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Ireland

No passengers in Meyer's Bok team

Media and fans who suggests the rookies in the Springbok team will only hold tackle bags, could not be further from the truth if they tried.

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Australia

De Jongh wears BaaBaas No.13

Western Province captain Juan de Jongh will don the No.13 jersey for the Barbarians when they clash against Australia at Twickenham.

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Ireland

Meyer: World Cup trial for fringe Boks

YEAR-END TOUR: Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer dismissed the notion that his 36-man tour squad is oversized and unpractical.

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Ireland

Schmidt: Boks loom large

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt is well aware of the challenge he faces against the 2007 World Champions.

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England

Same old England await SH giants

England coach Stuart Lancaster said there would be no major changes to his side's strategy and tactics during next month's internationals.

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Samoa

England centre crisis deepens

Luther Burrell is set to miss England's opening November international against world champions New Zealand because of a hand injury.

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South Africa

Stop looking in the rear-view mirror

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers chatted to an online radio station about his thoughts on the 36-man Springbok squad.

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Newsletter

Carr: It's indescribable

EXCLUSIVE: Nizaam Carr spoke to Tauriq Ebrahim about his inclusion in the Springbok squad for the year-end tour.

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MORE HEADLINES

Senatla to emulate his idol

Seabelo Senatla, recently selected for the Springboks year-end tour, hopes he can learn enough from his idol, Bryan Habana, to emulate him.

Five Newcomers in Bok squad

BREAKING NEWS: Five newcomers and two returnees have been added to the bulk of the Springboks' Rugby Championship squad.

Boks may get some more bite

YEAR-END TOUR: Jan de Koning looks at some alternative selections for the Springboks ahead of their four-Test trip.

The choirboy that would be a Bok

Lizo Gqoboka's rise to stardom has been meteoric, only picking up the game five years ago after turning his back on it to be part of the choir.

A Springbok captain dies

Abie Malan, rugby man and farmer, died from complications following knee replacement surgery. His death has come as a shock.

Matfield: RWC not a two-horse race

Victor Matfield believes that the home nations have a shot at winning the World Cup as the Springboks gear up to face the likes of England and Ireland. 

Nothing 'flash' about England

Consistency rather than "flash stuff" has been the guiding principle behind England coach Stuart Lancaster's selections at flyhalf.

Gold deal for Sharks

EXCLUSIVE: Former Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold is set to return to South Africa, to take up a top job at the Sharks.

Parisse hopes to end losing streak

Italy captain Sergio Parisse believes winning the first of a three-match Test series, against Samoa next month, is "crucial".

De Villiers keeps eye on World Cup

Springbok captain Jean De Villiers knowsthe ultimate goal is ensuring all the systems and details are in place for the World Cup.