SPRINGBOKS

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This stat makes Kurt-Lee Arendse one of the most elusive in world rugby

Springbok Kurt-Lee Arendse was undoubtedly one of the most elusive players in world rugby in 2023.

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Jacques Nienaber reveals the secret of Siya Kolisi's success as Springbok captain

South Africa's Rugby World Cup-winning coach Jacques Nienaber says that captain and global star Siya Kolisi "hasn't changed" despite the success and recognition that has come his way.

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All Black star Aaron Smith happy to be on the same team as PSdT for a change

Former All Blacks scrumhalf Aaron Smith admits it's great to have Springbok hardman Pieter-Steph du Toit as a teammate for a change.

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Jacques Nienaber: Springboks selected the right players, not always the best ones

Jacques Nienaber has revealed the Springboks' selection policy during his time in charge was based on picking the right players for the job, and not necessarily the best ones.

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URC coaches in talks with SA Rugby over compulsory rest period for World Cup stars

South Africa's World Cup-winning heroes will soon be required to enjoy an eight-week break without any rugby, but the country's URC coaches are hoping for some flexibility around a few select players.

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The winners and losers in the year-end World Rugby rankings

With 48 matches counting towards the World Rugby Men's Rankings and carrying double points, Rugby World Cup 2023 was always going to have the potential to shake things up, and so it proved.