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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# boks

Last year
# Report
France lay down Rugby World Cup marker with South Africa win
The Springboks fell to another defeat after Ireland came out on top in Dublin last week.
# Showdown
'This is a massive Test for us' - Boks arrive in Dublin ahead of Ireland clash
Sbu Nkosi and Marco van Staden have been left at home due to injuries.
# Report
South Africa beat Argentina to top Rugby Championship
The Boks ran out 36-20 winners in Buenos Aires.
# boks
South Africa make eight changes for second Wallabies Test
The Springboks head into the clash on Saturday in Sydney after back-to-back defeats.
All time
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Pollard kicks South Africa top of Rugby Championship with win over Argentina
Ill discipline cost the Pumas dearly as they had forwards Rodrigo Bruni and Tomas Lavanini yellow carded.
Lions and Springboks will name teams tomorrow ahead of second Test
Both camps will have weighed up changes to their starting XVs.
# Back in action
Springboks name three new caps as Lions warm-up begins with Georgia clash
The World Cup winners haven’t played a Test match in 19 months.
# slugfest
Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England
The second semi-final in Yokohama promises to be a brutally physical affair.
# Absent
Blow for the Boks as Cheslin Kolbe ruled out of World Cup semi-final
The prolific 23-year-old Sbu Nkosi comes onto the right wing for the clash with Wales.
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Reinach sets World Cup hat-trick record as Springboks thrash Canada
South Africa ran in 10 tries, including the scrum-half’s 11-minute treble.
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South Africa rout Namibia 57-3 to get up and running
The Boks lost on the opening weekend to New Zealand.
# boks
Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks
The Rugby Championship got underway in Johannesburg.
# Comeback
Ulster's Coetzee returns to Springboks 23 for first time in four years
The powerful back row has been named on the bench for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with Australia.
# exodus
Springboks 10 Pollard signs for Montpellier as Steyn returns to Bulls
Meanwhile, Sale Sharks have added more South Africans to their squad for next season.
# splash zone
Chris Ashton set to end four-year England exile as Tuilagi pulls out
The powerful centre has a groin complaint, but is expected to be fit for the Test against New Zealand next week.
# boks
Coetzee defends ill-disciplined Springboks after Dublin hammering
The Springboks slumped to a record 38-3 defeat to Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.
# veni vidi vici
Forza O'Shea! Italy dig deep to stun Springboks
Tries from Habana and DeAllende inside the first 16 minutes were not enough of a cushion for a shabby South Africa outfit.
# late winner
Last-gasp Whiteley try gives Boks victory in thriller against Pumas
Allister Coetzee’s side got their Rugby Championship off to a winning start.
# director
Erasmus moulding new role to suit 'what's best for Munster'
The South African also talks about his first time encountering the province.
# Homeward Bound
My kind of town: Iain Henderson turns focus to shocking the All Blacks
The sides meet in Chicago and Dublin in November.
# boks it off
Schmidt 'utterly confident' Ireland have the energy to end long season with series win
The Kiwi says his players are always motivated and won’t need reminding before Saturday’s deciding third Test.
# tour de force
"I think I've won Joe over" - Craig Gilroy ready to take chance against Boks
The Ulsterman’s in line to win his eighth cap this evening.
# boks
Ireland start second half as they mean to go on with Conor Murray try
The 14-man visitors are on the front foot.
# Homecoming
'I like the niggly stuff' - Stander ready to be Springboks' target
The 26-year-old is aware there will be extra focus on him in South Africa.
# Matt Finish
Healy believes he needs big finish to season to make Irish squad for South Africa
The first priority is helping Connacht into a first ever Pro12 semi-final.
# Comeback
An old familiar face is back in the Springboks team to face the All Blacks
Heinrich Brüssow is set for his first South Africa start since 2011.
# bakkies home
Pienaar and 'Boks up against Botha and 7 more Toulon stars in World XV
South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named an experimental midfield including the exciting 21-year-old Jesse Kriel.
# boks
Jean De Villiers is facing a real fight to be fit for the World Cup next year
The former Munster man suffered a horrific looking knee injury in Cardiff.
# boks
Major blow for South Africa as du Preez ruled out of Rugby Championship
Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar may step into the number nine jersey in the 32-year-old’s absence.
# Analysis
Willie le Roux's attacking flair adds another layer to fearsome 'Boks
The 24-year-old Cheetahs fullback showed off his kicking, evasion and fielding skills in Durban last weekend.
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South Africa overpower star-studded World XV in Cape Town
The Springboks produced two superb maul tries in a dominant second-half performance.
# transition
Former 7s star Hendricks set for 'Boks debut as Bakkies and Matfield reunite
Head coach Heyneke Meyer has named a starting team featuring 762 Test caps to face the ‘World XV’.
# domination
Springboks utterly dominant in victory over Scotland
Heyneke Meyer’s men displayed their power and finishing ability in a 28-0 win at Murrayfield.
# experience
Springboks name back-line with 447 caps
Jaque Fourie and JP Pietersen return to the starting team for the clash with Wales
# seconds
Strauss double ensures another Springbok win
South Africa took another celtic scalp on their November tour, a 21-10 victory over Scotland in Murrayfield.
# Comeback
Guinness Series: De Villiers highlights 14-man defensive effort as key to beating Ireland
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer revealed that a harsh exchange of words in the dressing room at half-time sparked a fightback.
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Patrick Lambie to start for Springboks against Ireland
Heyneke Meyer has named his side for the Aviva Stadium clash.
Guinness Series: Jean de Villiers eager to pile on the misery for old Munster friends
The Springbok captain is set to take on Keith Earls in the centre of the park on Saturday.
# boks
Opinion: South Africa power game too strong for Ireland
Former Leinster man Emmet O’Raferty reckons Declan Kidney and his side are in for a long day at the office this weekend in Dublin.
# love eight
Guinness Series: Heaslip ready to mix it with the 'big boys' from South Africa
‘Make no bones about it, they’re big boys and they come at you hard,” declared the Leinster forward.