Bulls scrumhalf stocks tested

2015-05-06 20:40

The Bulls have averted a mini-crisis at scrumhalf when Piet van Zyl was ruled out of their Australasian tour.

Can Hougaard wing it for Boks?

2015-04-23 19:30

With some exceptional form this season, Springbok Francois Hougaard may have made himself more valuable to the Bok cause.

OUCH! Hougaard breaks nose

2015-03-05 10:48

Bulls utility back Francois Hougaard suffered a nasty broken nose in training but should be able to face the Cheetahs.

Bulls to shift Hougaard to wing?

2015-02-11 05:00

The Bulls may well be forced to shuffle their backline, and could see Francois Hougaard head to the wing.

Hougaard wins top try award

2014-11-29 19:14

Francois Hougaard’s spectacular score in SA’s win over NZ in the Rugby Championship has been named as the IRPA Try of the Year 2014.

Bok duo's tries on shortlist

2014-11-19 18:30

Springbok tries by Francois Hougaard and Cornal Hendricks are among the contenders for the IRPA try of the year 2014.

Springbok backs were terrible

2014-11-10 10:40

Wouter has singled out Francois Hougaard and Handre Pollard as the weak links in Saturday's defeat to Ireland.

Starting role pleases Hougaard

2014-09-29 09:02

He admits he still made a few mistakes, but Francois Hougaard says he was happy to finally start a Test at scrumhalf again.

No Bok lifeline for Kockott

2014-08-05 09:07

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has eliminated any doubt surrounding the international future of Castre scrumhalf, Rory Kockott.

Why Hougie may plug Bok gap

2014-07-02 05:00

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


Bulls quintet to play in Japan

2015-05-04 06:46

Bulls stars Pierre Spies, Francois Hougaard, JJ Engelbrecht, Akona Ndungane and Deon Stegmann are likely to head for Japan.

Bulls maul Reds at Loftus

2015-04-11 21:00

The Bulls have convincingly beaten the Reds in their Super Rugby clash at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

Hougaard at wing for Bulls

2015-02-11 11:58

Francois Hougaard will start at left wing for the Bulls in their Super Rugby opener against the Stormers at Loftus Versfeld.

Top 10 Sport24 videos of 2014

2014-12-22 12:15

2014 was jam-packed with colourful stories and even more vibrant sporting videos. Have a look at Sport24's Top 10.

Hougaard's try best of the year?

2014-11-20 13:00

Francois Hougaard's try against the All Blacks at Ellis Park in the Rugby Championship is favourite to win the IRPA Try of the Year.

Boks dominated the scrums

2014-11-10 11:19

Joe reckons the Springboks were far superior in the scrum and was critical of Francois Hougaard's positional play against Ireland.

Depth at No 9 pleases Heyneke

2014-10-06 13:02

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has expressed his satisfaction with the depth they have in the scrumhalf position.

3 changes to Boks’ starting XV

2014-09-24 11:35

The Springbok starting line-up to face Australia shows three changes for the fifth round Test in the Rugby Championship at Newlands.

Door open for Bok No 9 jersey

2014-08-05 05:00

Fourie du Preez’ injury may well have opened up an opportunity for the next line to make an impression on Bok coach Heyneke Meyer.

Ndungane pulls out for Bulls

2014-04-10 12:09

The Bulls have been forced into a late change to their backline and bench after Akona Ndungane pulled a hamstring.

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