Boks bank on tactical u-turn

2015-08-14 09:26

The Boks are hoping that a tactical u-turn and recalling a 'bone collector' can prevent a second humiliating defeat to Argentina.

Heavy cloud over Bok veterans

2015-08-13 13:29

Thickening the fog, only about a third of the Bok XV this Saturday may be intended first-choice men at RWC, says Rob Houwing.

Alberts headache for Heyneke

2015-07-08 14:32

Springbok bruiser Willem Alberts is in his own race against time to get fit for this year's Rugby World Cup.

Alberts: Leaving wasn't easy

2015-06-12 18:08

Willem Alberts says it was not an easy decision to leave the Sharks, but it was the right one for him and his family.

Will Sharks buy to replace Bok trio?

2015-06-12 13:23

With three Springboks set to depart the Sharks, will the Durban side invest in players within their own structures, or buy from elsewhere?

SA derbies like cold ‘slaptjips’

2015-06-09 12:55

It is a sign of conference frailty that both SA derbies on Saturday lack the sort of lead-up fizz we’d have hoped for, writes Rob Houwing.

Sharks resigned to losing Alberts

2015-05-19 13:23

The Sharks appear resigned to the fact that loose forward Willem Alberts will be leaving them after the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Rust could scupper Sharks

2015-03-06 11:18

Rob Houwing tips the Stormers to nose out the Sharks ... if only because the reshaping visitors may need a bit more time to gel.

Sharks' Bok duo back in training

2015-01-08 13:16

Pieter-Steph du Toit and Willem Alberts are back training with the Sharks after long injury layoffs.

Bone Collector beefs Boks in UK

2014-09-22 14:21

Willem Alberts a fighting chance, Francois Louw less so for Bok tour of Europe, writes Rob Houwing.


Alberts back as Boks' battering ram

2015-08-14 07:03

Willem Alberts is back for the Springboks this weekend and will be expected to do plenty of ball carrying.

Boks bank on return of stalwarts

2015-07-28 13:04

The Boks could have Jean de Villiers, Fourie du Preez and Willem Alberts back for the Test against Argentina in Durban.

Stade Francais confirm Alberts signing

2015-07-02 10:22

Stade Français have confirmed the signing of Springbok back rower Willem Alberts who will join after the Rugby World Cup.

Sharks to dodge banana peel

2015-06-12 13:31

It’s a bit of a hiding-to-nothing task, but the Sharks will narrowly repel the Stormers “B-team”, predicts Rob Houwing.

Departing trio start for Sharks

2015-06-11 09:05

Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold has named his team to tackle the Stormers in a Super Rugby clash in Durban.

Sharks confirm exit of Bok trio

2015-06-09 09:19

The Sharks have confirmed the departure of Springbok brothers Bismarck and Jannie du Plessis as well as Willem Alberts.

Alberts boost for Sharks

2015-04-08 10:40

The Sharks have been boosted by the news that Springbok loose forward Willem Alberts has returned to training.

Bok trio bolsters Sharks

2015-03-05 08:15

The Sharks can count on three Springboks who return to the side to take on the Stormers at Newlands.

Boks claim bragging rights

2014-12-05 22:00

There was no shortage of either smiles or entertainment as the Springboks stunned the Proteas to lift the Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup.

Alberts loss is Bok headache

2014-08-29 14:22

The loss of Willem Alberts is a bitter blow for the Springboks ahead of their departure for Perth and their Test against Australia.

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