Varsity Cup introduces evening kick-off times for 2020

2020-01-10 08:44

Varsity Cup organisers have announced that all but one of this year's fixtures will kick off at 19:00 in a new innovation.

Francois Pienaar: Chester Williams a 'pioneer'

2019-09-14 18:45

Chester Williams, the Springbok icon who died last weekend, was hailed as a "pioneer" Saturday at his funeral service.

Diminishing hope and the meaning of Chester Williams (1970 – 2019)

2019-09-06 20:54

Chester Williams (49) represented everything that we’d hoped we would become when we set out on our democratic journey in 1994. He became the symbol of what could be achieved if everyone were given a chance, and the symbol of redemption for those who were part of a system that sought to suppress and subjugate.

Pienaar, Smit give Boks advice for World Cup

2019-07-04 13:55

Former Springbok Rugby World Cup-winning captains Francois Pienaar and John Smit have highlighted a few key areas for the team in 2019.

'Our country has changed for the better' - Ramaphosa at RWC 2023 bid

South Africa has come a long way since 1995. These were the words of South Africa's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa when he led a presentation to World Rugby on Monday, in a bid to win hosting rights for the Rugby World Cup in 2023. Watch.

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Pienaar: Boks should rule the world

2016-12-02 15:01

Former Springbok captain Francois Pienaar believes that the Springboks should be the best team in world rugby.

Francois Pienaar to aid in Proteas review

2016-04-09 15:11

Francois Pienaar will form part of a panel that looks into the performances of the country's national cricket teams.

Pienaar: We are the envy of the world

2016-01-26 17:03

Former Springbok captain Francois Pienaar says South Africa's experimentation in the Varsity Cup is the envy of the rugby world.

SA invoke spirit of 1995 with London run

2015-10-23 11:33

Invoking the spirit of 1995, members of that Bok team will run through London before Saturday's semi-final at Twickenham.

Pienaar: We played for beer money

2015-07-22 12:58

1995 RWC-winning captain Francois Pienaar has spoken about how much the game has changed in the last 20 years.


Pienaar believes this RWC win is bigger than 1995

2019-11-04 21:20

Former captain Francois Pienaar believes that the weekend's Rugby World Cup victory by the Springboks is bigger than the 1995 success.

Francois Pienaar: Chester was fit, looked after himself

2019-09-12 07:26

Former Springbok captain Francois Pienaar was as shocked as anyone to learn of the death of former team-mate Chester Williams.

1995 Springbok team-mates have fond memories of Small

2019-07-11 09:49

James Small's 1995 Springbok team-mates say they have fond memories of the former winger.

Pienaar: Varsity Cup will continue to produce stars

2019-01-25 06:50

Former Springbok captain Francois Pienaar is confident that the Varsity Cup will continue to produce the next generation of rugby stars.

Mourners honour legend Van der Westhuizen

2017-02-10 19:29

Team-mates from South Africa's 1995 Rugby World Cup-winning squad carried the coffin of Joost van der Westhuizen into his memorial service.

Review into Proteas' performances 'scrapped'

2016-06-02 14:11

The independent panel assigned to review the Proteas’ performance last season has disbanded without completing its work.

More points changes for Varsity Cup

2016-02-02 08:38

The Varsity Cup has reverted back to a traditional point-scoring system for conversions, penalties and drop goals.

Pienaar's 1995 jersey worth R1m!

2015-10-29 14:25

The jersey worn by captain Francois Pienaar when the Springboks won the 1995 Rugby World Cup final is believed to be worth about R1m.

Pienaar has recipe for RWC success

2015-08-21 11:20

Having the right team culture and picking in form players are key ingredients to win a RWC, ex-Bok captain Francois Pienaar believes.

Pienaar to feature on RWC tickets

2015-06-29 10:15

Former Springbok captain Francois Pienaar is to feature on tickets for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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