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South Africa's Morne Steyn is a predictable threat to the Wallabies

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Paul Cully South Africa has gone back to what it knows against the Wallabies on Saturday.

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Morne Steyn in frame to play Wallabies with Goosen and Frans Steyn in doubt

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Ken Borland South Africa's under-fire flyhalf Morne Steyn could keep his place in the side to face Australia on Saturday in the Rugby Championship following injuries to Francois Steyn and Johan Goosen.

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Morne Steyn dumped as Boks opt for Goosen

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David Legge The fairytale rise of 20-year-old fly-half Johan Goosen continued Wednesday when he was named in the South Africa starting line-up for a Rugby Championship Test against Australia.

Morne Steyn set to start on bench for Stade Francais

PARIS: South African international fly-half Morne Steyn revealed on Wednesday he would only start on the bench for Stade Francais in Friday's Top 14 clash with Biarritz.

Wallabies edge Springboks in Perth with late seven-pointer

Captain fantastic: Michael Hooper of the Wallabies fends off a tackle by Tendai Mtawarira of the Springboks.

Georgina Robinson It was magic they needed and magic they produced, just in time.

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Wallabies v Springboks

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Stephen Samuelson Australia have a point to prove against the Springboks following their walloping by the All Blacks last time out.

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Springboks recall Handre Pollard for All Blacks Test

Wellington: South Africa have made one change to their team for the Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks on Saturday, recalling Handre Pollard at five-eighth.

Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer full of praise for wounded Wallabies

Experienced: South African Victor Matfield.

Georgina Robinson Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has turned to his most experienced players to prevent a Wallabies comeback in Perth this weekend. 

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Ewen McKenzie still searching for ideal back line

Bernard Foley is back at five-eighth for the Wallabies.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has conceded the Wallabies are still searching for a winning back-line combination after a disappointing start to the Rugby Championship.

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Boks replace Willem Alberts ahead of Wallabies

Out: Willem Alberts.

Warren Whiteley has replaced fellow back-rower Willem Alberts in the South Africa squad for Rugby Championship Tests in Australia and New Zealand next month.

Coach Ewen McKenzie left scratching his head as Wallabies take a break

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Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie will go back to the drawing board after the All Blacks took a nine-inch nail to the bubble of optimism in Australian rugby in Auckland at the weekend.

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Damian de Allende chosen to make Springboks debut against Argentina

Returing: Bryan Habana is one of eight changes made to the Springboks side to face Argentina.

Outside centre Damian de Allende will debut for South Africa on Saturday against Argentina in a Rugby Championship first-round match in Pretoria.

Early try critical as South Africa edge Argentina 13-6 in Rugby Championship

Desperate measures: South African captain Jean de Villiers is tackled by Argentina's Juan Martin.

Mark Gleeson A first minute try from Ruan Pienaar proved decisive as South Africa beat Argentina 13-6 in Saturday's rain-affected Rugby Championship test at Loftus Versfeld to record a winning start to the annual...

Juan Smith handed new Springboks chance against Pumas

Return: Juan Smith.

Flanker Juan Smith, who had virtually quit rugby after an Achilles tendon injury in 2011, makes a remarkable South Africa comeback by turning out for the Springboks against Argentina on Saturday.

Christian Leali'ifano hoping to regain kicking accuracy and spot in Wallabies team

Kicking on: Brumbies and Wallabies star Christian Leali'ifano will be hoping to regain his goal kicking accuracy.

Georgina Robinson He was supposed to be Australia's answer to Dan Carter, Leigh Halfpenny and Morne Steyn.

South Africa fight back to win thriller against Argentina

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South Africa preserved their unbeaten record against Argentina as they turned a 12-point deficit into a 33-31 victory in the last 20 minutes of a Rugby Championship encounter on Saturday.

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Domestic rule essential to breeding good Wallabies

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Spiro Zavos Now where are we after the pleasant interruption of the Wallabies three Test triumph over France? Ah yes, the 17th round of the 2014 Super Rugby tournament resumes this weekend. Good.

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Last-gasp Boks steal win from Welsh

Cornal Hendricks scored a try and played a crucial role in the match-winning penalty try.

A converted late penalty try secured a last-gasp 31-30 victory for South Africa against Wales in Nelspruit on Saturday, killing Welsh hopes of an historic rugby win.

NSW Waratahs v Bulls

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Stephen Samuelson The NSW Waratahs welcome back Israel Folau as they face another must-win home game.

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Veterans back in Springboks squad for June series

Nick Said Veteran forwards Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger are among a number of long-time absentees recalled to the South Africa squad for the June internationals against Wales and Scotland.