Matfield heaps praise on Meyer

2014-08-26 14:26

Springbok lock Victor Matfield has credited coach Heyneke Meyer who helped convince him to make a comeback in rugby.

Matfield rejoins Bok squad

2014-08-25 19:24

Victor Matfield will rejoin the Springbok squad when they get together for the Australasian leg of the Rugby Championship.

Boks: A sickener at scrum-time

2014-08-24 10:06

A trio of loose forwards helped spare Springbok blushes in Salta despite a gruesome scrum pounding, says Rob Houwing.

Smith starts at No 7 for Boks

2014-08-20 17:30

Juan Smith will complete a remarkable return to international rugby when he runs out for the Springboks against Argentina in Salta.

Meyer proud of Bok effort

2014-08-17 11:57

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says he is proud of his team after they were forced to change their tactics against Argentina.

Springboks wary of Pumas

2014-08-15 05:00

SA will be seeking to avoid any unnecessary scares when they take on underdogs Argentina at the start of their Rugby Championship.

Boks hope big risk pays off

2014-08-14 09:38

The Boks are banking on a midfield combination that is untried and untested in their Rugby Championship match against Argentina.

Boks wary of improved Pumas

2014-08-13 19:30

A change in management and mindset means Argentina will pose a difficult challenge for the Springboks in Pretoria.

Lineout bolter for Boks?

2014-08-12 07:43

Heyneke Meyer may spring a surprise and thrust the responsibilities of the lineout calls with No 8 Duane Vermeulen.

Jean hails Smith's Bok return

2014-08-07 05:00

Jean de Villiers has praised the move to bring veteran flank Juan Smith back into the Springbok squad for the Rugby Championship.

Bok conditioning 'a worry'

2014-08-05 17:17

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer is adamant in his belief the Boks won’t be the best in the world until they get their conditioning right.

Backline worries for Bok coach

2014-08-05 11:30

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has expressed concern over continuity in his backline ahead of the Rugby Championship.

Meyer wary of Pumas' threat

2014-08-05 07:38

The Springboks began preparations for the Rugby Championship with a clear warning from coach Heyneke Meyer.

Meyer ready for toughest test

2014-08-04 19:40

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer believes they will face their toughest Rugby Championship yet since taking the reins in 2012.

Boks have chopped dead wood

2014-08-04 07:34

The Springboks have shed some weaker links from last year’s competition for the 2014 Championship, says Rob Houwing.

Scrumhalf poser for Heyneke

2014-08-01 13:11

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer will provide answers to some of the vexing questions when he names his squad for the Rugby Championship.

Still questions linger for Boks

2014-06-30 12:26

There is no doubt that Heyneke Meyer will be a very happy man after getting through his third Incoming Series without losing a game.

Happy headache for Heyneke

2014-06-29 10:52

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer admits he faces a pleasant selection headache ahead of the Rugby Championship.

Déjà vu for Bok coach Meyer

2014-06-27 16:02

Heyneke Meyer's Springboks have come a long way since they drew their third and final Test against England in PE in June 2012.

Test of depth in store for PE

2014-06-26 23:28

For both the Springboks and Scotland, their one-off Test is about seeing what lies beneath their usual pool of talent.

Future No 8 role for Burger?

2014-06-26 09:49

He will wear the the No 7 jersey this weekend, but Schalk Burger may in future feature more at No 8 for the Springboks.

New combinations excite Meyer

2014-06-25 19:03

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says that he is excited to see the new combinations on show in their one-off Test against Scotland.

Boks have prop predicament

2014-06-23 14:13

Can Heyneke Meyer afford to rest both of his experienced props against Scotland? Rob Houwing probes the issue.

Character of Boks lauded

2014-06-22 15:00

South Africa's one-point victory over Wales was anything but pretty, while it could also be described as "the great escape".

Meyer releases overseas Boks

2014-06-21 21:05

South Africa have released seven overseas-based players from their squad to face Scotland in a one-off Test in PE.


Meyer delighted with Vic return

2014-08-26 05:00

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has expressed his delight at the return of lock Victor Matfied to the squad.

Meyer lauds Boks' character

2014-08-24 21:00

Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has hailed the character of his team in the wake of their Rugby Championship victory over Argentina.

Heyneke gets Ice Bucket treatment!

2014-08-23 10:13

Joost van der Westhuizen nominated the Boks to take the Ice Bucket Challenge - and accepted!

Excited Boks aim to improve

2014-08-18 21:03

The Springboks have arrived in Buenos Aires excited about showing improvement in the second match of the Rugby Championship.

Heyneke hails Bok youngsters

2014-08-17 09:01

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer made a point of praising his young players as he looked for positives after a scrappy win over Argentina.

Every point vital for Boks

2014-08-14 14:03

The Springboks will head into this year’s Rugby Championship knowing that every single point counts if they want to win.

Boks have fresh strike potential

2014-08-13 23:00

The unfamiliarity of some positional combinations may be the only impediment to a big Bok win on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.

Meyer backs bold selections

2014-08-13 16:30

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has backed his bold selections ahead of their Rugby Championship opener against Argentina.

Boks to go out of comfort zone

2014-08-11 14:22

The Rugby Championship will see the Boks and their coach Heyneke Meyer heading further away from their comfort zone.

Emphasis on tactical kicking

2014-08-06 05:00

Tactical kicking is one of the key areas the Springboks are looking to improve on as they go in search of the Rugby Championship title.

Pollard right Bok fit for Pumas

2014-08-05 13:00

He's advocating brave rugby, so Bok coach Heyneke Meyer must seriously consider Handré Pollard at No 10, urges Rob Houwing.

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.

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.

Boks lack cover at five, eight

2014-08-04 12:01

Two positions in the pack look slightly threadbare for depth in the latest Springbok squad, writes Rob Houwing.

Boks have chopped dead wood

2014-08-02 22:23

The Springboks have shed some weaker links from last year’s competition for the 2014 Championship, says Rob Houwing.

Cosatu slams Matfield's cap

2014-07-03 08:07

Trade union federation Cosatu has taken a dig at Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer as well as captain Victor Matfield.

Healthy Bok depth displayed

2014-06-29 16:35

South Africa's depth was tested in their 55-6 demolition of Scotland in PE and it has come through with flying colours.

Meyer thrilled with squad depth

2014-06-28 22:48

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has complimented his squad after the team's commanding performance against Scotland.

Bok young guns must step up

2014-06-27 14:28

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says the young players in the team to face Scotland must step up to stake a claim on the team.

Mvovo out to bury memories

2014-06-26 12:41

Springbok wing Lwazi Mvovo is hoping the bury the bad memories of his Test against Australia back in 2012.

Meyer's 'big ask' of Pollard

2014-06-26 08:28

Springbok head coach Heyneke Meyer knows he is asking a lot from 20-year old rising star Handré Pollard.

SARU's quota plan in jeopardy?

2014-06-23 16:01

AfriForum says a legal team is preparing to submit an official complaint to the IRB against SARU's proposed quota system.

Heyneke: Boks are tired!

2014-06-23 09:54

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has expressed his concern over the amount of rugby his top players are playing.

Meyer: We had to dig deep

2014-06-22 12:35

The contrast in emotions between coach Heyneke Meyer and Warren Gatland could not have been more extreme after the second Test.

Heyneke: My best win yet

2014-06-21 19:30

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has commended his team's character and resolve to claw their way to a win from a 17-point deficit.

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