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Duane Vermeulen ready to fight for World Cup spot amid tough competition

Duane Vermeulen believes he can still play an important part for the Springboks at this year's Rugby World Cup, as the all-time great eyes an epic send-off to a stellar career.

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Lukhanyo Am admits he's not back to his best yet: 'Long-term injuries are tough'

Springbok star Lukhanyo Am has admitted he's yet to reach the same level of performance he did prior to the serious knee injury he sustained last year.

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Nienaber and Kolisi pleased with progress at Springbok preparation camp

The Springboks wrapped up their second preparation camp on an exciting note in Durban on Wednesday as the world celebrated the milestone of 100 days until the kick-off of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

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The 33 Springboks in Jacques Nienaber's training camp

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber had the luxury of naming a group of 33 players for their second preparation camp in Durban from Monday to Wednesday.

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Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber backs Siya Kolisi to be fit in time for World Cup

The Springbok team management are confident that captain Siya Kolisi will have recovered fully from his injury in time to play a leading role in their World Cup defence in France in four months.

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Roos the 'obvious' choice for Boks at No 8, says Stander

Former Munster and Ireland great CJ Stander reckons the Springboks should roll the dice and allow Evan Roos to create havoc at this year's World Cup.