John McFarland chats to Sport24

2016-11-04 10:50

Former Springbok defence coach John McFarland discusses the influx of SA players in Japan and previews the Boks' clash at Wembley.

Boks and All Blacks are 'friends'

2015-10-20 10:02

The Springboks and the All Blacks may be foes on the field, but they have a lot of time for each other off of it.

Boks were 'in a dark space'

2015-10-08 20:15

Springbok defence coach John McFarland has spoken about the struggles the squad faced after their loss to Japan.

Japan a well-coached team - Bok guru

2015-09-15 11:33

Springbok defence coach John McFarland says Japan will not be taken for granted when the two teams clash.

Bok guru lends helping hand at Lions

2015-06-05 08:24

Springbok defence guru John McFarland was a welcome guest at the Lions’ training session in Johannesburg.

Conditions not a factor for Boks

2014-10-31 21:59

Springbok assistant coach John McFarland believes the Northern Hemisphere conditions favours the South African players.

Boks wary of Scottish back 3

2014-06-24 14:20

Springbok defence coach John McFarland says they have taken note of the dangerous back three of Scotland ahead of their Test in PE.

Praise for Bok midfielders

2014-06-10 10:20

Bok defence coach John McFarland says the centre combination of Frans Steyn and JP Pietersen worked well against the World XV.

Defence a major Bok weapon

2013-08-21 09:06

The Springboks' sound defensive structure has become a source of attack, defence coach John McFarland believes.

Guru: Bok defence impressive

2013-06-04 13:49

Defensive coach John McFarland says the Springboks are far better prepared for the 2013 international season.


Meyer’s assistants to get the chop?

2015-12-04 10:39

The positions of the Springbok assistant coaches remain unclear after head coach Heyneke Meyer stepped down from his role.

McFarland talks up Bok chances

2015-10-12 17:13

Springbok defence coach John McFarland believes his team are in a good space ahead of their quarter-final clash against Wales.

Boks to win by 44 - bookies

2015-09-18 09:45

The Springboks will thump Japan by a large margin in their opening Rugby World Cup, if local bookmakers are to be believed.

Not all doom and gloom - McFarland

2015-08-11 14:18

Springbok defence coach John McFarland tried his best to remain positive as post-mortems of Saturday’s loss to Argentina continued.

Boks expect test at the back

2014-11-25 14:38

Springbok defence coach John McFarland says he expects Wales to test their new back trio in Saturday's Test in Cardiff.

Boks look to atone for Oz loss

2014-09-23 16:07

The Springboks will be buoyed by their recent defeat in Perth, South Africa's defence coach John McFarland said in Cape Town.

Boks take lesson from Welsh

2014-06-24 13:00

The Boks have taken the lesson they received from the Welsh on the chin following their one-point victory last weekend.

McFarland: Better Bok defence

2013-11-12 07:46

Springbok defence coach John McFarland believes they showed an improved defensive effort in their Test against Wales.

Boks lift the intensity

2013-08-20 22:00

The Springboks have lifted the intensity in Buenos Aires ahead of their Rugby Championship match against Argentina in Mendoza.

Boks aware of 'tap-kick Care'

2012-11-21 07:45

The Springboks want to make sure they don't get caught out by England scrumhalf Danny Care's quick tap-kicks at Twickenham.

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