Nel has point to prove against the Boks

2015-09-30 19:10

Pieter de Villiers believes Scotland’s tighthead prop WP Nel has a big point to prove against South Africa.

Boks cut down on their props

2015-08-26 18:03

Springbok scrum coach Pieter de Villiers has confirmed that there will be five props included in the 31-man RWC squad.

Boks to have upper hand in scrums?

2014-09-23 05:00

South Africa's scrum consultant Pieter de Villiers says the Springboks could have the upper hand at scrum time against the Wallabies.

Boks predict rough scrum battle

2013-11-22 12:30

Springboks forwards coach Pieter de Villiers has predicted a "rough" scrum battle with France in their Test in Paris.

'Clean slate' for Coenie

2013-08-14 07:44

Coenie Oosthuizen may be seen as a gamble in many people’s eyes as he enters a long-term plan of becoming a tighthead at Test level.

Scrum changes 'good for SA'

2013-05-16 12:12

Springbok scrum consultant Pieter de Villiers believes the new law changes at scrums will benefit South African players.

Koen, De Villiers join Boks

2012-05-24 16:58

Two former Test players, Louis Koen and Pieter de Villiers, have been added to the Springbok management team as consultants.

YCL criticises Div's comments

2010-09-03 14:11

The Young Communist League has criticised Bok coach Peter de Villiers for his comment about the team's support of murder accused Bees Roux.


Boks not worried by race storm - De Villiers

2015-09-18 09:27

The Springboks have not been rattled by complaints about their racial makeup, scrum coach Pieter de Villiers said on Thursday.

Coach happy with Bok tightheads

2014-09-23 11:33

Springbok scrum coach Pieter de Villiers is happy with South Africa's depth at tighthead prop.

Bok scrum coach begs refs

2014-09-22 17:00

Bok scrum coach Pieter de Villiers has called on referees to keep a closer eye on the scrum in the remainder of the Rugby Championship.

Déjà vu for Boks' De Villiers

2013-11-20 22:06

Former France prop Pieter de Villiers will return to Paris for the first time since becoming the Springboks' forwards coach.

Scrum endurance the key

2013-08-13 16:00

Pieter de Villiers says that cohesion and endurance of a pack would be the most important factors under the new scrum laws.

Prop exodus benefitting SA?

2012-11-14 07:45

Bok scrum Pieter de Villiers says the flourishing export business in prop forwards might actually be beneficial for SA rugby.

Div mulls Bakkies options

2011-09-12 06:29

Sunday's victory against Wales has left the Springboks with a lengthened injury list, with management considering replacements.

Greenbacks and gold

2009-07-08 08:26

Why are the Springboks suddenly wearing protest armbands, standing up for justice, and fighting for human rights, asks Chris Roper.

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