Sharks' Bok wing passes concussion test

2020-02-19 11:55

Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi has passed his concussion test and will be available for the Sharks' clash against the Rebels.

Boks call up Du Toit after Nyakane ruled out of RWC

2019-09-23 06:33

The Springboks have called up prop Thomas du Toit into their Rugby World Cup squad to replace the injured Trevor Nyakane.

Disappointed Du Toit shifts focus to Currie Cup

2019-08-28 10:57

Following the disappointment of not making the Springbok squad for the World Cup, Thomas du Toit has shifted his aim to helping the Sharks defend their Currie Cup title.

Sharks without Akker, Beast for Lions derby

2019-05-22 08:19

The Sharks will be without the services of a few players who have minor niggles ahead of their clash against the Lions.

Du Toit grateful for 'special' time with Boks

2018-10-09 14:49

Sharks prop Thomas du Toit has thanked Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus for including him in the national set-up this year.

Visagie: Boks have plenty of tighthead talent

2018-06-15 19:34

Former Springbok front-ranker Cobus Visagie says the Springboks have plenty of talent in the tighthead prop position.

Bok assistant: Du Toit has personality for a tighthead

2018-06-13 16:46

Thomas du Toit may well be new at tighthead prop, but according to Springbok assistant coach Matt Proudfoot he fast becoming a real asset.

Positional switches a hit and miss affair

2018-02-25 06:00

When Os du Randt made his first comeback from retirement, one of his coaches thought he’d turn him into a tighthead prop.

Sharks move young giant to tighthead

2018-01-26 08:35

Thomas du Toit will be used solely as a tighthead prop in 2018, Sharks coach Robert du Preez has revealed.

WATCH: Sharks put in hard yards for Super Rugby

2017-12-13 08:43

Robert du Preez's Sharks are putting in some physical training in Durban ahead of the 2018 Super Rugby season.


Springboks' depth hailed by prop duo

2019-09-25 21:00

The Springboks' depth is a major asset for the team at the Rugby World Cup, props Vincent Koch and Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira agree.

Springbok prop set for short-term Ulster deal

2019-09-06 11:54

Springbok and Sharks prop Thomas du Toit looks set to move to Ulster on a short-term deal which would cover the duration of the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Returning Boks beef up Sharks for Bulls trip

2019-08-22 09:57

The Sharks have named their side for Saturday's Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls at Loftus Versfeld.

Wales Test: The Boks pressing for starts

2018-11-19 18:12

Whether to keep their largely vibrant bench players in that capacity or promote one or two against Wales is a pleasant dilemma for the Springboks, writes Rob Houwing

Boks should start ‘Tank Engine’ in CT

2018-06-17 16:27

Hefty front-ranker Thomas du Toit should be near the front of the queue for introduction to the Bok starting line-up at Newlands, writes Rob Houwing.

Springboks could makes changes for second Test

2018-06-13 22:11

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus could break with sporting tradition and change a winning team for the second Test against England.

Thomas the 'Tank' can be one of world's best - coach

2018-04-23 20:05

Sharks coach Robert du Preez believes that Thomas du Toit can turn into one of the best tighthead props in the world.

SA Super Rugby preview: The front rows

2018-02-14 12:20

The last of Rob Houwing’s six, SA-angled Super Rugby previews for the 2018 season, this time focusing on each franchise’s front-row area …

Du Toit the latest Shark to extend Durban stay

2017-12-22 08:23

Sharks prop Thomas du Toit is the latest player to extend his contract with the Durban-based franchise.

Du Toit tips the scales in new Springbok record

2017-11-29 11:07

Thomas du Toit will become the heaviest Springbok front-ranker in history if he gets onto the field against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

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