Jean’s role a fresh Bok puzzle

2015-09-03 17:11

In just under a fortnight, we will get an idea of whether Bok RWC plans are really coming together, writes Rob Houwing.

Boks face Scottish ‘toughie’

2015-09-01 13:22

Rob Houwing warns of the increasing perils of South Africa’s RWC pool encounter with Scotland on October 3.

Attacks have must us stronger - JDV

2015-08-29 13:45

Jean de Villiers has spoken about how difficult it has been to deal with the wave of recent attacks on the team.

Jean to be rewarded with Bok captaincy

2015-08-27 06:45

Jean de Villiers’ brave and long battle to overcome injury is expected to be rewarded when he's named as captain of the Springbok RWC squad.

Bok injuries: The good and the bad

2015-08-10 13:04

Team doctor Craig Roberts discusses how the wounded Springboks are faring ahead of this week's trip to Argentina.

A ‘low point’ in Bok skipper Jean’s career

2015-08-09 09:01

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has heavily criticised his side following their 37-25 loss to Argentina.

Jean: Bismarck is a leader

2015-08-08 12:55

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers is grateful to have leaders like hooker Bismarck du Plessis in the World Cup mix.

Jean: I have to prove my worth

2015-08-07 14:07

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers knows that he has a lot to prove when the Springboks take on Argentina on Saturday.

Le Roux welcomes Kriel switch

2015-08-06 13:18

Willie le Roux is expecting good things from Jesse Kriel on the wing in South Africa's Test against Argentina in Durban.

Meyer shows hand with skipper

2015-08-05 14:01

Jean de Villiers making his Test comeback at outside centre for the Boks was no surprise to Rob Houwing.


Good news on Bok injury front

2015-09-01 18:38

The Springboks have finally received some good news on the injury front with most players taking to the field on Tuesday.

Duane ready to be Bok talisman

2015-08-31 19:30

Being among the players for interview purposes following the Springbok squad announcement wasn’t a completely positive experience.

Div continues hitting out at Heyneke

2015-08-27 14:00

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has continued his scathing criticism of current coach Heyneke Meyer.

Heavy cloud over Bok veterans

2015-08-13 13:29

Thickening the fog, only about a third of the Bok XV this Saturday may be intended first-choice men at RWC, says Rob Houwing.

Triple injury blow for Springboks

2015-08-09 11:41

Jean de Villiers, Marcell Coetzee and Willie le Roux all out of the return Test against Argentina in Buenos Aires because of injury.

No excuses from Meyer, De Villiers

2015-08-09 09:01

Coach Heyneke Meyer and captain Jean de Villiers have admitted that South Africa's performance against Argentina was not good enough.

Jean confirms plans to retire

2015-08-07 16:07

Jean de Villiers has confirmed that he does not see himself playing international rugby beyond the Rugby World Cup.

Pumas centre believes in Jean

2015-08-07 12:02

Argentina outside centre Marcelo Bosch is a huge admirer of his opposite number and Springbok captain Jean de Villiers.

De Villiers’ recovery inspires De Allende

2015-08-06 10:12

Centre Damian de Allende says he’s been inspired by Springbok captain and team-mate Jean de Villiers’ resilience and work ethic.

Jean back to captain Boks

2015-08-05 11:37

Captain Jean de Villiers is back in the Springbok starting line-up for their Rugby Championship clash against Argentina.

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