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21 September 2017 4:53 AM Lomax joins Highlanders a year early

Cape Town - New Zealand prop Tyrel Lomax will join the Highlanders from the Melbourne Rebels in 2018, a year earlier than originally expected. Two weeks ago, Lomax initially signed for the Otago outfit on a two-year-deal that would only begin in 2019 because he still had a year left on his contract with the Rebels. But in an apparent turnaround, the Rebels

17 September 2017 3:06 AM Israel Dagg's season appears over

Scans this week will confirm the extent of the damage to Dagg's troublesome knee that saw him sit out last night's 57-0 mauling of the Springboks in Albany. The 66 test veteran missed the first two Bledisloe Cup victories over the Wallabies due to this complaint. He then returned against the Pumas in New Plymouth last week, only for it to flare up again 9

16 September 2017 12:13 PM Israel Folau caps rollercoaster week with two tries in Wallabies Test win

ISRAEL Folau has capped a headline grabbing week by becoming the first Wallaby to score four doubles in a Test season. The codehopping superstar thrust himself into the centre of Australia’s same-sex marriage debate midweek by declaring on Twitter that he would vote ‘no’ to legalise gay unions as part of a nationwide postal survey. His enormous profile 1

16 September 2017 10:47 AM Shell-shocked Springboks need to rebound and quickly

AUCKLAND (Reuters) - A shell-shocked Springboks side have no choice but to pick themselves up for their final two Rugby Championship matches in South Africa after they were thumped 57-0 by New Zealand on Saturday, coach Allister Coetzee said. The world champions ran in eight tries at North Harbour Stadium, with Beauden Barrett converting seven and adding

16 September 2017 10:47 AM All Blacks humiliate South Africa 57-0

The Springboks succumbed to their worst defeat in their history, with the eight-try, 57-point losing margin surpassing the 57-15 loss in Durban last year.(SABC) The Springboks were blown away by the All Blacks in a forgettable first half as they went down to a record 57-0 defeat in the Rugby Championship at the North Harbour Stadium in Albany. The Boks, unbeaten 1

16 September 2017 10:47 AM Woeful Springboks crash to record defeat to All Blacks

CAPE TOWN – There was so much promise in the build-up to the game, with Allister Coetzee proud of the Springboks’ six-match unbeaten start to 2017. The coach said that there would a “reality check” after the Boks face the All Blacks, and they were left with no doubt as to how far behind the world champions they really are as they crashed to a record 2

14 September 2017 7:27 AM Dreyer to start at tighthead prop for Springboks

Ruan Dreyer has replaced fellow tight head prop Coenie Oosthuizen, who broke his arm in last week’s 23-23 draw with the Wallabies in Perth.(SABC) Lions prop Ruan Dreyer will make his second test appearance for South Africa against the All Blacks after coach Allister Coetzee made three changes to his side that faced Australia for the Rugby Championship 4

14 September 2017 7:27 AM Boks bury Durban ghost before All Blacks clash

Auckland - Twelve months after South Africa suffered their worst defeat on home soil, confidence has been restored with coach Allister Coetzee keen to write a new chapter against the All Blacks on Saturday. "The big thing is to make sure you put yourself in a position to get (the result) and we've really worked hard for this one," he said on Thursday 5

14 September 2017 6:32 AM Coetzee: Coaching Boks 'bloody challenging'

Cape Town - Allister Coetzee is beginning to look far more at home in his role as Springbok coach after a successful 2017 so far, but he still considers this to have been the toughest period of his rugby career. The knives were out after Coetzee and the Boks limped to just four wins from 12 in 2016, but in 2017 they have won five and drawn one and have moved 5

14 September 2017 2:55 AM Cricket star Shane Watson weighs into Israel Folau, same-sex marriage debate

CRICKET star Shane Watson has weighed in on Australia’s same-sex marriage debate as the fierce fallout from Israel Folau’s tweet continues to make headlines around the world. Watson tweeted a link to a Daily Telegraph story headlined ‘I nearly quit Wallabies for love,’ in which Folau reveals he almost walked away from Australian rugby to be with his New Zealand 7