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u19 & u18 assessment camps for u20 world champs in 2019

1 November, 2018 beet 16

31 Oct 2018. Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux invited two squads totalling 74 under-19 and under-18 players for assessment camps in Stellenbosch in November and January with an eye on preparing for the 2019 World Rugby u20 Championship in Argentina. …

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WP u19 team for the Bulls match

5 July, 2018 beet 12

Western Province boasts quite a high profile team for their first round home match against the Blue Bulls in the Under-19 Championship of 2018.…

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South Africa u20 – 2018 World Rugby Championship

7 June, 2018 beet 277

World Rugby u20 Champions 2018  – France beat England 33-25 to clinch their first ever junior world championship rugby title. England has 3 runner-up places to go along with 3 titles in the last 6 years. In that same period New Zealand have claimed 2 title from the only 2 finals their were in. South Africa’s last appearance in a final was in 2014 and their last championship title was on home soil back in 2012. Ireland (2016) and Wales (2013) are the only other nations to have made it to the finals in the last 6 years.

POS NAME A/G H W SCHOOL PROVINCE GEO IRE FRA ENG NZ
U20 CHAMPS SQUAD W33-27 W30-17 L29-46 L31-32 W40-30
PR Nathan McBeth u20 190 118 1 of 2 Monument 1 of 12 Lions 1 1 1 Inj Inj
PR Alulutho Tshakweni u20 183 107 1 of 1 Hudson Park 1 of 1 EP 17 17 17 1 1
PR Cohen Kiewit u20 188 116 1 of 1 Hugenote 2 of 12 Lions
PR Tiaan van der Merwe u20 185 104 1 of 1 Helpmekaar 3 of 12 Lions 16 2
HK Schalk Erasmus u20 184 104 1 of 2 Affies 1 of 12 WP 16 16 2 16 16
HK Daniel Jooste u20 187 105 1 of 4 HJS Paarl BH 2 of 12 WP 2 2 2
PR Sazi Sandi u20 181 125 1 of 1 St Andrew’s 3 of 12 WP 3 18 18 3 3
PR Asenathi Ntlabakanye u19 182 138 1 of 1 St Stithians 4 of 12 Lions 18 3 3 18 18
LK Salmaan Moerat u20 200 101 2 of 4 HJS Paarl BH 4 of 12 WP 4 4 4 4 4
LK Ruan Nortje u20 200 103 1 of 1 Wonderboom 1 of 1 Bulls 5 5 19 5 5
LK Ruan Vermaak u20 199 105 2 of 2 Monument 5 of 12 Lions 19 19 5 19
LK Ben-Jason Dixon u20 198 111 1 of 3 Paul Roos 5 of 12 WP 20 7 20 19 7
FL Dian Schoonees u20 188 100 1 of 1 Grey Collge 6 of 12 Lions 6 6 6 20 20
FL PJ Steenkamp u20 196 108 1 of 1 Garsfontein 7 of 12 Lions 7 20 7 7
N8 Muller Uys u20 191 115 1 of 3 Paarl Gim 6 of 12 WP 8 8 8 8 8
SH Jack Hart u20 178 76 2 of 2 Affies 8 of 12 Lions 21 21
SH Zak Burger u20 174 81 2 of 3 Paarl Gim 1 of 3 Sharks 9 9 9 9
SH Rewan Kruger u20 180 76 1 of 2 Grey College 1 of 2 Free State 21 21 21 9
FH Lubabalo Dobela u20 175 80 1 of 2 Grey HS 2 of 2 Free State 22 22 10 22 22
FH Damian Willemse u20 184 90 2 of 3 Paul Roos 7 of 12 WP 10 10 Inj Inj Inj
WG Sihle Njezula u20 183 87 2 of 2 Grey HS 8 of 12 WP 11 23 23 11
CT Lyle Hendricks u20 186 92 3 of 3 Paul Roos 9 of 12 WP 23 12 12 12
CT Rikus Pretorius u19 192 102 2 of 2 Grey College 10 of 12 WP 12 Inj Inj 12
CT Manny Rass u20 174 84 3 of 4 HJS Paarl BH 9 of 12 Lions 23 13 13 23
CT Wandisile Simelane u20 179 90 1 of 2 Jeppe 10 of 12 Lions 13 13 11 11 13
WG Tyrone Green u20 179 88 2 of 2 Jeppe 11 of 12 Lions 14 14 14 14 14
FB Gianni Lombard u20 178 78 4 of 4 HJS Paarl BH 12 of 12 Lions 15 15 15 15 15
FB Muller du Plessis u19 187 82 3 of 3 Paarl Gim 2 of 3 Sharks 11 Inj Inj Inj
FH David Coetzer u19 174 85 1 of 2 Selborne 11 of 12 WP x x 22 10 10
N8 Pepsi Buthelezi u19 188 102 1 of 1 DHS 3 of 3 Sharks x x 6 6
PR Leon Lyons u20 187 108 2 of 2 Selborne 12 of 12 WP x x 17 17

Best ever prepared SA u20 team ready to take on the World Rugby u20 Championships 2018!

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u20 Baby Boks of 2018 no longer “captured”

16 April, 2018 beet 0

Unlike those that came before them in the last five years, players of the 2018 South African under-20 national team will not be country tried or “captured” as World Rugby likes to put it.

This basically means that even after they have played for the SA under-20 national team, Baby Boks will still be able to lay down roots in another country and represent the senior national team of that other country one day.…