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 can rule skies in Salta

2014-08-20 22:47

The feel-good recall of Juan Smith for SA only adds to their array of healthy lineout options on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.

Etzebeth to start for WP

2014-08-05 14:10

A new-look Western Province team will head to Port Elizabeth to open their 2014 Currie Cup campaign against the EP Kings.

Etzebeth ready for action

2014-07-30 09:06

After an extended period on the sidelines, Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth is ready to return to the playing field.

Boks likely to lose Steyn

2014-05-28 11:42

Sharks backline star Frans Steyn is unlikely to feature for the Springboks in the upcoming June internationals.

Etzebeth a doubt for June Tests

2014-05-20 10:46

Eben Etzebeth was named in the Springbok training squad, but it seems unlikely that he will play for the Boks in the June Tests.

Etzebeth to be ready for Boks

2014-03-19 10:20

Lock Eben Etzebeth, who is sidelined with an ankle injury, should be ready to play for the Springboks in June.

Three Boks in fans' World XV

2013-12-19 09:04

Rugby fans have picked their ultimate XV of the year, with three Springbok stalwarts cracking the nod.

Etzebeth op a success

2013-12-02 18:10

Springbok and Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth has confirmed that the operation on his injured foot has been a success.

Etzebeth out for six months

2013-11-28 14:40

Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth has been been ruled out of rugby for up to six months after revealing he needs undergo ankle surgery.

Jean to stay skipper in 2014

2013-11-24 16:30

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says he plans to keep Jean de Villiers as captain for the 2014 season.

Time off for Stormers' Bok trio

2013-11-20 09:20

The Stormers will give Jean de Villiers, Duane Vermeulen and Eben Etzebeth extended rest during their pre-season preparations.

Scary Boks: Be afraid, be very afraid!

2013-11-14 09:50

1 sight that can instill fear in the hearts of all Springboks' foes...

9 Boks in Barbarians squad

2013-11-13 10:45

Three more Springboks have been added to the Barbarians squad for a game against Fiji at Twickenham later this month.

Rugby men into heavy petting

2013-11-05 07:33

What is the one thing John Smit, Eben Etzebeth and Jonathan Kaplan have in common?

Boks: Etzebeth gave his all

2013-10-05 21:59

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


Michael Hooper tip tackle

2013-09-30 08:21

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Proof! Etzebeth good to go

2013-09-06 09:46

Lock Eben Etzebeth looks likely to start for the Springboks in their Rugby Championship Test against Australia in Brisbane.

Still hope Etzebeth makes cut

2013-09-03 18:30

Rob Houwing writes that the possible absence of Eben Etzebeth against Australia could be very detrimental.

NZ hard man blasts Etzebeth

2013-09-02 23:31

Former All Black Richard Loe says Eben Etzebeth had it coming when bitten by an Argentinean recently, writes Rob Houwing.


Etzebeth biting incident

2013-08-27 08:51

Watch a video of Puma Leonardo Senatore's bite on Eben Etzebeth.

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Etzebeth: I'm hard, not dirty

2013-08-15 07:55

Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth insists he's not a dirty player and just plays the game as hard as he possibly can.

Etzebeth 'not a dirty player'

2013-07-10 11:23

Stormers forwards coach Matthew Proudfoot insists lock Eben Etzebeth is not a dirty player after he was involved in another 'scuffle'.

Proudfoot hails Etzebeth move

2013-05-29 07:48

Stormers forwards' coach Matt Proudfoot has hailed Eben Etzebeth's move from number four to number five lock as a great success.

Etzebeth warned on aggression

2013-05-09 07:45

Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee has told returning lock, Eben Etzebeth, to control his aggression against the Waratahs.


Springboks accept Joost's Ice Bucket Challenge!

2014-08-22 13:11

The feel-good recall of Juan Smith for SA only adds to their array of healthy lineout options on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.

Eben makes strides, but ...

2014-08-09 08:15

Eben Etzebeth got through his WP comeback solidly, but a swift Bok elevation still seems ambitious, writes Rob Houwing.

Eben welcomes competition

2014-07-30 11:35

Eben Etzebeth says the competition for second row spots at the Springboks will bring the best out of the players.

Etzebeth injured in shower

2014-07-01 07:00

Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth will not feature in this year's Super Rugby tournament after suffering another injury.

Boks won't risk Etzebeth

2014-05-28 07:43

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer is not prepared to gamble with the career of Eben Etzebeth so it's unlikely he'll feature in the June internationals.

Look, Etzebeth's back!

2014-05-15 09:50

Stormers and Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth is recovering well from his ankle injury and could be back in action soon.

Etzebeth’s rehab well on track

2014-02-28 07:34

Eben Etzebeth may be slightly ahead of schedule in his recovery from ankle surgery for the Stormers, writes Rob Houwing.

Two Boks in players' World XV

2013-12-06 13:41

Two Springboks, Eben Etzebeth and Bismarck du Plessis, have made it into the rugby players' World XV of the Year.

WP confirm Etzebeth blow

2013-11-28 15:30

WP Rugby have confirmed that Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth is to undergo surgery after seriously injuring his foot against France.

BaaBaas: Flip in for Etzebeth

2013-11-26 10:27

Flip van der Merwe has replaced fellow Springbok Eben Etzebeth in the Barbarians squad for their clash against Fiji at Twickenham.

Etzebeth cracks IRB nomination

2013-11-22 22:26

Eben Etzebeth has been named as one of the five nominees for the prestigious IRB World Player of the Year Award.

Meyer reveals plan with locks

2013-11-15 07:47

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has explained why he decided not include lock Pieter-Steph du Toit in his squad to face Scotland.

Boks set for changes

2013-11-14 07:47

The Springboks will make a few changes to their starting team for the Test against Scotland at Murrayfield.

SARU 'locks in' top Boks

2013-11-12 10:22

Leading Boks have committed to staying in SA up to the next World Cup, but Rob Houwing wonders just how beneficial that is.

WP eager to utilise their Boks

2013-10-08 07:45

WP coach Allister Coetzee is likely to utilise his returning Springboks in their Currie Cup clash against the Sharks in Durban.


Michael Hooper tip tackle

2013-09-30 09:03

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Fourie, Eben power so-so Boks

2013-09-28 22:43

Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing found it hard to separate Fourie du Preez and Eben Etzebeth for Bok man of the he didn’t.

Friday deadline for Etzebeth

2013-09-04 11:00

Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth will be given time to recover from illness as the team prepares to face the Wallabies in Brisbane.

Etzebeth the only Bok worry

2013-09-03 13:42

Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth is the only player in doubt for the Rugby Championship Test against Australia in Brisbane.

9-week ban for biting Puma

2013-08-29 18:00

Argentina's Leonardo Senatore has been banned for nine weeks after being found guilty of biting Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth.

Pumas No 8 cited for 'biting'

2013-08-25 11:29

Argentina No 8 Leonardo Senatore has been cited for allegedly biting Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth during their Test in Mendoza.

Stormers-Bulls: 3 key duels

2013-07-12 19:08

Rob Houwing picks three positional clashes that could most influence the outcome of the Stormers v Bulls showdown.

Etzebeth eager to improve

2013-07-03 10:16

Stormers forwards coach Matthew Proudfoot says lock Eben Etzebeth's hunger to constantly improve will make him a better player.

Etzebeth’s new empowerment

2013-05-22 15:48

Whilst still a relative rookie, Eben Etzebeth has been given lineout management duty by the Stormers against the Reds at Newlands.

Etzebeth starts for Stormers

2013-05-08 10:51

Lock Eben Etzebeth will make his first start of the 2013 Super Rugby season when the Stormers take on the Waratahs in Sydney.

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