ARTICLES RELATING TO SPRINGBOKS

Rugby Championship Boks' litmus test

2015-01-30 13:23

Dean believes the Springboks will know where their strengths and weaknesses lie after the Rugby Championship.

Morne Steyn harbours RWC hopes

2015-01-29 21:00

Morne Steyn has his sights firmly set on improving his form and making the Springbok squad for the Rugby World Cup.

Springbok flyer gets new boots

2015-01-29 09:08

Springbok and Cheetahs star Willie le Roux has joined PUMA South Africa’s growing rugby family on a long-term deal.

Pienaar: Don't write Boks off

2015-01-28 11:01

Former Springbok captain Francois Pienaar says the Boks should not be written off ahead of this year's Rugby World Cup.

Jacobs backs Jean to recover

2015-01-21 15:48

Adi Jacobs believes Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has the experience and ability to make a successful comeback from injury.

Fitzpatrick praises Burger

2015-01-20 09:15

NZ legend Sean Fitzpatrick has heaped praise on Schalk Burger, who's in line for the Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award.

Boks need rest before RWC

2015-01-08 15:20

Kevin says Heyneke Meyer should rest first-choice Springboks ahead of this years World Cup in England.

Vermuelen is good competition for Spies

2015-01-07 12:52

Theo believes Pierre Spies should thrive on the competition with Duane Vermeulen in the Springbok team.

Boks hit 2014 speed bump

2014-12-22 14:18

The Springboks hit a speed bump this year, showing signs of decline a year out from the Rugby World Cup in England.

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
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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.

 

Boks will be lucky to make QF's

2015-01-30 11:43

Emma says the Springboks achilles heel is the decision to continue to pick players from the golden generation.

More to come from Boks - Le Roux

2015-01-29 09:08

Willie le Roux has revealed that he believes the current group of players have yet to reach their full potential.

Bok flank Oupa eager to improve

2015-01-28 12:27

Springbok flank Oupa Mohoje was delighted with his achievements in 2014, but strongly believes he can't rest on his laurels.

World Cup is Senatla's big goal

2015-01-23 09:07

Blitzbokke and Stormers speedster Seabelo Senatla says his big goal for 2015 is making the Springboks' World Cup squad.

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Ex-Wallaby Nathan Sharpe thinks the All Blacks are the best team going into the Rugby World Cup, but he’s not so sure they’ll win it. The former lock also offers his opinion on South Africa and Ireland's chances.

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Boks, WP oversee Jean's rehab

2015-01-20 05:00

The Bok medical team and their Province counterparts will work together to ensure Jean de Villiers makes a successful comeback.

Springbok New Year's Resolutions

2015-01-08 11:14

Gary Boshoff has compiled a list of six New Year’s Resolutions for the Springbok coach heading into the 2015 season.

Injury scare for Pienaar

2014-12-23 11:06

Springbok and Ulster scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar's latest injury scare is not as serious as initially feared.

Bok flyhalf Goosen to tie the knot

2014-12-22 12:00

Springbok flyhalf Johan Goosen and girlfriend Aletia Kleynhans are set to tie the knot.

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
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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.

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