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.

I’ll be ready, insists Alberts

2014-08-26 09:07

Willem Alberts says he’ll be ready to play for the Springboks in their Rugby Championship encounter against Australia in Perth.

Boks: Alberts may be at risk

2014-08-14 12:24

Willem Alberts, on a fast-paced Highveld pitch, may need a big Bok game against the Pumas for ‘job security’, argues Rob Houwing.


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Different challenge for Sharks

2014-02-19 16:04

The Cell C Sharks are expecting a different type of game when they face the Hurricanes at Kings Park in Durban.

Boks all set under clear sky

2013-11-17 16:11

Willem Alberts and Morne Steyn have passed late fitness tests to be included in the Springbok team to face Scotland.

Boks set for changes

2013-11-14 07:47

The Springboks will make a few changes to their starting team for the Test against Scotland at Murrayfield.

Steyn illustrated Sharks’ spirit

2013-10-28 07:19

Some of the Sharks’ more under-prepared players rose truly gallantly to the occasion in the Currie Cup final, says Rob Houwing.

Sharks Boks could miss final

2013-10-21 07:43

The Sharks face the possibility of tackling Western Province in the Currie Cup final without several key Springboks.

De Villiers fit for Samoa

2013-06-21 20:00

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers and Willem Alberts have both been passed fit to face Samoa in at Loftus Versveld.

Boks suffer late Alberts blow

2013-06-07 13:35

Bulls loose forward Arno Botha has been called into the Springbok starting XV in place of Willem Alberts for the Test against Italy.

Alberts boosts injury-hit Sharks

2013-05-07 18:36

Sharks flanker Willem Alberts has been summoned to the squad for the Australian leg of their Super Rugby tour.

Sharks suffer Alberts blow

2013-02-18 17:12

The Sharks will be without the services of Willem Alberts for four weeks as he undergoes surgery to an injured shoulder.

Bok pack starting to gel: Alberts

2012-09-27 18:43

Flank Willem Alberts believes the Bok pack's effort against the All Blacks in their last Test was proof that they're starting to gel.

Lambie back for Sharks

2012-07-12 15:01

Springbok fullback Pat Lambie has passed a late fitness test and will start at fullback for the Sharks against the Cheetahs.

Crocked Boks to be assessed

2012-06-17 17:22

The Boks who picked up injuries against England will be assessed in the coming days before a decision on their availability will be taken.

Plumtree sweats over Alberts

2012-03-06 09:01

The Sharks are desperate to see him back in action, but there is still no certainty that big Willem Alberts will be back soon.

Alberts boost for Sharks

2012-02-28 08:04

Sharks loose forward Willem Alberts has been cleared fit to play against the Stormers at Newlands this week.

Alberts: Lock not a problem

2011-09-23 07:37

Springbok forward Willem Alberts says he relished playing a full 80 minutes for the Springboks, despite playing 30 minutes at lock.

Powell joins Bok-bash choir

2011-09-10 15:45

Welsh optimism that the Springboks will be subdued in Wellington on Sunday seems to know no bounds.

Crusaders book semis spot

2011-06-25 11:10

The Crusaders have beaten the Sharks in an elimination qualifier to line up a Super Rugby semi-final against the Stormers.

Stormers suffocate Sharks

2011-04-04 10:10

The Stormers certainly extracted an impressive revenge when they defeated the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban.

Bok 'corpse' has strong pulse

2010-11-27 22:25

Rob Houwing says the Springboks reminded the world on Saturday that when they put it all together, they can still fend off just about any comers ...

Boks must go for the kill

2010-11-23 08:08

Gary Boshoff believes winning must be the only thing for the Springboks when they face England ahead of their 2011 campaign.


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.

Whitely drafted in for Alberts

2014-08-28 20:36

Warren Whitely will replace Willem Alberts, who has been ruled out of the Springboks’ Rugby Championship tour to Australasia.

Matfield, Alberts to boost Boks

2014-08-25 12:00

Victor Matfield and Willem Alberts are likely to return for the Springboks' next Rugby Championship Test against Australia in Perth.

Future No 8 role for Burger?

2014-06-26 09:49

He will wear the the No 7 jersey this weekend, but Schalk Burger may in future feature more at No 8 for the Springboks.

SA’s backs are still try-shy

2014-03-25 14:53

A pattern is developing of SA sides in Super Rugby labouring to achieve sprightly backline tries, writes Rob Houwing.

Springboks seek perfect year

2013-11-25 19:30

Despite a good 2013, Springbok flank Willem Alberts says the team would not be satisfied until it had secured a perfect record.

Double injury boost for Boks

2013-11-16 18:03

Willem Alberts and Morné Steyn have both been passed fit for Sunday’s Test between Springboks and Scotland at Murrayfield.

Boks confirm north-south gap

2013-11-11 07:29

Rob Houwing asks: is that really the best the Northern Hemisphere have got? Despite misfiring, the Boks saw off Wales fairly soundly ...

Sharks name side for final

2013-10-24 13:23

The Sharks have named what must be close on their strongest line-up possible for the Currie Cup final against Western Province.

Fans lose patience with Spies

2013-06-24 12:05

Sport24 readers believe it is time to look at other Bok options at No 8 after a series of poor performances from Pierre Spies.

Boks: Alberts to lose ground?

2013-06-11 23:00

Willem Alberts will want to return to best fitness quickly, because his Springbok No. 7 berth is arguably under threat.

Jannie, Alberts start for Sharks

2013-05-14 10:44

Prop Jannie du Plessis and flank Willem Alberts are back in the Sharks starting team for their Super Rugby clash against the Force.

Alberts stars for Sharks XV

2013-04-27 07:50

Springbok flank Willem Alberts grabbed two tries as the Sharks XV defeated Pampas XV in their Vodacom Cup match at Kings Park.

Boks win at Twickenham

2012-11-24 18:26

South Africa have completed an unbeaten tour of Europe with a victory over England at Twickenham.

Sharks poser over Alberts

2012-07-16 11:16

How to employ battering ram Willem Alberts in Brisbane is a potential head-scratcher for Sharks coach John Plumtree.

Steyn back for Sharks

2012-07-03 16:31

Willem Alberts is in doubt for the Sharks' crucial Super Rugby match against the Bulls, but Frans Steyn is expected to be ready.

‘Abrasive’ Boks get UK praise

2012-06-11 07:46

UK newspapers were not slow to laud the Boks for their first-Test triumph over England, while still offering hope for a fight back.

Sharks' Alberts still a doubt

2012-02-29 21:44

Sharks loose forward Willem Alberts still needs to pass a fitness test to be cleared to play against the Stormers at Newlands.

Lions have 'plenty of desire'

2011-10-26 14:00

Shark loose forward Willem Alberts believes the Lions will have plenty of desire and determination to clinch the Currie Cup final.

Boks to keep focus - Alberts

2011-09-19 11:01

The variety of out-door activities on offer in and around Taupo will not distract the Boks, SA forward Willem Alberts has said.

Rossouw: Yes, he's best at lock

2011-08-16 18:30

The Springbok brains trust may just have twigged at last: Danie Rossouw is a lock and John Smit a hooker.

Sharks wait on injured duo

2011-06-08 19:24

The Sharks are holding thumbs that prop Jannie du Plessis and loose forward Willem Alberts will be fit to face the Lions.

Is Div November's Plonker?

2010-12-01 09:37

The Sport24 team have announced their Performers, Plonkers and Pictures of the month for November 2010.

Boks victorious at Twickenham

2010-11-27 18:18

South Africa showed England how far it still has to go to become a genuine contender for honours with a hard-fought win at Twickenham.

Dream debut for Alberts

2010-11-14 22:53

Springbok loose forward Willem Alberts has said that he could not have asked for better after he scored a try in his debut Test.

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