Proteas running out of tricks

2015-11-06 15:26

Outdone by India for composure on day two, SA have their backs to the wall in the first Test, writes Rob Houwing.

VIDEO PREVIEW: RWC semi-finals - 'All Blacks by 6 points'

2015-10-23 16:39

Sport24 chief rugby writer Rob Houwing joins us in studio to preview the 2015 RWC semi-finals. Watch.

VIDEO: 'British media were raving about Lood, Eben'

2015-10-13 09:48

Sport24 chief rugby writer Rob Houwing recently returned from covering the pool stages of the 2015 RWC. We caught up with him in studio. Watch.

VIDEO: Heyneke plans to put USA game to bed early on

2015-10-07 12:36

We catch up with Sport24 chief rugby writer Rob Houwing from London, who's on the Bok beat ahead of SA's Pool B clash with the USA. Watch.

VIDEO: Boks have had to change calls due to Scottish Saffas

2015-10-01 14:57

We touch base with Sport24 chief rugby writer Rob Houwing in Newcastle following the SA (and prior to the) Scotland team announcements. Watch.

Proteas underline faith in Stiaan

2015-09-10 19:29

The SA selectors seem bullish that Stiaan van Zyl will settle as a Test opener, writes Rob Houwing.

S15: Bad moon rising for SA

2015-06-21 12:00

That’s lights out for South Africa’s Super Rugby ‘challenge’ this year ... and the future looks no less bleak, says Rob Houwing.

Bulls fiasco: Refs ‘lack balls’

2015-06-06 11:02

Outrage over another contentious TMO call has followed the Bulls’ confirmed dumping from the playoffs race, writes Rob Houwing.

Bissie’s birthday barnstormer

2015-05-22 18:41

Freed of captaincy, Bismarck du Plessis served major evidence of his revitalisation as a champion player, writes Rob Houwing.

Wonky Stormers still best bet?

2015-05-03 09:26

Though barely warranting the mantle right now, the Stormers stay likeliest prospects for conference honours, argues Rob Houwing.


VIDEO: 'Wallabies have attacking arsenal that could give NZ problems'

2015-10-26 15:03

Sport24 chief rugby writer Rob Houwing joins us in studio to review the RWC semi-finals, as we discuss some of the big talking points.

VIDEO PREVIEW: NZ vs France, Ire vs Arg, Aus vs Scotland

2015-10-16 14:24

After the Boks get the quarter-finals under way on Saturday evening, there's still three more massive match-ups to look forward to. Watch.

VIDEO: Are the Springboks the neutral's favourite?

2015-10-07 14:36

We catch up with Sport24 chief rugby writer Rob Houwing from London, ahead of South Africa's Pool B clash with the USA. Watch.

Boks: Jesse may trouble ‘loosie’

2015-10-03 11:31

Springbok midfielder Jesse Kriel may prove a handful for the retreaded Scottish loose forward policing him, writes Rob Houwing.

Bok ratings: Oldies strike back

2015-09-26 22:15

Fourie du Preez led the Springbok redemption charge in Birmingham, according to our man at the Rugby World Cup, Rob Houwing.

Boks: It’s a ‘fetcher’ frenzy!

2015-07-22 14:03

Injected now also by one Heinrich Brussow, SA should hit the breakdowns with some venom against NZ, writes Rob Houwing.

Playoffs task to suit Stormers?

2015-06-09 10:32

Expect the travel-wise Stormers to avoid shaking with fear over the rising possibility of a tricky KO roster, writes Rob Houwing.

Stormers closer to home semi

2015-05-31 08:01

They may not end up needing that many anyway, but nine points from here ensures a home Stormers semi, writes Rob Houwing.

S15: SA home semi bid shaky

2015-05-17 10:27

Four games, four defeats: this may prove a costly weekend for SA teams as Super Rugby’s finals series nears, writes Rob Houwing.

PSL: Our pick of the pile

2015-04-29 11:43

Rob Houwing and fellow Sport24 gurus offer tips for three most appealing PSL fixtures in the latest exciting round.

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