Dyantyi’s bittersweet path to success

2018-09-23 05:59

Just like any rugby-mad child in South Africa, Aphiwe Dyantyi grew up in awe of the All Blacks’ haka.

Bok find: So is he ‘Aphiwe Habana’?

2018-08-22 12:55

The Bryan Habana comparisons are inevitable. The more he sparkles as himself, the less burdensome they’ll be for Aphiwe Dyantyi, writes Rob Houwing.

Dyantyi explains 'gift' pass to wing partner Mapimpi

2018-08-19 05:56

Aphiwe Dyantyi has explained his 'gift' pass to wing partner Makazole Mapimpi during Saturday's win over Argentina.

6 more Lions extend their JHB stay

2018-08-15 09:30

Following the announcement that Elton Jantjies and Lionel Mapoe had signed contract extensions with the Lions, six more players have joined them.

Lions make 2 changes for Super Rugby final

2018-08-02 06:34

Lions coach Swys de Bruin has made two changes to his starting line-up for the Super Rugby final against the Crusaders.

Lions sweat over fitness of Bok wing

2018-07-30 12:19

Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi is facing a race against time to be fit for the Super Rugby final in Christchurch.

3 changes to Lions starting XV to face Bulls

2018-07-12 13:33

Lions coach Swys de Bruin has named his team for their trans-Jukskei Super Rugby derby against the Bulls at Ellis Park.

Positional health: Where Boks stand

2018-06-25 12:21

In the aftermath of the England series, Rob Houwing runs the rule over current Springbok health in the various berths …

Boks: Frail turns fab at the back!

2018-06-11 13:23

The Springbok back three being such a revelation was a startling bonus of the first-Test triumph over England in Jo’burg, writes Rob Houwing.

Rassie backs Bok debutants to shine

2018-06-07 14:48

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has backed the trio of Sbu Nkosi, Aphiwe Dyantyi and RG Snyman to shine against England on Saturday.

 

WATCH: 5 Springbok tries in Wellington

2018-09-15 21:19

WATCH the five tries scored by the Springboks in their famous win over the All Blacks in Wellington.

Bok scrumhalves: Rassie’s head-scratcher

2018-08-21 15:07

Faf de Klerk is currently precious Bok property. But other No 9s will need better Test match exposure very shortly, writes Rob Houwing.

Dyantyi, Mapimpi steal the show as Boks down Pumas

2018-08-18 18:51

They took a while to get going, but in the end the Springboks found their rhythm and put in a polished second-half performance against Argentina on Saturday.

Boks: Big chance for the ‘predator’?

2018-08-07 12:14

Makazole Mapimpi’s time may have come to establish himself in the Test side, unless there is a surprise recall for Jesse Kriel to a wing berth, says Rob Houwing.

Dyantyi, Brink fit to travel with Lions

2018-07-30 14:14

Lions coach Swys de Bruin has named a 25-man squad to travel to New Zealand for the Super Rugby final against the Crusaders.

Dyantyi, Cronje back in Lions starting XV

2018-07-19 12:51

Lions coach Swys de Bruin has named his team for their Super Rugby quarter-final against the Jagaures at Ellis Park.

Nkosi 'feels nothing' about duel with Bok partner

2018-06-28 11:37

One of the most intriguing battles in Saturday's Super Rugby clash between the Lions and the Sharks will be between S'bu Nkosi and Aphiwe Dyantyi.

Rassie wants players 'to think like coaches'

2018-06-12 14:06

While some previous coaches may have wanted players to “play what they see", current Bok coach Rassie Erasmus believes his squad need to “think like coaches”.

Bok wings a ‘Bolt’ of pure pace to please

2018-06-11 11:27

England coach Eddie Jones certainly paid the two Bok debutant wings Aphiwe Dyantyi and S’bu Nkosi a big compliment by comparing their speed to Usain Bolt out wide.

Boks badly need stability at the back

2018-06-06 17:06

Shuffle, shuffle, shuffle … the Bok back three is crying out for a settled look. Rob Houwing ponders whether it will happen against England

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