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Proudfoot to join Coetzee in Japan

NEWS: Stormers forwards coach Matthew Proudfoot has decided not to renew his contract with Western Province Rugby. 

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Lions lose Akker to France

NEWS: The Lions have lost another key player ahead of their Currie Cup campaign.

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More players head East

Lionel Mapoe, Renaldo Bothma, Bjorn Basson and Warwick Tecklenburg are the latest Southern Africans to head to the Land of the Rising Sun.

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Yen claims more Boks

NEWS:  The Japanese Yen is proving to be extremely luring and has claimed another three Springbok players.

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Fourie back in Bok mix

New Kobe Steelers' coach Allister Coetzee has said that Springbok centre Jaque Fourie is available and keen to play for South Africa at the World Cup.

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Pollard follows to Japan

NEWS: Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard is the latest on the Japan hit-list after agreeing a deal with NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes post-World Cup. 

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SA players all the rage in Japan

The tide of South Africans heading abroad continues as Marcell Coetzee is the latest to ink a deal in Japan, utilising the grace period after the World Cup.

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Japanese club unveils two new Boks

NEWS: Springboks Willie le Roux and Francois Hougaard said they are looking forward to their post-World Cup stint in Japan's Top League.

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Japan crowned ARC champions

Japan were officially handed the Asia Rugby Championship Saturday, but coach Eddie Jones claimed officials had rained on his team's parade.

Long way to go for Japan

Eddie Jones admitted his side were "a long way off" being ready for the World Cup despite crushing Hong Kong 41-0 on Saturday.

South Korea hold on for HK win

South Korea withstood a second-half fightback to defeat Hong Kong 33-26 and earn their first victory of the inaugural Asia Championship on Saturday.

Jones returns to Super Rugby

NEWS: World Cup-winning former Springbok assistant coach Eddie Jones will return to Super Rugby after eight years.

Japan toil to beat Korea

Their focus firmly on this year's World Cup, Japan struggled to beat South Korea 56-30 on Saturday in the opening game of the inaugural Asian Championship.

Williams call time on great career

Former Wales great Shane Williams ended his illustrious career on something of a sour note in Japan on Saturday.

Gold heads home with Steyn

New Sharks boss Gary Gold and Springbok Frans Steyn will both be back in Durban soon.

Steyn excites Stonehouse

EXCLUSIVE: Former Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse is excited about working with World Cup-winning Springbok Francois Steyn in Japan.

Stonehouse: Time for a new challenge

EXCLUSIVE: Former Pumas coach, Jimmy Stonehouse, spoke to Tauriq Ebrahim about his reasons for leaving the Nelspruit-based team.

The Honey Badger returns with Force

NEWS: Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins will return to the Western Force for the 2015 Super Rugby season.