Much more than a rugby triumph - Ex-Bok captain De Villiers

2019-11-02 18:08

Former Springboks captain Jean de Villiers has hailed South Africa's Rugby World Cup final triumph over England as bigger than rugby.

Kirwan backs Boks for final

2019-10-02 12:22

All Blacks legend John Kirwan expects a New Zealand v South Africa Rugby World Cup final.

De Villiers: Frans Steyn will add value wherever he plays

2019-08-15 13:15

Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers is backing Frans Steyn to play a key role in South Africa's World Cup charge.

Morne, Schalk hail current Boks' unity

2019-08-14 16:32

Two distinguished figures of past Springbok rugby have lauded Rassie Erasmus’s 2019 side for the high sense of togetherness in the ranks, writes Rob Houwing.

Jean de Villiers' 'loose' knee breaks the internet!

2019-05-21 13:09

Footage of former Springbok centre Jean de Villiers' "loose" knee has broken social media - but it's NOT for the squeamish!

RWC trophy tour reunites Springbok legends

2019-02-22 19:54

Scores of rugby fans and a host of Springbok legends joined the celebration this week on the 14th stop of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour.

Former Boks take leading roles at Players’ Fund

2018-12-04 18:21

Former Springboks Jean de Villiers and Hanyani Shimange have been elected as chairman and deputy chairman of the Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund.

My 4 favourite Newlands Tests

2018-06-22 08:24

A long-time resident of the suburb, Rob Houwing has some special, decades-long memories of Test matches at threatened Newlands. Here are a few ...

JDV: Boks to leave Cape Town with pride

2017-10-05 12:27

Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers does not think the Boks will beat the All Blacks at Newlands on Saturday.

Boks lambasted by former greats

2017-09-16 19:02

Jean de Villiers believes South African Rugby has reached a lower point than last year after the 57-0 drubbing at the hands of the All Blacks.


Former Bok skipper: Springboks need to surprise with variety

2019-10-19 06:17

The Springboks need to surprise hosts this weekend with variety if they are to win their quarter-final clash, believes legend Jean de Villiers.

Land Rover plans a trip for two young Sprinkbok fans to Japan

2019-09-10 12:46

Judged by Land Rover two young Sprinkbok supporters with the best answers to a series of questions were chosen to join the Springboks and lead them onto the field in Japan.

Former Bok skipper calls for refereeing consistency

2019-08-15 10:40

Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers believes there will almost certainly be officiating controversy at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Bok legends: Swys 'setback' provides new opportunity

2019-08-14 11:57

The news that attack coach Swys de Bruin has left the Springbok camp is a setback to the national side, says former captain Jean de Villiers.

Players call on World Rugby for 'meaningful engagement'

2019-03-14 09:48

International Rugby Players has committed to the global competition discussions in order to explore options and see if a constructive solution for the game can be found.

Jean recalls 2002 sevens triumph in New Zealand

2019-01-25 10:38

Jean de Villiers says he has fond memories of winning the New Zealand Sevens title with the Blitzboks in New Zealand in 2002.

Jean, Victor differ on Sharks' Super Rugby hopes

2018-07-18 09:27

Former Springboks Jean de Villiers and Victor Matfield have shared their thoughts on the Sharks and Lions' hopes in the Super Rugby playoffs.

De Villiers: Munster a 'big challenge' for Van Graan

2017-11-09 11:21

Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers believes that Johann van Graan will be seriously challenged at new club Munster.

Rob Louw: Many Boks should be club players!

2017-09-18 13:42

Former Springboks were not happy with the current team’s disastrous defeat to the All Blacks in Albany on Saturday.

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.

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