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#South Africa

# south-africa - Saturday 28 September, 2019

South Africa rout Namibia 57-3 to get up and running
# Boks
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# Boks

South Africa rout Namibia 57-3 to get up and running

Sep 28th 2019, 1:00 PM 4,111 Views 1 Comment

The Boks lost on the opening weekend to New Zealand.

# south-africa - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Analysis: Stunning George Bridge try sums up the brilliance of the All Blacks
# Transition
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# Transition

Analysis: Stunning George Bridge try sums up the brilliance of the All Blacks

Sep 22nd 2019, 4:12 AM 11,288 Views 1 Comment

The Kiwis won the game in an incredible flurry of world-class transition play.

# south-africa - Saturday 21 September, 2019

All Blacks beat Boks in thriller to underline task awaiting Ireland in quarters
# Scintillating
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# Scintillating

All Blacks beat Boks in thriller to underline task awaiting Ireland in quarters

Sep 21st 2019, 12:44 PM 23,915 Views 68 Comments

Steve Hansen’s men won the game with a stunning flurry of points in the first half.

As it happened: New Zealand v South Africa, Rugby World Cup
# Minute-by-Minute
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# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: New Zealand v South Africa, Rugby World Cup

Sep 21st 2019, 10:15 AM 77,901 Views 52 Comments

Settle in as the defending champions open their campaign against the Springboks in Yokohama.

# south-africa - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Erasmus names unchanged Springbok side to take on New Zealand in World Cup opener
# RWC2019
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# RWC2019

Erasmus names unchanged Springbok side to take on New Zealand in World Cup opener

Sep 18th 2019, 7:56 AM 9,136 Views 6 Comments

Pool B begins with an absolute blockbuster.

# south-africa - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup
# Shredded
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# Shredded

'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup

Sep 17th 2019, 12:01 AM 33,887 Views 17 Comments

Faf de Klerk is enjoying the freedom Jacques Nienaber has given him in defence.

# south-africa - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Springboks prop expected to be fit for World Cup opener after injury scare
# RWC2019
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# RWC2019

Springboks prop expected to be fit for World Cup opener after injury scare

Sep 8th 2019, 11:16 AM 7,439 Views 0 Comments

Trevor Nyakane was forced off against Japan on Friday.

# south-africa - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Nkosi's two tries helps South Africa trump Argentina as countdown to World Cup continues From The42

Nkosi's two tries helps South Africa trump Argentina as countdown to World Cup continues

Aug 17th 2019, 6:36 PM 6,540 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old winger struck in each half for the Springboks on Saturday.

# south-africa - Monday 12 August, 2019

Kolisi poised for 'limited minutes' on South Africa return
# Strength To Strength
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# Strength To Strength

Kolisi poised for 'limited minutes' on South Africa return

Aug 12th 2019, 7:05 PM 5,908 Views 5 Comments

The Springbok captain missed out on the Rugby Championship win due to a knee injury, but is on track to boost his side in Japan.

# south-africa - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

5ft 7ins Kolbe shaping to be one of the biggest stars at the World Cup
# Hot Stepper
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# Hot Stepper

5ft 7ins Kolbe shaping to be one of the biggest stars at the World Cup

Jul 30th 2019, 7:30 PM 14,147 Views 6 Comments

The Toulouse man has been in sensational form this year.

# south-africa - Monday 29 July, 2019

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically
# Smarts
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# Smarts

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically

Jul 29th 2019, 1:59 PM 9,902 Views 10 Comments

The All Blacks thought they knew what was coming but Rassie Erasmus’ team changed the picture.

# south-africa - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Rassie Erasmus satisfied after 'lucky' Springboks deny All Blacks in Wellington
# Springboks
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# Springboks

Rassie Erasmus satisfied after 'lucky' Springboks deny All Blacks in Wellington

Jul 27th 2019, 6:09 PM 11,280 Views 9 Comments

South Africa’s director of rugby had mixed feelings after his side’s draw with New Zealand on Saturday.

Shoulder injury leaves All Blacks with World Cup concern for Retallick
# Blow
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# Blow

Shoulder injury leaves All Blacks with World Cup concern for Retallick

Jul 27th 2019, 1:52 PM 11,640 Views 12 Comments

New Zealand face an anxious wait for further updates on Brodie Retallick’s dislocated shoulder.

Last-gasp try earns Springboks dramatic draw against All Blacks in Wellington
# Sweet 16
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# Sweet 16

Last-gasp try earns Springboks dramatic draw against All Blacks in Wellington

Jul 27th 2019, 11:02 AM 15,884 Views 44 Comments

Herschel Jantjies pounced late in the game to snatch a share of the spoils for the visitors.

# south-africa - Monday 22 July, 2019

Rassie's Springboks make impressive start to underline Ireland's challenge
# World Cup Watch
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# World Cup Watch

Rassie's Springboks make impressive start to underline Ireland's challenge

Jul 22nd 2019, 2:11 PM 10,935 Views 17 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men could meet the Boks at the quarter-final stage of the World Cup.

# south-africa - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks
# Boks
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# Boks

Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks

Jul 20th 2019, 8:08 PM 15,606 Views 16 Comments

The Rugby Championship got underway in Johannesburg.

# south-africa - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit
# Over And Out
From The42
# Over And Out

Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit

Jul 7th 2019, 11:57 AM 9,568 Views 5 Comments

The Pharaohs last-16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations proved costly for Javier Aguirre and his staff.

# south-africa - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Hosts sent packing after late South Africa goal stuns Egypt in another AFCON upset
# No Mo
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# No Mo

Hosts sent packing after late South Africa goal stuns Egypt in another AFCON upset

Jul 6th 2019, 10:15 PM 8,288 Views 4 Comments

Thembinkosi Lorch scored the winner in the last-16 encounter.

# south-africa - Monday 24 June, 2019

Aston Villa star on target as Ivory Coast earn opening Africa Cup of Nations victory
# Good Start
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# Good Start

Aston Villa star on target as Ivory Coast earn opening Africa Cup of Nations victory

Jun 24th 2019, 6:35 PM 5,492 Views 2 Comments

Jonathan Kodjia’s second-half strike saw them edge to a 1-0 win over South Africa.

# south-africa - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig'
# Critical
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# Critical

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig'

Jun 18th 2019, 6:21 PM 2,259 Views 4 Comments

The South African is locked in a bitter dispute with the federation over their rule requiring her to artificially lower her testosterone to compete.

# south-africa - Thursday 13 June, 2019

China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16
# Wwc 2019
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# Wwc 2019

China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16

Jun 13th 2019, 10:37 PM 3,690 Views 4 Comments

Li Ying scored the only goal of the game in Paris.

# south-africa - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Gatland set to be named Lions head coach for the third time tomorrow
# Gats
From The42
# Gats

Gatland set to be named Lions head coach for the third time tomorrow

Jun 11th 2019, 10:02 AM 8,043 Views 26 Comments

The 2021 Tour is to South Africa.

# south-africa - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Pair of penalties give Spain comeback win over South Africa after Kgatlana cracker
# Roja Roll
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# Roja Roll

Pair of penalties give Spain comeback win over South Africa after Kgatlana cracker

Jun 8th 2019, 7:18 PM 4,084 Views 3 Comments

Jennifer Hermosa struck twice from the spot to deliver the win for Spain.

# south-africa - Friday 7 June, 2019

14 lions on the loose in South Africa after escape from national park
# 14 Lions
# 14 Lions

14 lions on the loose in South Africa after escape from national park

Jun 7th 2019, 2:37 PM 15,902 Views 22 Comments

The lions were spotted near Kruger National Park.

# south-africa - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Toddler killed by leopard in South African national park
# South Africa
# South Africa

Toddler killed by leopard in South African national park

Jun 6th 2019, 5:09 PM 41,240 Views 21 Comments

The two-year-old boy was the son of a staff member.

# south-africa - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger reassures fans after being attacked at event in South Africa
# Johannesburg
# Johannesburg

Arnold Schwarzenegger reassures fans after being attacked at event in South Africa

May 18th 2019, 7:34 PM 48,186 Views 34 Comments

The 71 year-old was kicked in the back during a sports event in Johannesburg.

# south-africa - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'It came as a shock because South African rugby is famous for second rows'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'It came as a shock because South African rugby is famous for second rows'

May 12th 2019, 10:00 AM 40,392 Views 4 Comments

26-year-old Jerry Sexton has earned a contract in the Pro14 with the Southern Kings.

# south-africa - Friday 10 May, 2019

Warren Gatland set to take charge of third Lions tour - report
# Lions 2021
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# Lions 2021

Warren Gatland set to take charge of third Lions tour - report

May 10th 2019, 9:01 AM 7,651 Views 27 Comments

The Wales boss is unbeaten against two southern hemisphere powerhouses, and now he looks set to take on South Africa..

# south-africa - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Semenya vows court decision won't hold her back
# Unbowed
From The42
# Unbowed

Semenya vows court decision won't hold her back

May 1st 2019, 7:40 PM 4,855 Views 3 Comments

The South African athlete has 30 days to appeal the decision, a challenge that would be heard by the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

# south-africa - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday

Apr 30th 2019, 6:32 PM 5,351 Views 7 Comments

The Olympic champion is fighting regulations imposed by the IAAF that compel hyperandrogenic athletes.

# south-africa - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row

Apr 24th 2019, 6:01 PM 12,287 Views 7 Comments

Lood de Jager is to leave the Bulls and join the Premiership side on a three-year contract.

# south-africa - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Warren Gatland set for 2021 Lions role - report
# Deja Vu
From The42
# Deja Vu

Warren Gatland set for 2021 Lions role - report

Apr 21st 2019, 4:38 PM 6,240 Views 11 Comments

A British newspaper says the board hoped to agree terms with the experienced New Zealander within a month.

# south-africa - Monday 15 April, 2019

Pro14 open to further expansion but Pumas and Griquas won't be joining
# Future
From The42
# Future

Pro14 open to further expansion but Pumas and Griquas won't be joining

Apr 15th 2019, 6:36 PM 13,167 Views 15 Comments

Adding two teams to make a Pro16 is one potential avenue for the league in the coming years.

# south-africa - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Poacher killed by elephant then eaten by lions in South Africa
# Africa
# Africa

Poacher killed by elephant then eaten by lions in South Africa

Apr 7th 2019, 12:30 PM 69,818 Views 145 Comments

Only the man’s skull and a pair of trousers were recovered.

# south-africa - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Former Springbok Lambie retires from rugby after succession of head injuries
# Health Concerns
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# Health Concerns

Former Springbok Lambie retires from rugby after succession of head injuries

Jan 19th 2019, 3:40 PM 8,102 Views 10 Comments

The 28-year-old suffered two serious collisions in the space of a year between 2016 and 2017.

# south-africa - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Three killed and over 600 injured after two passenger trains collide in South Africa
# Pretoria
# Pretoria

Three killed and over 600 injured after two passenger trains collide in South Africa

Jan 8th 2019, 7:50 PM 8,353 Views 0 Comments

Rail accidents are common in South Africa, with 495 people killed on the country’s railways in 2016-17.

# south-africa - Friday 14 December, 2018

Moynihan and O'Briain crash out of Alfred Dunhill Championship after disappointing second round
# Down And Out
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# Down And Out

Moynihan and O'Briain crash out of Alfred Dunhill Championship after disappointing second round

Dec 14th 2018, 6:46 PM 3,141 Views 1 Comment

American David Lipsky leads the way in South Africa.

# south-africa - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides
# Bull By The Horns
From The42
# Bull By The Horns

Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides

Dec 11th 2018, 4:11 PM 5,906 Views 10 Comments

‘We believe this is an approach that can work for South African rugby in its broadest sense.’

# south-africa - Monday 10 December, 2018

South Dublin County Council approves plan for apartment block beside park
# Sean Walsh Park
# Sean Walsh Park

South Dublin County Council approves plan for apartment block beside park

Dec 10th 2018, 7:25 PM 35,304 Views 39 Comments

The plans had prompted objections from some community workers.

Erasmus expects to leave Springbok head coach role after World Cup
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

Erasmus expects to leave Springbok head coach role after World Cup

Dec 10th 2018, 5:43 PM 13,346 Views 16 Comments

The former Munster boss will instead focus on his director of rugby duties with South Africa.