Starting or not, Beast wants to empty tank

2019-10-04 08:39

Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira has forced his way back into the starting line-up for Friday's crucial Rugby World Cup clash against Italy.

Evergreen Beast: What price another Lions series?

2019-04-08 14:20

Rob Houwing suggests it is not too far-fetched to see Tendai Mtawarira complete a glorious circle by playing another British and Irish Lions series in 2021.

Tough love from early coaches made Beast

2019-04-04 21:03

Tendai Mtawarira wouldn’t be a record breaker were it not for the tough love shown towards him by some of his early coaches.

'Beast' to make Super Rugby history against Bulls

2019-03-28 10:41

Beast Mtawarira will make history this week as he equals Adriaan Strauss' record as the most capped South African Super Rugby player.

2018: Two most endangered Bok stalwarts

2018-11-27 17:50

Rob Houwing suggests two seasoned Springboks (one back, one forward) whose berths seem notably less secure now for ‘RWC year’

Boks banking on their pack

2018-11-02 21:11

Even without the likes of Tendai Mtawarira, the Springboks are pinning their hopes on their pack to do the business in the Test match against England at Twickenham.

Injured Beast out of European tour, Lood and Duane return

2018-10-21 16:12

Tendai Mtawarira has been ruled out of the Springboks' end-of-year tour with a neck injury while Lood de Jager and Duane Vermeulen return.

BaaBaas invite star Bok trio to take on Los Pumas

2018-09-07 18:11

Three Springboks and a Wallaby player have accepted invitations to appear for the Barbarians when the famous club returns to action this season.

Beast: Sharks coming of age

2018-07-18 10:34

Sharks prop Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira says their quarter-final against the Crusaders is an opportunity to show what they’re capable of.

Positional health: Where Boks stand

2018-06-25 12:21

In the aftermath of the England series, Rob Houwing runs the rule over current Springbok health in the various berths …


Beast braces for 20th outing against rival All Blacks

2019-09-19 12:08

Springbok veteran prop Tendai Mtawarira is shaping to play against the All Blacks for the 20th time, but this one will mean more than most.

Sharks performance inspired by 'humble' Beast

2019-04-08 08:16

The Sharks, superb in their 42-5 win over the Lions at Ellis Park on Friday, were playing for Tendai Mtawarira.

Beast braces for 'mind-boggling' record

2019-04-04 12:38

Sharks prop Tendai Mtawarira says he never thought he would one day become the most capped South African in Super Rugby history.

PICS: Sharks honour 'Beast' with Super Rugby away strip

2018-12-13 13:26

The Sharks have released their new playing strip ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby tournament, which gets underway in February.

WATCH: Beast serenaded in New York restaurant

2018-11-21 13:07

Despite being sidelined with injury, Springbok prop Tendai 'Beast' Mtawarira has been keeping busy by promoting the game in North America.

Boks to be given glimpse into 'Beast-less' future

2018-10-22 10:25

The Springboks will be given a glimpse into life without Tendai Mtawarira on their northern hemsiphere tour, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Boks: Back to ‘supersub’ for Kitsie?

2018-09-25 12:56

Veteran Tendai Mtawarira may be in line for a recall to the Springbok starting line-up against Australia on Saturday, predicts Rob Houwing.

Sharks unchanged for Crusaders quarter-final

2018-07-19 10:33

Sharks coach Robert du Preez has named an unchanged 23-man line-up for their Super Rugby quarter-final against the Crusaders.

Beast rests as Sharks rotate for Stormers

2018-07-05 11:56

The Sharks have rested Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira for Saturday's clash against the Stormers in Cape Town.

Beast summed up 2018 Bok spirit

2018-06-18 16:11

Tendai Mtawarira crept deeper into SA hearts with his humility and “team first” ethic even on his landmark day in Bloemfontein, says Rob Houwing.

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