Chance army meeting shapes Nienaber's career forever

2020-01-29 15:08

Life takes you on twists and turns, but little did Jacques Nie­naber know back in 1991 when he bumped into the room-mate of a friend that it would shape his career forever.

CONFIRMED | New Springbok coach to be named on Friday

2020-01-23 13:20

The new Springbok coach will be named at 14:00 on Friday, January 24, SA Rugby has confirmed.

Rassie targets Bulls scrum guru for Springbok job

2020-01-19 11:42

Bulls scrum coach Daan Human is reportedly set to replace Matt Proudfoot as the Springboks' forwards guru.

Agent on festive break delaying naming of new Springbok coach?

2019-12-24 07:49

According to reports, an agent on his festive season break is delaying the unveiling of the next Springbok coach.

Boks dominate nominations for 2019 SA Rugby Awards

2019-12-17 09:52

The Springboks' successful 2019 season is reflected by the nominations in a number of the main categories in the annual SA Rugby Awards.

Nienaber beats Davids for Bok head coaching job - report

2019-12-08 08:06

Defence Jacques Nienaber looks set to be named Springbok head coach later this month, with Deon Davids his assistant.

Springboks: 5 issues facing the world champions

2019-11-23 07:14

Choosing a successor to Rassie Erasmus as head coach is a issue for the Springboks as they bask in the glory of lifting the World Cup for a third time.

Is a granny's letter to Rassie Erasmus the key to the much lauded subs strategy?

2019-11-11 19:35

Was the threat of a good "patz" from one patriotic granny perhaps the motivation for Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus to get his substitutions strategy perfect? A heartwarming letter shared on the popular Facebook group #IAmStaying might prove to hold the clue.

Rassie, Siya and Chester honoured at SA Sports Awards

2019-11-11 10:09

Rassie Erasmus, Siya Kolisi and the late Chester Williams were honoured at the SA Sport Awards in Durban.

Rassie: We gambled on Siya's fitness

2019-11-06 14:55

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is happy the gamble on captain Siya Kolisi's fitness paid off.


SA Rugby boss unhappy over racial make-up of SA Super Rugby coaches

2020-01-27 14:25

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander says the governing body is unhappy with the racial make-up of South Africa's Super Rugby coaching teams.

Jacques Nienaber set to be Springbok head coach

2020-01-21 17:23

Jacques Nienaber is poised to take charge of world champions South Africa this month despite never playing first-team rugby nor being a head coach.

Boks dominate Rugby Union Writers’ Club shortlist

2020-01-01 10:27

South Africa dominate a list of five nominees in contention to be named The Rugby Union Writers' Club personality of the year for 2019.

England buoyed by Erasmus amid Jones post-2021 uncertainty

2019-12-18 06:36

England will use Rassie Erasmus as an example before deciding whether Eddie Jones will be in charge for the 2023 World Cup.

Bok scrum guru set to join Eddie Jones' England

2019-12-09 07:43

Springbok scrum guru Matt Proudfoot looks set to join Eddie Jones' coaching staff at England.

Davids the latest linked to Bok head coaching position

2019-11-25 11:27

Former Southern Kings boss Deon Davids is the latest man linked to the Springbok head coaching position.

Venter: Rassie has earned the right to name Bok coach

2019-11-15 14:59

Former Springbok assistant coach Brendan Venter says Rassie Erasmus has earned the right to decide who the team's next head coach should be.

FACT: Rassie now 'loses control' of most top Boks

2019-11-11 13:38

Bok RWC-winning mastermind Rassie Erasmus is about to lose his regular, in-season “rapport” with the majority of his favoured starters, writes Rob Houwing.

PICS | Rassie cuddles Webb Ellis Cup on flight home, Willie and co welcome 'Bill' for breakfast

2019-11-06 15:18

During its travels from Japan, the Webb Ellis trophy has seen its fair share of attention, from being used as an honorary drinking cup to being cuddled by Springbok vice-captain Handre Pollard and coach Rassie Erasmus.

'We wanted to win it for South Africa' - Rassie Erasmus

2019-11-06 13:46

When the Springboks left in August to take part in the Rugby World Cup, they had one goal in mind, to win and bring the William Webb Ellis Cup back to South Africa.

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