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13 November 2018 7:25 AM Handre had no idea he passed Naas' record

Cape Town - Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard had no idea he was passing Naas Botha’s points tally against France in Paris over the weekend. Pollard contributed 19 points with the boot as the Springboks beat France 29-26 at the Stade de France. “I didn’t know it, but it’s really an honour. We all grew up dreaming to be like Naas. He’ll always be one of the greats 18

13 November 2018 6:03 AM Japan coach Joseph praying for good weather at Twickenham

London - Japan coach Jamie Joseph says his team of "amateurs" receives less than $18 a day on tour. Meanwhile, England's players will receive $32 000 each after taking on Japan on Saturday at Twickenham. "Our home-based players are amateurs, they are employees of companies, and receive 2 000 yen a day," Joseph said on Monday. "To be here and play a team like England 17

12 November 2018 7:14 AM Sonny Bill Williams ruled out of Ireland Test

Cape town - All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of Saturday's Test with Ireland in Dublin after sustaining a shoulder injury in the win over England at the weekend. Williams left the field after 36 minutes with a grade one AC joint injury in the world champions' 16-15 victory at Twickenham. Although he will miss the Test against 19

10 November 2018 8:31 PM England 'finished stronger' against All Blacks

Twickenham - England coach Eddie Jones insisted his side had "finished the stronger" after an agonising 16-15 loss to world champions New Zealand at a rainswept Twickenham on Saturday. England surged into a 15-0 lead midway through the first half following tries from right wing Chris Ashton and New Zealand-born hooker Dylan Hartley. But the All Blacks 28

10 November 2018 5:40 PM All Blacks stun England at Twickenham

London - World champions New Zealand came from 15-0 down to beat England 16-15 in a thrilling November Test at a rainswept Twickenham on Saturday. England, after letting slip a commanding lead, thought they had won the match with four minutes left when Sam Underhill crossed for a 'try' after Courtney Lawes charged down a kick by New Zealand replacement 31

09 November 2018 8:37 PM England 'can do what they like' in response to Haka

London - New Zealand captain Kieran Read has insisted England "can do what they like" in response to the Haka at Twickenham on Saturday. The Haka, a Maori challenge, has long formed part of the pre kick-off routine of New Zealand, the reigning world champions. Back in 1989, Ireland captain Willie Anderson had his players link arms and advance towards 27

08 November 2018 12:37 PM Ashton starts as Eddie changes 3 for All Blacks Test

London - Chris Ashton and Sam Underhill are set to start for England against New Zealand after coach Eddie Jones made three changes to his side for Saturday's match against the All Blacks at Twickenham. Ashton, who ended a four-year England exile when coming off the bench in last week's 12-11 win at home to South Africa, is on the right wing in place 29

08 November 2018 12:01 PM Don’t blame only Marx for Bok lineout woes

Cape Town - Malcolm Marx’s forwards coach at the Lions says the hooker should not take all the blame for the Springboks' lineout woes. Four Springbok linoeuts went astray in last Saturday’s 12-11 loss to England at Twickenham, with Marx criticised for his lineout throwing after the Test. Lions defence coach Philip Lemmer told Netwerk24 that while he could 29

08 November 2018 6:25 AM Mostert, Du Toit could start as Bok lock duo

Cape Town - Franco Mostert and Pieter-Steph du Toit could start as the lock pairing for the Springboks when they tackle France in Paris on Saturday. Fellow second-rower Eben Etzebeth is still struggling with the ankle injury he sustained against England, and according to Netwerk24, it is unlikely that he’ll face the French. The Afrikaans publication 24

07 November 2018 6:14 AM Boks won’t change much in their plan for France

Cape Town - The Springboks won’t change much in their game plan when they tackle France in Paris on Saturday, assistant coach Mzwandile Stick has said. Stick addressed reporters in Paris on Tuesday where he said there were many pleasing aspects from the 12-11 loss to England at Twickenham last weekend. The backline guru did however stress that they must make better 30