Battle of the halfbacks looms at Newlands

2020-02-06 19:32

When the subject of Springbok selection comes up, you would think it would be an uncomfortable topic for the Bulls duo of Ivan van Zyl and Embrose Papier.

Brits, Jenkins back in Bulls pack for Crusaders clash

2019-05-07 13:51

Bulls coach Pote Human has named his team for their Super Rugby encounter against the Crusaders at Loftus Versfeld.

Bulls: Will Pote be Papier’s saviour?

2018-12-19 12:51

Rob Houwing ponders whether coach Pote Human will be better disposed toward Embrose Papier at scrumhalf for the Bulls than predecessor John Mitchell was

Faf available, but Boks to give Papier another run

2018-11-20 06:51

Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk is available for the Test against Wales in Cardiff, but will likely not be utilised.

Boks v Scots: Vast contrasts in No 9 scrap

2018-11-16 13:00

Rob Houwing pinpoints his four most appealing match-ups from the starting XVs for Saturday’s Test between Scotland and South Africa at Murrayfield.

Rassie hands Papier first Springbok start

2018-11-15 16:05

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named his team for the Test against Scotland in Edinburgh.

Van Zyl a 'better fit' to start at No 9, says Rassie

2018-11-01 19:15

With Faf de Klerk not available, Springbok coach, Rassie Erasmus has selected Ivan van Zyl at scrumhalf to face England.

Blue Bulls get some green and gold for WP clash

2018-10-11 12:59

Springboks Trevor Nyakane, Marco van Staden, Ivan van Zyl and Embrose Papier have been included in the Bulls’ match-day squad to face WP.

3 Boks to face Namibia for Blue Bulls Presidents XV

2018-09-17 17:10

Trevor Nyakane, Marco van Staden and Embrose Papier will all be in action in Windhoek on Saturday against Namibia in a friendly match at the Hage Geingob Stadium.

Gelant pondering move to Stormers?

2018-08-22 06:45

The Stormers are reportedly interested in the services of Springbok and Bulls fullback Warrick Gelant.


Bulls, Bok scrumhalf set for loan move north

2019-09-16 08:06

Bulls scrumhalf Embrose Papier is reportedly set to join Sale Sharks on a three-month loan that will run over the duration of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Bulls rotate scrumhalves for Sharks, Vermeulen passed fit

2019-03-27 12:41

Bulls coach Pote Human has rotated his scrumhalves for Saturday's crucial Super Rugby clash against the Sharks in Durban.

Stick: Wales Test a great opportunity for young No 9s

2018-11-21 11:12

Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick says scrumhalves Embrose Papier and Ivan van Zyl will gain valuable experience against Wales.

Rassie full of praise for rookie Papier

2018-11-18 13:20

Springbok coach, Rassie Erasmus was full of praise for 21-year-old scrumhalf, Embrose Papier in South Africa's 26-20 win over Scotland on Saturday.

Rassie: Scottish pace will suit Papier

2018-11-16 10:41

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has backed his decision to select scrumhalf Embrose Papier for the Test against Scotland.

RG set for Bok starting role at Murrayfield

2018-11-15 11:43

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is likely to make a few changes to his match-day squad for the Test against Scotland.

Boks brace for scrumhalf test at Twickenham

2018-10-30 07:53

The Springboks will be seriously depleted when they take on a full-strength England at Twickenham on Saturday.

Papier content with current Bok role

2018-10-09 20:04

Scrumhalf Embrose Papier is happy with the current role he has been assigned at the Springboks.

Gelant, Papier pick Bulls over Stormers

2018-08-22 10:53

Springboks Embrose Papier and Warrick Gelant have pledged their commitment to the Bulls by signing contract extensions.

Papier says no thanks to Stormers

2018-08-20 11:31

Springbok and Bulls scrumhalf Embrose Papier has reportedly turned down an offer to play for the Stormers.

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