Bekker accepts coaching role in Japan

2018-02-19 14:50

After retiring from rugby, former Springbok lock Andries Bekker will stay in Japan in a coaching capacity.

Div: Go fetch Frans Steyn in France!

2016-10-17 12:20

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has called for the inclusion of Frans Steyn in the national squad.

Bok duo named in Japan's Top League best XV

2016-01-26 08:32

Springboks JP Pietersen and Andries Bekker have been named in the Japanese Top League’s Team of the Season.

Bekker to clear up Bok availability

2015-06-04 08:55

Andries Bekker’s Springbok future appears to be in the hands of his Japanese club, the Kobe Kobelco Steelers.

Bekker's Kobe Steelers thrashed

2015-01-24 12:18

Andries Bekker's Kobe Kobelco Steelers have crashed out of the Japanese Top League with a semi-final defeat to Yamaha Júbilo.

Japan-based Boks on TV

2014-01-29 11:25

Springbok rugby fans will be able to see some of their heroes in action in the Japanese league this weekend.

Door open to Bakkies, Danie?

2012-10-17 12:20

The expectation that Andries Bekker will sit out the Bok UK tour might mean a gap for old hands Bakkies Botha and Danie Rossouw.

Bekker backs young Bok pack

2012-10-04 13:48

Springbok lock Andries Bekker is confident that South Africa’s youthful forwards can mature into one of the best packs in world rugby.

Bekker: I'm Andries, not Victor

2012-08-15 21:15

Springbok lock Andries Bekker says he wants to cement his place in the team by being himself, not the next Victor Matfield.

Boks still sweat over locks

2012-08-13 22:13

SA’s second row looks like the only missing piece to the jigsaw ahead of their team announcement for the game against Argentina.


Andries Bekker calls it a day

2018-01-17 12:16

Former Springbok lock Andries Bekker has announced his retirement from professional rugby.

Bekker still harbours Bok ambitions

2016-06-03 16:00

While he does not expect a call anytime soon, lock Andries Bekker admits he harbours ambitions of representing his country again.

Jaque Fourie set for Bok U-turn

2015-06-24 11:36

Centre Jaque Fourie will be available for Springbok selection at this year’s Rugby World Cup, but not lock Andries Bekker.

Boks mum on talks with Bekker

2015-06-03 10:10

Springbok management Is reluctant to reveal how talks went between coach Heyneke Meyer and Andries Bekker.

Meyer on Japan Boks

2014-05-14 09:09

Heyneke Meyer says Japan-based Springboks Fourie du Preez, Jaque Fourie and JP Pietersen would be available for the June Tests.

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.

Bekker, Tiaan out of Bok tour

2012-10-16 22:15

The Springboks have been dealt a further blow with lock Andries Bekker and hooker Tiaan Liebenberg set to miss their European tour.

Boks likely to drop Bekker

2012-09-04 22:38

The Springboks are likely to drop lock Andries Bekker for their Rugby Championship Test against Australia, according to a report.

Bekker's time to step up

2012-08-14 19:47

Springbok forwards coach Johann van Graan believes it's time for Andries Bekker to step up and underline how good he can be.

Sport24 users back Mallett

2012-06-01 16:16

Sport24 users agree Pierre Spies is a show-pony, a flat-track bully and Andries Bekker is a pale shadow of Victor Matfield.

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