French-based Boks 'will aid RWC 2023 drive'

2020-03-27 16:14

More and more frontline Springboks playing regularly in France will boost SA's chances of RWC retention there in 2023, an expert feels. Rob Houwing reports.

WATCH | Kolbe trains with Stormers

2020-03-06 09:20

Springbok star Cheslin Kolbe has spent the week in Cape Town training with his former team, the Stormers.

Cheslin Kolbe's flyhalf bow spoiled by late Racing winner

2020-02-16 21:01

An added-time try stopped Springbok Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe from marking his first career appearance at flyhalf with a win.

Boks dominate nominations for 2019 SA Rugby Awards

2019-12-17 09:52

The Springboks' successful 2019 season is reflected by the nominations in a number of the main categories in the annual SA Rugby Awards.

Bok loosie eyes Champions Cup quarter-finals

2019-12-12 06:52

Toulouse's Springbok loose forward Rynhardt Elstadt says clinching a place in the European Champions Cup quarter-finals is on the squad's mind.

Pocket rocket Kolbe returns to fire up Toulouse

2019-12-07 08:00

Cheslin Kolbe returns to Toulouse for the first time since his Rugby World Cup-winning heroics with team-mates relieved "to have him with us rather than against us".

'Humble' World Cup winner Kolbe set for Toulouse return

2019-11-29 05:54

South Africa's Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe plans to keep his feet on the ground as he is set to return to action with club Toulouse in the Top 14.

WATCH | 'Aweh!' Kolisi and co delight thousands in Cape Town with one-of-a-kind entrance

2019-11-11 16:32

"Aweh, ma se kind!" Springbok captain Siya Kolisi shouted to the delight of thousands of "beautiful people" who had gathered at Cape Town's Grand Parade to congratulate the Boks on their Rugby World Cup win in Japan.

World Cup winner Kolbe nominated for Top 14 award

2019-11-06 19:53

South Africa's Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe has been shortlisted for the French Top 14 player of the season award.

World Cup win a victory and motivation for young boys back in EC - Makazole Mapimpi

2019-11-05 20:23

Makazole Mapimpi, the first South African to score a try in a Rugby World Cup final, says the win is a huge victory and motivation for the youth of the Eastern Cape, especially his home village, Tsholomnqa.


French going gaga over Cheslin, says kick guru

2020-03-21 06:45

The French public hold Cheslin Kolbe in the same esteem as that country's own attacking legends, says kicking consultant Vlok Cilliers. Rob Houwing reports.

Springbok star Kolbe in talks for Tokyo Olympics

2020-02-17 09:56

Springbok Rugby World Cup-winner Cheslin Kolbe said he was holding discussions with the SA Rugby to play at this year's Tokyo Olympics.

Etzebeth relishing Toulon atmosphere, eyes Kolbe showdown

2019-12-23 18:12

There has evidently been no World Cup hangover for Eben Etzebeth, a key cog in the Springbok team that stormed to the Webb Ellis trophy in Japan.

Bok star Kolbe injured after tackle on 130kg giant

2019-12-15 06:43

Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe suffered a rib injury in Toulouse's European Champions Cup win against Montpellier.

Kolbe a winner on return for Toulouse

2019-12-08 21:03

Romain Ntamack scored twice as Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe made his Toulouse return in a victory over Montpellier in the European Champions Cup.

4 Boks crack nod for prestigious magazine's World XV

2019-12-03 12:00

Four Springbok World Cup winners have cracked the nod in a prestigious UK-based rugby magazine's World XV for 2019.

Cheslin Kolbe clinches Top 14 player of the year award

2019-11-25 22:03

Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe was named the Top 14's player of the season the French league announced at a ceremony in Paris.

'I just want to hold Cheslin for a couple of seconds' - Bok speedster's dad hopes to make most of week together

2019-11-10 18:31

Rugby World Cup final try scorer Cheslin Kolbe's father Andrew says he hopes to make the most of this week with his son.

How Bok star Kolbe shrugged off 'lack of size' critics

2019-11-06 07:01

Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe says he relishes the prospect of proving detractors over his lack of size wrong.

WATCH | Kolbe skins Farrell: Drop a gear and disappear! Binne, buite see you later!

2019-11-03 12:38

Wings Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe made history as they scored tries in the Springboks' famous win over England in the final.

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