Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
After retiring from rugby, former Springbok lock Andries Bekker will stay in Japan in a coaching capacity.
Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has called for the inclusion of Frans Steyn in the national squad.
Springboks JP Pietersen and Andries Bekker have been named in the Japanese Top League’s Team of the Season.
Andries Bekker’s Springbok future appears to be in the hands of his Japanese club, the Kobe Kobelco Steelers.
Andries Bekker's Kobe Kobelco Steelers have crashed out of the Japanese Top League with a semi-final defeat to Yamaha Júbilo.
Springbok rugby fans will be able to see some of their heroes in action in the Japanese league this weekend.
The expectation that Andries Bekker will sit out the Bok UK tour might mean a gap for old hands Bakkies Botha and Danie Rossouw.
Springbok lock Andries Bekker is confident that South Africa’s youthful forwards can mature into one of the best packs in world rugby.
Springbok lock Andries Bekker says he wants to cement his place in the team by being himself, not the next Victor Matfield.
SA’s second row looks like the only missing piece to the jigsaw ahead of their team announcement for the game against Argentina.
Former Springbok lock Andries Bekker has announced his retirement from professional rugby.
While he does not expect a call anytime soon, lock Andries Bekker admits he harbours ambitions of representing his country again.
Centre Jaque Fourie will be available for Springbok selection at this year’s Rugby World Cup, but not lock Andries Bekker.
Springbok management Is reluctant to reveal how talks went between coach Heyneke Meyer and Andries Bekker.
Heyneke Meyer says Japan-based Springboks Fourie du Preez, Jaque Fourie and JP Pietersen would be available for the June Tests.
Six top Springboks did not receive national contracts because they opted to further their careers abroad, says the SA Rugby Union.
The Springboks have been dealt a further blow with lock Andries Bekker and hooker Tiaan Liebenberg set to miss their European tour.
The Springboks are likely to drop lock Andries Bekker for their Rugby Championship Test against Australia, according to a report.
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 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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