Springboks fill new player welfare management role

2019-04-01 13:55

The Springboks have strengthened their management resources for the Rugby World Cup year by creating a new role to look after player affairs and welfare.

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.

Super Rugby: SA's focus on territory, tactics pleases Rassie

2019-03-06 10:57

South Africa's Super Rugby sides have gone back to a more traditional approach in 2019 - and Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus likes what he sees.

Rassie backs Boks to reach 50% transformation target in 2019

2019-03-06 06:41

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus believes the national side is on course to reach its 50% transformation target in 2019.

Rassie explains new Bok contracting model

2019-03-05 17:36

SA Rugby can no longer afford to compete with European markets when it comes to securing the services of the country's top rugby players.

World Cup to cast big shadow over Super Rugby season

2019-02-14 08:18

The southern hemisphere's Super Rugby season begins under the shadow of the impending Rugby World Cup.

Bok coach in talks 'with about 12' overseas players

2019-02-06 07:04

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that he will again include overseas-based players for the national team in 2019.

Rassie’s 3 prerequisites for Bok squad inclusion

2019-01-21 12:39

The Springboks' squad for this year’s Rugby World Cup is not yet cast in stone, coach Rassie Erasmus has stressed.

Rassie: Stick played a big role in 2018

2018-12-12 09:23

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has praised the work done by assistant coach Mzwandile Stick during the year.

The Boks headed for their Test sunsets

2018-12-11 16:16

A curtailed Bok programme in 2019 serves as a sharp reminder that some seasoned Springboks are nearing the end of the road, writes Rob Houwing.


Rassie’s brain worthy match for Hansen: author

2019-03-18 19:04

Bok coach Rassie Erasmus shares several strongpoints with decorated NZ rival Steve Hansen, the author of a major book on the All Blacks tells Rob Houwing.

Rassie encouraged by 'Nations Championship' plans

2019-03-07 08:02

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus likes the idea of World Rugby implementing an international league format.

Rassie settled on 'around 80%' of World Cup squad

2019-03-06 08:42

Head coach Rassie Erasmus says he has settled on around 80% of his Springbok squad for this year's World Cup in Japan.

Rassie 'playing around' with 2020 Bok head coach appointment

2019-03-05 19:31

Rassie Erasmus says he has started thinking about who should succeed him as Springbok head coach in 2020.

Super Rugby coaches face Bok balancing act

2019-02-15 12:56

The balancing act between prioritising the Springboks and getting results is a real challenge for Super Rugby coaches in 2019.

Bok coach gives PRO14 players hope

2019-02-06 12:22

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has given the Cheetahs and Southern Kings' PRO14 players hope of being picked for the national side.

SA Rugby pays tribute to 'gentleman' Pat Lambie

2019-01-22 11:47

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander and director of rugby Rassie Erasmus have paid tribute to Pat Lambie, who announced his retirement.

Rassie can afford himself some Christmas joy

2018-12-19 14:10

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has seven months to wait before his team is next in action.

Boks looking at 'about 40' players for World Cup

2018-12-11 18:34

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says he is looking at "around 40" players as possible squad members for next year's World Cup.

Rassie praises Schalk Brits influence on Boks

2018-12-11 12:28

His playing time might have been limited, but Springbok hooker Schalk Brits played a major role in South Africa's 2018 season.

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