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  • VIDEO: Five worst Springbok Tests

    16 September 2017 10:47 AM 3

    CAPE TOWN – The appalling 57-0 capitulation by the Springboks against the All Blacks in Albany on Saturday is the worst ever defeat in the South Africans’ history. The record loss claims the No 1 spot ahead of the 53-3 disaster against England at Twickenham in 2002, where Jannes Labuschagne was red-carded for a late charge on Jonny Wilkinson. But the Boks and coach

  • Bok ratings: Eish, back to Stone Age

    16 September 2017 10:47 AM

    Cape Town – Many of us were slightly anxious … why wouldn’t you be against these All Blacks? We didn’t expect the apocalypse, though. Yet it came: the Springboks of September 16, 2017 are now unwanted owners of the heaviest defeat in scoreboard terms in the history of our national rugby side, courtesy of the 57-0 (try count 8-0) Castle Rugby Championship

  • Shell-shocked Springboks need to rebound and quickly

    16 September 2017 10:47 AM

    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

  • All Blacks humiliate South Africa 57-0

    16 September 2017 10:47 AM 1

    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

  • Boks blackwashed to worst defeat in 111-year history

    16 September 2017 10:47 AM

    This while the Boks fell short of some embarrassingly easy tackles. Raymond Rhule had a forgettable defensive night with six missed tackles in the first half alone. Malcolm Marx's lineout throwing was abysmal and explained why the Boks had no go-forward from the lineout. The set-pieces deteriorated further in the second half as Milner-Skudder added his second

  • Coetzee: I won't say it was a horror movie, but ..

    16 September 2017 10:47 AM 1

    Auckland - The All Blacks produced their best display of the year to trounce South Africa by a record 57-0 and take a firm grip on the Rugby Championship in Albany on Saturday. The eight-try victory surpassed the All Blacks previous best 57-15 win in Durban last year and it was South Africa's heaviest defeat, eclipsing their 53-3 loss to England at Twickenham

  • Woeful Springboks crash to record defeat to All Blacks

    16 September 2017 10:47 AM 2

    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

  • All Blacks pulverise Springboks

    16 September 2017 10:13 AM 1

    The All Blacks have smashed South Africa 57-0 in Albany, scoring an unanswered eight tries and running amok. The All Blacks have pummelled South Africa 57-0 in Saturday's Rugby Championship Test. The world champions cleaned the floor with the Springboks in Albany, running in eight unanswered tries and playing with the attacking brilliance they were known

  • All Blacks thrash Springboks by record margin

    16 September 2017 9:33 AM 2

    This All Blacks team is certainly on to something. They'd hinted as much in the last few weeks but for the first time this year, they delivered the package they were after. They put together a performance that will probably sit somewhere close to being the blueprint they want to use for the rest of the season and possibly beyond. And for good reason

  • Bumbling Boks suffer worst Test defeat

    16 September 2017 9:33 AM

    Cape Town - The Springbok class of 2017 etched their names in rugby's history books for all the wrong reasons on Saturday. Coach Allister Coetzee, already with the dubious honour of presiding over the worst year in Springbok history in 2016 when the team won 4 from 12 Tests, once again found himself searching for answers after the world champion All Blacks