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Erasmus to tour with Springboks as misconduct hearing looms
# Rassie Takes Erasmus
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# Rassie Takes Erasmus

Erasmus to tour with Springboks as misconduct hearing looms

Wed 4:46 PM 3,310 Views 0 Comments

Erasmus faces a misconduct hearing the day before his side’s first game in Cardiff.

Springboks call up 'talented' Stormers captain to replace Snyman for northern hemisphere Tests
# Lock And Load
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# Lock And Load

Springboks call up 'talented' Stormers captain to replace Snyman for northern hemisphere Tests

Oct 19th 2021, 11:58 AM 5,499 Views 4 Comments

Several big names are absent through injury.

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South Africa-born back-row Dylan Richardson named in Scotland training squad

Oct 13th 2021, 6:32 PM 3,237 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old qualifies through his Edinburgh-born father.

'I never thought I would play in Thomond Park. It was just awesome'
# Hotshot
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# Hotshot

'I never thought I would play in Thomond Park. It was just awesome'

Oct 7th 2021, 7:30 PM 20,968 Views 20 Comments

21-year-old Evan Roos is a major prospect for South African rugby.

New Zealand pip South Africa in 100th Test to claim Rugby Championship
# Nailbiter
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# Nailbiter

New Zealand pip South Africa in 100th Test to claim Rugby Championship

Sep 25th 2021, 10:48 AM 9,221 Views 1 Comment

The unbeaten All Blacks now have an unassailable lead in the Rugby Championship with one round remaining.

Iain Henderson criticises Lions tactics and claims team was not selected on form
# Tour Review
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# Tour Review

Iain Henderson criticises Lions tactics and claims team was not selected on form

Updated Sep 23rd 2021, 3:56 PM 29,933 Views 14 Comments

Warren Gatland’s British and Irish Lions were beaten 2-1 by world champions South Africa this summer.

Three young children from South Africa allegedly murdered in New Zealand
# Timaru
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# Timaru

Three young children from South Africa allegedly murdered in New Zealand

Sep 17th 2021, 8:17 AM 32,235 Views 0 Comments

A woman found at the address is in a stable condition.

Quade Cooper the last-gasp hero as Australia topple the world champions
# Big Drama Show
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# Big Drama Show

Quade Cooper the last-gasp hero as Australia topple the world champions

Sep 12th 2021, 1:47 PM 14,641 Views 1 Comment

A fairytale Wallabies return for the 33-year-old, who held his nerve to convert the decisive kick.

Losing the Lions would be 'a travesty,' says four-time tourist Jones
# Awj
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# Awj

Losing the Lions would be 'a travesty,' says four-time tourist Jones

Aug 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 16,630 Views 23 Comments

The Welshman believes the touring team is a special part of rugby.

Munster's Snyman to re-join Springboks for the Rugby Championship
# Heading Home
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# Heading Home

Munster's Snyman to re-join Springboks for the Rugby Championship

Aug 8th 2021, 7:19 PM 25,274 Views 21 Comments

The towering second row hasn’t played since August 2020.

'From a South African fan point of view, Rassie can do no wrong'
# The Boss
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# The Boss

'From a South African fan point of view, Rassie can do no wrong'

Aug 5th 2021, 4:22 PM 12,884 Views 15 Comments

The Springboks director of rugby was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

Brilliant second half from Boks takes Lions series into deciding third Test
# Brutal Battle
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# Brutal Battle

Brilliant second half from Boks takes Lions series into deciding third Test

Jul 31st 2021, 7:15 PM 19,916 Views 53 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ men were dominant after the break to secure a deserved win.

Disappointment for Ireland 7s in defeat to South Africa on Olympics debut
# Second Best
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# Second Best

Disappointment for Ireland 7s in defeat to South Africa on Olympics debut

Jul 26th 2021, 3:37 AM 14,866 Views 10 Comments

Gavin Mullin and Terry Kennedy scored tries in a 33-14 loss in Tokyo.

Ireland well beaten by South Africa in third T20 international
# Outclassed
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# Outclassed

Ireland well beaten by South Africa in third T20 international

Jul 24th 2021, 8:24 PM 2,478 Views 3 Comments

An opening stand of 127 left Ireland with a mountain to climb in final game of the series.

Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory
# One Up
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# One Up

Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory

Jul 24th 2021, 7:02 PM 48,135 Views 55 Comments

The Boks led 12-3 at the break but the tourists were outstanding in the second half.

Irish women's hockey team make winning start to first-ever Olympic campaign
# Green Army
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# Green Army

Irish women's hockey team make winning start to first-ever Olympic campaign

Jul 24th 2021, 2:55 PM 38,922 Views 28 Comments

Róisín Upton and Sarah Torrans scored the goals against South Africa.

'It's an absolute miracle we've got to this point' - a South African take on the Lions tour
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# Springboks

'It's an absolute miracle we've got to this point' - a South African take on the Lions tour

Updated Jul 22nd 2021, 10:48 PM 13,909 Views 1 Comment

Pretoria-based journalist Brenden Nel speaks to Gavan Casey and Ciaran Kennedy ahead of Saturday’s first Test on the latest episode of The Punt.

South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland
# Cricket
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# Cricket

South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:05 PM 1,835 Views 0 Comments

David Miller’s unbeaten 50 paved the way for South Africa to take a an unassailable 2-0 lead in a three-match series.

South African firm to make the first Pfizer Covid vaccines in Africa next year
# Covax
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# Covax

South African firm to make the first Pfizer Covid vaccines in Africa next year

Jul 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 12,933 Views 8 Comments

Production will begin in 2022 and doses will be distributed among Africa’s 54 countries.

South Africa square Ireland ODI series with 70-run win at Malahide
# Level Pegging
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# Level Pegging

South Africa square Ireland ODI series with 70-run win at Malahide

Jul 16th 2021, 7:16 PM 2,097 Views 0 Comments

Ireland were eyeing their first ODI campaign success against a top-eight nation after a 43-run win on Tuesday put them 1-0 up following a washed out opener.

Gatland: 'We can go into the Test series with a lot of confidence'
# Gats
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# Gats

Gatland: 'We can go into the Test series with a lot of confidence'

Jul 14th 2021, 10:28 PM 7,622 Views 2 Comments

The Lions head coach was pleased with his team’s display despite defeat to South Africa A.

Why is South Africa facing its worst level of unrest since the 1990s?
# Explainer
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# Explainer

Why is South Africa facing its worst level of unrest since the 1990s?

Jul 14th 2021, 6:17 PM 25,670 Views 23 Comments

At least 72 people have died and over 1,200 have been arrested.

At least 72 now dead in South Africa rioting after Zuma jailing, with over 1,200 arrested
# South Africa
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# South Africa

At least 72 now dead in South Africa rioting after Zuma jailing, with over 1,200 arrested

Jul 14th 2021, 7:15 AM 11,811 Views 2 Comments

Many of the deaths were caused by stampedes of people when shops were being looted.

Death toll rises to 32 in South Africa as rioting and looting continues
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# South Africa

Death toll rises to 32 in South Africa as rioting and looting continues

Jul 13th 2021, 3:25 PM 15,487 Views 12 Comments

Riots began last week following the imprisonment of former president Jacob Zuma.

Alun Wyn Jones set for stunning Lions return after 'remarkable recovery'
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Alun Wyn Jones set for stunning Lions return after 'remarkable recovery'

Updated Jul 12th 2021, 3:40 PM 42,731 Views 13 Comments

The 35-year-old is back in full training with Wales.

Six dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma
# South Africa
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# South Africa

Six dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma

Jul 12th 2021, 2:31 PM 11,375 Views 3 Comments

Police said shops and businesses have been looted and vandalised.

Rain mars fascinating encounter after Ireland lay strong platform against South Africa at Malahide
# Rained Off
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# Rained Off

Rain mars fascinating encounter after Ireland lay strong platform against South Africa at Malahide

Jul 11th 2021, 6:36 PM 3,641 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Balbirnie and William Porterfield led the way with the bat in the first game of the DafaNews ODI Series.

Ireland's Kelleher in line to join Gatland's Lions squad in South Africa
# Addition
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# Addition

Ireland's Kelleher in line to join Gatland's Lions squad in South Africa

Updated Jul 11th 2021, 11:42 AM 60,858 Views 19 Comments

The 23-year-old hooker is in line to link up with the tourists.

Lions tour moves to Cape Town as Springboks struggle with Covid outbreak
# Travel Day
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# Travel Day

Lions tour moves to Cape Town as Springboks struggle with Covid outbreak

Jul 11th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,558 Views 5 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men will leave five of their party behind in Johannesburg.

Much-changed Lions aim to make best of the rematch nobody wanted
# Backing Up
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# Backing Up

Much-changed Lions aim to make best of the rematch nobody wanted

Jul 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 5,010 Views 3 Comments

Yesterday’s negative PCR results were a great relief to the Lions camp.

Lions player who was positive for Covid yesterday returns negative result today
# Boost
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# Boost

Lions player who was positive for Covid yesterday returns negative result today

Jul 8th 2021, 4:37 PM 9,172 Views 8 Comments

The tourists’ MD confirmed that some members of the set-up had opted against vaccination.

Lions to play the Sharks for second time on Saturday in Pretoria
# Rematch
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# Rematch

Lions to play the Sharks for second time on Saturday in Pretoria

Jul 8th 2021, 2:45 PM 7,601 Views 6 Comments

The tourists have more PCR testing today and tomorrow.

Former South African leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term
# Contempt Of Court
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# Contempt Of Court

Former South African leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term

Jul 8th 2021, 7:52 AM 12,577 Views 4 Comments

Zuma decided to hand himself over to authorities to obey the order from the country’s highest court.

Ireland's Iain Henderson to captain the Lions in clash with the Sharks
# Team News
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# Team News

Ireland's Iain Henderson to captain the Lions in clash with the Sharks

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 11:50 AM 26,917 Views 33 Comments

The 29-year-old Ulsterman will lead a completely changed starting XV on Wednesday.

Debutant Fassi scores as world champions South Africa make winning return
# Test Rugby
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# Test Rugby

Debutant Fassi scores as world champions South Africa make winning return

Jul 2nd 2021, 8:19 PM 8,528 Views 3 Comments

The Springboks walloped Georgia on their Test return ahead of the Lions series.

Stuart Hogg captains Lions as Finn Russell gets shot at out-half
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Stuart Hogg captains Lions as Finn Russell gets shot at out-half

Jul 1st 2021, 10:31 AM 31,757 Views 24 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men face the Golden Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.

'The narrative in 1995 was that it was the victory that united a nation...it did no such thing'
# BTL
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# BTL

'The narrative in 1995 was that it was the victory that united a nation...it did no such thing'

Updated Jun 29th 2021, 3:08 PM 17,108 Views 11 Comments

Tom English is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines, and he discusses the dysfunction that engulfed South African rugby shortly after winning the World Cup in 1995.

South Africa bans alcohol sales to fight country's latest Covid-19 surge
# Restrictions
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# Restrictions

South Africa bans alcohol sales to fight country's latest Covid-19 surge

Jun 28th 2021, 9:32 AM 23,774 Views 30 Comments

President Ramaphosa banned gatherings, alcohol sales and sit-down meals in the move.

Leinster academy boss McNamara set for move to South Africa's Sharks
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Leinster academy boss McNamara set for move to South Africa's Sharks

Jun 23rd 2021, 11:45 AM 17,962 Views 21 Comments

The former Ireland U20s head coach will be part of the United Rugby Championship next season.

O'Driscoll and Quinlan on analysis as Newstalk secure radio rights for Lions Test Series
# OTB Sports
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# OTB Sports

O'Driscoll and Quinlan on analysis as Newstalk secure radio rights for Lions Test Series

Jun 22nd 2021, 3:54 PM 5,905 Views 3 Comments

The coverage begins with this weekend’s warm-up game against Japan at Murrayfield.

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