All Blacks throw down the gauntlet to the Springboks as they crush Australia 36-0

The All Blacks really laid down the challenge to South Africa as they dominated the Wallabies for 80 mins and came out winners 36-0.       New Zealand scored five tries to secure the victory overwhelming victory, just seven days after suffering a record loss to the Australians, saw the All Blacks retain the Bledisloe Cup for a 17th straight year.      The win sends a clear signal that the All Blacks should not be underestimated and it sets the stage for a fantastic World Cup pool clash…

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Keep Pollard in “cotton-wool” until we get to Japan

This is the view of Rob Houwing, chier writer for sport 24. Houwing asserts: Wrap Handre Pollard in cotton wool: you’d need quite a lot of it to envelope the sturdily-built individual, but that seems an essential policy by the Springboks now. That means no involvement for the consistently assertive, confident flyhalf in Saturday’s non-Rugby Championship Test against Argentina at Loftus, the buoyant new title-holders’ last date before they head to Japan to prepare for RWC 2019”   The Springboks will have one more “warm-up” match for against Japan in…

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Faf de Klerk, Herschel Jantjies or Cobus Reinach, who should wear the Springbok No 9?

It’s a conundrum that any coach would love as Rassie Erasmus has the choice of rich pickings at scrumhalf.   But who would our fans choose?   We asked in a poll on our Facebook page… Be sure to cast your vote       Please leave your questions and comments below:    

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The All Blacks can thank their lucky stars they saw so little of Danie Gerber – Greatest Springbok Centres

In the words of one of our fans: “The All Blacks can thank their lucky stars they saw so little of Danie.”   There has been some fantastic centres who have put on the Springbok jersey over the years. Here is the list of top ten Springbok inside and outside centres as voted by the Real Rugby fans!   Enjoy highlights of greats such as John Gainsford, Jean De Villiers, Jaque Fourie, Mannetjies Roux and Danie Gerber.       Danie Gerber is a former South African rugby union player,…

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