Springbok Rugby

Boost for Munster as the return of De Allende and Murray looms

By Benjamin Geary / October 20, 2021 /

Springboks and Lions cornerstones Damian De Allende and Conor Murray will soon share a pitch again as team-mates, returning to full team training for Munster this week. Springbok centre Damian…

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SQUAD UPDATE | Damian De Allende returns from international duty

By Benjamin Geary / October 19, 2021 /

South African centre Damian De Allende returns to full team training this week after a lengthy international break for the Rugby Championship which saw he and the Springbok’s conclude with…

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Steyn seals the series for the Springboks

By Benjamin Geary / August 8, 2021 /

The Lions have fallen short of a series win in Cape town due to a late penalty from the Springboks replacement out-half Morne Steyn, a mirror image of Steyn’s series…

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Watson, Hogg and Farrell dropped as Gatland announces Lions team for series decider

By Benjamin Geary / August 3, 2021 /

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has announced his team to face the Springboks in the series decider in Cape Town this Saturday. The Lions are on the…

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Springboks rattle the Lions to square up the series

By Benjamin Geary / July 31, 2021 /

The tour hosts avenge their first test loss with a 27 – 9 hammering over the British and Irish Lions in Cape Town. The 2021 Lions series is still up…

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Niall O’Carroll: The “Why” Behind Boks & Irish Women’s Hockey Success

By Niall O'Carroll / November 6, 2019 /

In my day job, I met with a pharmaceutical company this week who specialises in cell research for the treatment of incurable diseases. Their mission statement was ‘To give people…

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Warren Gatland appointed head coach of 2021 British & Irish Lions

By Ronan Coughlan / June 12, 2019 /

The British & Irish Lions have today confirmed that Warren Gatland has been appointed head coach for the Tour of South Africa in 2021. Gatland is unbeaten in two consecutive…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E40 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / June 19, 2018 /

A superb Ireland performance levelled the series with Australia and has set up a winner takes all deciding test in Sydney on Saturday morning. We examine how Ireland managed to…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E39 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / June 15, 2018 /

We analyse the Irish team selected for the second test against the Australians as well as looking ahead to another huge weekend of test action. #AUSvIRE pic.twitter.com/sKWZJUHlz1 — Three Red…

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Incoming Munster Coach presents Springboks with match jerseys ahead of France clash

By Raffaele Rocca / November 17, 2017 /

Johann van Graan, the Springbok lineout coach, presented the team with their match jerseys on Friday in Paris. He joins Munster from next week after a six year stint with…

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