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Boks' stunning revival makes them World Cup contenders

11 Sep 2019

CAPE TOWN South Africa's superb revival over the past 15 months has taken them from one of their lowest ever periods to genuine Rugby World Cup contenders as they chase a third global title in Japan.

Precise Pollard holds the key to World Cup success for Boks

11 Sep 2019

CAPE TOWN If South Africa are to hear the sweet sounds of success at the Rugby World Cup in Japan, then the conductor of their orchestra is undoubtedly flyhalf Handre Pollard, who just a few years ago wondered if he would ever play again.

Master planner Erasmus will have Boks firing for World Cup

11 Sep 2019

CAPE TOWN Rassie Erasmus' reputation as a methodical coach with an eye on innovation is well-founded as he leads a resurgence in fortunes for South Africa that has elevated them to among the favourites to lift the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Rugby-Precise Pollard holds the key to World Cup success for Boks

11 Sep 2019

CAPE TOWN, Sept 11 If South Africa are to hear the sweet sounds of success at the Rugby World Cup in Japan, then the conductor of their orchestra is undoubtedly flyhalf Handre Pollard, who just a few years ago wondered if he would ever play again.

Rugby-Master planner Erasmus will have Boks firing for World Cup

11 Sep 2019

CAPE TOWN, Sept 11 Rassie Erasmus' reputation as a methodical coach with an eye on innovation is well-founded as he leads a resurgence in fortunes for South Africa that has elevated them to among the favourites to lift the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Erasmus believes planning, execution and luck can win the World Cup

28 Aug 2019

JOHANNESBURG South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus believes his side's fate at the Rugby World Cup in Japan could be decided by fine margins such as the bounce of a ball, a missed tackle or a refereing decision.

Kolisi wants to be beacon of hope for new generation of Boks

27 Aug 2019

JOHANNESBURG Springboks captain Siya Kolisi carries not only the weight of an expectant nation as he leads South Africa into the Rugby World Cup in Japan but also the hopes of millions of youngsters who dream of using sport to break the cycle of poverty.

Boks have devised 'right system' for World Cup, says Jantjies

19 Aug 2019

PRETORIA Flyhalf Elton Jantjies praised the plans of coach Rassie Erasmus and said South Africa have developed the right systems to be successful at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Rugby - Instinct drives electric wing Nkosi as he makes big Bok statement

18 Aug 2019

PRETORIA South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus challenged his players to seize their World Cup chance ahead of Saturday's test against Argentina at Loftus Versfeld, and wing S'busiso Nkosi rose to the occasion.

Dazzling Nkosi seals victory for lacklustre Boks over Argentina

17 Aug 2019

PRETORIA Wing S'busiso Nkosi scored two excellent solo tries as much-changed South Africa survived a massive scare at home to see off Argentina with a 24-18 victory in their one-off test at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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