Boks take positives from loss

2014-09-14 11:33

The Springboks have put a positive spin on their narrow defeat to the All Blacks in a bruising encounter in Wellington.

Jean de Villiers' 100th Test jersey - PICTURE!

2014-09-12 12:08

Jean de Villiers will play his 100th Test in the Green and Gold against the All Blacks in Wellington.

Plaudits for ton-up De Villiers

2014-09-10 08:53

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has heaped praise on captain Jean de Villiers who is set to play his 100th Test.

Long road to 100 Tests - Jean

2014-09-09 10:32

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers cannot quite believe that he is about to play his 100th Test for his country.

De Villiers rues late errors

2014-09-06 17:24

Springboks skipper Jean de Villiers has lamented second half errors after his side went down to the Wallabies in Perth.

Boks need to step up - Jean

2014-08-25 15:32

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers is clear that his team need to take a massive step up before they face the Wallabies in Perth.

Jean: Pollard is a class act

2014-08-15 22:30

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers says South African flyhalf Handré Pollard "ticks all the boxes" of a world-class flyhalf.

Jean battling bout of nerves

2014-08-15 15:56

Jean de Villiers has admitted he's struggling with a bout of nerves as his Springbok team prepare for their Test against Argentina.

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.

Jean confident of own fitness

2014-08-06 14:15

Bok captain Jean de Villiers feels he will be fit and ready for the Rugby Championship opener against Argentina.

Boks hit the ground running

2014-08-05 09:54

Jean de Villiers says the excitement in the Bok squad is palpable for what promises to be a tough Rugby Championship.

New Bok centre combination?

2014-07-15 08:56

The Boks could enter the Rugby Championship with a new centre combination featuring Jean de Villiers and Damian de Allende.

Krige: Handle Jean with care

2014-05-27 11:30

Former Bok captain Corné Krige says current skipper Jean de Villiers should be carefully managed ahead of next year's World Cup.

Boks hunt for a new captain

2014-05-25 20:42

Springbok rugby coach Heyneke Meyer has a big decision to make after Jean de Villiers was ruled out of rugby for eight weeks.

Jean out of Bok training camp

2014-05-24 17:09

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has been withdrawn from the national training camp which starts in Durban on Sunday.

Jean, Schalk back for Stormers

2014-05-21 12:46

Captain Jean de Villiers and vice-captain Schalk Burger are both back in the Stormers team for their clash against the Cheetahs.

Injury boost for Stormers

2014-05-19 16:01

The Stormers, fresh off their victory over the Force, have been further boosted with some good news on the injury front.

Stormers to deal with discipline

2014-04-21 22:50

Yellow cards and a lack of discipline has forced the Stormers to re-look their game in the aftermath of their win over the Lions.

Little relief for Stormers

2014-04-14 21:42

Jean de Villiers will be back, Schalk Burger may be back but there will be no expected hooker relief for the Stormers.

Stormers fall short in Brisbane

2014-03-29 12:38

The Reds have narrowly beaten the Stormers in their Super Rugby clash at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.

Jean saddened by speculation

2014-03-26 21:00

Stormers captain Jean de Villiers has expressed his concern at the speculation around potential changes to their management structures.


Jean de Villiers in pictures

2014-03-13 15:27

See a gallery of Jean de Villiers through the years as he prepares to earn his 100th Super Rugby cap.

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Business as usual for Jean

2014-03-11 22:08

Jean de Villiers says it will be business as usual when he leads the Stormers in his 100th Super Rugby match against the Chiefs.

Coetzee praises 'warrior' Jean

2014-03-11 17:31

Stormers coach Allister Coetzee has praised soon to be Super Rugby centurion, Jean de Villiers, calling him 'a true warrior'.

Stormers’ guts to come at price

2014-03-08 12:24

So near, so far ... despite their heroic bid in Christchurch, the Stormers stay on a tour precipice, writes Rob Houwing.


Tough loss to swallow - Jean

2014-09-14 08:14

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers says mistakes by the visitors were costly in their loss to the All Blacks in Wellington.

Mixed emotions for ton-up Jean

2014-09-11 11:38

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has mixed emotions heading into his 100th Test when the Boks tackle the All Blacks.

Boks axe Steyn for Pollard

2014-09-10 06:48

Handré Pollard will start at flyhalf for the Springboks against the All Blacks in Wellington, with Morné Steyn dropping out.

Injustice to fire up Boks?

2014-09-07 22:43

If done constructively, SA may channel their anger over Perth events into a mighty assault on NZ, says Rob Houwing.

Will Serfontein really play at 13?

2014-09-03 13:28

There must be a chance the Bok centres will switch positions during or perhaps even just before the Oz Test, believes Rob Houwing.

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.

Boks: Win first, then bonus...

2014-08-15 19:18

Gaining a win in the right manner will be more important for the Boks than any thought of a bonus point when they face Argentina.

Major Bok boost for Meyer

2014-08-11 18:30

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer should be able to pick as close to his strongest side for their Rugby Championship opener.

Jean: Boks need to beat ABs

2014-08-06 18:30

With the 2015 Rugby World Cup looming large, the Springboks are eager for a victory over the All Blacks.

Jean to cement No 12 spot

2014-08-05 15:38

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers will remain at inside centre for this year’s Rugby Championship - and for the foreseeable future.

De Villers returns to lead Boks

2014-08-02 13:58

Jean de Villiers has recovered from the knee injury and is back to lead the Springboks in the upcoming Rugby Championship.

Jean back to No 13 for Boks?

2014-07-01 05:00

If fit for the start of the Championship, Bok skipper Jean de Villiers may find himself at outside centre, writes Rob Houwing.

Meyer reveals captains picks

2014-05-26 22:55

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has revealed that there are around "seven or eight" players being considered for the captaincy.

Boks suffer De Villiers blow

2014-05-25 16:47

Bok captain Jean de Villiers will miss the Castle Lager Incoming Series after he was ruled out for eight weeks with a knee injury.

Jean lauds Victor, Schalk recall

2014-05-22 07:42

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has welcomed the addition to the Bok squad of experienced veterans Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger.

De Allende remaining humble

2014-05-19 22:40

Stormers backline player Damian de Allende is keeping his feet on the ground after his inclusion in the Springbok training squad.

New Bok jersey launched!

2014-04-24 20:00

New kit supplier to the Springboks, ASICS, have launched the new home and away jerseys at an exclusive event in Cape Town.


See a teaser trailer of the new ASICS Springbok jersey to be unveiled on April 25, 2014, featuring Jean de Villiers.

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New era may start without Jean

2014-04-02 11:56

The Stormers bigwigs have done the right thing by making it clear that they are not expecting Gert Smal to bring immediate salvation.

Backline excites Coetzee

2014-03-26 22:16

Stormers coach Allister Coetzee believes that they have the right backline mix ahead of their Super Rugby clash against the Reds.

Worst Stormers tour since ‘98?

2014-03-26 14:40

The Stormers stare the shame of a first ‘all-defeats’ tour abroad for them in 16 years right in the face, writes Rob Houwing.

Joubert asked to police rucks

2014-03-12 16:39

Stormers coach Allister Coetzee says off-the-ball disruptions around the ruck is a tactic New Zealand teams deliberately employ.

Jean to keep Joubert close

2014-03-11 19:13

Stormers captain Jean de Villiers’ says he is determined to keep referee Craig Joubert on his toes when they meet the Chiefs.

Ton-up for Stormers' De Villiers

2014-03-11 07:57

Centre Jean de Villiers will make his 100th Super Rugby appearance when he leads a changed Stormers team against the Chiefs.

Jean aims for the extraordinary

2014-03-06 23:23

A tall order, but not impossible – that is almost the only way to describe the Stormers’ first Super Rugby tour match of the season.

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