Junior Springboks shuffle team for vital French clash

South Africa Under-20 coach, Dawie Theron, has shuffled his team for their vital Pool A match at the IRB Junior World Championship against hosts France on Thursday evening at La Roche-sur-Yon.

The match kicks off at 20:45 and will be televised live on SuperSport.

The Junior Springboks are currently top of their pool with 9 points from two matches and need a victory to book themselves a spot in next week’s two semi-finals.

For the match against JWV hosts France, the South Africans will field a new centre combination, a changed halfback pairing and two different props.

Justin Geduld suffered a mild knee ligament sprain against England and will be rested for this match. Depending on his progress, he will be considered for the next...

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Nege bulle van Monnas in Leeus se span vir Cravenweek

DIE Goue Leeus se o.18-rugbyspan se sukses op die 50ste Cravenweek-toernooi vir hoërskole van 8 tot 13 Julie in Polokwane sal grootliks van die spelpeil van sy twee sleutelspelers, die stut Frans van Wyk en losskakel Innocent Radebe afhang.

Van Wyk en Radebe was albei ook verlede jaar in die Leeus se span wat in die hoofwedstryd van dié gesogte toernooi in Port Elizabeth teen 'n indrukwekkende Blou Bul-span 0-47 die knie gebuig het. Buiten Van Wyk en Radebe het die plaasvervanger-haker...

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Vrystaat o.18 te sterk vir die Griffons

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Die span se heelagter, EW Viljoen was weer in ?n verwoestende bui op die aanval. Hy behoort indien hy op sy spelpeil voortbou ?n sterk aanspraakmaker op ?n plek in die Suid-Afrikaanse Skole-span te wees wat na afloop van die 50ste Cravenweek-toernooi van 8 tot 13 Julie in Polokwane gekies...

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Coca-Cola Craven Week celebrates 50 years

The greatest rugby tournament for schoolboys in the world hits a milestone this year as it celebrates half a century of the best Under-18 rugby this country has to offer. This festival of rugby will strike away any winter blues as it explodes onto the field at Polokwane, Limpopo from 8 - 13 July.

The very first Craven Week took place in 1964 in East London, the year of the South African Rugby Board’s 75th Jubilee and was designed to be a celebration of schoolboy rugby. At the time Danie Craven...

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Junior Springboks overcome tenacious England

South Africa Under-20 scored a hard-fought 31-24 victory over a tenacious England in La Roche-sur-Yon in France on Sunday evening to register their second consecutive victory at the IRB Junior World Championship (JWC).
The Junior Springboks, who are the defending champions, consolidated their place on top of the standings in Pool A (9 points) and now have one more group match to negotiate before the play-offs. They play tournament hosts France at the same venue on Thursday.

South Africa raced...

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