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The South Africa national rugby union team, commonly known as the Springboks, is the country's national team governed by the South African Rugby Union. The Springboks play in green and gold jerseys with white shorts, and their emblem is the native antelope springbok. The team has been representing South Africa in international rugby union since 30 July 1891, when they played their first test match against a British Isles touring team.

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South Africa rugby fans give their verdict on Championship withdrawal [Video]

South Africa rugby fans give their verdict on Championship withdrawal

Rugby fans in Cape Town are disappointed by the Springboks' decision to pull out of the Rugby Championship in Australia.

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