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#Jean de Villiers

# jean-de-villiers - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Jean de Villiers went back on the field with a broken jaw yesterday, but now he's out of the RWC

Jan Serfontein has been called up to replace the luckless skipper.

# jean-de-villiers - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Jean de Villiers has to be one of the most unlucky men in rugby

The 34-year-old has suffered a fractured jaw.

# jean-de-villiers - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Four changes to Springboks' starting XV as captain Jean de Villiers returns

Heyneke Meyer has made a number of changes to his team to face Argentina on Saturday.

# jean-de-villiers - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

De Villiers set for return as Springboks issue optimistic RWC injury update

The ex-Munster centre may make his competitive comeback against Argentina.

# jean-de-villiers - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Ex-Munster centre de Villiers nears Springboks comeback after horror injury

The 34-year-old’s road to recovery is the subject of an excellent documentary.

# jean-de-villiers - 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.

# jean-de-villiers - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Jean de Villiers suffers 'significant ligament damage' after horror injury against Wales

The centre’s hopes of playing in next year’s World Cup could be in doubt.

# jean-de-villiers - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Springboks gracious in defeat to Schmidt's 'tactically brilliant' Ireland

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer lauded the ability of man of the match Johnny Sexton.

# jean-de-villiers - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Dublin date represents start of World Cup cycle for purposeful Springboks

Jean de Villiers is not underestimating the challenge Ireland will pose.

# jean-de-villiers - Friday 7 November, 2014

Springboks out to honour memory of tragic compatriots

There will be a minute’s silence ahead of tomorrow’s game.

# jean-de-villiers - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Springboks XV to face Ireland unchanged from win over All Blacks

Head coach Heyneke Meyer has the luxury of retaining all 15 men who started against the Kiwis.

# jean-de-villiers - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Ex-Munster centre de Villiers back to lead Boks for Rugby Championship

Heyneke Meyer has named his squad to take on Argentina, Australia and New Zealand.

# jean-de-villiers - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Ireland eager to mix it with rugby's big boys in 2014 Top Dogs This post contains videos

Ireland eager to mix it with rugby's big boys in 2014

We spoke to Paul O’Connell, Jean de Villiers, Kieran Read and David Wallace about rugby’s top two.

# jean-de-villiers - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Concussion no longer a badge of honour for rugby players Head On This post contains videos

Concussion no longer a badge of honour for rugby players

We spoke with four senior figures in the game about their experiences with concussion.

# jean-de-villiers - Friday 13 December, 2013

Springboks captain backs Munster for double over Perpignan

Jean de Villiers has fond memories of his 2009 visit to the Stade Aimé Giral.

VIDEO: It was a fiery affair last time Munster went to Perpignan

Yellow cards, tries galore and a brilliant contribution from substitute Jean de Villiers.

# jean-de-villiers - Friday 16 August, 2013

Former Munster player Jean de Villiers warns Springboks against selecting overseas stars

The South Africa captain wants his country to follow the lead set by New Zealand and Australia.

# jean-de-villiers - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

I have my sights set on playing for Ireland in 3 years - Danie Poolman

The South African is making his first strides as a Connacht player but wants to follow Richardt Strauss’ footsteps.

# jean-de-villiers - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Springboks unchanged for England clash

Eben Etzebeth is free to play after he was cleared of the eye gouging charge he was cited for against Scotland.

# jean-de-villiers - 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.

# jean-de-villiers - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

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.

# jean-de-villiers - 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.

# jean-de-villiers - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Hooked up: Springboks call up Schalk Brits for November Test against Ireland

The injured Bryan Habana is out but there are spots for Ruan Pienaar, CJ van der Linde and Jean de Villiers.

# jean-de-villiers - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Rugby Championship: Springboks name unchanged line-up in quest to deny McCaw's 100th win

South Africa are in a confident mood after disposing of Australia at the weekend.

# jean-de-villiers - Monday 1 October, 2012

De Villiers expects more from Boks

The home side crushed Australia 31-8 in their Rugby Championship match in Pretoria on Saturday with veteran winger Bryan Habana crossing for a hat-trick of tries.

# jean-de-villiers - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Springboks maintain Test dominance over England

The hosts secured a 22-17 victory earlier today, to hand Heyneke Meyer a winning start as coach.