Let’s have a look at 5 key points from the Springboks’ defeat to Wales

My word the South Africa/Wales game was a tough match to watch. In what was a half-baked occasion with many rightly criticizing World Rugby for putting this fixture in, the game was not a good spectacle for international rugby, despite the best efforts of Washington DC to put on a show.
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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: 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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Jake White urges Rassie Erasmus to be racist and pick black players against Wales

Former Springboks coach, Jake White feels the upcoming once-off Test against Wales is the perfect opportunity for the side’s new mentor, Rassie Erasmus to signal a commitment to transformation.

The Boks take on the Dragons in a historical match, that will be played at Washington DC on 2 June, a week before they are set to take on world number two, England, in a three-match series.
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Springboks to kick off 2018 Rugby Championship against Argentina in Durban

Once again, the Boks will kick off their Rugby Championship campaign with back to back games against the Pumas.

The fixtures list for the 2018 Rugby Championship was revealed on Thursday, and the Springboks will kick off their campaign against Argentina at Kings Park in Durban.
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Springboks vs England – ticket prices and how to get them

Here’s what you need to know about tickets for the Springboks’ first Test against England.

Tickets for the Springboks’ first Test against England range from affordable to pretty expensive.
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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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Twelve SA rugby players who turned up for other countries

Many professional rugby players will tell you, the Springboks are a hard side to break into. A few players who are undoubtedly good enough for international rugby have finished their careers without ever earning a cap for the national side.

Some like Irish international, CJ Stander have opted to face up to their compatriots instead by pledging their allegiances elsewhere. Many have even gone as far as earning cult status for their adopted countries.
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Coetzee reveals his time is up in fiery letter sent to SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux

It’s now quite apparent that Allister Coetzee’s days as Springbok coach are numbered but, if he has anything to do with it, he is going down swinging.

Coetzee’s future has been a subject of much speculation following a rather unsatisfactory two seasons in charge of the national team with many expecting him to cop the sack after yet another disappointing year at the helm.
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