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Highveld holds few fears for Beale, Wallabies

The old-school fitness camp the Wallabies suffered through is set to pay huge dividends as they return to Bloemfontein, the scene of Kurtley Beale's match-winning penalty from 2010.

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2dKweséESPN reporter

Currie Cup: Sharks, WP claim comfortable wins

The Sharks and Western Province walked away with victories in Saturday's Currie Cup matches, beating the Blue Bulls and Griquas, respectively, in two contrasting matches.

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4dESPN Staff

Super Rugby brings back local derbies

Local derbies are back on the agenda in Super Rugby in 2018 after SANZAAR unveiled its draw for the revised 15-team competition.

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5dESPN Staff

France find extra £30m for World Cup bid

France's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup is to include a £150 million fee to World Rugby, £30m more than the amount required

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9dAAP

All Blacks humiliate Springboks in record win

All Blacks boss Steve Hansen has labelled his side's defensive display in their 57-0 obliteration of South Africa on Saturday as the best of his six-year tenure.

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10dNick Bewley

Exclusive: Bryan Habana uncertain of Springbok future

Springboks legend Bryan Habana says he can look back on his international career and be 'unbelievably proud' if he doesn't add to his 124 appearances for South Africa.

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12dGreg Growden

Growden's early rugby Christmas wish list

If it is going to take until December to wheel out a new ARU chief, then we might as well get in our Christmas gift suggestions early, as oodles of time is clearly required for anything to be achieved or secured at St Leonards -- Greg Growden writes.

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13dJohn Goliath, KweséESPN

Preview: All Blacks vs Springboks

Is the Springboks versus the All Blacks still one of the marquee clashes in rugby? At face value yes, but recent stats suggest that this great sports rivalry has been rather one-sided since 2010.

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16dJohn Goliath, KweséESPN

Pieter-Steph back with a bang

KweséESPN rates the Springboks' performance after their 23-23 draw against Australia in Perth.

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16dAAP

Wallabies cough up lead in draw with SA

The Sea of Blue turned out in their droves as the Wallabies fought out an enthralling 23-23 draw with South Africa in Saturday night's Rugby Championship Test in Perth.

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18dAAP

DHP's season over; Wallabies change four

Dane Haylett-Petty's miserable week has taken another turn for the worse after the Wallabies winger was ruled out for the rest of the year with a biceps injury.

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18dSam Bruce

Resurgent Springboks a real challenge for Wallabies

Australia's Test with South Africa is full of intrigue, both on and off the field. Rugby in Western Australia has endured a torrid week, and so too could the Wallabies if they again front with a leaky defence and shaky scrum. Full preview here!

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18dSam Bruce and John Goliath

How are Rugby Championship teams faring?

The Rugby Championship resumes this weekend with the All Blacks and Springboks looking to continue their unbeaten start to the tournament. But how are they, and the Wallabies and Pumas, really travelling?

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19dGreg Growden

Victim act is getting old, Wallabies - Growden

How the Wallabies perform against the Springboks in Perth will determine whether they learnt anything from another failed Bledisloe Cup campaign or remain in denial. The victim act is unbecoming and old -- Greg Growden writes.

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24dAAP

Moore to miss Springboks Test

Wallabies hooker Stephen Moore will miss next week's Test against South Africa in Perth to remain at home in Brisbane for the birth of his third child.

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27d

Three changes to Springbok squad

Experienced flyhalf Handré Pollard, scrumhalf Ross Cronje and utility-back Dillyn Leyds have been included in the Springbok squad for the Australasian leg of the Rugby Championship.

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41dMartyn Thomas

'If you don't take risks you don't know'

Warren Abrahams arrived in England in 2007 without a plan, but has worked his way into the coaching teams at both Harlequins and England Sevens.

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35dNick Said, KweséESPN‏

Former Bok Spies calls time on rugby career

Former South Africa international Pierre Spies has announced his retirement from rugby, bringing to an end an injury-plagued career that never quite lived up to its potential.

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39dHuw Richards

Rugby Championship by the numbers

As Season 22 of the Southern Hemisphere competition begins, here is the Rugby Championship (and its Tri-Nations predecessor) in numbers.

2015 RankingsRugby World Cup

  • SA2nd
    TRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 25 Tries Scored
    NZ1st
    23
    25
  • SA2nd
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 125 Points Difference
    NZ1st
    120
    125