Smit calls on Boks to pick Bismarck, Steyn

2019-02-21 21:22

Former Springbok captain John Smit believes veterans Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn could add value to the team in 2019.

Much to do … but at least Boks know it

2018-06-24 14:30

Saturday’s thumping loss to England will have helped the Boks get their ducks in a smarter row for upcoming tasks on slower pitches, says Rob Houwing

Rassie ponders replacements for Bismarck, Steyn

2018-06-07 11:53

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says a decision will be taken next week over possible replacements for the injured Frans Steyn and Bismarck du Plessis.

Mystery surrounds Bismarck, Steyn injuries

2018-06-06 19:48

Mystery surrounds the shock 11th-hour injury withdrawal of France-based duo Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn from the Springbok squad.

Boks: Just how welcome would Steyn be?

2018-05-08 13:52

Proven asset though he is, it shouldn’t be taken for granted that Frans Steyn would be popularly received back in a Bok dressing room, says Rob Houwing.

5 'old school' Boks who could return in 2018

2017-12-15 11:07

As South African rugby plots the way forward in 2018, we take a look at five veteran Springboks who could make a return.

‘Issues’ with Steyn’s club, Coetzee admits

2017-11-21 10:04

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says ‘issues’ with Frans Steyn’s French club have contributed to his ongoing omission.

Frans Steyn double haunts Clermont

2017-11-05 22:01

South African centre Francois Steyn and Fiji wing Nemani Nadolo grabbed two tries apiece in Montpellier's win over Clermont.

Why Bok backline needs a big guy!

2017-08-23 14:00

With the Wallabies and All Blacks around the corner, Rob Houwing questions whether there is enough muscle and height among the Springbok backs.

Steyn joins Boks in Plettenberg Bay

2017-05-31 19:07

Frans Steyn has joined up with the Springbok squad at their training camp in Plettenberg Bay and said he is looking forward to his return to the Bok surroundings.


Frans Steyn set for Montpellier return

2018-11-20 06:30

South Africa's Frans Steyn is set to return for Montpellier after injury ruled him out for more than six weeks, the Top 14 club have announced.

Rassie assures Bok fans: Bismarck, Steyn ARE injured!

2018-06-08 08:25

Bok coach Rassie Erasmus insists there is nothing untoward about the withdrawal of midfielder Frans Steyn and hooker Bismarck du Plessis.

Rassie: No mental scars from Wales defeat

2018-06-07 09:49

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is not worried that his team will lack preparation the series-opener against England in Johannesburg.

Double Bok blow as Steyn, Bismarck out of England series

2018-06-06 19:28

Hooker Bismarck du Plessis and centre Frans Steyn have been withdrawn from the Springbok squad because of injury.

Erasmus reveals possible overseas Boks

2018-04-25 17:52

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that he has spoken to a number of overseas-based South African players.

Kids don't win RWCs, get back Duane, Frans!

2017-11-30 07:47

Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn must be part of the Springbok set-up if the team is to be successful at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Mark Keohane believes.

Steyn, Vermeulen in 'bigger plan' for Boks

2017-11-10 09:55

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says that some of his overseas-based players, including Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn, are still in his plans.

Frans Steyn replaces injured Cruden

2017-10-13 13:42

Frans Steyn will replace the injured Aaron Cruden in Montpellier's opening European Champions Cup match against Leinster.

Steyn – the good, the bad, the untapped

2017-06-11 06:14

Throughout Frans Steyn's career, one has never gained the impression that he has harnessed his considerable gifts to deliver consistently, writes Simnikiwe Xabanisa.

Steyn starts for BaaBaas against England

2017-05-25 13:49

South Africa's Frans Steyn as well as England's Alex Goode and Steffon Armitage will start for the Barbarians against England at Twickenham.

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