ARTICLES RELATING TO VICTOR MATFIELD

Matfield: Give Bulls time

2014-07-10 13:08

Bulls captain Victor Matfield believes something special is brewing at Loftus Versfeld but asked fans to be patient.

Saffers shine in Super 15 stats

2014-07-08 09:02

SA may only have one team in the Super Rugby playoffs, but numerous individuals performed adequately in the last round of action.

Matfield still has playoff hope

2014-07-03 21:03

Victor Matfield believes the Bulls still have everything to play for when they meet the Stormers in their Super Rugby clash.

Cosatu slams Matfield's cap

2014-07-03 08:07
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Trade union federation Cosatu has taken a dig at Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer as well as captain Victor Matfield.

Matfield warns young Boks

2014-06-28 07:15

Springbok captain Victor Matfield has warned that there rests a deeper responsibility on the shoulders of the younger players.

New chapter for Matfield

2014-06-20 07:19

Mbombela provides the setting for another chapter in the long and illustrious career of Springbok captain Victor Matfield.

New Bok record for Matfield

2014-06-18 12:12
101 comments

Victor Matfield will become the most-capped Test player in the history of South African rugby when he leads the Springboks against Wales.

Meyer hails 'world best' Willie

2014-06-15 10:00
111 comments

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has praised his team’s character and commitment after they beat Wales in the first of two Tests.

Matfield set for 3 milestones

2014-06-11 10:17

Springbok interim captain Victor Matfield is set to reach tie - or break - three records when he leads the Boks against Wales.

Boks to roll back the years

2014-06-07 07:39

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer is intent on reviving the winning spirit of 2007 as he plans for the Rugby World Cup next year.

Boks wary of World XV threat

2014-06-06 19:30

Springbok captain Victor Matfield says the World XV team will be an unpredictable foe in their clash at Newlands.

Meyer: Matfield still the best

2014-06-04 13:30

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says Victor Matfield has proved that he's possibly still the best lock in word rugby.

Fans wanted Bissie, not Victor

2014-06-03 13:18

Despite Victor Matfield's captaincy credentials, Sport24 readers would have preferred Bismarck du Plessis as Bok captain...

Meyer mulls over Bok captaincy

2014-06-01 19:20

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has said he needs more time to decide who will replace Jean de Villiers as Springbok captain.

The Great Bok captain Debate!

2014-05-29 07:00
88 comments

The Boks will need a new skipper. Sport24's Garrin Lambley and Herman Mostert discuss who they'd like to see don the armband.

Meyer reveals captains picks

2014-05-26 22:55

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has revealed that there are around "seven or eight" players being considered for the captaincy.

Victor, Bakkies set for reunion

2014-05-26 11:26

Victor Matfield and Bakkies Botha could be reunited as the Springbok lock pairing in Test matches this year.

Victor almost lured to Brumbies

2014-05-21 22:25
85 comments

Bulls and Springbok legend Victor Matfield has revealed that he almost joined the Brumbies in a bid to revive his career.

Milestones aplenty in Week 14

2014-05-15 18:00

A number of players will celebrate personal milestones in this weekend's Week 14 of Vodacom Super Rugby action.

Matfield shies away from hype

2014-05-09 07:47

Victor Matfield shies away from all the hype surrounding the North-South derby clash between the Bulls and the Stormers.

Big Vic relieved with win

2014-05-04 17:36

Bulls captain Victor Matfield was relieved his side reversed a four-match losing streak, but rued missed scoring opportunities.

Force wary of Matfield factor

2014-04-24 07:45

The Western Force are wary of the threat that veteran Bulls lock Victor Matfield could pose in their Super Rugby encounter in Perth.

Matfield to break Bulls record

2014-04-16 14:03
92 comments

Bulls lock Victor Matfield is set to become the most capped Super Rugby player for the Pretoria franchise.

Matfield back in Bulls team

2014-04-08 09:41

Victor Matfield is back in the Bulls starting team for their Super Rugby match against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday.

Matfield not playing on tour

2014-04-02 09:00
82 comments

Springbok lock Victor Matfield is not expected feature for the Bulls in their upcoming Super Rugby tour to Australasia.

 

Bulls dump conservative style

2014-07-09 08:13

With nothing to lose in this year's Super Rugby competition, Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has abandoned his conservative approach.

Matfield 'talked like a coach'

2014-07-07 07:39
175 comments

Nick Mallett says Bulls captain Victor Matfield's conduct towards referee Craig Joubert was disappointing to see at the weekend.

Bulls pick for Newlands derby

2014-07-03 10:53

Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has named Victor Matfield to lead the team to play the Stormers at Newlands in Cape Town.

No rest for Matfield

2014-07-01 09:00

The Bulls are unlikely to rest Victor Matfield for their Super Rugby derby against the Stormers at Newlands.

Boks in search of perfection

2014-06-20 16:44
76 comments

Interim Springbok captain Victor Matfield has said his team are aiming for a perfect performance in the second Test against Wales.

Matfield yet to peak - Meyer

2014-06-19 07:35
126 comments

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer believes the best of Victor Matfield is yet to come later in the international season.

Boks, Wales aim to improve

2014-06-15 17:00

Opposing captains Victor Matfield and Alun Wyn Jones bemoaned a collective poor use of the ball in their first Test in Durban.

Matfield shrugs off sideshows

2014-06-13 15:55

Bok captain Victor Matfield insists that off-field distractions have had little effect on his team ahead of the Test against Wales.

May Clancy have helped Boks?

2014-06-08 13:30

Despite their convincing win over the World XV, the Springboks received a dose of reality via referee George Clancy.

Stern test awaits Springboks

2014-06-06 22:33

The Springboks will face a star-strewn World XV, a side which presents the injury depleted South Africans with a stern test.

High praise for Bok lock duo

2014-06-04 15:00
92 comments

Heyneke Meyer has lauded Victor Matfield and Bakkies Botha, who will start a Test alongside each other for the first time in three years.

Fans wanted Bissie, not Victor

2014-06-03 13:19

Despite Victor Matfield's captaincy credentials, Sport24 readers would have preferred Bismarck du Plessis as Bok captain...

Matfield named Bok skipper

2014-06-03 09:03
228 comments

Bulls lock Victor Matfield has been named interim Springbok captain for their upcoming June internationals.

Ludeke on why Matfield rests

2014-05-29 08:26

Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has explained his decision not to pick lock Victor Matfield for their Super Rugby clash against the Lions.

Bulls give Matfield a break

2014-05-28 12:37

Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has rested lock Victor Matfield for their Super Rugby encounter with the Lions at Ellis Park.

Matfield favourite to lead Boks

2014-05-26 12:27
112 comments

Just a few months ago it would have been unthinkable, but the stage is set now for Victor Matfield to lead the Springboks.

Jean lauds Victor, Schalk recall

2014-05-22 07:42

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has welcomed the addition to the Bok squad of experienced veterans Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger.

Boks recall Matfield, Burger

2014-05-19 11:12
208 comments

World champion Springboks Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger have earned recalls to a Springbok training squad.

Bulls still need four from four

2014-05-12 22:44
131 comments

The Bulls’ next Super Rugby fixture against the Brumbies at Loftus shapes up as a “knockout” game for them, writes Rob Houwing.

Bulls wary of Stormers revival

2014-05-08 22:25

The Bulls will go into their Super Rugby encounter against the Stormers mindful of the Cape side's recent upturn in form.

Matfield remains lineout king

2014-04-29 14:23
139 comments

He may not be as dynamic all over the park as in his younger days, but Victor Matfield remains the lineout king in Super Rugby this year.

Matfield handed Bulls reins

2014-04-23 13:08

Victor Matfield will captain the Bulls in the absence of the suspended Flip van der Merwe when they face the Force.

Matfield a headache for Bulls

2014-04-10 10:57

The sudden return of Bok lock Victor Matfield to the Vodacom Bulls side this week has created a minor headache for coach Frans Ludeke.

Flip back to lead Bulls

2014-04-02 10:48

Flip van der Merwe is fit again and has replaced Victor Matfield as Bulls captain for their Super Rugby match against the Hurricanes.

Matfield: Home draw like loss

2014-03-30 15:57

The Bulls' draw with the Chiefs felt like a defeat, captain Victor Matfield has said after their match at Loftus Versfeld.

 
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