Div's time is over

2014-10-28 15:03

Lee says former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers' team did not have the fluency that the current team has under Heyneke Meyer.

Div deserves more respect

2014-10-07 14:53

Chez says former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers deserves more respect from the fans.

Div: Pienaar most gifted Bok

2014-09-25 13:43

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers says Ruan Pienaar was the most naturally gifted player he ever coached.

Peter de Villiers chats to Sport24

2014-09-25 09:36

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers talks transformation and explains why he has forgiven referee Bryce Lawrence.

New Varsity Cup champ awaits

2014-03-17 22:16

There will be new champions crowned in the Varsity Cup this year after Tuks crashed out in a dramatic final round of league action.

No place like home for Pukke

2014-02-10 22:16

Log-leaders NWU-Pukke were the only home side to secure victory in an exciting second round of action in the Varsity Cup.

Anthemgate: RAS-ta disaster!

2013-11-21 07:59

Remember last time the Springboks played Les Bleus in France? We witnessed the worst SA anthem rendition EVER!

Div slams SARU's quota plan

2013-08-16 07:40

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has criticised the SARU's decision to reinstate the racial quota system in domestic rugby.

Kings send SOS to Div

2013-04-01 08:58

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers is set to join the Kings until the completion of this year's Super Rugby competition.

Div's UWC off to flying start

2013-01-28 21:10

Peter de Villiers's UWC side have started the Varsity Shield with a bang after they thrashed the TUT Vikings in Bellville.

Div cautions on Bok burn-out

2012-12-18 14:26

Peter de Villiers has called into question the amount of rugby that South Africa's top rugby players are playing in a season.

Bok fans slam Div 'outburst'

2012-09-18 12:52

Sport24 readers have reacted with anger after Peter de Villiers complained that the current Springbok team is 'too white'.

Div upset with 'white' Boks

2012-09-17 22:21

Former coach Peter de Villiers is upset with what he feels is too white a Springbok team currently playing in the Rugby Championship.

Public get behind Div

2012-06-20 12:21

The majority of Sport24 readers were pleased with Peter de Villiers' appointment as director of rugby at UWC and wished him well.

Div accepts new job

2012-06-18 11:18

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has accepted the post of director of rugby at the University of Western Cape.

Div's book no best-seller

2012-05-21 14:03

Former Bok coach Peter de Villiers's autobiography isn't heading for best-seller status if Sport24 readers are to be believed.

Div backs Smit in book

2012-05-16 13:48

Former Bok coach Peter de Villiers has revealed why he chose John Smit ahead of Bismarck du Plessis in his autobiography.

Div: No job approach yet

2012-05-14 17:17

Peter de Villiers says he has no knowledge of Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula earmarking him for a rugby developmental role.

Time for SARU to embrace Div

2012-04-24 11:20

Gary Boshoff says SARU should embrace former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers's offer to help with the development of coaches.

Div to launch biography

2012-04-22 11:27

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has announced that his biography will soon hit stores.

Div feels sorry for Meyer

2012-02-01 16:08

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers says he feels sorry for new coach Heyneke Meyer, who he feels is starting "on the back foot".

Div: SARU too late with decision

2012-01-19 17:38

Springbok coach Peter de Villiers says the SA Rugby Union left the appointment of the new national coach too late.

Naas: Keep Div in Bok plans

2012-01-18 08:58

Peter de Villiers's experience is too valuable for him to be discarded as a member of the Springbok coaching panel, says Naas Botha.

Div, White for England job?

2011-11-17 14:14

Peter de Villiers and Jake White are two of a number of names being touted by bookies to take over the England coaching job.

White feels sorry for Div

2011-10-18 14:14

Former Springbok coach, Jake White has expressed the sympathy he feels for Peter de Villiers after the Boks’ exit last weekend.


Div: Bok squad is too big!

2014-10-28 14:17

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers says he can't understand why the Boks have opted to take 36 players on their year-end tour.

Div denies gunning for Zim job

2014-10-07 12:00

Peter de Villiers has dismissed rumours linking him to the vacant position of Technical Director at the Zimbabwe Rugby Union.

Peter de Villiers chats to Sport24!

2014-09-25 09:39

Former Bok coach Peter de Villiers talks transformation.

Boland keen to sign Div

2014-07-25 12:03

The Boland Cavaliers are reportedly eager to secure the services of former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers.

Coastal sides make their move

2014-03-10 22:28

The coastal teams have made a charge up the standings after the conclusion of the sixth round of the Varsity Cup.

TUT Vikings outlast UWC

2014-02-03 22:48

The TUT Vikings have shocked UWC 34-31 to register their first win in their first match of the 2014 FNB Varsity Shield in Bellville.

Div backs Fuzani in WP debut

2013-09-12 11:03

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers is confident that new WP lock Tazz Fuzani will be able to hold his own against the Bulls.

Meyer must bury NZ bogey

2013-07-03 11:39

Sport24 readers say that if Heyneke Meyer wants to win over his doubters he must beat the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship.

First defeat for Div's UWC

2013-01-31 21:55

Peter de Villiers's UWC side have suffered their first defeat in this year's Varsity Shield when they lost to the CUT Ixias in Bloemfontein.


Listen to an interview with Peter de Villiers as he discusses the past rugby year.

4 comments1387 Views

Slow start to Heyneke era

2012-10-09 14:08

Heyneke Meyer’s Bok coaching record doesn't compare favourably to those of his predecessors Peter de Villiers and Jake White.


Div slams lily-white Boks

2012-09-18 10:17

Peter de Villiers talks to Simon Hill on Ballz Radio about the Springboks' performance and the lack of white players in the team.

30 comments6499 Views

Meyer's record worse than Div

2012-09-17 14:20

A comparison of the Boks' first seven Tests under Peter de Villiers and Heyneke Meyer reveal very different beginnings...

Div will have huge impact: UWC

2012-06-19 22:19

Peter de Villiers's new employer, UWC, is confident that the former Bok coach's impact on its sports programme will be "immense".

Most blacks during Div's reign

2012-05-22 11:45

SARU included the highest number of black Boks during former coach Peter de Villiers's tenure, parliament has heard.

Div's book worth the read

2012-05-17 10:15

JJ Harmse can't wait for Peter de Villiers's book to hit the shelves for an insight into what really happened behind the scenes...

Opinion split on Div's return

2012-05-15 09:24

Sport24 users had strong views on Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula hiring former Bok coach Peter de Villiers to aid with transformation.

Mbalula recalls Div into rugby

2012-05-14 08:32

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula is bringing former Bok coach Peter de Villiers back into rugby to assist with the development of the sport.

Div struggling to forgive Bryce

2012-04-22 16:59

Former Bok coach Peter de Villiers has launched his fiercest attack yet on referee Bryce Lawrence, who officiated SA's RWC quarter-final.

Jobless Div approaches SARU

2012-04-18 18:19

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has approached the South African Rugby Union about possible work.

Div departs with no regrets

2012-02-01 10:13

Peter de Villiers said farewell on Tuesday with “no regrets” about his four-year tenure as Springbok coach.

SARU to shock and keep Div?

2012-01-18 13:25

SARU could spring a massive surprise next week and retain incumbent Springbok coach Peter de Villiers in a caretaker role.

Div on Bok coaching shortlist

2011-11-17 16:20

SARU has confirmed that Peter de Villiers will be on the shortlist of preferred candidates for the Springbok coaching position.

Div will apply for Bok job

2011-11-04 12:26

Peter de Villiers says he will definitely apply for the Bok coaching job should applications be asked for after his current tenure.

Div's most memorable sayings

2011-10-11 10:19

During Peter de Villiers's time in charge of the Boks he became well-known for a vivid turn of phrase. Here are some of his finest...

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go! - shop online today

2DAYS ONLY – 30% off Appliances

Coffee makers, blenders, fans, juicers and more. T&Cs apply. Shop now!

2 DAYS ONLY – 40% off books

Get 40% off when you buy 2 books. For two days only! T&Cs apply. Buy now!

Up to 50% off on outdoor gear

Save on chairs, blankets, cooler bags, umbrellas and more. Shop now!

Save on Samsung

Cameras, mobile phones, TVs, Tablets and more. While stocks last. Shop now!

Grand Theft Auto 5

Now available on PS4, Xbox One and PC from R649. Buy now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.