Lions becoming harder to ignore

2016-06-24 19:30

They are the form South African side in Super Rugby, and now the Lions are getting their reward in terms of Springbok representation.


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Coetzee: How much do we want it?

2016-06-24 14:01

Allister Coetzee says playing for the Springboks should be enough motivation for his players against Ireland on Saturday.


Schmidt impressed by Whiteley, Combrinck

2016-06-24 15:02

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says he was not surprised by the two changes made by Springbok coach Allister Coetzee ahead of the PE Test.


Boks to take series, win by 10 - bookies

2016-06-24 10:00

The Springboks will beat Ireland to claim the three-Test series 2-1 in Port Elizabeth, local bookmakers have predicted.


Head-to-head: Springboks v Ireland

2016-06-24 16:02

The Springboks will look to win the third and final Test against Ireland in Port Elizabeth and thus their visitors making history.


Bok scrum will take time to click

2016-06-24 12:25

The Springbok scrum will take time to adapt with new combinations in operation, says Allister Coetzee.


Follow Faf's example, says Bok coach

2016-06-24 07:21

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee had a message for his potential debutants ahead of the final Test against Ireland in PE.


No 60-0 repeat, insists Irish prop

2016-06-24 15:02

Ireland prop Mike Ross says there won’t be a repeat of their humiliating third-Test loss to New Zealand when they tackle SA in PE.


Combrinck offers Boks kicking option

2016-06-24 11:00

Ruan Combrinck's inclusion in the starting XV for Saturday's series decider against Ireland gives the Springboks an extra kicking option.


Coetzee proud of Strauss as a leader

2016-06-23 21:32

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says he is impressed by the leadership capabilities displayed by captain Adriaan Strauss.

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5 Springbok records at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

2016-06-25 07:30

Five Springbok Test records at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.


Loosies: Boks have shed the kilos

2016-06-23 16:29

Its character having changed a fair bit, Rob Houwing says it will be intriguing to see how the new Bok loose trio fares in PE.


Whiteley, Combrinck handed Bok starts

2016-06-23 13:06

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named his team for the third and final Test against Ireland in Port Elizabeth.


Bok backline woes 'stem from White era'

2016-06-23 10:00

Former Springbok Errol Tobias has not been impressed by the backline play of the Boks in the first two Tests against Ireland.


Du Toit’s versatility massive boon for Boks

2016-06-22 17:31

South Africans can expect to see more of Pieter-Steph du Toit in the loose-forward role.


Boks boast near-perfect PE record

2016-06-22 13:28

The Springboks have only ever lost one Test in Port Elizabeth - a good omen ahead of Saturday's series decider against Ireland?


Overseas Boks will be sharper soon

2016-06-22 11:11

Rob Houwing on why any Euro-based Boks infused to the Championship drive should be better-primed then than they are at present.


8 stats and facts: Springboks v Ireland

2016-06-25 07:30

Eight stats and facts ahead of Saturday's Springboks v Ireland clash at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.


Whiteley gives Boks 'different' dynamic

2016-06-23 15:00

Warren Whiteley will earn his first Springbok start in Saturday's series-decider against Ireland in Port Elizabeth.


Boks edge NZ in ONE area!

2016-06-23 12:12

Rob Houwing fears lock is the lone berth where the Boks can better or match the All Blacks, based on June series viewing thus far …


Boks to host Pumas at Mbombela Stadium

2016-06-23 08:31

The Springboks will open their 2016 Rugby Championship campaign with a home match against Argentina at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.


SA Rugby launches 7th Boks for Books library

2016-06-22 19:52

SA Rugby has launched its seventh Boks for Books library, at the Walmer Primary School in Port Elizabeth.


Spare a thought for 'nearly-man' Scarra

2016-06-22 13:28

Scarra Ntubeni doesn't look like making his Springbok debut any time soon, says Lloyd Burnard.


Coenie Oosthuizen to join Boks in PE

2016-06-22 08:52

Sharks prop Coenie Oosthuizen will join the Springbok squad as an extra front row cover following the withdrawal of Trevor Nyakane.


Coetzee backs Malherbe, Pietersen

2016-06-23 18:03

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has hit back at negative comments over Frans Malherbe and JP Pietersen.


Stander returns to Ireland starting XV

2016-06-23 14:34

South African-born flank CJ Stander has been named in Ireland's starting XV for the third and final Test against the Springboks in Port Elizabeth.


As it happened: Bok PE team announcement

2016-06-23 11:58

LIVE coverage of the Springbok team announcement for the third and final Test against Ireland in Port Elizabeth.

Tank Lanning

Bok breakdown the big worry

2016-06-23 07:47

Nineteen turnovers in two Tests is the big worry for Tank Lanning, who wonders if the Boks have too many cooks in the breakdown kitchen?


PE Test: Concern over Irish fullback

2016-06-22 14:32

Ireland fullback Jared Payne has emerged as an injury doubt for the series decider against the Springboks in Port Elizabeth.


Cosatu suggests white players behind Bok struggles

2016-06-22 11:49

Cosatu has suggested that a group of white players who want to see the Springboks fail may be behind the recent performances against Ireland.


Bok assistant: Louw not so ‘Flo’

2016-06-22 08:48

Springbok forwards coach Matthew Proudfoot has defended the performance of flank Francois Louw in recent weeks.


25 June 2016
South Africa v Ireland, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 17:00
20 August 2016
South Africa v Argentina, Nelspruit 17:00
27 August 2016
Argentina v South Africa, Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena 00:01
10 September 2016
Australia v South Africa, Brisbane 00:01
17 September 2016
New Zealand v South Africa, Addington, Christchurch 00:01
01 October 2016
South Africa v Australia, Pretoria 17:00
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South Africa v New Zealand, Durban 17:00
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Barbarians v South Africa, London 17:00
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