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.

Coach happy with Bok tightheads

2014-09-23 13:39

Springbok scrum coach Pieter de Villiers is happy with South Africa's depth at tighthead prop.

Bok rue lost lineout...

2014-09-15 09:11

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says they will investigate why a lineout close to the All Black tryline went somewhat pear-shaped.

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.

Scrum woe: Ex-Bok props pipe up

2014-08-25 07:43

Concerned former Bok front-rowers have sounded off about the unedifying scrumming retreat in Salta, writes Rob Houwing.

Mallett: Stop ref back-chatting

2014-07-14 12:25

Nick Mallett has expressed his disappointment at senior South African players' conduct towards referees.

Beast, Jannie to join 100 club

2014-05-14 18:30

Should they play against the Crusaders, Jannie du Plessis and Beast Mtawarira will rack up 100 Super Rugby caps for the Sharks.

Easy on the Jannie bashing

2014-03-20 09:57

You'd think Jannie du Plessis had eye-gouged the ball boy given the hammering he's taken from Sport24 readers, says Tank Lanning.

Fans slam Jannie's ref blast

2014-03-19 00:00

Sport24 readers have criticised Sharks prop Jannie du Plessis for his behaviour towards referee Lourens van der Merwe.


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Meyer happy with prop depth

2013-11-25 10:45

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer says the performances of Frans Malherbe and Coenie Oosthuizen on their end-of-year tour were pleasing.

Sharks name side for final

2013-10-24 13:23

The Sharks have named what must be close on their strongest line-up possible for the Currie Cup final against Western Province.

Sharks wait on wounded Boks

2013-10-21 23:00

The Sharks go into the Currie Cup final with Jannie du Plessis and Jean Deysel as injury doubts for their clash against WP.

Sharks Boks could miss final

2013-10-21 07:43

The Sharks face the possibility of tackling Western Province in the Currie Cup final without several key Springboks.

Coenie needs Bok start soon

2013-09-26 10:45

The time must come soon for the Boks to gauge whether Coenie Oosthuizen has what it takes as a full-match tighthead.

Meyer to retain Soweto heroes

2013-08-20 12:31

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer is likely to keep his starting XV unchanged for their Test against Argentina in Mendoza.

Boks hope to improve scrum

2013-06-11 19:00

Springbok prop Jannie du Plessis says the hosts are aiming for an improved scrum on opposition ball when they take on Scotland.

Du Plessis still has faith

2013-05-21 16:47

Jannie du Plessis insists there is still a strong belief that the Durban strugglers can make the Super Rugby play-offs.

Ollie: Strauss for Bok hooker

2013-05-08 07:48

Former Springbok front ranker Ollie le Roux says he would pick Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss as first choice hooker for the Boks.

Sharks drop Steyn, Du Plessis

2013-04-18 10:37

The Sharks have dropped Frans Steyn and Jannie du Plessis to the bench for their match against the Cheetahs in Durban.

Jannie heaps praise on Jake

2013-03-12 17:43

Sharks prop Jannie du Plessis has praised the work former Springbok coach Jake White has done at Australian side, the Brumbies.

Jannie set for Super milestone

2013-03-01 07:34

Sharks prop Jannie du Plessis will play his 100th Super Rugby game when the Sharks face the Stormers at Kings Park in Durban.

Jean, Jannie bite Bok bullet

2012-11-14 14:17

It seems seasoned Springboks Jean de Villiers and Jannie du Plessis will be on a wing and a prayer at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Du Plessis: Oz pack 'dodgy'

2012-09-27 08:01

Springbok tight-head prop Jannie Du Plessis was reticent to say the Wallabies pack got away with illegalities.

Boks need heroic front-3 heave

2012-06-19 12:03

With a rest weekend ahead of them, the Springboks require a concerted effort in PE from their Sharks front row.


Wrestler sets sights on Jannie

2014-10-03 09:02

A former wrestler has his sights set on Jannie du Plessis when the All Blacks tackle the Springboks at Ellis Park.

Coach happy with Bok tightheads

2014-09-23 11:33

Springbok scrum coach Pieter de Villiers is happy with South Africa's depth at tighthead prop.

Bok World Cup plans on track

2014-09-14 13:00

Despite losing to the All Blacks, Bok coach Heyneke Meyer believes the result could stand his team in good stead for the World Cup.

Ex-Bok props: No need for panic

2014-08-26 13:11

Three former Springbok props feel there's no need for panic when it comes to the Bok front row.

Bok stars restoring appetite

2014-07-30 17:00

Overworked Springbok players are finally being able to recharge their batteries to a fair extent, writes Rob Houwing.

Milestones aplenty in Week 14

2014-05-15 18:00

A number of players will celebrate personal milestones in this weekend's Week 14 of Vodacom Super Rugby action.

Du Plessis bros too chatty!

2014-04-14 12:39

Bismarck and Jannie du Plessis are dangerously pushing the boundaries of ‘discussion’ with refs, writes Rob Houwing.

Fans slam Jannie's ref blast

2014-03-19 10:28

Sport24 readers have criticised Sharks prop Jannie du Plessis for his behaviour towards referee Lourens van der Merwe.

Jannie apologies to ref

2014-03-18 00:00

Jannie du Plessis is contrite over his spirited exchange with referee Lourens van der Merwe on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.

Only Sharks to make last 4

2014-02-14 09:03

While the Stormers will also push for the playoffs, the Sharks are SA’s lone realistic Super Rugby title hope, predicts Rob Houwing.

Adriaanse added to Bok mix

2013-10-30 20:00

Lourens Adriaanse will replace the injured Jannie du Plessis in the Springbok squad for their end-of-year tour.

Sharks give Jannie more time

2013-10-22 18:30

The Sharks have delayed their final assessment on injuries to the foward duo of Jannie du Plessis and Jean Deysel.

The 1 player the Sharks would love to have fit for the final

2013-10-21 20:06

The one player the Sharks are sweating on ahead of the 2013 Currie Cup final.

Watch out for Bismarck!

2013-09-27 10:05

Bismarck du Plessis will be eager to make an impact if he gets game time against the Wallabies, according to brother Jannie du Plessis.

Milestone for Du Plessis bros

2013-09-25 09:00

Springbok prop Jannie du Plessis is set to play his 50 Test which will see him and brother Bismarck achieve a special milestone.

Jannie targets scrum

2013-07-03 20:30

Sharks prop Jannie du Plessis wants to build on the solid foundation set up front against the Blues when they tackle the Bulls.

Boks’ front row imbalance

2013-06-02 19:14

Two of the Springboks’ front row positions are superbly covered for the June Tests; the other remains a work in progress.

Jannie, Alberts start for Sharks

2013-05-14 10:44

Prop Jannie du Plessis and flank Willem Alberts are back in the Sharks starting team for their Super Rugby clash against the Force.

Jannie lauds fellow prop Herbst

2013-05-01 09:09

Sharks prop Jannie du Plessis has praised fellow prop Wiehahn Herbst's performance against the Chiefs in Hamilton.

Baby girl for Bok prop Jannie

2013-03-20 19:36

Springbok prop Jannie du Plessis and his wife have become proud parents of a baby girl, named Rossalie.

Du Plessis to eclipse All Black?

2013-03-01 13:07

Greg Somerville’s record for most Super Rugby caps by a prop may come under threat in a couple of years from ton-up Jannie du Plessis.

Boks' Jannie ready for No 34

2012-11-22 22:14

Bok prop Jannie du Plessis is eager to finish the gruelling rugby season - in which he will play 34 matches - on a high against England.

Ten up for top SARU award

2012-10-17 14:47

The 10 finalists for the SARU Rugby Player of the Year 2012 have been finalised, following a new public consultation process.

BMW names Bok ambassadors

2012-07-19 17:27

Several Springbok stars have been picked as ambassadors for the their official vehicle partner, BMW.

Jannie applauds physical Poms

2012-06-12 22:23

Springbok prop Jannie du Plessis has admitted that England matched them in the physical stakes in the first Test last week.

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