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Sharks coach John Plumtree has put his team on notice, after their a scrappy 23-3 Currie Cup win over the Leopards in Durban last Friday.
Johannesburg-born-and-raised Demetri Catrakilis, seen as the new saviour of Western Province, may well have established himself as the Cape Town team's most pivotal player ... literally.
Toulouse flank Thierry Dusautoir will skipper France's 30-strong World Cup squad to travel to New Zealand for the September 9 to October 23 tournament.
When their plans fail, they fail miserably, but when those plans work as it did in last Friday's 44-20 victory over the Griquas, the Blue Bulls will remain one of the top contenders in the Currie Cup competition.
Hawke's Bay's eased to a 44-14 win over Counties-Manukau in the NPC at McLean Park in Napier on Sunday.
New Zealand coach Graham Henry said the right decision had been made when a try by his team was disallowed after a TMO review during Saturday's 5-18 Tri-Nations defeat against South Africa - even though it was technically outside the rules.
SA Schools won in Port Elizabeth, Grey College won in a points' extravaganza in Stellenbosch and there were FNB Classic Clashes in East London and Oudtshoorn as well as Stellenbosch. In Newlands there was a massive turnaround when SACS played Bishops.
The First Division, South Africa's second tier domestic provincial competition, is a two horse race at the moment, with the EP Kings and Boland Cavaliers leading the pack at the halfway stage.
Discarded utility back Matt Giteau has been named in a powerful Australian Barbarians combination, boasting a combined 407 Test caps, for their encounter with the World Cup-bound Canadian side at Skilled Park on the Gold Coast on Friday.
The outstanding efforts of Queensland Reds scrumhalf Will Genia during the 2011 Super Rugby season has resulted in the Wallaby playmaker winning his second consecutive Pilecki Medal at the Reds Gala.
The Lions' gameplan had been good but their execution not good enough and in the end Western Province had deserved to win the match.
The young Western Province team had had their backs to the wall after two defeats and had shown character to secure their narrow win over the Lions at Newlands on Friday.
The advice of the television match official at the Tri-Nations match between South Africa and New Zealand on Saturday has evoked some questioning.
Wales cruised past 2007 World Cup semifinalists Argentina with a 28-13 victory at the Millennium Stadium in their final warm-up test ahead of September's World Cup.
All Blacks coach Graham Henry admitted that the Springboks outplayed his team in Port Elizabeth but said he had no regrets about leaving nine of New Zealand's leading players at home to rest ahead of the World Cup.
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