Lions coach: Physicality is Alberts' X-factor

2020-02-14 10:00

Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen is delighted to have Springbok loose forward Willem Alberts fit for their derby against the Stormers.

Bok 'Bone Collector' on Lions bench for Stormers derby

2020-02-13 12:54

Springbok loose forward Willem Alberts could feature for the Lions in their Super Rugby clash against the Stormers.

'Bone Collector' signs deal with Lions for Super Rugby

2020-01-28 10:45

Former Springbok loose forward Willem Alberts has signed a deal with the Lions for the 2020 Super Rugby season.

Former Bok 'days away' from signing deal with Lions

2019-12-11 20:11

Former Springbok behemoth Willem Alberts appears set to make his return to the Lions.

Willem Alberts extends stay with Stade Francais

2018-04-10 15:36

South African loose forward Willem Alberts has extended his contract with Stade Francais.

Alberts defends Bok game-plan

2016-11-13 19:50

Willem Alberts believes execution rather than a confusing game-plan was at fault for South Africa's first loss in 10 years to England.

Wiese: Boks in trouble at breakdown!

2016-11-11 08:31

Former Springbok lock Kobus Wiese believe South Africa will struggle at the breakdown area in their Test against England.

Boks in worst disarray of year

2016-11-09 12:01

Whichever way you pick a Bok XV (and we try) for Twickenham, it is going to look rather untried in several positional combos, says Rob Houwing.

Boks send SOS call to Alberts

2016-09-11 13:11

Springbok flanker Willem Alberts has been called up as replacement for lock Lood de Jager, who was ruled out of action for up to two weeks.

Alberts: Boks didn’t fare too badly

2015-10-28 11:09

Willem Alberts believes the Boks did a lot of things right against NZ and will be looking to build on that when facing Argentina.


Alberts return no great concern for Dobson, Stormers

2020-02-13 18:15

The inclusion of Willem Alberts in the Lions squad for the weekend is of no great concern to Stormers coach John Dobson.

Bok boost for Lions ahead of Stormers clash

2020-02-10 14:48

As they prepare to face the Stormers, the Lions have been boested by the return to fitness of Springboks Ross Cronje and Jamba Ulengo.

Ex-Bok loosie closes in on deal at Lions

2020-01-07 09:23

Former Springbok loose forward Willem Alberts needs to pass a fitness test before being offered a contract with the Lions.

Lions in talks with another former Springbok veteran

2019-11-27 15:04

Following on from their signing of Jannie du Plessis comes the news that the Lions are in talks with another former Springbok ahead of next year's Super Rugby season.

Alberts a doubt for Wales Test

2016-11-23 10:56

Springbok bruiser Willem Alberts is a doubt for this weekend's clash against Wales with a neck injury.

Bok ratings: Nobody’s going to Harvard!

2016-11-13 14:52

‘Distinctions’ for Bok players have been a worryingly rare event this year, and the trend continued at Twickenham in Rob Houwing’s ratings

Flanker roles for Du Toit, Alberts?

2016-11-10 10:22

Pieter-Steph du Toit and Willem Alberts look likely to be Springbok flankers for the Test against England at Twickenham.

Boks: What to make of Alberts call-up?

2016-09-12 11:58

Willem Alberts' call-up highlights how desperate things have become in the Springbok camp, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Bok Alberts laid low by injury

2015-12-15 09:57

Springbok loose forward Willem Alberts faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines with a suspected torn bicep.

Alberts could still influence RWC

2015-10-15 20:15

Willem Alberts came close to early exit from the World Cup, but he may yet have a key say for the Boks, writes Rob Houwing.

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