Pienaar 'made himself unavailable'

2016-05-29 07:43

New Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has confirmed that experienced scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar made himself unavailable for the Ireland series.

Pienaar scores in Ulster win

2015-12-20 18:24

Ulster kept their European Champions Cup hopes alive with their first ever win away to Toulouse.

5 Bok scrumhalves for the future

2015-11-09 13:30

Sport24’s Herman Mostert takes a look at potential candidates for the Springbok scrumhalf jersey next season.

Du Preez is world's best, says Bok coach

2015-09-17 06:49

Fourie du Preez will be a major player in the Springboks' Rugby World Cup campaign, says coach Heyneke Meyer.

Boks to name interim captain

2015-07-21 07:24

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer will name an interim captain as they prepare for a Test against the All Blacks.

5 SA players start for BaaBaas

2015-05-26 17:00

Five South African-born players have been included in the Barbarians starting team to face Ireland.

Injury scare for Pienaar

2014-12-23 11:06

Springbok and Ulster scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar's latest injury scare is not as serious as initially feared.

Pienaar makes winning return

2014-12-08 11:51

Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar made winning return his Irish club in a European Champions Cup game at the weekend.

Pienaar ruled out of Bok tour

2014-11-04 17:20

Ruan Pienaar has been ruled out of the Springboks' Northern Hemisphere tour and will be replaced by Jano Vermaak.

Pienaar's EOYT in the balance

2014-11-03 17:30

Ruan Pienaar will be put through his paces in training before making a decision on both his availability for the Springboks' EOYT.


Pienaar ‘still tempting’ for Boks

2016-05-04 13:20

Is Ruan Pienaar set to be a surprise Bok retention in June? At least one SA legend thinks it possible, reports Rob Houwing.

Pienaar helps Ulster rout Toulouse

2015-12-12 07:13

Ulster handed four-time champions Toulouse a five-try rout to kickstart their European Cup campaign.

Perhaps it’s Ruan’s farewell too?

2015-10-29 12:00

Rob Houwing wonders whether Ruan Pienaar might be joining the Bok ‘goodbye brigade’ against Argentina on Friday.

Mallett omits Pienaar from his Bok RWC squad

2015-08-27 10:00

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett has chosen the 31 players he’d like to see board the plane for the Rugby World Cup.

Ruan to ride to Bok ‘rescue’?

2015-06-29 12:39

In the absence of Fourie du Preez, Ruan Pienaar may well begin the Test season at No 9 for the Springboks, writes Rob Houwing.

Pienaar added to BaaBaas squad

2015-05-24 18:11

Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has been added to a 30-strong Barbarians squad to face Ireland and England.

Pienaar looking to sharpen up

2014-12-10 21:54

Fit-again Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar is happy to be back in action after three months on the sidelines.

Meyer should 'discard' Pienaar

2014-11-05 13:06

Marcus does not agree with Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer's constant inclusion of Ruan Pienaar in national side.

Boks to make Pienaar decision

2014-11-03 20:45

Springbok management have revealed when they will make a decision on Ruan Pienaar's availability for their northern hemisphere tour.

Ruan’s fitness crucial for Boks

2014-11-03 11:03

The first priority for the Springboks as they get down to the business in Dublin will be to subject Ruan Pienaar to a fitness test.

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