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Sharks pleased to get Bok Test

2014-12-15 14:00

The Sharks have welcomed the decision to award one of SA’s two Rugby Championship Tests in 2015 to Kings Park.

JHB, Durban get Bok Tests

2014-12-12 10:09

The South African Rugby Union has confirmed the home venues for the 2015 Castle Lager Rugby Championship.

Bok flank Louw raring to go

2014-12-11 10:10

Springbok flank Francois Louw is set to return to the playing field after undergoing neck surgery 10 weeks ago.

Jarvis injured in win over Boks

2014-12-10 20:03

Wales prop Aaron Jarvis damaged a pectoral muscle in their win over the Springboks 11 days ago.

Meyer directionless ahead of RWC

2014-12-09 15:05

Heinrich says Heyneke Meyer's Springboks will make it to the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.

Meyer is losing the plot

2014-12-08 15:25

Wayne says the fact that Heyneke Meyer is even considering recalling flyhalf Morne Steyn is a massive error.

Experience doesn't translate into success

2014-12-08 12:19

Noel suggests that Heyneke Meyer's deep reliance on players he has long-standing associations with is detrimental to the team.

Steyn, Kirchner back in Bok frame?

2014-12-08 09:05
94 comments

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer could surprise with a few unpopular decisions in his World Cup squad.

5 in line for top Bok award

2014-12-05 14:40

Nizaam Carr, Marcell Coetzee, Willie le Roux, Handré Pollard and Duane Vermeulen will all vie for the SA Rugby Player of the Year.

Boks should focus on their strengths

2014-12-05 13:57

Sport24 reader Shaun says South Africa should not attempt to overhaul their rugby style, but concedes the Springboks have become too predictable.

Mitchell: Boks very predictable

2014-12-05 08:24

John Mitchell has expressed his views on why the All Blacks fared better than the Springboks and Wallabies on their year-end tours.

Double-loss for Springboks

2014-12-04 14:35

Jaco have no confidence in Victor Matfield or Fourie Du Preez wearing the captains armband for the Springboks.

JDV is a big loss to 'Boks

2014-12-04 13:45

Brad says Jean de Villliers' loss is a big blow to Springboks' preparation for the World Cup.

Matfield not a good motivator

2014-12-04 13:26

Johannes says Schalk Burger is the best candidate for th Springbok captaincy, a job Victor Matfield would not handle well.

Joubert to umpire Proteas v Boks

2014-12-04 12:38

Rugby referee Craig Joubert will be one of the umpires in the T20 cricket match between the Proteas and Springboks.

SARU to blame for De Villiers' injury

2014-12-03 15:09

Prince says the South African Rugby Unions greed is indirectly responsible for captain Jean de Villiers' injury.

Springboks are one-dimensional

2014-12-03 12:48

Greg says the Springboks' one-dimensional game plan is halting their progress.

Boks weren't determined enough on tour

2014-12-03 11:55

Emma feels Heyneke Meyer failed to pick the correct team in the end of year tour with next years World Cup fast approaching.

SARU bags R13m for Wales Test

2014-12-03 10:00

The South African Rugby Union received a handy £750 000 (R13m) from the Welsh Rugby Union for agreeing to play the Test in Cardiff.

Ex-Bok speaks on hijacking

2014-12-03 08:32

Former Springbok lock Hannes Strydom says he fought back after six men tried to hijack his vehicle in Pretoria.

Oz win was 'Boks best performance of 2014

2014-12-02 15:22

Dave believes the Springboks' win over Australia in the Rugby Championship was their best performance of the year.

2014: Springboks year in review

2014-12-02 15:04

The Springboks have their feet up after a rather topsy-turvy year of results. Sport24 takes a look back over the last 12 months.

Ex-Bok in ICU after hijacking

2014-12-02 13:31

Former Springbok lock Hannes Strydom is in the intensive care unit of the Groenkloof hospital after being injured in an attempted hijacking.

Boks name Boucher as coach

2014-12-02 11:22

The Boks have named former wicketkeeper, Mark Boucher as coach for their Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup match against the Proteas.

2014 season pleases Meyer

2014-12-01 20:15

Reflecting on the 2014 season, Springbok coach Heyneyke Meyer is happy with the progress the team has shown.

 

NZ Tests: SARU alters course

2014-12-12 14:00

The All Blacks returning soon to coastal centres for Tests in SA is a sensible step despite the pitfalls, writes Rob Houwing.

Krige picks his Bok loose trio

2014-12-11 14:00

Former Springbok captain Corne Krige has revealed who he'd like to see as the Bok loose trio at next year's Rugby World Cup.

Pienaar looking to sharpen up

2014-12-10 21:54

Fit-again Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar is happy to be back in action after three months on the sidelines.

Carr, Pollard head awards list

2014-12-10 09:27

Nizaam Carr and Handré Pollard lead the full list of nominees released by SARU for their annual Rugby Player of the Year Awards.

Tiaan cherishes moments with Boks

2014-12-09 13:02

Tiaan Liebenberg says the moments he shared with the Boks when they beat the Proteas were special.

Bok's don't inspire confidence

2014-12-08 15:13

Dave foresees the Springboks losing to the All Blacks in the semi-final at next years World Cup.

'We need to field hungry players'

2014-12-08 11:49

Emma says the key to Springbok success are the players knocking on the door of selection.

Boks claim bragging rights

2014-12-05 22:00

There was no shortage of either smiles or entertainment as the Springboks stunned the Proteas to lift the Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup.

White card is a good idea

2014-12-05 14:17

Sport24 reader Silver Orange says in addition to the white card in rugby matches,there should be the option to have pending terms for yellow and red cards.

AB's supportive play is a good example

2014-12-05 13:27

Sport24 reader Blou Bul says the Springboks do not need a massive overhaul in their play, but could place more emphasis on supporting the runner.

Coaches 'curse' rules out JDV

2014-12-04 15:10

Fearne has pointed to Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer remarks as the 'reason' for Jean De Villiers missing out another World Cup.

Bok skipper Jean out of surgery

2014-12-04 14:01

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has undergone successful surgery in Stellenbosch on the left knee he injured against Wales.

Meyer favours Bulls players

2014-12-04 13:37

Tommy suggests Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer picks players from his former team, the Blue Bulls, before other domestic players.

End of the road for JDV

2014-12-04 12:59

Watchman believes Springbok captain Jean de Villiers' career is over and a new captain needs to be chosen as soon as possible.

Jean's career may be over - surgeon

2014-12-04 09:04
126 comments

An orthopaedic surgeon fears that the Test career of Springbok captain Jean de Villiers may be over.

Flip: Enough leaders at Boks

2014-12-03 13:06

Springbok lock Flip van der Merwe says there is enough leadership in the team to fill the void left by Jean de Villiers.

Springboks cut lethargic figures

2014-12-03 12:36

Cedric says the Springboks will play better if they are paid on an incentive scheme.

'Boks are easy to read

2014-12-03 10:10

Shaun believes the Heyneke Meyer and his backroom staff need to go back to the drawing board as the Springboks' game plan is too predictable.

'Boks won't win RWC on current form

2014-12-03 09:51

John was critical of the Springboks performance against Wales and warned they would not win the World Cup if they continued with similar performances.

Matfield a better captain than De Villiers

2014-12-02 15:37

Adrian believes Victor Matfield's legacy of winning trophies with club and country would make him a better choice as captain of the Springboks.

Meyer has superior win ratio

2014-12-02 15:06

Siener has drawn a positive from Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer's reign so far, pointing his superior win ratio in the year preceding a World Cup.

Kaplan on Cornal's yellow card

2014-12-02 14:30

Jonathan Kaplan has commented on referee John Lacey's decision to send Bok wing Cornal Hendricks to the sin-bin against Wales.

Stonehouse lauds Coetzee, Carr

2014-12-02 11:29

Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse says loose forwards Marcell Coetzee and Nizaam Carr were two shining lights on the Boks' year-end tour.

Disastrous Bok tour - Wiese

2014-12-02 07:29
81 comments

Former Springbok lock Kobus Wiese has described the Springboks' year-end tour to Europe as 'disastrous'.

Jean faces surgery, out for 8 months

2014-12-01 17:31
77 comments

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers will require surgery on his left knee and will be in a race against time to be fit for the RWC.

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