South Africa Rugby

OPINION: 5 best players for the British & Irish Lions following the tour of South Africa

By Mark Reilly / August 13, 2021 /

The British & Irish lions return home from their test series against world champions South Africa empty handed following a less than entertaining showing from Gatland’s men. However, there were…

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Keith Wood looks ahead to “attritional” Lions Second Test Match against the Springboks in Cape Town

By Mark Reilly / July 30, 2021 /

Former Irish international rugby star Keith Wood spoke about the Lions first test match against South Africa and the upcoming second test against the Springboks this weekend. The Killaloe native…

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UL Bohemians’ Lynne Cantwell appointed South Africa Women’s High Performance Manager

By Ronan Calvert / February 18, 2021 /

Lynne Canwell has been appointed as South African Rugby’s new high performance manager for women’s rugby. Cantwell played 86 times at outside centre for Ireland and holds a degree in…

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Ireland drawn with World Champions and Scotland for 2023 RWC

By Jack Neville / December 14, 2020 /

The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup has been mad with Andy Farrell’s Ireland side drawn with the current World Champions, South Africa. Joining them in Pool B is…

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Snyman and de Allende signings are a major statement

By John Keogh / February 5, 2020 /

THE ANNOUNCEMENT of a new signing always brings hope to fans, but bringing in two World Cup winners signals that Munster aren’t messing around. It had long been rumoured and…

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Fantastic Four: Munster Alumni win on World Stage

By Ronan Coughlan / November 2, 2019 /

South Africa beat England 32-12 this morning to become 2019 Rugby World Cup Champions. It was an excellent performance which included a significant Munster influence running through the spine of…

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Botha dream to wear the Springbok Jersey again

By Ronan Coughlan / October 31, 2019 /

Arno Botha, now in his second season with Munster, still holds hopes of playing for the Springboks again but on Saturday morning he will be in Cardiff preparing for a…

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Munster confirm new signing

By Luke Liddy / May 17, 2018 /

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed the one-year signing of South African back row Arno Botha. The 26-year-old, currently with London Irish, will join the province at the beginning…

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WATCH: Highlight reel of speculated Munster target Dries Swanepoel

By Emma Needham / March 28, 2018 /

Munster Rugby have yet to confirm reports that South African centre Dries Swanepoel is set to sign a deal with the province that is said to be short term. Swanepoel,…

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