Habana, le Roux, Lambie dropped by Springboks for youth

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) Record try-scorer Bryan Habana, Willie le Roux, and Pat Lambie have been dropped by South Africa, which will field its most inexperienced backline in 22 years against Wales on Saturday. Three players will make their debut, and there's another new cap in the reserves. A reaction from the Springboks was expected after they lost for the first time to Italy last...
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November 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Habana missing for Springboks against England

LONDON (AP) Bryan Habana will miss South Africa's rugby test against England on Saturday after failing to fully recover from a knee injury. The Springboks said the 33-year-old winger, who has played in 123 tests, showed ''significant improvement'' this week after arriving in Britain with a knee problem but will not be risked at Twickenham as ''he is not yet 100 percent.'' They...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

South Africa rugby star Habana aiming to play at Olympics

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) South African rugby player Bryan Habana is in contention to play at the Olympics after being included in the national sevens squad for the 2015-16 season. Rugby sevens is making its debut at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Habana, who has made 117 test appearances for South Africa's 15-a-side team and is its record try-scorer, last played international...
Via Associated Press
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Habana tribute to South African teacher killed by gang

GUILDFORD, England (AP) The murder of a Johannesburg school teacher who was an avid Springboks supporter is giving South Africa added motivation to win their Rugby World Cup semifinal this weekend. Star winger Bryan Habana opened a news conference Tuesday by saying he wanted to honor the memory of Zukisa Kela and play for all South Africans when he takes on New Zealand on Saturday...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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