Steyn, Kirchner back in Bok frame?

2014-12-08 09:05

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer could surprise with a few unpopular decisions in his World Cup squad.

Meyer vindicated over Kirchner

2013-09-07 22:49

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer felt vindicated over his controversial selection of Zane Kirchner against the Wallabies.

In-Zane Meyer Ruan-ing Boks

2013-09-04 11:01

Sport24 readers have criticised the selection of Zane Kirchner and Ruan Pienaar in Heyneke Meyer's Bok team to face the Wallabies.

Kirchner out to silence critics

2013-09-04 09:00

Springbok fullback Zane Kirchner is determined to prove his doubters wrong after he was included in the Springbok starting XV.

In-Zane Meyer opts for Kirchner

2013-09-03 10:20

Zane Kirchner appears likely to start at fullback for the Springboks in their Rugby Championship Test against Australia in Brisbane.

Bulls go back to square one

2013-07-30 23:13

Another damaging exodus of senior personnel could delay a fresh Bulls charge for Super Rugby honours, says Rob Houwing.

Uncertainty over Kirchner

2013-05-20 14:00

It remains unclear when Springbok fullback Zane Kirchner will be declared fit to return to action for the Bulls.

Kirchner gets green light

2013-05-06 12:33

Zane Kirchner should be available for selection when the Bulls take on the Highlanders at Loftus Versfeld in two weeks’ time.

Bulls face player exodus

2013-04-23 14:02

There is a concern that the Bulls may be facing a mass exodus just when they are getting ahead in their rebuilding process.

Kirchner offered R3.6m

2013-04-23 07:46

Springbok and Bulls fullback Zane Kirchner has reportedly been offered R3.6m per year to play for Irish side Leinster.

Elton, Zane 'luckiest' Boks

2013-04-17 15:01

Sport24 readers have named Elton Jantjies and Zane Kirchner as the "luckiest" players to have made the first Springbok training camp.

Kirchner fit to face Stormers

2013-02-11 13:08

Zane Kirchner has been declared fit for action and will be available for the Bulls' opening Super Rugby match against the Stormers.

Springboks outclass Wallabies

2012-09-29 18:51

South Africa changed the emphasis from kicking to running with the ball and scored five tries to crush Australia.

Springboks tame Pumas

2012-08-18 18:42

South Africa fought their way to a victory over a spirited Argentina side in their opening match of the Rugby Championship.

New-look Bok back 3 looms

2012-08-12 13:22

The Springboks seem likely to field an untried combination as a unit in jerseys 15, 14 and 11 against Argentina at Newlands.

Kirchner set for No 15 jersey

2012-06-04 23:16

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer looks set to unleash another shock when he names his starting team for the first Test against England.

Kirchner: It was God's plan

2011-10-02 17:13

Blue Bulls fullback Zane Kirchner says his call-up to the Springboks' World Cup squad is part of God's plan with his life.

Kirchner back at fullback

2011-09-07 01:15

The Blue Bulls have made two changes to the side which lost to the Sharks last weekend, for their clash against Cheetahs.

Bulls receive timely boost

2011-03-28 20:22

The Vodacom Bulls received good news with a clean bill of health and getting fullback Zane Kirchner back for their overseas tour.

Kirchner out of danger?

2011-02-08 06:58

The dark clouds did not hang over Loftus Versfeld for very long before Zane Kirchner delivered the silver lining with a broad smile.

Is Steyn damaging his career?

2010-12-02 08:38

Now back in his French club, the once wunderkind Francois Steyn will be left to reflect on a funny old November with the Boks.

Bok trio may boost Bulls

2010-08-23 22:30

The Blue Bulls may be boosted by the return of Zane Kirchner, Dewald Potgieter and Wyand Olivier for their clash against the Pumas.

Injury concerns in Bok camp

2010-08-16 16:30

The Springbok medical team is monitoring three players in the squad who have injury concerns ahead of the Test against NZ.

Boks vow to step up

2010-07-15 09:21

South Africa have promised a sharply improved performance in the second rugby Test against New Zealand this weekend.

Forgive Boks a bungling day!

2010-06-19 22:19

If South African rugby was in the midst of a dark era, we might have looked at their jaundiced showing against Italy in Witbank.


10 - That many overseas Boks!

2013-10-29 10:35

The Springbok squad for the upcoming End of Year tour to Europe includes 10 players currently plying their trade for overseas clubs.

Kirchner out to prove a point

2013-09-05 18:00

Zane Kirchner has said that the constant baiting he is experiencing from Springbok fans has affected him a little bit.

In-Zane Meyer Ruan-ing Boks

2013-09-04 10:59

Sport24 readers have criticised the selection of Zane Kirchner and Ruan Pienaar in Heyneke Meyer's Bok team to face the Wallabies.

Boks change for Brisbane Test

2013-09-04 06:45

As expected, Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has made a few changes to his team to take on Australia in Brisbane.

Bok duty for Kirchner, Chiliboy

2013-08-28 11:15

The Boks have added Zane Kirchner and Chiliboy Ralepelle to their squad for their Australasian Rugby Championship leg.

Bulls wait on Bok duo

2013-05-27 12:45

Springboks Dean Greyling and Zane Kirchner will know after fitness tests if they will be able to play for the Bulls against the Cheetahs.

Finger rules out Kirchner

2013-05-13 12:02

Bulls fullback Zane Kirchner has been ruled out of this weekend’s Super Rugby clash against the Highlanders at Loftus Versfeld.

SARU snub for overseas Boks

2013-04-24 17:06

Six top Springboks did not receive national contracts because they opted to further their careers abroad, says the SA Rugby Union.

Bye Zane, no loss to Boks?

2013-04-23 12:01

Sport24 readers believe Zane Kirchner's decision to play abroad could be a blessing in disguise for the Springboks.

Zane Kirchner to leave Bulls

2013-04-22 12:00

Springbok and Bulls fullback Zane Kirchner is to take up a contract with Irish side Leinster later this year.

Bulls' Kirchner sidelined

2013-04-02 19:00

Bulls and Springbok fullback Zane Kirchner will miss up to six weeks of rugby after dislocating his finger against the Brumbies.

Twickers heroes: Bok ratings

2012-11-24 22:06

Bok “duds” were in gratifyingly short supply on our ratings chart as the exhausted tourists dug deep to see off England.

Crowd to boo Kirchner?

2012-08-23 21:20

If Bok fullback Zane Kirchner is booed by the Argentine crowd in Mendoza this weekend, he shouldn’t take it personally...

New-look Bok back 3 looms

2012-08-13 07:14

The Boks seem likely to field an untried combination as a unit in jerseys 15, 14 and 11 against Argentina, writes Rob Houwing.

Stegmann the only unfit Bull

2012-06-26 07:43

Flank Deon Stegmann is the only Bulls player still out injured, with Springbok fullback Zane Kirchner ready for action.

Loftus farewell for Botha

2011-10-11 13:02

Blue Bulls captain Gary Botha will hope to bid his farewell at Loftus Versfeld with a convincing win over the Leopards.

Kirchner replaces Steyn

2011-10-01 21:14

Blue Bulls fullback Zane Kirchner has been called up to the Springbok World Cup squad to replace the injured Frans Steyn.

Kirchner passes fitness test

2011-04-05 12:03

Bulls player Zane Kirchner has been given the green light to play against the Crusaders in Timaru this coming weekend.

Matfield to lead Bulls

2011-02-16 12:50

The Bulls have included fullback Zane Kirchner and skipper Victor Matfield on their team for the Super Rugby opener against he Lions.

Kirchner injury worries Bulls

2011-02-06 21:04

A rib injury to Zane Kirchner has soured a very satisfying and encouraging win for the Blue Bulls at the Mbombela Stadium.

Bulls unchanged for Loftus

2010-09-15 13:25

Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has named an unchanged side for the Currie Cup rugby clash against the Lions at Loftus Versfeld.

Kirchner ruled out

2010-08-16 17:58

A knee cartilage injury has ruled Springbok fullback Zane Kirchner out of Saturday's Test against the All Blacks in Johannesburg.

Double Bok boost for Bulls?

2010-08-11 08:48

The Blue Bulls may get a welcome boost this week in the return of Springboks Dewald Potgieter and Zane Kirchner to their squad.

Boks over confident?

2010-07-09 12:43

Logic would decree that the Springboks will win the first Tri-Nations Test in the 2010 series against the All Blacks.

Kirchner looking to settle in

2010-06-17 14:36

Springbok and Bulls fullback Zane Kirchner admits he hasn’t had the greatest of starts to his Springbok career.

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