Definitions

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  • proper noun The South African national rugby union team.

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Examples

  • Only the rugby team retains the name Springboks, first used on a tour of Britain in 1906-07.

    BBC News - Home

  • And finally, South Africa's rugby team are called the Springboks and wear kit emblazoned with this native gazelle.

    BBC News - Home

  • Similarly, South Africa†™ s rugby team is called Springboks, which is the country†™ s national animal.

    The Times of India

  • The team that beat the Springboks was the greatest to leave these shores and, even then, Ripley had to play second fiddle to Mervyn Davies, the Wales No 8, who played in all four Tests.

    Andy Ripley obituary

  • The Springboks are a national treasure that belongs to all of us, to which all of us have an equal claim.

    ANC Today

  • The Springboks are a national treasure that belongs to all of us, to which all of us have an equal claim.

    ANC Today

  • Keep to your game plan and uphold the tradition of the Springboks, which is to be standard bearers of World Rugby.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He dismissed reports that the real reasons for Manuel's dislike of the Springboks was the controversial inclusion in the squad of

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In that time, the Springboks were the dominant team in world rugby (2009), the All Blacks for a year (2010) and a NZ and Australia the two best in the planet in 2011.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • The Springboks are the defending Tri Nations champions but have started the series with back-to-back defeats in New Zealand and Deans expects them to be desperate on Saturday night.

    Sportal.com.au - Latest News Headlines

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