Bok ‘blood brothers’ end on high

2015-11-21 22:17

Rob Houwing reports on the very last game of rugby featuring second-row greats Bakkies Botha and Victor Matfield in tandem.

Matfield’s BaaBaas thump Gloucester

2015-11-18 06:59

Springbok lock Victor Matfield led the Barbarians to a 10-try rout of a second-string Gloucester team at Kingsholm.

Victor and Bakkies: The FINAL goodbye

2015-11-13 09:30

Victor Matfield is relishing the chance to take to the field with former Springbok lock partner Bakkies Botha.

Matfield at RWC 2019 - at 42?

2015-11-04 13:00

Veteran lock Victor Matfield may not have played his last match in a Springbok jersey...

Matfied: We have to finish on a high

2015-10-29 19:57

Victor Matfield believes that after the heartbreak of their semi-final loss, it is imperative that the team finish the RWC on a high.

Matfield: Boks must restore fear factor

2015-10-26 07:00

Springbok veteran Victor Matfield says the next generation of players must inspire fear in their opponents if they are to win a third World Cup.

Matfield happy with any RWC role

2015-10-21 18:59

South Africa great Victor Matfield is ready to help out in any way he can as the Springboks go in search of a third RWC title.

Boks: That could be ‘it’ for Vic

2015-10-14 14:05

Victor Matfield is now flirting strongly with termination of his illustrious career in the green and gold, writes Rob Houwing.

Matfield unlikely to feature against Wales

2015-10-14 09:21

Veteran lock Victor Matfield is likely to be excluded from the Springboks’ 23-man squad for their RWC quarter-final against Wales.

Etzebeth hails Bok lock stock

2015-10-12 21:25

One of the most difficult questions facing Heyneke Meyer is who to select at lock for the RWC quarter-final against Wales.


Matfield, De Jager start for BaaBaas

2015-11-19 21:09

Bakkies Botha will start his final professional match from the bench when the Barbarians play Argentina at Twickenham.

Matfield to lead BaaBaas, Lambie at 10

2015-11-16 15:45

Victor Matfield will take charge of the Barbarians for their matches against Gloucester and Argentina.

Overseas Boks: who still cuts it?

2015-11-11 13:30

Rob Houwing debates which foreign-based Springboks, many of them long in the tooth, may yet have some Test shelf-life.

8 SA players in BaaBaas squad

2015-11-03 18:15

The Barbarians have included eight South Africans in their squad to tackle English club Gloucester and Argentina later this month.

Which Boks will say goodbye on Friday?

2015-10-27 10:07

How many Springboks will play their last game in the 'green and gold' in Friday's bronze medal RWC clash against Argentina?

Matfield: This Bok team can win RWC

2015-10-22 07:17

Springbok lock Victor Matfield says he returned to international rugby because he wanted to be part of another victorious RWC campaign.

Victor a Springbok 'servant'

2015-10-21 12:29

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has praised the attitude of Victor Matfield throughout the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Meyer: Victor ruled himself out

2015-10-14 12:31

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has explained the omission of Victor Matfield from Saturday's quarter-final against Wales.

RWC stars mingle with royalty

2015-10-12 21:26

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Harry welcomed the stars of the RWC to a reception at Buckingham Palace on Monday.

Tough decisions await Bok coach

2015-10-12 09:00

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer faces a selection headache as they prepare for their RWC quarter-final against Wales, writes Herman Mostert.

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