Boks expect test at the back

2014-11-25 14:38

Springbok defence coach John McFarland says he expects Wales to test their new back trio in Saturday's Test in Cardiff.

Boks look to atone for Oz loss

2014-09-23 16:07

The Springboks will be buoyed by their recent defeat in Perth, South Africa's defence coach John McFarland said in Cape Town.

Boks take lesson from Welsh

2014-06-24 13:00

The Boks have taken the lesson they received from the Welsh on the chin following their one-point victory last weekend.

McFarland: Better Bok defence

2013-11-12 07:46

Springbok defence coach John McFarland believes they showed an improved defensive effort in their Test against Wales.

Boks lift the intensity

2013-08-20 22:00

The Springboks have lifted the intensity in Buenos Aires ahead of their Rugby Championship match against Argentina in Mendoza.

Bok defence guru helps Sharks

2013-01-28 22:23

Springbok defence coach John McFarland has spent a few sessions with the Sharks as they prepare for the Super Rugby season.

'Quicker' field to suit Boks

2012-08-22 07:44

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer believes the expected hard-dry surface in Mendoza will suit their style much more against Argentina.


Conditions not a factor for Boks

2014-10-31 21:59

Springbok assistant coach John McFarland believes the Northern Hemisphere conditions favours the South African players.

Boks wary of Scottish back 3

2014-06-24 14:20

Springbok defence coach John McFarland says they have taken note of the dangerous back three of Scotland ahead of their Test in PE.

Praise for Bok midfielders

2014-06-10 10:20

Bok defence coach John McFarland says the centre combination of Frans Steyn and JP Pietersen worked well against the World XV.

Defence a major Bok weapon

2013-08-21 09:06

The Springboks' sound defensive structure has become a source of attack, defence coach John McFarland believes.

Guru: Bok defence impressive

2013-06-04 13:49

Defensive coach John McFarland says the Springboks are far better prepared for the 2013 international season.

Boks aware of 'tap-kick Care'

2012-11-21 07:45

The Springboks want to make sure they don't get caught out by England scrumhalf Danny Care's quick tap-kicks at Twickenham.

Boks have faith in Olivier

2012-06-18 22:36

Wynand Olivier looks likely to start at centre for the Springboks in the third and final Test against England in Port Elizabeth.

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