Side Entry: All Blacks fixation stifles our rugby

2017-09-24 06:20

Years ago, when I was young enough to blow smoke up my own backside, I was daft enough to momentarily rate myself as the best sports writer in my age group ... I know.

Dagg ruled out for the season

2017-09-22 10:34

All Blacks utility back Israel Dagg has been ruled out for the rest of the season due to a knee injury sustained earlier this year.

All Blacks well out in front

2017-09-20 16:34

Today, September 20 in two years’ time Rugby’s showpiece tournament – the Rugby World Cup – will kick off in Tokyo.

Stransky at a loss to explain Boks' demise

2017-09-19 08:26

Former flyhalf Joel Stransky is at a loss as to how the Springboks can compete with the All Blacks.

Smith catalyst for Bok demolition job

2017-09-18 22:57

All Blacks scrumhalf Aaron Smith's ability to lift his side at the right moments was evident in the victory over the Springboks.

'No way to sugarcoat Coetzee's 3 heavy defeats to NZ' - S24

Sport24 chief rugby writer Rob Houwing joined us in studio on Monday to weigh in on the Springboks' record 57-0 defeat to the All Blacks in Albany at the weekend. Watch.

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Bookies back Boks to beat Wallabies

2017-09-18 13:39

Despite their defeat to the All Blacks, the Springboks will bounce back to beat Australia in their next Rugby Championship clash, local bookmakers believe.

Not one Bok would make All Blacks XV - Mallett

2017-09-18 11:35

Former coach Nick Mallett believes not one Springbok would make it into an All Blacks starting XV.

Coetzee: All Black hiding the 'perfect storm'

2017-09-18 10:33

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has "no excuses" after his side's record-breaking 57-0 loss to the All Blacks in Albany.

Mallett: Criticising Boks like clubbing a baby seal

2017-09-18 09:01

Former coach Nick Mallett felt sorry for the Springboks after their record-breaking defeat to the All Blacks in Albany.


All Blacks comfortable in resting star locks

2017-09-23 14:16

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen feels the absence of first-choice locks Brodie Retallick and Sam Whitelock is an opportunity for others.

Ex-All Black questions ‘governance’ of SA rugby

2017-09-21 07:13

Ex-NZ prop Craig Dowd doesn’t believe proper structures are in place for the Springboks to consistently compete with the All Blacks.

Mealamu backs Hansen's split squad decision

2017-09-19 22:33

All Blacks legend Keven Mealamu has backed Steve Hansen's decision to split his squad for their next two Rugby Championship Tests.

Etzebeth: Leave our loved ones alone!

2017-09-19 07:08

Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth has called on disgruntled fans not to vent their anger towards the players’ loved ones.

All Blacks at Newlands could be 'acid test' for Bok coach

Sport24 chief rugby writer Rob Houwing joined us in studio on Monday to weigh in on the Springboks' record 57-0 defeat to the All Blacks in Albany at the weekend. Watch.

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7 most embarrassing moments in Bok history

2017-09-18 14:34

Herman Mostert highlights the SEVEN most embarrassing moments in Springbok history.

Coetzee's long list of unwanted 'records'

2017-09-18 11:35

Allister Coetzee has added another unwanted blemish to his record as Springbok coach.

Hansen gives All Blacks Bok destroyers a B+

2017-09-18 11:06

Steve Hansen believes his All Blacks of 2017 remain short of the A-standard, even after their record dismantling of the Springboks.

All Blacks to split squads for Argentina, Bok Tests?

2017-09-18 09:01

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has hinted at unleashing dual squads for the final two Rugby Championship Tests on the road.

Venter urges Bok fans to keep the faith

2017-09-18 08:30

Springbok assistant coach Brendan Venter says there was "nothing wrong with the Boks' effort" in their record-breaking defeat to New Zealand in Albany.

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