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Gripping battle for last final berth in Women’s IPL

The battle for the remaining final berth in the A Section of the SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial Competition is set to come down to the wire on Saturday as four teams eye a place in the grand finale of the competition against Western Province on 7 September.

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Griffons, EP to host U20 Championship semi-finals

The Down Touch Griffons and Eastern Province will host the semi-finals of the SA Rugby U20 Championship in Welkom and Despatch respectively on Saturday after emerging as the top sides in the competition following the conclusion of the pool stages.

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Parisse to captain Italy at his fifth RWC

Experienced No 8 Sergio Parisse has been named as captain of Italy for the Rugby World Cup in Japan, what will be his fifth appearance at the four-yearly global showpiece.

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RWC 2019 set for broadcast innovation and records

With one month to go until Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, Asia’s first tournament will set new standards in rugby broadcast production, providing a record global footprint and attracting new fans and showcasing the sport in higher quality than ever before.

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Namibia to hold high intensity RWC camp in Durban

Phil Davies, Head Coach of the Namibian National Rugby Team, has split the preliminary 50-man training squad into two categories ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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Boks building steadily for Wallaby Test in Johannesburg

The third week of the Springbok training camp commenced in bright winter sunshine in the capital city of Pretoria on Monday morning, with just two more weeks to go before the Springboks kick off their 2019 Castle Lager Rugby Championship campaign.

Van Staden invited to Springbok training group in Pretoria

Springbok loose forward Marco van Staden of the Vodacom Bulls was on Monday added to the Springbok training group and will join the rest of the squad immediately at their preparation camp in Pretoria.

Springbok stars ask fans to get on their backs

Siya Kolisi, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Handre Pollard, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Faf de Klerk and their Springbok colleagues will be lacing up for rugby battle this year with pictures of thousands of Springbok fans on their backs thanks to the launch of a new campaign on Wednesday.

Springboks resume alignment activities in Pretoria

A group of twenty six players have gathered in Pretoria on Sunday for the next installment of the national alignment and conditioning camps as the Springboks continue with their preparations for the forthcoming international season.

Brumbies gallop over Cell C Sharks into semis

The Brumbies galloped to a 38-13 triumph over the Cell C Sharks on Saturday afternoon in Canberra to book a Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final clash with the Jaguares next weekend in Buenos Aires.