South Africa Springboks

Springboks and Pumas in awe of 'unbelievable' All Blacks

New Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus says his team have a lot of work to do to catch the All Blacks.<p>One round into the Rugby Championship the …

Sport (New Zealand)

Feast your eyes! 7 snaps of the yummy Boks preparing for game time

South African Rugby

Eben was brilliant for the Boks, but this hatred of the All Blacks irks me

CAPE TOWN - It's all about the Rugby Championship, Province and some schoolboy-rugby as Mark Keohane shares his Rants and Rave from the weekend's …

Sport (South Africa)

Bok squad trimmed for Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Mendoza

<i>JOHANNESBURG — As to be expected, the Springbok team has been pruned for the trip to Argentina for Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test match in</i> …


Rugby Championship: Team of the Week

9:59 PM GMT<p>Sam was brought up on long drives and the dusty fields of north-west New South Wales, where he developed his love of rugby from an early …


Junior Springboks stars to step up for Lions in Currie Cup

JOHANNESBURG - Several of the Lions’ exciting junior stars who featured at the recent Under-20 World Cup in France are in line to make their Currie …

Sport (South Africa)

Argentina coach Ledesma says the Springboks the most physical team in the world

Pumas coach Mario Ledesma called the Springboks the most physical team in the world following his team’s 34-21 defeat in their opening Rugby …


Boks: Durban gate all-time Rugby Championship low

2018-08-20 13:33<p>Kings Park (Gallo Images)<p>Cape Town - SA Rugby may need to revisit their ticket pricing policy and allocation of venues after hitting …

Sport (South Africa)

Springbok ratings: Dyantyi lethal, Kitshoff pushes hard for No 1 jersey

CAPE TOWN – The Springboks got the job done by dispatching Argentina 34-21 in their Rugby Championship opener in Durban at the weekend.But while the …

Sport (South Africa)

Etzebeth exceeds expectations on Springbok return

Eben Etzebeth was thrown straight back into the fray against Argentina after eight months on the sidelines and looked as if he'd never been gone.

Sport (South Africa)

Handré Pollard, Elton Jantjies aren’t the enemy

Both Handré Pollard and Elton Jantjies should be backed rather than belittled each time they endure an off day in Springbok colours, writes <b>CRAIG …

South African Rugby | Papier says no thanks to Stormers

Springbok and Bulls scrumhalf Embrose Papier has reportedly turned down an offer to play for the Stormers.

Sport (South Africa)

WATCH: What an awesome feeling to make my Springbok debut, says Damian Willemse

CAPE TOWN – The Springboks cruising somewhat, leading 27-14 and at that stage, a bonus-point victory was on the cards.There were just less than 20 …

Sport (South Africa) | Rassie: Misfiring Pollard will bounce back

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus acknowledges that Handre Pollard's goal kicking was below standard on Saturday.

Sport (South Africa)

Watch: Namibia qualify for 2019 Rugby World Cup

Namibia beat Kenya to qualify for the 2019 World Cup, where they will join the All Blacks, Springboks, Italy and repechage winner in Pool B.

Rugby World Cup

Team first, personal achievement second, says Dyantyi

DURBAN – Aphiwe Dyantyi has, in his short Springbok career, already caught the eye.The Lions man has made the step up to Test level, and after a …

Sport (South Africa)

Marco van Staden: From Varsity Cup to Boks in one crazy year

2018-08-20 08:25<p>Marco van Staden (Gallo)<p>Durban - One of the great stories to emerge from Saturday's Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks …

Sport (South Africa)

Jesse Kriel back from Bok duty to boost the Bulls

JOHANNESBURG - Springbok centre Jesse Kriel will give the Blue Bulls a timely boost to their Currie Cup campaign and is likely to start in their …

Sport (South Africa) | Kings get backline injection ahead of PRO14

Former Bulls duo Bjorn Basson and Ulrich Beyers have reportedly agreed to join the Southern Kings ahead of the PRO14.

Sport (South Africa) | Singer Elvis Blue's call to Springboks answered

South African singer Elvis Blue's calls to sing the South African national anthem were answered at Kings Park on Saturday.

Sport (South Africa)

R1 rebooted: All Blacks thrash Wallabies, Springboks down Pumas

The opening round of this year's Rugby Championship went as expected, with the All Blacks and Springboks downing the Wallabies and Pumas respectively.<p>…


Five takeaways from past weekend

What we learned from the opening round of the Rugby Championship, according to <b>CRAIG LEWIS</b>.<p><b>Eben Etzebeth sends out reminder of class</b><br>In the build up to …

South African Rugby

'There is a lot of work we need to do‚' says Bok coach Erasmus

A thunderous contribution by the Springbok forwards helped set up an opening 34-21 Rugby Championship win over Argentina on Saturday‚ but coach …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Erasmus-Kolisi mojo helps Bok team culture blossom

The Springboks got The Rugby Championship campaign off to a winning start with a victory over Argentina on Saturday. A decent effort, even if coach …

News (South Africa)

South African effort trumps errors, coach says there is plenty to fix

DURBAN (Reuters) - South Africa showed their real potential for only 20 minutes of Saturday’s 34-21 win over Argentina in the Rugby Championship but it was on expected lines with several key players returning after layoffs, according to coach Rassie Erasmus.<p>South Africa Rugby Union - Rugby …

South Africa | Boks: Another new loosie combo in Mendoza?

Fiddling with combinations in the Springbok loose trio has been commonplace of late … and it may not stop for the away clash with Argentina, says <b> Rob</b> …

Sport (South Africa)

Watch: Springbok press conference (18/08/18)

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus and captain Siya Kolisi address the media after their 34-21 victory over Argentina in Durban.

South African Rugby

Argentina seeking solution to stopping Springbok forwards

DURBAN – New Argentina coach Mario Ledesma labelled South Africa's pack the most physical in world rugby and said the Pumas must figure out a way to …

Sport (South Africa)

Bok power too much on the day, says Puma captain Creevy

DURBAN – Argentina captain Augustin Creevy believes the Springbok physicality tipped the scales as they succumbed to a 34-21 loss at Kings Park in …

South Africa

‘Bok pack most physical in world’

Pumas coach Mario Ledesma says the Springbok forwards were dominant at Kings Park and will be hard to stop in Mendoza next week. <b>JON CARDINELLI</b> …

South African Rugby