Result: South Africa 37 v 15 Argentina ~ 19/08/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby South Africa began their Rugby Championship campaign on a positive note with a 37-15 victory over Argentina at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Tries from Courtnall Skosan, Raymond Rhule, Siya Kolisi and Pieter-Steph Du Toit proved too much for Argentina who scored through Martin Landajo and Emiliano Boffelli. The Springboks…

Springboks name 34-man squad

Follow @RedefinedRugby Promising young flyhalf Curwin Bosch, No 8 Dan du Preez and fullback Warrick Gelant were included in the 34-man Springbok squad for the start of the 2017 Rugby Championship campaign on Saturday. The 22-year old Du Preez is the twin brother of Springbok loose forward Jean-Luc du Preez. Springbok coach, Allister Coetzee, said…

7s World Series ~ Wellington ~ {Pool B: South American title winners force their way into Fiji team}

Follow @RedefinedRugby   Pool B: South American title winners force their way into Fiji team Fiji have named their squad for the next two rounds of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series, with two debutants included on the roster. Five of the Fijian Barbarians team that won last weekend’s Sudamerica Rugby Sevens Series have been…

Wales finish off poor Springboks

Follow @RedefinedRugby A late Justin Tipuric try sealed a comfortable 27-13 victory for Wales over South Africa in Cardiff on Saturday.  For Wales this will go down as a satisfactory win and their third victory of the November Test window. It was only their third ever victory over South Africa and their second successive win…

Preview: Wales v South Africa

Follow @RedefinedRugby A Wales side low on confidence will host a vulnerable yet unpredictable Springbok team in Cardiff on Saturday. Both teams have endured a difficult November series, but Wales will still be favourites to finish the year on a high note. They were poor in going down 32-8 to Australia and had to dig…

Italy shock Springboks

Follow @RedefinedRugby Italy won their first ever Test against South Africa with a 20-18 victory at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence on Saturday. So, this is what rock bottom looks like. Or perhaps the Springboks were already there and didn’t realise it. South Africa’s downward spiral is now complete. Allister Coetzee must fear for his…

Preview: Italy v South Africa

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Springboks head in to Saturday’s Test against Italy with their backs to the wall after several underwhelming showings in 2016. Head coach Allister Coetzee and his charges are yet to deliver a dominant display this year and after winning just four out of 10 fixtures so far this year, the Azzurri will…

Result: England 37 v 21 South Africa

Follow @RedefinedRugby England ultimately cruised to a first victory in ten years over South Africa, scoring four tries in a 37-21 win under the rain at Twickenham. Pat Lambie’s boot opened up an early 6-0 lead for the Springboks, however as the minutes ticked over England grew stronger, leading 20-9 at half-time thanks to tries…

Preview: England v South Africa

Follow @RedefinedRugby England will be looking for a first win over South Africa since 2006 when they run out at Twickenham in their November opener on Saturday. Many believe that drought will end this weekend due to the English enjoying an impressive year under Eddie Jones while the Springboks are in a completely different boat…