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In an move not in keeping with the modern trend of late, Lions fullback Andries Coetzee has committed his services to the union for another 12 months.
Golden Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen has named his team to tackle Western Province in a Currie Cup clash at Ellis Park.
Andries Coetzee’s own reliability is comforting to the Lions as they prepare for the ‘Folau factor’ for the Waratahs on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing
The breakup of the team’s spine at competition’s end means it is do or die for the Lions’ title quest in Super Rugby in the next few weeks, says Rob Houwing.
Springbok and Lions fullback Andries Coetzee looks set to be the next South African player to make the move abroad.
Springbok fullback Andries Coetzee is a very underrated player, according to his coach Allister Coetzee.
His ongoing, unfathomable resistance to changing the frail back three could come back to haunt Bok coach Allister Coetzee against France, says Rob Houwing
The Golden Lions are boosted by a couple of returning Springboks for their Currie Cup showdown with the Free State Cheetahs.
Nick Mallett reckons not one of the Boks, so collectively abject in Albany, would have cracked the NZ side. Rob Houwing’s ratings confirm that …
The All Blacks will consciously target physical mastery in many areas of the backline against the Springboks on Saturday, predicts Rob Houwing.
Springbok and Lions scrumhalf Ross Cronje will be sidelined for the remainder of the year after undergoing shoulder surgery.
With six teams in Currie Cup action this weekend, there are a number of players who will want big performances to catch the eye of Rassie Erasmus.
Springboks Warren Whiteley and Andries Coetzee have signed contract extensions with the Lions.
There appears to be no end in sight to the Lions exodus, with two more stalwarts linked with overseas clubs.
Springbok fullback Andries Coetzee will be the Lions' back-up at scrumhalf and flyhalf when they tackle the Sharks.
There are just three Springboks who have started every one of South Africa's 13 Test matches in 2017.
As the Springboks plot the way forward in Europe, there are a few players under pressure to put in some good performances.
Springbok backline coach Franco Smith has no concerns over the defensive capabilities of his back three.
The Springboks may be short on experience in their backline, but coach Allister Coetzee has no worries about that.
Springbok fullback Andries Coetzee says all the boxes have been ticked ahead of Saturday's third and final Test against France in Johannesburg.
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