ARTICLES RELATING TO RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP

Juan Smith back in Bok plans

2014-07-23 07:02

Loose forward Juan Smith is likely to make his return to the Springbok fold during this year's Rugby Championship.

Du Preez out for whole year

2014-07-03 14:12

Springbok scrumhalf Fourie du Preez’s ankle injury is worse than expected and it has now ruled him out for the rest of the year.

Ankle injury rules out Du Preez

2014-07-01 13:31

Springbok scrumhalf Fourie du Preez will miss the entire Rugby Championship after picking up an ankle injury.

Du Preez worry for Springboks

2014-06-30 11:10

Springbok scrumhalf Fourie du Preez's participation in the Rugby Championship is in doubt after he suffered an ankle injury.

Wallabies set sights on ABs

2014-06-22 10:47

The Wallabies have set their sights on the all-conquering All Blacks after sweeping their three-Test series against France.

Meyer: We won't be Baa-Baas

2014-06-02 05:00

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer sees the World XV game as a key preparatory element for Wales a week on, writes Rob Houwing.

Meyer on Japan Boks

2014-05-14 09:09

Heyneke Meyer says Japan-based Springboks Fourie du Preez, Jaque Fourie and JP Pietersen would be available for the June Tests.

Pumas to take Boks north

2014-03-20 17:30

The Springboks' second match in the Rugby Championship against Argentina has been moved to Salta in the north of the country.

Fans: Matfield a Bok shoo-in

2014-02-05 08:29

Sport24 readers believe Victor Matfield's return to the Bok team to renew his alliance with Heyneke Meyer is inevitable.

ABs set for Ellis Park return

2013-12-02 22:47

SANZAR have announced the draw for the 2014 Rugby Championships, with the Boks open their campaign against the Pumas at Loftus.

De Villiers: Treadmill won’t stop

2013-10-09 23:05

Bok captain Jean de Villiers may be a wee bit envious of All Black centre counterpart Conrad Smith right now, says Rob Houwing.

Bissie's subbing stumps Fitzy

2013-10-08 14:45

Former All Blacks hooker Sean Fitzpatrick has questioned Bismarck du Plessis' early substitution against the All Blacks.

Fans keep faith in Heyneke

2013-10-08 13:25

Two losses against the best team in the world is no reason to lose faith in Heyneke Meyer's master plan, Sport24 readers say.

Q&A: Nick Mallett on...

2013-10-08 10:51

Tank Lanning speaks to former Springbok coach Nick Mallett on Romain Poite and whether he'll ever coach again...

'Typo-gate' storm in a teacup

2013-10-08 09:45

Sport24 readers say the All Blacks' substitute mishap in their Rugby Championship Test at Ellis Park did NOT influence the result.

NZ card: Kruger weak Bok link

2013-10-07 17:00
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NZ’s national newspaper gave All Black starting XV players a 7-3 performance-card edge over Bok counterparts by position.

All Blacks stretch IRB lead

2013-10-07 14:44

The All Blacks have stretched their lead atop the IRB world rankings after their Rugby Championship victory over the Boks.

Bok fans salute All Blacks

2013-10-07 12:34

Sport24 readers have hailed the All Blacks after they proved their No 1 status by defeating the Springboks at Ellis Park.

Pumas No 9 cops punishment

2013-10-07 11:26

Argentina scrumhalf Martin Landajo has been banned for one week for stamping during their Rugby Championship loss to Australia.

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Jet flies over Ellis Park

2013-10-07 09:31

Watch the Jet flying over Ellis Park prior to the Boks-All Blacks game.

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All Blacks laud Jean after typo

2013-10-07 09:06
188 comments

NZ coach Steve Hansen has lauded Bok captain Jean de Villiers for the manner in which he handled a substitute mishap in their Test.

Boks: Etzebeth gave his all

2013-10-07 07:12

Tigerish tight forward Eben Etzebeth topped the Springbok performance card in the dapper defeat to the world champion All Blacks, writes Rob Houwing.

McCaw hails All Black spirit

2013-10-06 20:30

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has conceded they had to "dig deep" in their frenzied victory over the Springboks at Ellis Park.

ABs dubbed 'supreme team'

2013-10-06 17:00

The All Blacks' victory over the Springboks at Ellis Park has been hailed as "one of the all-time great games".

McKenzie hails tactical rethink

2013-10-06 12:00

According to Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie, a different training schedule and a strategy rethink allowed them to thump the Pumas.

 

New Bok centre combination?

2014-07-15 08:56
83 comments

The Boks could enter the Rugby Championship with a new centre combination featuring Jean de Villiers and Damian de Allende.

Why Hougie may plug Bok gap

2014-07-02 05:00
85 comments

Though seldom unanimously favoured, Francois Hougaard deserves a stab at filling the Bok No 9 vacancy, argues Rob Houwing.

Jean back to No 13 for Boks?

2014-07-01 05:00

If fit for the start of the Championship, Bok skipper Jean de Villiers may find himself at outside centre, writes Rob Houwing.

Upgrade in concussion tests

2014-06-27 11:17

SANZAR has introduced a strengthened concussion test for players in Super Rugby and the Rugby Championship.

Meyer fears 6-month Bok gap

2014-06-09 22:19

The Boks’ lack of activity for more than half a year in 2015, before the World Cup, worries coach Heyneke Meyer, writes Rob Houwing.

Bok newbies likely to be cut

2014-05-20 20:30

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer may have invited a squad of 36 to the training camp, but how many of those will survive the final cut?

Mallett: Ball skills a shocker!

2014-04-24 13:17

Former Bok coach Nick Mallett has criticised the ball skills of SA rugby players, following recent poor performances in Super Rugby.

Boks to face Pumas in Salta

2014-03-20 07:44

South Africa's away Test against Argentina in the Rugby Championship will be played at Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena in Salta.

Ellis Park Test 'a classic'

2013-12-05 10:50

Former All Black captain Taine Randell says the Springbok-All Black Test at Ellis Park this year was one of the all-time classics.

Bok flyhalf’s surprise Oz nod

2013-10-10 12:22

Not normally lauded in Antipodean circles, Morne Steyn has cracked an Australian Rugby Championship XV, writes Rob Houwing.

Jake White's hollow words

2013-10-09 07:43
96 comments

Jake White has evoked the wrath of Australian scribes following his appointment as the Sharks' new Director of Rugby.

All Blacks given time to recover

2013-10-08 13:25

The All Blacks, nursing plenty of bumps and bruises following their win over the Springboks, have been given the week off to recover.

Pietersen bolsters Bok options

2013-10-08 13:12

JP Pietersen beefs the Boks for their end-of-year tour ... and offers possibilities either at centre or wing, writes Rob Houwing.

'Typo-gate' storm in a teacup

2013-10-08 10:49

Sport24 readers say the All Blacks' substitute mishap in their Rugby Championship Test at Ellis Park did NOT influence the result.

Mitchell salutes captain McCaw

2013-10-07 20:30

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has received high praise from former coach John Mitchell, after leading them the Rugby Championship.

Defence is Boks' Achilles heel

2013-10-07 14:45

The Springboks know they have to improve their defence if they are to stand a chance of beating the All Blacks in future.

Were the Boks wilting more?

2013-10-07 13:26

An unexpected, worrying pattern is emerging of the All Blacks ending stronger against the Boks at high altitude, writes Rob Houwing.

Ref Owens 'greatest Test ever'

2013-10-07 12:00

Nigel Owens has called the Springboks v All Blacks Test the greatest game of rugby he has ever had the privilege of refereeing.

Sanzar congratulates All Blacks

2013-10-07 11:00

Sanzar has congratulated the All Blacks on their successful defence of the Rugby Championship after defeating SA at Ellis Park.

Video

Evolution of the Haka

2013-10-07 09:22

Watch the evolution of the All Blacks Haka over the years.

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Gallery

All Blacks' Ellis Park win

2013-10-07 08:58

See pics of the All Blacks winning the Rugby Championship at Ellis Park.

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Boks’ progress is indisputable

2013-10-06 22:30
171 comments

South Africa, even in defeat to sublime NZ, wooed much of the world on Saturday as they sent out strong enough RWC 2015 signals.

Heyneke left dejected

2013-10-06 18:31
143 comments

A dejected Heyneke Meyer has struggled to find any comfort from the Springboks' courageous effort in their defeat to the All Blacks.

Hansen hails NZ's character

2013-10-06 12:00

Coach Steve Hansen has hailed the character of his all-conquering All Blacks after they showed why they boss world rugby.

Boks still buoyed by showing

2013-10-06 12:00
87 comments

The Springboks believe that they will continue to improve and pose an even greater challenge at next year's Rugby Championship.

 
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