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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    A surprise in the Springboks to face the All Blacks in Pretoria this Sunday morning

    A surprise in the Springboks to face the All Blacks in Pretoria this Sunday morning


    With Warren Whiteley unable to shake off a groin injury, openside flanker specialist Francois Louw will start at number eight with Sikhumbozo Notshe moving to the reserves.



    Kurtley Beale's time at first five-eighths for the Wallabies is over for now.

    Coach Michael Chieka has returned Bernard Foley to the number 10 jersey for their test with Argentina on Sunday morning.



    Corey Webster's deflected praise to his teammates following the Breakers' 91-86 pre-season loss to the Phoenix Suns in Arizona.

    The Tall Blacks and Breakers guard shone against his NBA opposites, with a game-high 27 points.



    Auckland have pulled off a second half recovery to beat hosts Wellington 29-24 in the Mitre 10 Cup.

    They trailed 24-10, before scoring three unanswered tries, to go back to the top of the premiership ladder.



    Kiwis coach Michael Maguire has had to juggle his squad again for next week's test against Australia.

    Warriors duo Agnatius Paasi and Peta Hiku have been brought in, after Penrith backrower Corey Harawira-Naera was forced to withdraw with a groin injury.



    Richie Stanaway's shown promise during the third practice session at Bathurst.

    Stanaway's recorded the fastest lap in two minutes 29.0174 seconds, with Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin posting the second and third fastest times respectively.



    Ryan Fox has made a solid start to golf's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship pro-am tournament in Scotland.

    Partnering former Australian cricketer Shane Warne, Fox has carded a one-under opening round 71 to sit in a tie for 15th, three shots off the lead.



    Indian batsman Prithvi Shaw has made a century on his cricket test debut against the West Indies in Rajkot.

    At 18 years and 329 days, he's the youngest Indian and fourth-youngest overall to achieve the feat - the hosts reached 364 for four at stumps.



    The UK government has accused Russia's military intelligence service of the Fancy Bears cyber-attacks on the World Anti-Doping Agency computers.

    A Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman has labelled the allegations a "fantasy".



    England football manager Gareth Southgate has signed a new contract that will keep him in charge until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.



    Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of Portugal's squad for upcoming football matches against Poland and Scotland, as he fights rape allegations in the United States.

    © 2024 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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