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Add the 2015 Super 15 schedule to your Outlook or other calendars automatically. Download ... Ou Grote Rugby Springbok Player Ratings vs All Blacks Willie le Roux 6.5 Sport24: 6.5 Rugby365: 6/10 NZ Herald: 7 Ou Grote: 6 Up and over he goes! @wjjleroux #homegroundadvantage #RSAvsNZL @absa @flysaa @bmw_sa ... SA Schools sides announced The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads for the Under-18 International Series against England, France, Wales and Italy in August, have been named. SA ... Springboks vs All Blacks team announced The Springbok team to face New Zealand for the 90th time shows eight changes from last week. Schalk Burger will captain the team from No ... Predictions Rugby Championship Round 2 and Internationals 24/07 17:00 Fiji v Samoa (Sacramento) Predictions Rob (Ou Grote): Fiji by 5 James (Ou Grote): Fiji by 9 Sportingbet: Fiji Bet.coza: Fiji Sportsbet: Fiji ... Springbok Player Ratings vs Wallabies 15. 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Supersport Some good injury news for Boks The Springboks produced an injury report that could finally start to put a smile on coach Heyneke Meyer’s face ahead of their last two games ... Was Richie's try legal? Much has been made of Richie McCaw’s try against the Springboks in their Castle Lager Rugby Championship match on Saturday, but the real question was ... Pocock savours prospect of McCaw clash Australian flanker David Pocock is relishing the prospect of facing All Blacks captain Richie McCaw again after two seasons wiped out by knee injuries. Louw out for three weeks Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer may be biting his nails as he waits for the latest injury list assessment, but there was at least a smattering ... Boks on rise, but let’s be realistic The Springboks have dominated enough of the two big matches played in the prelude to the Rugby World Cup to mark them down as genuine ... Sport24 Rugby Sport24.co.za | Force confirm Peter Grant signing The Western Force have officially confirmed the signing of former Stormers and Springbok flyhalf Peter Grant on a two-year deal. Sport24.co.za | Sithole: Exciting times at Sharks The Sharks are starting to feel the excitement as the Currie Cup looms, utility back S’Bura Sithole says. Sport24.co.za | Former All Black eyes 'Tahs move Troubled former All Black Zac Guildford says the Waratahs have offered him a contract for next season. Sport24.co.za | Lambie deserves a Bok start Rob Houwing recommends a start – at fullback – for Pat Lambie when the Springboks tackle Argentina shortly. Sport24.co.za | Boks bank on return of stalwarts The Boks could have Jean de Villiers, Fourie du Preez and Willem Alberts back for the Test against Argentina in Durban. Stuff NZ NZ gridiron coach Willy Munro to assist in United States A Hamilton man who lead a gridiron team to a national victory this year is about to fulfil his coaching dream in the United States, ... Jerry Collins' family fly to Canada to meet his orphaned baby daughter An emotional meeting awaits Jerry Collins’ parents and sister this week for their first visit to see his orphaned four-month-old baby, Ayla. Jean de Villiers poised for return to Springboks against Argentina Jean de Villiers is set to make his return for South Africa when they face Argentina in their final Rugby Championship test of the year ... Zac Guildford could step up to Super Rugby again, Hawke's Bay boss says Latest All Blacks Rugby Challenge game to adapt Sevens competition The next All Blacks Rugby Challenge game has been announced for a 2015 release, and will include the first-ever videogame adaptation of the Rugby Sevens. IOL Rugby Jean set to face Argentina Jean de Villiers is set to make his return for South Africa when they face Argentina in their final Rugby Championship Test. Boks can lift World Cup Jacques van der Westhuyzen is not as pessimistic about the Springboks’ chances at the World Cup as he was a few months ... Pocock relishing clash with McCaw Australia flanker David Pocock is relishing the prospect of facing All Blacks captain Richie McCaw again. ‘Jean’s a source of inspiration’ Damian de Allende believes Jean de Villiers would help any young player to reach his potential. World Cup? Boks can be confident Independent Media rugby writer Jacques van der Westhuyzen says the Boks can be confident going into World Cup. Sharksworld Comprehensive Bok injury update The Springbok medical team has assessed the injuries to players during the loss to New Zealand last week with news coming through that two of ... Kriel leads lions to PMB Jaco Kriel has been named captain of a large Lions squad of 29 to face the Sharks at Woodburn Stadium in a Currie Cup warm-up ... Two Sharks teams to get 40 each Gary Gold has confirmed that Friday night’s friendly against the Lions in Maritzburg will see a large group of players afforded game time, with the ... Sharks confirm two departures The Sharks have confirmed that Mouritz Botha and Conrad Hoffmann have been granted releases and will not feature in the upcoming Currie Cup campaign. Sharks ... Disappointing junior results Neither the Sharks under 19 nor the under 21 side managed to pull off victory against the visiting Free Staters at Kings Park on Friday ... Green and Gold Rugby Wednesday’s Rugby News Wednesday’s rugby news has Cheika slamming Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal, Waratahs to sign Zac Guildford, Pocock eyeing off Bledisloe challenge and Rob Simmons plays down injury. The post ... Video Proof: Hooper not guilty of punching Proof has come to hand that Michael Hooper is not guilty of punching Argentinian fly half Nicolas Sanchez and as such should be cleared by ... Rugby Podcast Episode 183: A strong bench strategy In our latest rugby podcast Matt, Hugh and Reg get together to discuss the Wallabies bonus-point victory over the Argentinians in Mendoza. Following their in-depth ... Queensland GPS R2: One Possession Game The season opener of 2014 pitted BBC against TSS, Terrace against BGS, Brisbane State High against Toowoomba, and Churchie against Ipswich. This year’s return fixtures were the ... Tuesday’s Rugby News Tuesday’s rugby news has the 2016 Rugby Championship schedule released, Michael Cheika supporting Quade Cooper, marquee players announced for NRC and Toulon sign Sireli Bobo. The post Rugby15 Queensland Rugby Union secures six more St.George Queensland Reds ahead of 2016 season Queensland Rugby Union has signed six more players to the St.George Queensland Reds squad ahead of the 2016 Super Rugby season. The announcement is headlined ... Mutual & Federal Premier Interschool Paarl Gimnasium v Paarl Boys’ High Mutual & Federal Premier Interschools is a series of 12 matches, which feature the highest profile and most traditional interschool rugby rivalries from South Africa’s ... Du Plessis and Louw out, but Springboks turn injury corner South Africa will be without Jannie du Plessis and Francois Louw when they face Argentina in Durban next Saturday, but the Springboks could have Jean ... SYDNEY RUGBY UNION FINALS FIXTURE – WEEK 1 Please see the below schedule for the first week of the Sydney Rugby Union Finals Series to be held on Saturday 1 August and Sunday ... HSBC and ARU announce shortlist for 2015 Volunteer of the Year Awards HSBC and the Australian Rugby Union are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2015 HSBC Volunteer of the Year, HSBC Lifetime Volunteer of the ... Sky Sports Thomas named Dragons captain Former Wales International Rhys Thomas has been named captain of Newport Gwent Dragons for the new season. Team of the week With the Rugby Championship now down to a decider between Australia and New Zealand, we take a look at which players out-performed their peers in ... World Cup expected to sell out The World Cup is on course to sell out, with England Rugby 2015 chairman Andy Cosslett confident every ticket will have been snapped up by ... De Villiers set to return South Africa skipper Jean de Villiers is set to make a return ahead of the Springboks’ final Rugby Championship Test against Argentina. Rugby study: No clear health risks A study funded by World Rugby has found no definitive links between rugby and long-term health problems. BBC Exeter ready for Bath and Gloucester Exeter hooker Jack Yeandle says the club will not take their pre-season tournament with Bath and Gloucester lightly. Concussion 'link to brain function' There could be a link between repeat concussion and brain function, the lead researcher of a new study funded by World Rugby says. Lee 'on course' for World Cup opener Wales and Scarlets prop Samson Lee is recovering “ahead of schedule” from injury and could be fit for the start of the World Cup. Dragons appoint Thomas as captain Former Wales hooker Rhys Thomas succeeds the retired Lee Byrne as Newport Gwent Dragons captain for 2015-16. Faletau move in WRU's hands - Ford Taulupe Faletau’s potential move to Bath is now in the hands of the Welsh Rugby Union, says Bath head coach Mike Ford. Sport.co.uk Cosslett eyeing World Cup sell out The World Cup is on track to sell out with England Rugby 2015 chairman Andy Cosslett confident that by the time the tournament kicks off ... Vermeulen boost for Springboks South Africa are confident of arriving at the World Cup with a clean bill of health despite being ravaged by injury during the Rugby Championship Cueto: Burgess to fill Tuilagi void Cross-code convert Sam Burgess is being pushed into a midfield role by England to cover for the absence of powerhouse Manu Tuilagi, according to McCaw earns New Zealand late win All-action skipper Richie McCaw snatched victory for New Zealand late on against South Africa after a pulsating spectacle in Johannesburg. Robinson backs Burgess to shine Sam Burgess has been sold the dream of winning the World Cup just like Jason Robinson was, and England’s most successful cross-code covert sees no The Independent England World Cup build-up: Stuart Lancaster unsure over World Cup squad cuts Stuart Lancaster has not decided how many players will be cut when England’s World Cup squad is reduced in the ... World Cup 2015: Late England call gives wings to Semesa Rokoduguni's dream The route from Fiji to Denver doesn’t normally pass through Pennyhill Park, but Semesa Rokoduguni will be glad of the ... Six Nations: BBC and ITV team up to take prevent Sky Sports and BT Sport from sealing annual championship broadcasting rights The television deal for the Six Nations is expected to be announced on Thursday afternoon with the BBC having teamed ... Samoa vs New Zealand match report: Dan Carter inspires All Blacks to historic victory against strong-willed Samoans Daniel Carter’s left boot underlined why the fly-half will be so valuable at this year’s World Cup when he slotted ... Mike Brown raring to go again after anxious wait over concussion Mike Brown, the England full-back, has said he “cannot wait” to return to full contact rugby after the longest enforced ... Sky Guiness Premiership Ford: Bath want Faletau Bath coach Mike Ford has confirmed he wants to sign Wales and Lions No 8 Toby Faletau. Positive reviews for Burgess Andy Farrell is pleased with the way Sam Burgess is performing as a centre during England’s training camp in Denver. Short signs for Exeter Exeter Chiefs have signed winger James Short from London Irish. Turner-Hall forced to retire Harlequins and England centre Jordan Turner-Hall has been forced to retire from rugby at the age of 27 due to injury. Melbourne sign Irish prop Melbourne Rebels have signed Irish prop Jamie Hagan to a two-year Super Rugby contract. The Telegraph Rugby World Cup 2015: RFU issues strict guidelines to England players on social media behaviour Exclusive: ‘Do not use abusive, indecent or insulting words and do not post when you are in a bad mood’, the 24 point guide warns ... Samoa count £400k cost of hosting New Zealand The cash-strapped governing body also fears that squad members may retire ahead of the World Cup Australia's Quade Cooper apologises for social media rant Australia fly-half Quade Cooper posted an expletive-laden response to being criticised for his display in win over Argentina Last chance for Rugby World Cup tickets Almost 100,000 extra tickets for this year’s Rugby World Cup will go on sale this week South Africa 20 New Zealand 27, match report: Richie McCaw inspires Ellis Park win after classic tie South Africa 20 New Zealand 27: All Blacks lay down World Cup marker with close-fought victory at Ellis Park Sky Heineken Cup Leinster grant Douglas release Leinster have released Australian forward Kane Douglas from his contract as he seeks to secure a place in the Wallabies World Cup squad. Davies: Recovery perfect so far Sky Sports columnist Jonathan Davies says his recovery from surgery so far has been the best he could have hoped for. Tough Champions draw for Toulon Defending champions Toulon have been drawn in a brutal pool with Bath, Leinster and Wasps in the 2015/16 Champions Cup. Humphreys rues missed chance Gloucester boss David Humphreys admitted it was a case of reflecting on what might have been after the Aviva Premiership club saw their hopes of ... A tough reality to endure Arriving home after losing the Champions Cup final was a tough reality to endure, says Sky Sports’ Jonathan Davies. Sky 6 Nations Ford: Bath want Faletau Bath coach Mike Ford has confirmed he wants to sign Wales and Lions No 8 Toby Faletau. Wilko: England strong at 10 Jonny Wilkinson feels some of England’s World Cup rivals would love to have the fly-half selection dilemma coach Stuart Lancaster is trying to solve. Schmidt signs Ireland extension Ireland have been handed a big boost ahead of the Rugby World Cup with the news head coach Joe Schmidt has signed a contract extension ... Jones ruled out of World Cup Wales prop Rhodri Jones is set to miss the World Cup after rupturing a pectoral muscle. Centre Scott mended and ready Scotland centre Matt Scott says his time away from the game has made him more determined ahead of the World Cup. Sky French Top 14 James suffers heart trouble Clermont fly-half Brock James will miss the start of the new Top 14 season due to a heart anomaly. Toulon may sue ARU over Cooper Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has confirmed he is considering suing the Australian Rugby Union for “millions” over Quade Cooper’s decision not to join the French ... Fearns leaving Bath for Lyon Bath have confirmed that back-row forward Carl Fearns is to join French club Lyon. Davies: Recovery perfect so far Sky Sports columnist Jonathan Davies says his recovery from surgery so far has been the best he could have hoped for. Montpellier sign No 8 Spies Montpellier have added another South African to their ranks with the signing of Springboks No 8 Pierre Spies.