Woodward: Etzebeth would walk into England side

2017-10-12 12:58

World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward has high praise for Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth.

Newlands is a tough place despite local support - Whitelock

On Tuesday All Blacks hooker Dane Coles and lock Sam Whitelock spoke of the history and culture of rugby in Cape Town, as well as the local support they receive, ahead of Saturday's Test against the Boks at Newlands. Watch.

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Whitelock relishes facing ‘big, strong’ Boks

2017-09-12 14:15

New Zealand lock Sam Whitelock is relishing the prospect of facing South Africa in their Rugby Championship Test in Albany.

Defence won Crusaders Super Rugby title

2017-08-07 12:50

The Crusaders put up some massive defensive performances in the Super Rugby playoffs that ultimately won them the title.

Whitelock: We didn't get our flow going

2017-06-10 13:22

Crusaders captain Sam Whitelock admits that the Lions defence stopped the Super Rugby leaders from getting going in Christchurch.

Crusaders to soldier on without Whitelock

2017-05-04 07:15

The front-running Crusaders have decided against appealing captain Sam Whitelock's Super Rugby suspension.

Whitelock cited after elbow incident

2017-05-01 06:30

Sam Whitelock of the Crusaders has been cited following an incident during their Super Rugby encounter against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

Whitelock named Crusaders skipper

2016-12-18 09:45

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has named Sam Whitelock as his 2017 captain, saying he was a natural choice to succeed Kieran Read in the role.

All Blacks welcome the 'Professor' back

2015-10-27 19:17

If defence wins World Cups then New Zealand say they have the right man building their barricades.

Nonu back to start for All Blacks

2015-08-13 07:34

The All Blacks have restricted fallout from last week's loss to Australia to just three changes for the return bout in Auckland.


All Blacks derive plans to disrupt Bok set pieces

2017-10-04 09:00

As they prepare for the Test at Newlands, the All Blacks have their sights set on again disrupting the Springboks’ set pieces.

All Black lock has high praise for Etzebeth

2017-09-13 10:08

All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock has heaped praise on Springbok counterpart Eben Etzebeth ahead of the teams’ encounter in Albany.

Whitelock wary of Wallabies lineout threat

2017-08-16 14:14

All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock is not underestimating the Wallabies particularly the lineout threat posed by Adam Coleman and Rory Arnold.

Crusaders accept 'underdog' tag

2017-08-05 10:56

The Crusaders accept that they go into Saturday's Super Rugby final against the Lions at Ellis Park as underdogs.

Crusaders pack All Black power for Lions clash

2017-06-08 09:32

The Crusaders have turned their clash with the British and Irish Lions into a dress rehearsal for the All Blacks tight five ahead of the first Test.

Crusaders’ Whitelock gets 2-week ban

2017-05-01 15:30

Crusaders lock Sam Whitelock has been suspended for two weeks for striking an opponent during his side's win over the Cheetahs.

Whitelock boost for Crusaders as Stormers loom

2017-04-20 07:05

Sam Whitelock has given the All Blacks and his unbeaten Crusaders side a boost ahead of their toughest test of the Super Rugby season against the Stormers.

Whitelock leads Crusaders in 100th match

2016-07-07 10:35

Sam Whitelock will lead the Crusaders when they face the Rebels on Saturday, as both team captain and the latest centurion.

History haunts All Blacks too

2015-10-22 11:02

With France it was 2007, South Africa in 1995. New Zealanders have long memories when it comes to hurtful Rugby World Cup losses.

Bok Test: Best locks do battle?

2014-09-30 23:15

Matfield-Etzebeth v Whitelock-Retallick ... this looks a first-time lock contest closer to fruition on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.

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