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France win vote to host Rugby World Cup for third time in 2023
France see off competition from Ireland and preferred hosts South Africa to win the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Nov 15, 13:27
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England to face New Zealand in 2018
England will face New Zealand for the first time in four years as part of the 2018 Autumn Internationals.
Sep 13, 11:38
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Warren Gatland refuses to rule out third British and Irish Lions tour
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland refuses to rule out returning for a third stint in charge of the team for the planned tour of South Africa in 2021.
Jul 8, 19:53
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Tributes flood in for Joost van der Westhuizen
Sports Mole rounds up some of the tributes paid to South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen following his death at the age of 45.
Feb 6, 14:58
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South Africa legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies, aged 45
Legendary former South Africa scrum-half Joost van der Westhuizen passes away at the age of 45 following a long battle with motor neurone disease.
Feb 6, 13:04
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Joost van der Westhuizen condition improving in hospital
World Cup-winning former South Africa scrum-half Joost van der Westhuizen's condition is improving in hospital.
Feb 5, 22:13
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South Africa international Johan Goosen 'retires from rugby, aged 24'
Racing 92 president Jacky Lorenzetti launches a scathing attack on South Africa fly-half Johan Goosen following his apparent retirement from the sport aged just 24.
Dec 16, 22:33
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Chris Robshaw: 'Win over South Africa is great feeling'
England forward Chris Robshaw describes his side's 37-21 victory over South Africa as a "great feeling".
Nov 13, 15:38
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Eddie Jones: England must "play smart" against South Africa
Eddie Jones wants to see his England players overcome South Africa through the use of smart tactics, rather than matching their opponents through sheer strength.
Nov 11, 12:26
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Result: Great Britain through to Rio sevens final
Great Britain book their place in the first ever final of the rugby sevens at the Rio Olympics courtesy of victory over South Africa.
Aug 11, 19:30
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Result: South Africa survive Ireland onslaught to win three-match series
Ireland miss the chance to register a historic series win in South Africa with a narrow defeat in Port Elizabeth.
Jun 25, 18:10
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Rory Best: 'Mistakes cost Ireland victory over South Africa'
Rory Best suggests that Irish mistakes cost them the chance to beat South Africa in the second Test.
Jun 18, 20:41
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Result: South Africa come from behind to beat Ireland and level Test series
South Africa score four second-half tries against a shellshocked Ireland to record a series-levelling 32-26 victory in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Jun 18, 18:11
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Quinn Roux set for Ireland debut in second Test against South Africa
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt makes five changes for his side's second Test against South Africa, with Quinn Roux set for his debut against the country of his birth.
Jun 16, 16:48
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Joe Schmidt defends CJ Stander red card against South Africa
Joe Schmidt defends CJ Stander over his red card during Ireland victory against South Africa in the first Test.
Jun 12, 16:49
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Result: Ireland hold on with 14 men to seal historic first win in South Africa
Ireland clinch a remarkable first ever Test win in South Africa by beating the Springboks 26-20, despite CJ Stander's 23rd-minute red card.
Jun 11, 20:21
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South Africa appoint Allister Coetzee
Former assistant Allister Coetzee takes on the role of head coach of the South Africa rugby union side.
Apr 12, 10:55
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Heyneke Meyer steps down as South Africa head coach
Heyneke Meyer steps down as South Africa head coach following a three-year spell.
Dec 3, 09:20
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Bryan Habana heaps praise on "phenomenal" Schalk Burger
South Africa winger Bryan Habana pays tribute to Schalk Burger following the flanker's retirement from international rugby.
Oct 31, 03:21
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Heyneke Meyer pays tribute to retiring South Africa players
Springboks head coach Heyneke Meyer heaps praise upon South Africa's old guard as a number of them call time on their international careers following the World Cup.
Oct 31, 02:58



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