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Willie Le Roux banned: all you need to know

Springbok full-back Willie Le Roux has been banned for one week following his late challenge on Irish counterpart Tiernan O'Halloran in the Port Elizabeth test on 25 June - after initially receiving only a yellow card.

Joe Schmidt refuses to blame refs for Ireland's series loss

Although Ireland coach Joe Schmidt reiterated his disagreement with CJ Stander's red card in the first test at Newlands, he insisted that referees were not to blame for his side's 2-1 series loss to the Springboks.

Steven Kitshoff addresses SA return rumours

After making his debut in the Springboks' 19-13 win over Ireland on Saturday, prop Steven Kitshoff commented on rumours linking him with a return to South Africa from Bordeaux, where he currently plays his club rugby.

Joe Schmidt: 'Not much difference between two hemispheres.'

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has claimed that his side's performances against South Africa have proven that Northern Hemisphere rugby nations are not far behind their Southern counterparts.

Allister Coetzee hails spirit of young Springboks

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee hailed the dogged determination shown by his young side in their 19-13 win over Ireland tonight at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Jaco Kriel: 'I can barely remember Springbok debut'

Jaco Kriel, who made his Springbok debut in tonight's 19-13 victory over Ireland, had some surprising words about the game.

Springboks clinch Ireland series

Allister Coetzee clinched victory in his first series as Springbok coach, as South Africa held out for a hard-fought 19-13 victory over Ireland in Port Elizabeth.

Grahamstown ref among staff for Springbok test

Fresh from refereeing in last night's Currie Cup clash between the Bulls and SWD in George, Grahamstown referee Sindile Ngcese will be working as a shadow assistant referee in today's third test between the Springboks and Ireland in Port Elizabeth.

South Africa vs. Ireland - 3rd test preview: PE battle could be an historic encounter

Allister Coetzee's Springboks will fight to avoid becoming the first South Africa side to lose a home test series against Ireland as the sides prepare to do battle one last time at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.

Rosko Specman pays tribute to current Kingswood First XV

Blitzbok star and old Kingswoodian Rosko Specman has hailed his former school's 2016 first XV, congratulating the players on Saturday's 34-22 K-Day triumph over St. Andrew's and tipping them to have big rugby careers if they wish.