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Smith's next step towards Boks

Juan Smith has moved closer to a possible recall for the Springboks after his French club Toulon released him along side Bryan Habana and Bakkies Botha.

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South Africa

Spies looks to the Far East

Pierre Spies is hoping to make a strong impact in 2015 as his final year in South Africa before contemplating a move to France or Japan.

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Rugby or life: Choose one

Rugby is life for many young players, the professional era offers them a career and earning potential, but what happens when rugby runs out?

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South Africa

Du Preez out for rest of the year

World Cup-winning Springbok scrumhalf Fourie du Preez will be sidelined for the remainder of the year.

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General Du Preez out of action

Scrumhalf general Fourie du Preez will miss the Springboks' entire Rugby Championship campaign due to an ankle injury.

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South Africa

Crumbling history

As time marches on a historic rugby relic slowly degrades into history

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Scotland

Bok defence sets the tone

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer reveals what his highlights were in an eight-try, 55-6, demolition of Scotland.

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South Africa

Fourie injury adds to Bok concerns

Fourie du Preez has been added to an alarmingly long list of injured Springbok players, ahead of the Rugby Championship

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Pollard: The roller coaster ride

Rookie Springbok flyhalf Handré Pollard spoke about the roller coaster ride he's been on in the past month.

How Scots will become 'competitive'

Scotland coach Vern Cotter said must they take to heart the lessons learnt from their 49-point drubbing at the hands of South Africa.

Pleasant headaches for Meyer

The impressive performance of a number of young stars against Scotland has given Heyneke Meyer some serious selection headaches.

Player ratings: Young guns

South Africa have blown the Scottish away as the young guns of South Africa impress and give the coach something to think about.

Player ratings: Steamrolled

The Scots have been brought crashing down after winning three games on tour by a powerful, young Springbok team.

Boks steamroll hapless Scots

The Springboks scored eight unanswered tries in an emphatic 55-6 demolition of a weakened Scotland side in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
 

Matfield's message: Show your worth

Victor Matfield has a simple message to all the rookies in the Springbok team: 'Show you deserve to be there!'

Will Boks 'finish' Scots off?

Scotland may be looking for some 'continuity' on their mid-year tour, but they are cautious of South Africa's fearful finishing power.

Preview: South Africa v Scotland

It's hard to get enthusiastic about this match - weakened South Africa against weak and further depleted  Scotland.

Boks are 'second best'

South Africa may be ranked second behind New Zealand on the IRB list of Test nations, but they remain a formidable foe.