugby have made a change to its selection policy, regarding overseas-based players.
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The Blitzboks are back in action at the Singapore Sevens

The Blitzboks are back in action at the Singapore Sevens this weekend, looking to make up some lost ground and soothe the woes of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

After a disappointing outing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Blitzboks are back in action on the World Series Sevens circuit.
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Rugby News: Jake’s “racist” XV for Wales Test slammed by ex-Bok

Ollie believes Jake has good intentions, but he would be following a “racist policy”.

Former Springbok coach, Jake White has caused a bit a stir in rugby circle’s by suggesting that incumbent,………
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Springbok News: Erasmus will be allowed to break 30-Test rule for overseas players

Rassie Erasmus is getting a slightly easier ride than Allister Coetzee and will be allowed to pick players for the Springboks who are based overseas and do not meet the 30-Test rule.

Must be nice to be Rassie Erasmus. While strict rules were in place for his predecessor when it came to picking overseas players, Erasmus will be allowed to do so.
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Well Rassie Erasmus is set to pick his predecessors’ brains

Rassie is gathering all the intel he can as he undertakes the tough job of Springbok coach, even seeking pointers from his predecessors.

Rassie Erasmus is undertaking what’s arguably the most unforgiving job in world rugby, and it appears as if he is under
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Rassie Erasmus confirmed as Springbok coach

Cape Town – Rassie Erasmus will spearhead a streamlined but experienced Springbok management team until the end of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, SA Rugby confirmed on Wednesday, as the former Springbok captain will combine his Springbok coaching duties with his current role as director of rugby at SA Rugby.

The 45-year-old Erasmus takes over the national coaching duties from Allister Coetzee, who was in charge of the Boks during the past two years. His three assistant coaches will be Jacques Nienaber, Pieter de Villiers and Mzwandile Stick, while Aled Walters will join the management team as head of athletic performance.

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Rassie could involve overseas-based Boks in his plans for next year’s World Cup

We could see a return of the likes of Bismarck du Plessis back in the Bok setup as Rassie prepares for next year’s World Cup.

A number of players plying their trade outside the country could find themselves back in the reckoning for the Boks if director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is to get his way.

According to Rapport, Erasmus has held talks with a number of overseas-based players in a bid to involve them in the setup going into the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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