Boks have one eye on World Cup

2014-10-20 23:30

The Springboks began a week of intense preparation for their tour to Europe, but are already casting an eye on next year's RWC.

Boks: Where to from here

2014-10-05 21:30

Rob Houwing has his take on why the Springboks may be tempted to take a largely full-strength squad to Europe.

Boks relieved despite win

2014-10-05 14:07

Amid the thrill of victory there was a palpable sense of relief in the South Africa camp following their triumph over New Zealand.

De Villiers full of belief

2014-10-03 20:01

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers believes his side can beat the world champion All Blacks in Johannesburg.

Five facts: Jean de Villiers

2014-10-01 15:59

MyPlayers Five Facts reveals the personal side of all your favourite SA rugby players. This week: Jean de Villiers...

Springboks fight hard to win

2014-09-27 18:49

South Africa scored three late tries to defeat Australia in a Rugby Championship Test at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.

Jean de Villiers opens up

2014-09-25 10:19

MyPlayers On The Sidelines features your favourite South African rugby heroes speaking about life both on and off the field.

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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Springboks Japan-bound

2014-10-10 10:16

Springbok players and management will visit their clothing sponsors in Japan in an attempt to gain extra technical advantage at the RWC.

Jean had full faith in Lambie

2014-10-05 17:00

Springboks captain Jean de Villiers had little doubt that Patrick Lambie could land the kick which helped them beat the All Blacks.

Boks chasing elusive scalp

2014-10-03 22:37

With the 2015 RWC fast approaching, the Springboks are running out of time to get a psychological edge over the All Blacks.

Boks urged to up mental game

2014-10-03 17:21

Jean de Villiers says the Springboks must overcome a mental block they have against New Zealand if they are to beat them.

Jean: Late charge was Bok plan

2014-09-28 10:00

Bok captain Jean de Villiers has hailed his team's perfect game-plan after their 28-10 victory over Australia at Newlands.

Boks shrug off hype over Oupa

2014-09-26 22:19

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers says the team will not be irked by media hype surrounding the selection of Teboho "Oupa" Mohoje.

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.

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