Beast: Furlong is the best tighthead up north

2017-11-08 09:55

Springbok prop Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira has heaped praise on Ireland counterpart Tadhg Furlong ahead of their clash in Dublin.

Mtawarira: 95 Tests and approaching greatness

2017-10-03 14:30

Tendai 'Beast' Mtawarira has played in 95 Tests for the Boks - and is playing as well as ever, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Os: Beast must retire on own terms

2017-07-11 14:20

Former Springbok prop Os du Randt believes that Tendai Mtawarira is back to his best despite calls for him to retire.

Bok guru: It's crazy to say Beast is past it

2017-06-21 08:34

Springbok assistant coach Matt Proudfoot has defended the performances of prop Tendai Mtawarira.

Beast returns for crucial Sharks clash

2017-04-06 12:13

Sharks coach Robert du Preez has made just three changes to his side that will play the Jaguares in Durban.

These Boks owe Allister a ‘biggie’

2016-09-28 13:28

For all the woes, Allister Coetzee has generally been very loyal to his broad Bok group. Rob Houwing says they are overdue to repay him.

We've scrummed well, insists Beast

2016-06-22 07:27

Springbok loosehead prop Tendai Mtawarira feels the team’s scrummaging is on an upwards curve.

Refs: Costly Stormers lesson for Sharks?

2016-04-25 21:26

There is a precedent for suggesting the Sharks’ prickly encounters with officialdom could backfire on them, warns Rob Houwing.

Blues stun Sharks at Eden Park

2016-04-16 11:21

The Sharks went down to the Blues at Eden Park in an opening tour match that was full of thrills, excitement, determined defence and courageous play.

Boks: The Beast is back!

2015-10-05 15:01

A tad slow to catch alight, Tendai Mtawarira now looks in a good space ahead of a likely Bok RWC quarter-final, writes Rob Houwing.


Allister’s Dublin poser: Beast or Kitsie?

2017-11-03 12:50

The Tendai Mtawarira v Steven Kitshoff issue at Bok loose-head prop is a rare, nice problem for Allister Coetzee to have next week, writes Rob Houwing.

Boks bury Durban ghost before All Blacks clash

2017-09-14 10:25

Twelve months after SA suffered their worst defeat on home soil, confidence has been restored with coach Allister Coetzee keen to write a new chapter against NZ.

THIS Bok team should start Champs

2017-06-26 14:02

Rob Houwing, on evidence from the France series, picks from long range his ideal Bok side for the Rugby Championship opener in mid-August …

Beast: We're going to rectify matters

2017-04-26 16:11

Tendai Mtawarira has echoed Sharks coach Robert du Preez's call for the senior players to step up ahead of the clash with the Jaguares.

Beast: Joost had 'no fear' on and off field

2017-02-07 07:57

The tributes for Joost van der Westhuizen continue to pour in, with Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira calling him 'fearless'.

Beast: We need to front up physically

2016-07-20 15:02

Sharks captain Tendai Mtawarira knows how important the physical battle will be for his side against the Hurricanes on Saturday.

Sharks ring changes for Chiefs clash

2016-04-26 17:09

The Sharks have made a number of changes for their clash against high-flying New Zealand Super Rugby outfit, the Chiefs.

Mallett: Beast harassed the referee

2016-04-25 11:46

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett has criticised the way in which Sharks captain Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira is consulting with referees.

8 SA players in BaaBaas squad

2015-11-03 18:15

The Barbarians have included eight South Africans in their squad to tackle English club Gloucester and Argentina later this month.

9 players of colour in Bok RWC squad

2015-08-31 12:07

Despite reports to the contrary, there are in fact nine players of colour in the Springbok Rugby World Cup squad.

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