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#Springboks

# springboks - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Kolbe back for 'Boks as Rassie embraces favourites' tag against Japan
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Kolbe back for 'Boks as Rassie embraces favourites' tag against Japan

Oct 17th 2019, 2:35 PM 4,477 Views 2 Comments

‘I’m not one of those coaches who sits here and says to you ‘I’m not really sure’, because we prepare to win.’

# springboks - Monday 14 October, 2019

South Africa international Etzebeth takes rights watchdog to High Court over racism case
# High Court
# High Court

South Africa international Etzebeth takes rights watchdog to High Court over racism case

Oct 14th 2019, 10:07 PM 10,912 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old Springbok is accused of using racist slurs against four men.

# springboks - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Analysis: How the threat of red cards could be favouring teams who offload
# Jouez
# Jouez

Analysis: How the threat of red cards could be favouring teams who offload

Oct 9th 2019, 5:30 PM 8,966 Views 25 Comments

Eoin Toolan examines the All Blacks’ support play to explain their effectiveness in offloading.

# springboks - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 8th 2019, 1:30 PM 11,755 Views 11 Comments

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

# springboks - Friday 4 October, 2019

Shades of Mealamu and Umaga as Italian prop sees red in loss to Springboks
# Off
# Off

Shades of Mealamu and Umaga as Italian prop sees red in loss to Springboks

Oct 4th 2019, 1:06 PM 14,135 Views 16 Comments

South Africa wrapped up the bonus point after Lovotti and Quaglio combined to spear Duane Vermeulen.

# springboks - Thursday 3 October, 2019

South Africa's Etzebeth 'full out' for World Cup despite assault case
# Springboks
# Springboks

South Africa's Etzebeth 'full out' for World Cup despite assault case

Oct 3rd 2019, 8:52 AM 5,887 Views 0 Comments

South African player fully focused on tomorrow’s crucial game against Italy.

# springboks - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

South African lock faces legal action over alleged abuse of homeless man before World Cup
# Proceedings
# Proceedings

South African lock faces legal action over alleged abuse of homeless man before World Cup

Oct 2nd 2019, 3:00 PM 31,044 Views 5 Comments

Eben Etzebeth is alleged to have insulted, assaulted and pointed a gun at a 42-year-old man.

# springboks - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Springbok Coetzee named in Ulster squad for Pro14 double-header after missing out on World Cup
# Ready To Rock
# Ready To Rock

Springbok Coetzee named in Ulster squad for Pro14 double-header after missing out on World Cup

Oct 1st 2019, 12:28 PM 6,087 Views 4 Comments

The back-row was expected to be ruled out for 12 weeks with an ankle injury.

# springboks - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well'
# Rassie
# Rassie

'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well'

Sep 21st 2019, 2:18 PM 12,282 Views 24 Comments

There is a strong chance that the Springboks and Ireland will meet in the World Cup quarter-finals.

All Blacks beat Boks in thriller to underline task awaiting Ireland in quarters
# Scintillating
# Scintillating

All Blacks beat Boks in thriller to underline task awaiting Ireland in quarters

Sep 21st 2019, 12:44 PM 23,915 Views 68 Comments

Steve Hansen’s men won the game with a stunning flurry of points in the first half.

# springboks - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Erasmus names unchanged Springbok side to take on New Zealand in World Cup opener
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Erasmus names unchanged Springbok side to take on New Zealand in World Cup opener

Sep 18th 2019, 7:56 AM 9,136 Views 6 Comments

Pool B begins with an absolute blockbuster.

# springboks - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup
# Shredded
# Shredded

'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup

Sep 17th 2019, 12:01 AM 33,945 Views 17 Comments

Faf de Klerk is enjoying the freedom Jacques Nienaber has given him in defence.

# springboks - Friday 30 August, 2019

'It had never been done before' - When Ireland beat the Springboks on South African soil
# Onward
# Onward

'It had never been done before' - When Ireland beat the Springboks on South African soil

Aug 30th 2019, 9:43 AM 8,187 Views 7 Comments

In June 2016, they earned a first-ever Test win at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.

Felix Jones with Springboks an 'awkward' challenge for Schmidt
# Agent Jones
# Agent Jones

Felix Jones with Springboks an 'awkward' challenge for Schmidt

Updated Aug 30th 2019, 8:43 AM 26,912 Views 39 Comments

The former Munster coach will know the ‘language’ of Ireland camp, but the Kiwi insists he won’t change it up if Ireland face South Africa in Japan.

# springboks - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Felix Jones joins Rassie's Springboks backroom for Rugby World Cup
# Boks Clever
# Boks Clever

Felix Jones joins Rassie's Springboks backroom for Rugby World Cup

Aug 28th 2019, 8:49 AM 9,384 Views 14 Comments

Jones, 32, handed short-term contract as defence consultant.

# springboks - Monday 26 August, 2019

Kolisi named skipper as Erasmus unveils South Africa's World Cup squad
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Kolisi named skipper as Erasmus unveils South Africa's World Cup squad

Aug 26th 2019, 3:22 PM 7,494 Views 3 Comments

Toulouse’s Rynhardt Elstadt lost out in the battle for the fifth back row berth.

Springbok star Etzebeth denies assaulting homeless man
# Statement
# Statement

Springbok star Etzebeth denies assaulting homeless man

Aug 26th 2019, 1:22 PM 12,649 Views 8 Comments

The South African Rugby Union has also issued a statement in response to the allegations.

# springboks - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Springbok winger Dyantyi tests positive for banned substance
# Rugby
# Rugby

Springbok winger Dyantyi tests positive for banned substance

Aug 24th 2019, 3:57 PM 11,846 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old denies any wrongdoing.

# springboks - Monday 19 August, 2019

Cruel blow for Ulster's Coetzee as ankle surgery rules him out of World Cup
# Luckless
# Luckless

Cruel blow for Ulster's Coetzee as ankle surgery rules him out of World Cup

Aug 19th 2019, 4:42 PM 6,719 Views 4 Comments

The Springbok back row suffered the injury during Saturday’s Test against Argentina.

# springboks - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

5ft 7ins Kolbe shaping to be one of the biggest stars at the World Cup
# Hot Stepper
# Hot Stepper

5ft 7ins Kolbe shaping to be one of the biggest stars at the World Cup

Jul 30th 2019, 7:30 PM 14,148 Views 6 Comments

The Toulouse man has been in sensational form this year.

# springboks - Monday 29 July, 2019

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically
# Smarts
# Smarts

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically

Jul 29th 2019, 1:59 PM 9,908 Views 10 Comments

The All Blacks thought they knew what was coming but Rassie Erasmus’ team changed the picture.

# springboks - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Rassie Erasmus satisfied after 'lucky' Springboks deny All Blacks in Wellington
# Springboks
# Springboks

Rassie Erasmus satisfied after 'lucky' Springboks deny All Blacks in Wellington

Jul 27th 2019, 6:09 PM 11,280 Views 9 Comments

South Africa’s director of rugby had mixed feelings after his side’s draw with New Zealand on Saturday.

Last-gasp try earns Springboks dramatic draw against All Blacks in Wellington
# Sweet 16
# Sweet 16

Last-gasp try earns Springboks dramatic draw against All Blacks in Wellington

Jul 27th 2019, 11:02 AM 15,885 Views 44 Comments

Herschel Jantjies pounced late in the game to snatch a share of the spoils for the visitors.

# springboks - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Kolbe return among 12 changes for 'Boks as they take on New Zealand
# Test Run
# Test Run

Kolbe return among 12 changes for 'Boks as they take on New Zealand

Jul 24th 2019, 9:14 AM 8,677 Views 6 Comments

After demolishing Australia, Rassie Erasmus will unleash his strongest available team this weekend.

# springboks - Monday 22 July, 2019

Rassie's Springboks make impressive start to underline Ireland's challenge
# World Cup Watch
# World Cup Watch

Rassie's Springboks make impressive start to underline Ireland's challenge

Jul 22nd 2019, 2:11 PM 10,935 Views 17 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men could meet the Boks at the quarter-final stage of the World Cup.

# springboks - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

World Cup-winning Springbok James Small dies aged 50
# RIP
# RIP

World Cup-winning Springbok James Small dies aged 50

Jul 10th 2019, 3:16 PM 42,474 Views 19 Comments

The former wing suffered a suspected heart attack.

# springboks - Monday 24 June, 2019

Coetzee earns Springbok recall after excellent season for Ulster
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Coetzee earns Springbok recall after excellent season for Ulster

Jun 24th 2019, 11:35 AM 7,001 Views 9 Comments

The back row won the last of his 28 international caps four years ago.

# springboks - Friday 10 May, 2019

Warren Gatland set to take charge of third Lions tour - report
# Lions 2021
# Lions 2021

Warren Gatland set to take charge of third Lions tour - report

May 10th 2019, 9:01 AM 7,651 Views 27 Comments

The Wales boss is unbeaten against two southern hemisphere powerhouses, and now he looks set to take on South Africa..

# springboks - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Jenkins guides Wales past Springboks to extend winning streak
# On A Roll
# On A Roll

Jenkins guides Wales past Springboks to extend winning streak

Nov 24th 2018, 7:53 PM 8,825 Views 3 Comments

Warren Gatland’s side completed a November clean-sweep in Cardiff.

# springboks - Friday 2 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 2nd 2018, 1:12 PM 7,775 Views 7 Comments

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

# springboks - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect
# Checking Out
# Checking Out

Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect

Oct 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 30,145 Views 12 Comments

Deysel’s last appearance for the northern province was in last month’s defeat to his former side Munster.

# springboks - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Brilliant All Blacks refuse to lose in South Africa
# Late Show
# Late Show

Brilliant All Blacks refuse to lose in South Africa

Oct 6th 2018, 7:04 PM 15,096 Views 12 Comments

12 points down, with six minutes to play, the world champions found a way to win.

# springboks - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth
# Springboks
# Springboks

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth

Sep 29th 2018, 6:06 PM 7,812 Views 8 Comments

The victory moved South Africa within two points of leaders New Zealand.

# springboks - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?''
# Springboks
# Springboks

Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?''

Sep 13th 2018, 12:11 PM 7,618 Views 16 Comments

Despite being backed by South Africa’s rugby chief, the former Munster head coach is unsure about his future.

# springboks - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina
# Rugby Championship
# Rugby Championship

Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina

Aug 18th 2018, 7:08 PM 7,778 Views 10 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ side opened their campaign with a hard-fought win in Durban.

# springboks - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks
# Rassie-lution
# Rassie-lution

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks

Aug 16th 2018, 2:47 PM 5,508 Views 9 Comments

Handre Pollard returns to the number 10 shirt as South Africa open the Rugby Championship against Argentina.

# springboks - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Danny Cipriani given first England start in 10 years as Jones hopes to avoid seventh straight loss
# Wildcard
# Wildcard

Danny Cipriani given first England start in 10 years as Jones hopes to avoid seventh straight loss

Jun 21st 2018, 12:48 PM 10,044 Views 14 Comments

The mercurial talent was just 21 the last time he started a Test for England.

# springboks - Thursday 14 June, 2018

The Beast to reach Springbok landmark as Erasmus names team for England
# Prop Idol
# Prop Idol

The Beast to reach Springbok landmark as Erasmus names team for England

Jun 14th 2018, 1:30 PM 5,518 Views 7 Comments

Erasmus hails Mtawarira as ‘a great servant of the game’ ahead of his 100th appearance for South Africa.

# springboks - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

'We have to try a few things': Erasmus to change winning formula against England
# The Boks
# The Boks

'We have to try a few things': Erasmus to change winning formula against England

Jun 13th 2018, 5:10 PM 4,555 Views 9 Comments

South Africa are seeking a series win in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

# springboks - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak
# Boks Are Back
# Boks Are Back

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak

Jun 9th 2018, 6:18 PM 16,024 Views 24 Comments

It was a 10-try thriller in Ellis Park.