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Cheslin Kolbe ready, and raring to go

Springbok fans will have breathed a sigh of relief on Monday when Rassie Erasmus, South Africa’s director of rugby, declared Cheslin Kolbe “99 percent” ready to go. On Wednesday the man himself declared himself 100 percent ready!

“It’s going to be fun” – Vermeulen

If any of the 248 players left in Japan from the eight quarter-finalists are feeling the pressure, Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen is not one of them.

Fifty-up for Peyper as Boks get Barnes in RWC quarter-final

Experienced South African referee, Jaco Peyper, will have a memorable 50th Test appearance with the whistle on Sunday after being appointed to take charge of the Rugby World Cup quarter-final between Wales and France at the Oita Stadium in Japan.

Mission accomplished for Imbokodo – Zintle Mpupha

The Springbok Women's Sevens team travelled to Tunisia with one mission – to claim the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens crown – so it was very rewarding for the team to arrive back in Cape Town with that feat accomplished, according to Imbokodo captain Zintle Mpupha.

All eyes on Japan

The Springboks completed a second day of Tokyo media engagements on Tuesday morning and have yet to be asked a question about their own play or team – almost.

Four new players in SA squad for Kenyan sevens safari

Springbok Sevens captain Siviwe Soyizwapi will lead an interesting mix of experience and youth to Nairobi this week where South Africa will make a return to the Kenya Safari Sevens.

Smith hands over high-flying Toyota Cheetahs to Fourie

Toyota Cheetahs coach Franco Smith officially handed over control of the high-flying Guinness PRO14 side to Hawies Fourie on Monday, as he departs the franchise to take up the Italian national coaching position.

Cheslin and Herschel good to go for Japan quarter-final

Pocket rockets Cheslin Kolbe and Herschel Jantjies are expected to be fit for the Springboks’ make-or-break Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Japan in Tokyo on Sunday.

Toyota Cheetahs are building a winning culture

Toyota Cheetahs captain Ruan Pienaar praised his side after they broke their duck against Munster in the Guinness PRO14 over the weekend in Bloemfontein, while Isuzu Southern Kings’ coach Robbi Kempson lamented their poor start as they went down against Ulster in PE.

Springbok Women's Sevens crowned champions of Africa

The Springbok Women's Sevens confirmed their status as the best team in Africa when they won the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens in Monastir, Tunisia on Sunday.

Growing Stronger, Together – De Allende

The Springboks are evolving as an attacking force believes centre Damian de Allende, who relished the chance to train in ‘Cape Town-style’ rain on Saturday.

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Cheslin Kolbe ready, and raring to go

Springbok fans will have breathed a sigh of relief on Monday when Rassie Erasmus, South Africa’s director of rugby, declared Cheslin Kolbe “99 percent” ready to go. On Wednesday the man himself declared himself 100 percent ready!

“It’s going to be fun” – Vermeulen

If any of the 248 players left in Japan from the eight quarter-finalists are feeling the pressure, Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen is not one of them.

Fifty-up for Peyper as Boks get Barnes in RWC quarter-final

Experienced South African referee, Jaco Peyper, will have a memorable 50th Test appearance with the whistle on Sunday after being appointed to take charge of the Rugby World Cup quarter-final between Wales and France at the Oita Stadium in Japan.

Mission accomplished for Imbokodo – Zintle Mpupha

The Springbok Women's Sevens team travelled to Tunisia with one mission – to claim the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens crown – so it was very rewarding for the team to arrive back in Cape Town with that feat accomplished, according to Imbokodo captain Zintle Mpupha.

All eyes on Japan

The Springboks completed a second day of Tokyo media engagements on Tuesday morning and have yet to be asked a question about their own play or team – almost.