Bok hookers: 'Bubbling under' brigade have new hope

2020-02-13 12:58

No Schalk Brits, a doubtful Bongi Mbonambi … the Springboks may offer scope for new faces in the key hooking berth in mid-year, writes Rob Houwing.

Schalk Brits: I'll be on the couch screaming at the boys!

2020-01-13 10:03

Schalk Brits, at the age of 38, says has had his first December holiday in a "very, very long time". Lloyd Burnard reports.

Brits excited to get down to 9-to-5 business

2019-12-06 16:24

Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok hooker Schalk Brits will start his new 9-to-5 job on January 13, 2020.

Brits bows out with champagne Cardiff cameo

2019-11-30 22:45

Tendai Mtawarira had a fitting international farewell in a Baa-Baas jersey recently ... add now also the name of Schalk Brits to that trend, writes Rob Houwing.

Second retirement the perfect ending for Bok hooker Brits

2019-11-14 06:46

Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok hooker Schalk Brits has retired for the second time, and insisted there would not be another comeback.

WATCH: Smiling Brits says goodbye

2019-10-30 18:11

Springbok hooker Schalk Brits dropped a hint that he will retire after this weekend's Rugby World Cup final and bring his career to an end.

Bok ratings: Oom Schalk showed ‘em how!

2019-09-28 15:07

The official mantle went elsewhere, but 38-year-old libero Schalk Brits earned Rob Houwing’s top Bok mark against Namibia.

Schalk Brits to captain Boks from No 8 against Namibia

2019-09-25 07:52

Schalk Brits will captain the Springboks from No 8 when they take on Namibia in their second 2019 Rugby World Cup match.

Schalk Brits to play as loose forward at World Cup?

2019-09-01 10:47

Springbok hooker Schalk Brits could see himself playing as a loose forward at the 2019 World Cup in Japan.

Brits backs 'amazing' Scarra ahead of Bok debut

2019-08-17 08:30

Springbok captain Schalk Brits believes that debutant Scarra Ntubeni will impress in South Africa's 'Farewell Test' against Argentina.


Retiring Test legends | List of those who've hung up their boots

2020-01-14 10:57

The 2019 Rugby World Cup was the last hurrah for a host of international rugby greats. A look at some of the players who have decided to hang up their boots.

Schalk Brits: Future of SA rugby lies in Europe

2020-01-11 16:23

2019 World Cup-winning Springbok hooker Schalk Brits believes the future of South African rugby lies in Europe.

WATCH | All Black trio give Brits rousing haka farewell

2019-12-03 11:46

Springbok hooker Schalk Brits was given a rousing farewell after what was likely his final international match last weekend.

Super Rugby: SA teams catching the 'Brits bug'

2019-11-26 13:13

Rob Houwing on the growing, but probably shrewd trend of our Super Rugby sides recruiting extreme veterans to boost their raw-looking squads.

Smiling Springbok hero Schalk Brits retires ... again!

2019-11-13 14:52

The oldest member of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup squad, Schalk Brits, has retired from rugby for the second time in two years.

Brits not over: Springboks' vital Rugby World Cup role at 38

2019-09-29 06:47

Schalk Brits' distinctive red scrum cap was ubiquitous in South Africa's demolition of Namibia on Saturday.

Brits: Boks can do wonders in this World Cup

2019-09-27 14:28

Schalk Brits believes the best is yet to come from an evolving Springbok team at the Rugby World Cup.

WATCH | Conditioning 101 with Schalk Brits and Francois Louw

2019-09-04 11:15

The Springboks are settling into life in Japan, getting used to the heat and humidity ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

Boks: ‘Grand old man’ may have busy role

2019-08-27 18:18

Perish the thought that ultra-veteran Schalk Brits is largely at the World Cup as a mentor and motivator for the rest of the Springbok troops, reckons Rob Houwing

Brits on Bok captaincy: My wildest dream has come true

2019-08-16 15:21

Schalk Brits described the Springbok captaincy as his wildest dream come true, as he will be leading out against Argentina at Loftus Versfeld.

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