# Springboks

This year
# Settling in
Jason Jenkins on swapping Munster for Leinster and World Cup ambitions
The lock has made a big impact since moving from Limerick for Dublin last summer.
Last year
# RWC23
RWC clash with Ireland, world-class Felix, and 'a few pints with Cro'
Springboks out-half Handré Pollard says next year’s clash is massive.
# winning ways
Springboks rebound from Ireland and France defeats with win over Italy
The Italians were excellent in the first half but couldn’t stay with the Boks after the break.
# Twitter Trouble
Rassie Erasmus insists latest tweets not aimed at referees
South Africa director of rugby has only recently returned to match-day duties following a World Rugby ban.
# Team news
South Africa under no illusions about Italy challenge as Boks look to get back on track
Head coach Jacques Nienaber has shaken his XV up from the France defeat.
# Report
France lay down Rugby World Cup marker with South Africa win
The Springboks fell to another defeat after Ireland came out on top in Dublin last week.
# Forward momentum
Analysis: How Paul O'Connell's pack mauled the Boks
Ireland were expertly prepared to meet the challenge of South Africa’s forward unit.
# Team news
Veteran Le Roux among five Springbok changes for France Test
Willie Le Roux comes in at fullback with Makazole Mapimpi moving to the bench.
# Next Job
Farrell takes pride in Irish win over Boks but World Cup is 'miles off'
Some of Ireland’s key men had been short of game time but delivered impressively.
# crucial calls
Baloucoune set for Ireland chance while Murray could start at nine
Hugo Keenan looks set to be passed fit to start against the Springboks.
# Back To Business
'I'll be with the coaches' - Rassie's waterboy days over ahead of Ireland clash
The Springboks director of rugby remembers a ‘proper hiding’ from Ireland back in 2017.
# insight
The South African view on Ireland's big test against the Springboks
SuperSport analyst Hanyani Shimange joined the lads on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
# Skipper
'I almost have to separate the opposition and the ref' - Sexton on captaincy
The 37-year-old will lead Ireland against South Africa this weekend in Dublin.
# boks office
Ulster's move to add World Cup winner Kitshoff edges nearer completion point
Springbok is set to sign a three-year deal with the northern province.
# Springboks
Rassie Erasmus set for Springboks return as ban comes to an end
South Africa’s director of rugby will be back with the team for the November test against Ireland.
# card trick
How to win a Rugby World Cup - be on your best behaviour
Ireland and France have risen to the top of the world rankings on the back of being more disciplined than their rivals.
# Champs
New Zealand win Rugby Championship, South Africa second after beating Argentina
The Springboks beat Argentina 38-21 at Kings Park.
# Report
South Africa beat Argentina to top Rugby Championship
The Boks ran out 36-20 winners in Buenos Aires.
# South Africa
Springbok Jantjies and team dietician sent home over 'personal reports'
On Sunday, South African media reported details of an alleged affair involving the pair.
# Preview
Rennie keeps faith with Wallabies team that beat South Africa as wounded Boks prepare for 'final'
The hosts start with an unchanged side for the first time since Dave Rennie took over as coach from Michael Cheika.
# Inandout
Springboks lose Pollard and Am but receive injury boost ahead of Australia clash
Jacques Nienaber says reinforcements will only be added if absolutely necessary, as he threw down gauntlet to others to stake a claim.
# boks
South Africa make eight changes for second Wallabies Test
The Springboks head into the clash on Saturday in Sydney after back-to-back defeats.
# Team news
De Klerk back as South Africa look to snap barren run in Australia
The Springboks haven’t won on Australian soil since 2013.
# suspended
Springbok winger Arendse banned for 4 matches following Barrett collision
South Africa have also added uncapped 19-year-old Canan Moodie to their squad ahead of Saturday’s second Test against the All Blacks.
# Squad News
Springboks recall Vermeulen, Steyn for New Zealand Tests
Both veterans have recovered from injuries that ruled them out of the recent series against Wales.
# Test Two
Cuthbert comes in as Wales bid to bounce back against much-changed Boks
Wyn Jones and the uncapped Sam Wainwright come into the matchday 23.
# starting XV
Pollard to lead Springbok team showing 14 changes against Wales
The reigning World Cup champions host the second Test in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
# Final Chapter
'I would love to leave Munster with hopefully two trophies' - De Allende
The in-form Springbok centre is leaving at the end of the season.
# against the idea
Munster's De Allende not in favour of Springboks joining the Six Nations
The 30-year-old is hopeful the province can end their trophy drought before he departs in the summer.
All time
# a saga ends
Rassie Erasmus withdraws appeal against World Rugby ban
He also issued a public apology to referee Nic Berry over his comments ahead of the Springboks’ Test with the Lions earlier this year.
# lock and load
Springboks call up 'talented' Stormers captain to replace Snyman for northern hemisphere Tests
Several big names are absent through injury.
# hotshot
'I never thought I would play in Thomond Park. It was just awesome'
21-year-old Evan Roos is a major prospect for South African rugby.
# the Thor of rugby
Major coup for Ulster as World Cup-winning Springbok Vermeulen joins
The 35-year-old forward will arrive after the Autumn Tests.
# outstanding
Itoje named Lions' player of the series after impressing against Boks
The 26-year-old is almost certain to be a key man again in 2025.
# awj
Losing the Lions would be 'a travesty,' says four-time tourist Jones
The Welshman believes the touring team is a special part of rugby.
# Heading Home
Munster's Snyman to re-join Springboks for the Rugby Championship
The towering second row hasn’t played since August 2020.
Henshaw shows he is among game's elite with outstanding Test series
The Leinster and Ireland centre did his best to drag the Lions back in front last night.
# Tourists
'It's something we need to preserve' - Gatland believes Lions need more prep time
The head coach is uncertain whether midweek games should return before and after the first Test.
# Lion Man
'I’ve loved my time with the Lions... I haven't got any long-term plans'
Warren Gatland is uncertain whether he will be involved again in four years’ time.
# last gasp
History repeats itself as 37-year-old Steyn kicks Boks to victory over the Lions
The replacement out-half slotted two late penalties to win it for the Boks.