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# boks - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England

The second semi-final in Yokohama promises to be a brutally physical affair.

# boks - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Blow for the Boks as Cheslin Kolbe ruled out of World Cup semi-final

The prolific 23-year-old Sbu Nkosi comes onto the right wing for the clash with Wales.

# boks - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Reinach sets World Cup hat-trick record as Springboks thrash Canada

South Africa ran in 10 tries, including the scrum-half’s 11-minute treble.

# boks - Saturday 28 September, 2019

South Africa rout Namibia 57-3 to get up and running

The Boks lost on the opening weekend to New Zealand.

# boks - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks

The Rugby Championship got underway in Johannesburg.

# boks - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Ulster's Coetzee returns to Springboks 23 for first time in four years

The powerful back row has been named on the bench for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with Australia.

# boks - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Springboks 10 Pollard signs for Montpellier as Steyn returns to Bulls

Meanwhile, Sale Sharks have added more South Africans to their squad for next season.

# boks - Friday 2 November, 2018

Chris Ashton set to end four-year England exile as Tuilagi pulls out

The powerful centre has a groin complaint, but is expected to be fit for the Test against New Zealand next week.

# boks - Monday 13 November, 2017

Coetzee defends ill-disciplined Springboks after Dublin hammering

The Springboks slumped to a record 38-3 defeat to Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.

# boks - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Forza O'Shea! Italy dig deep to stun Springboks

Tries from Habana and DeAllende inside the first 16 minutes were not enough of a cushion for a shabby South Africa outfit.

# boks - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Last-gasp Whiteley try gives Boks victory in thriller against Pumas

Allister Coetzee’s side got their Rugby Championship off to a winning start.

# boks - Thursday 28 July, 2016

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Erasmus moulding new role to suit 'what's best for Munster'

The South African also talks about his first time encountering the province.

# boks - Sunday 26 June, 2016

My kind of town: Iain Henderson turns focus to shocking the All Blacks

The sides meet in Chicago and Dublin in November.

# boks - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Schmidt 'utterly confident' Ireland have the energy to end long season with series win

The Kiwi says his players are always motivated and won’t need reminding before Saturday’s deciding third Test.

# boks - Saturday 18 June, 2016

"I think I've won Joe over" - Craig Gilroy ready to take chance against Boks

The Ulsterman’s in line to win his eighth cap this evening.

# boks - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Ireland start second half as they mean to go on with Conor Murray try

The 14-man visitors are on the front foot.

# boks - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

'I like the niggly stuff' - Stander ready to be Springboks' target

The 26-year-old is aware there will be extra focus on him in South Africa.

# boks - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Healy believes he needs big finish to season to make Irish squad for South Africa

The first priority is helping Connacht into a first ever Pro12 semi-final.

# boks - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

An old familiar face is back in the Springboks team to face the All Blacks

Heinrich Brüssow is set for his first South Africa start since 2011.

# boks - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Pienaar and 'Boks up against Botha and 7 more Toulon stars in World XV

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named an experimental midfield including the exciting 21-year-old Jesse Kriel.

# boks - Monday 1 December, 2014

Jean De Villiers is facing a real fight to be fit for the World Cup next year

The former Munster man suffered a horrific looking knee injury in Cardiff.

# boks - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Major blow for South Africa as du Preez ruled out of Rugby Championship

Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar may step into the number nine jersey in the 32-year-old’s absence.

# boks - Friday 20 June, 2014

Willie le Roux's attacking flair adds another layer to fearsome 'Boks

The 24-year-old Cheetahs fullback showed off his kicking, evasion and fielding skills in Durban last weekend.

# boks - Saturday 7 June, 2014

South Africa overpower star-studded World XV in Cape Town

The Springboks produced two superb maul tries in a dominant second-half performance.

# boks - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Former 7s star Hendricks set for 'Boks debut as Bakkies and Matfield reunite

Head coach Heyneke Meyer has named a starting team featuring 762 Test caps to face the ‘World XV’.

# boks - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Springboks utterly dominant in victory over Scotland

Heyneke Meyer’s men displayed their power and finishing ability in a 28-0 win at Murrayfield.

# boks - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Springboks name back-line with 447 caps

Jaque Fourie and JP Pietersen return to the starting team for the clash with Wales

# boks - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Strauss double ensures another Springbok win

South Africa took another celtic scalp on their November tour, a 21-10 victory over Scotland in Murrayfield.

# boks - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Guinness Series: De Villiers highlights 14-man defensive effort as key to beating Ireland

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer revealed that a harsh exchange of words in the dressing room at half-time sparked a fightback.

# boks - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Patrick Lambie to start for Springboks against Ireland

Heyneke Meyer has named his side for the Aviva Stadium clash.

Guinness Series: Jean de Villiers eager to pile on the misery for old Munster friends

The Springbok captain is set to take on Keith Earls in the centre of the park on Saturday.

# boks - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Opinion: South Africa power game too strong for Ireland

Former Leinster man Emmet O’Raferty reckons Declan Kidney and his side are in for a long day at the office this weekend in Dublin.

# boks - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Heaslip ready to mix it with the 'big boys' from South Africa

‘Make no bones about it, they’re big boys and they come at you hard,” declared the Leinster forward.

# boks - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Injury to haunt skipper De Villiers ahead of Ireland showdown

“I have a huge respect for the Irish,” said De Villiers ahead of their clash in Dublin this month.

# boks - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Goosen handed first Springboks start against Wallabies

The 20-year-old Cheetahs fly-half will run out onto Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday in place of Morne Steyn.