Bismarck: We back our systems

2015-02-20 13:01

Bismarck du Plessis is desperate to stamp his authority on the Sharks following their slow start to Super Rugby.

Bismarck boost for Sharks

2015-02-17 09:07

Sharks captain Bismarck du Plessis has been given the all clear to play and will be available to face the Lions.

Confidence high in Sharks camp

2015-02-13 13:14

Sharks captain Bismarck du Plessis cannot wait to get their Super Rugby season started against the Cheetahs at Kings Park.

Sharks: Beauty can come later

2015-02-06 13:17

Warts and all, the Sharks just beating Toulon abroad on a bleak night will be banked as a positive, writes Rob Houwing .

Bok trio set for French move

2015-01-19 11:03

Bismarck and Jannie du Plessis as well as Duane Vermeulen will further their careers in France after this year's Rugby World Cup.

Now Boks face king of niggle

2014-11-10 16:36

Avoiding being riled by cunning England ‘spoiler’ Dylan Hartley could be key to a Bok win at Twickenham, writes Rob Houwing .

Springboks Japan-bound

2014-10-10 10:16

Springbok players and management will visit their clothing sponsors in Japan in an attempt to gain extra technical advantage at the RWC.

Bok 'supersubs' were immense

2014-09-29 10:15

The Springbok "supersubs" did the trick to help turn the game in SA's favour against Australia, writes Herman Mostert .

Will Bok pack be spooked?

2014-09-01 12:13

SA may find it hard against Oz to swiftly banish memories of their scrumming mauling from the Pumas, writes Rob Houwing .

Boks have tour edge at hooker

2014-08-28 13:00

South Africa are very settled in one particular department where both NZ and Oz are slightly ailing at present, writes Rob Houwing .


'Giant' at lock for Sharks

2015-02-19 08:37

Lubabalo "Giant" Mtyanda will make his Super Rugby debut for the Sharks when they host the Lions at Kings Park.

3 crocked Boks at Kings Park

2015-02-16 08:41

After the first week's action in Super Rugby, there are already three injury worries to three key Springboks.

Could Marx be next Bismarck?

2015-02-11 14:23

Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes hooker Malcolm Marx could become the next Bismarck du Plessis.

Sharks name 4 leaders

2015-01-30 13:00

The Sharks have announced the appointment of their leadership group for this year’s Super Rugby competition.

Bismarck must hike standards

2014-11-26 14:44

Throw accurately and don’t leak penalties: that would aid Bismarck du Plessis’ cause against Wales, writes Rob Houwing .

No rest for top Springboks

2014-10-13 10:26

It is unlikely that the Springboks will rest a few key forwards for their year-end tour to Europe next month.

Bismarck to start for Boks

2014-10-01 11:38

Bismarck du Plessis will start at hooker for the Springboks when they tackle the All Blacks at Ellis Park.

‘Fear factor’ Bismarck needed

2014-09-09 14:11

Rob Houwing on why South Africa must restore Bismarck du Plessis as starting hooker against NZ this weekend.

Strauss at No 2 for Boks?

2014-09-01 10:47

Adriaan Strauss is likely to replace Bismarck du Plessis at hooker when the Springboks tackle the Wallabies in Perth.

Sharks fell short of expectation

2014-07-26 13:00

The Sharks have joined the Stormers in proving that ‘anti-rugby’ doesn’t win you Super Rugby trophies, writes Rob Houwing .

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