Bismarck du Plessis

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Name: Bismarck du Plessis
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

Consistency for Springboks ahead of All Blacks clash

Springbok coach, Heyneke Meyer, has made just one change to his starting line-up that will battle against the All Blacks in their final Rugby Championship match at Ellis Park on Saturday.Stalwart Bismarck du Plessis returns to replace Adriaan Strauss, ... [Published SABC - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

"House Full" at Ellis Park

The Golden Lions Rugby Union on Wednesday announced via their official website  that the stadium will be at maximum capacity, with all 62 000 tickets sold out.Golden Lions CEO Rudolf Straeuli was thrilled with the uptake of tickets.“It is wonderful for ... [Published Jacaranda 94.2 - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Searching for that perfect 10

Pat Lambie’s late cameo for the Springboks last Saturday will again open the debate about who is best suited to play in the No10 jersey going forward. And what a debate that will be.Bok coach Heyneke Meyer wants to play a more attack-minded game and for ... [Published IOL - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

South Africa leave it late against Australia

Jean de Villiers scored an extra time try to secure the bonus point for South AfricaSouth Africa's Springboks left it until late in the game to secure a 28-10 Bonus point Rugby Championship victory over Australia's Wallabies in Cape Town.South Africa ... [Published Noodls - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Meyer might rue benched old guard

The Boks shouldn’t commit to a shootout against the Wallabies tomorrow but, without the sniper rifles required to fire up a lethal percentage game, they may have no choice.With Fourie du Preez and Ruan Pienaar out injured, Francois Hougaard will feed ... [Published IOL - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 4 reports

Boks' shock choice inflames quota debate

The reluctant face of South African rugby's renewed quota debate, Teboho 'Oupa' Mohoje, has stressed he'll face the Wallabies on merit, not due to the colour of his skin.Mohoje, the rising Cheetahs flanker with only five Super Rugby run-on starts, is ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Springboks need to make statement

A lot has changed since the Springboks last came to town.Just under 12 months ago they rode into Auckland boasting an eight-Test winning streak, including a 73-13 demolition of Argentina, and were said to be in the best shape since Jake White and John ... [Published ONE News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Why the double talk?

Meyer insisted that hooker Bismarck du Plessis was being rotated instead of dropped for Adriaan Strauss, when it was clear he hadn't played well in the two games against Argentina.It's a strange path to take for a man renowned for being frank with his ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Pollard at fly for All Blacks test

It is the only change Bok coach Heyneke Meyer has made to the team.Pollard, 20, started as pivot against Scotland and in both Tests against Argentina, but was dropped from the squad for the match against the Wallabies in Perth last Saturday.Veteran flyhalf ... [Published East Coast Radio - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Meyer in juggling act with centres

KEY PLAYER: Outside centre Jan Serfontein has been picked to play the Wallabies on Saturday. Picture: GALLO IMAGESHOW to make one of three 12s go into 13 is a mathematical improbability, but Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer believes he has come up with a ... [Published Herald Live - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 7 reports

South Africa make six changes for Wallabies clash

Bismarck du Plessis, Lood de Jager, Damian de Allende all drop back to the bench where they will be joined by Trevor Nyakane, Marcel van der Merwe, and Pat Lambie, as well as the uncapped Warren Whiteley. South Africa is on top of the Rugby Championship ... [Published Central Queensland News - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Strauss due his chance to start

Meyer looks likely to make at least three changes as he seeks improvement to his team's below par performance against Argentina in Salta.The Boks, however, still got the job done, even when they appeared to be staring down the barrel.Strauss last started ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 02 2014]

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Consistency for Springboks ahead of All Blacks ... [Published SABC - 8 hours ago]
Springboks give Duane Vermeulen time [Published Citizen.co.za - 9 hours ago]
"House Full" at Ellis Park [Published Jacaranda 94.2 - 14 hours ago]
Burger on standby for Vermeulen [Published Noodls - 15 hours ago]
Boks bring back their Bismarck [Published iafrica.com - 16 hours ago]
Vermeulen given time as du Plessis gets start [Published Citizen.co.za - 16 hours ago]
Searching for that perfect 10 [Published IOL - Sep 30 2014]
Sharks seal Lambie deal [Published IOL - Sep 30 2014]
Boks punish Ausies, get bonus point [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 27 2014]
South Africa leave it late against Australia [Published Noodls - Sep 27 2014]
South Africa vs Australia live score update [Published Noodls - Sep 27 2014]
Meyer might rue benched old guard [Published IOL - Sep 26 2014]
Bok face-off: To kick or run? [Published IOL - Sep 26 2014]
Wallabies angered by maul brouhaha [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 26 2014]
Wallabies select sixth-string hooker [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 25 2014]
Boks' shock choice inflames quota debate [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 24 2014]
Boks opt for continuity [Published SABC - Sep 24 2014]
Boks coach denies quota pressure (AAP) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 24 2014]
Boks add an 'Oupa' to starting side [Published IOL - Sep 24 2014]
Three changes to Springbok team [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 24 2014]
First Bok start for "exciting" Mohaje [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 24 2014]
All Blacks fend off Springboks [Published ONE News - Sep 13 2014]
All Blacks fend off Springboks in wet [Published ONE News - Sep 13 2014]
Springboks need to make statement [Published ONE News - Sep 13 2014]
No better time to break the bogey [Published Cape Times - Sep 12 2014]
Why the double talk? [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 11 2014]
Boks vs All Blacks - Wellington: PREVIEW [Published News24 - Sep 11 2014]
Steven Luatua handed big All Blacks start [Published ONE News - Sep 10 2014]
Pollard at fly for All Blacks test [Published East Coast Radio - Sep 10 2014]
Morne Steyn axed from Springboks [Published ONE News - Sep 10 2014]
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