Why a wobble in November?

2010-11-25 10:28

JJ Harmse is wondering how the All Blacks always seems to stroll through their November tour, but the Boks always struggle...

De Villiers cleared to play

2010-11-05 11:44

Centre Jean de Villiers will win his 64 cap for South Africa against Ireland after passing a late fitness test in Dublin.

Boks' eye gouging plea fails

2009-12-02 08:41

The Boks' plea for further action after the alleged eye gouging incident by Ireland's Jamie Heaslip has fallen on deaf ears.

'Boks must be well managed'

2009-11-30 14:21

Bok coach Peter de Villiers says a strategy needs to be adopted to ensure that the country's top rugby players are carefully managed.

The Irish counted in Afrikaans

2009-11-29 22:00

When Victor Matfield realised that Irish lock, Paul O'Connell, was counting with him in Afrikaans, he could not believe it.

Smit: We paid the penalty

2009-11-29 14:22

South Africa deserved to lose against Ireland because they weren't clinical enough, admitted their captain John Smit.

Bakkies out of Ireland clash

2009-11-28 07:53

The Boks have suffered a major blow ahead of their clash against Ireland, with Bakkies Botha ruled out with a back injury.

Pacy BJ answers Bok SOS

2009-11-27 14:29

Props are not known for their speed but Bok front-ranker BJ Botha would have rivaled Usain Bolt when he answered the Boks’ SOS.

De Villiers changes his plans

2009-11-26 22:29

Jean de Villiers was forced to cancel his original plans after his inclusion in the Bok 22-man squad to tackle Ireland.

Smit back at hooker

2009-11-26 15:09

Skipper John Smit has reverted back to hooker for the Boks' final end of year tour Test against Ireland at Croke Park in Dublin.


Bok legends v England legends

2010-11-23 12:27

South African and England fans in London can get themselves in the mood for Saturday’s Test with a clash between rugby legends.

Stegmann gets Bok start

2010-11-04 17:17

Deon Stegmann will make his Test debut in a much-changed Springbok line-up against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.

Smit honoured in London

2009-12-01 22:31

Over 600 hand-picked guests have honoured Springbok captain, John Smit, for his exceptional leadership and on-field performances.

Heaslip: Boks are not ladyboys

2009-11-29 16:06

Ireland's Jamie Heaslip was full of praise for the Bok’s physicality at the end of a long season after his team’s victory.

Boks crash at Croke Park

2009-11-28 18:27

Peter de Villiers's Springboks have lost their final end of year tour Test against Ireland at Croke Park in Dublin.

SA, Ireland too close to call

2009-11-28 07:19

The press coming out of Ireland makes out that the Irish are preparing to go to war, and not just preparing for a rugby match.

Irish, SA set for bitter 'war'

2009-11-27 09:19

Ireland will take on SA this weekend in what is essentially a mini World Cup final two years away from the real thing in NZ.

Smit: It's like riding a bike

2009-11-26 22:29

It's like riding a bike for Smit, a lucky break for de Villiers, just reward for Olivier and little sleep for Dewald Potgieter.

Wet and windy in Dublin

2009-11-26 09:33

Weather forecasts suggest the Boks will have to settle a British & Irish Lions score in wet and windy conditions, writes JJ Harmse.

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