The ONE Bok comfort over 'Etzebeth-gate'

2019-10-08 10:43

Whatever the effect on morale of Eben Etzebeth potentially vacating RWC, from a purely staffing perspective the Boks are dreamily covered at lock, says Rob Houwing.

No need to panic, insists Lood ahead of Namibia clash

2019-09-24 11:39

Springbok lock Lood de Jager insisted that South Africa won't get ahead of themselves in this year's Rugby World Cup.

Boks dismiss notion of 'timid' Pumas

2019-08-14 12:54

The Springboks are bracing fro a fired-up Argentina outfit in Saturday's Test at Loftus Versfeld.

WP wary of Lood factor ahead of Bulls derby

2019-07-10 09:19

Western Province are wary of the prospect of facing Springbok lock Lood de Jager in their Currie Cup opener against the Blue Bulls.

Bulls confirm Kriel, Lood departures

2019-05-15 16:18

The Bulls have confirmed the departures of lock Lood de Jager and centre Jesse Kriel who will be leaving the franchise after the conclusion of the Super Rugby season.

Lood to leave Bulls for Sale Sharks

2019-04-25 08:00

Star Springbok lock Lood de Jager has signed for English Premiership side Sale Sharks from the Bulls.

Massive blow for Bulls as Lood goes under the knife

2019-03-04 20:23

The Bulls have been struck a massive injury blow with the news that lock Lood de Jager will be sidelined for up to four months with a shoulder injury that requires surgery.

Lood out for Bulls as Pollard takes reins as skipper

2019-02-26 08:03

Bulls captain Lood de Jager has been ruled out for at least two weeks with a shoulder injury.

Lood looks right stuff as Bulls skipper

2019-02-18 21:57

Rob Houwing was suitably impressed by Lood de Jager’s first showing as Bulls captain in Super Rugby on Saturday.

Bulls not concerned by defeat to Stormers

2019-02-04 08:55

The Bulls are not perturbed by their pre-season loss to the Stormers at the Cape Town Stadium.


Beast, Bongi and Lood rewarded with Bok starts

2019-10-01 06:33

Front-rowers Tendai Mtawarira and Bongi Mbonambi, as well as lock Lood de Jager, have been promoted to the Springbok starting XV to face Italy.

Loftus Boks: Jesse, others target 'first XV'

2019-08-16 11:38

Certain of Saturday’s starting, ‘next tier down’ Springboks have chances to push harder for first-choice status at the World Cup, says Rob Houwing.

Boks: Lock arsenal coming together smartly

2019-07-13 21:02

Lood de Jager's encouraging return to action at Newlands means the Springboks probably have their “big four” frontline locks primed for Test duty, writes Rob Houwing.

Bulls could unleash fit-again Lood against WP

2019-07-09 08:53

Springbok lock Lood de Jager looks set to return to action after a long injury layoff.

Lood on move to England: It's tough in SA

2019-04-29 14:26

Uncertainty regarding the future at the Bulls prompted Springbok lock Lood de Jager to leave the Pretoria franchise.

Player welfare a priority for Boks in World Cup year

2019-03-07 10:32

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says he is in constant communication with the country's Super Rugby coaches over how best to manage his players.

Bulls out to avoid another early-season collapse

2019-02-28 16:04

The loss of injured skipper Lood de Jager has heightened fears among Bulls supporters that the team may once again fail to build on a great start.

Bulls sweat over injured Springbok pack duo

2019-02-25 20:21

The Bulls are sweating on the availability of captain Lood de Jager and prop Trevor Nyakane.

'Brutal' derbies beckon as Super Rugby becomes RWC trial

2019-02-14 14:19

Springbok lock Lood de Jager expects "more brutal than usual" clashes to be at the core of the 2019 Super Rugby season.

Bulls name captain and deputy for Super Rugby season

2019-01-04 19:31

The Bulls have confirmed that lock Lood de Jager will captain the team in this year's Super Rugby tournament.

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