Jean’s role a fresh Bok puzzle

2015-09-03 17:11

In just under a fortnight, we will get an idea of whether Bok RWC plans are really coming together, writes Rob Houwing.


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World Cup

Boks third favourites to win RWC - bookies

2015-09-03 09:31

The Springboks are third favourites with the bookmakers to win this year’s Rugby World Cup.


Race case against Springboks dropped

2015-09-02 18:07

The man who was trying to prevent the Springboks from playing in the Rugby World Cup has stopped with legal proceedings.

World Cup

Boks boast second most caps at RWC

2015-09-02 15:52

Heyneke Meyer's Springbok squad will have the second-most Test caps at this year's Rugby World Cup in England and Wales.

World Cup

We may be undervaluing Boks

2015-09-02 19:12

Springbok “shares” may be deemed lower by some pessimists than they deserve to be, argues Rob Houwing.

World Cup

NZ scribe: Get rid of the Springbok name!

2015-09-02 15:00

A New Zealand scribe feels the South African national rugby team should no longer be called Springboks.

World Cup

Grass will be ‘greener’ for Boks in England

2015-09-02 13:27

A special piece of turf to give the Springboks real #HomeGroundAdvantage will be ‘christened’ by a host of SA celebrities in Cape Town.

Tank Lanning

Bok ban not that crazy

2015-09-03 08:11

It’s not about which side of the fence you find yourself on, says Tank Lanning, it’s about the fact that race plays a part in Springbok selection, and that’s illegal.


Court hears case to bar Boks from RWC

2015-09-02 15:28

A SA judge has criticised the country's slow pace of racial reform as he heard an application to block the Springboks from going to the RWC.

World Cup

Meyer confident all Boks will be fit for opener

2015-09-02 11:10

Heyneke Meyer, coach of the Springboks is optimistic that all of his 31 member squad will be fit for the opening fixture of the RWC.

Latest Multimedia

Proteas and Springboks tan a chop

Who ate all the chops? Does Schalk Burger know his cricket? There were more questions than answers after the Boks and Proteas braaied together!

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World Cup

Good news on Bok injury front

2015-09-01 18:38

The Springboks have finally received some good news on the injury front with most players taking to the field on Tuesday.

World Cup

Boks to touch down 7 days before Japan Test

2015-09-01 10:26

The official date for the Springbok team’s arrival in England for the Rugby World Cup is set for September 12.

World Cup

Boks to pick strongest side for RWC opener

2015-08-31 17:46

Heyneke Meyer will have no choice but to pick his best side for the team’s opening Rugby World Cup match against minnows Japan.

World Cup

SABC’s Habashwe soundtrack to rally nation behind the Boks

2015-08-31 15:39

The soundtrack for the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign - Habashwe, Let’s do - this has been released.

World Cup

Needed, fast ... Bok first team

2015-08-31 14:12

A fully fit Springbok “first XV” still looks a scarily elusive goal for Heyneke Meyer, writes Rob Houwing.

World Cup

Lions snubbed in Bok RWC squad

2015-08-31 11:32

Despite playing some enterprising rugby in this year's Super Rugby tournament, no Lions players have been included in the Bok RWC squad.

World Cup

Good luck, Springboks. You’ll need it

2015-08-31 00:00

Heyneke Meyer’s 31-man Springbok rugby World Cup squad is a hotchpotch of questionable thinking.

World Cup

Boks face Scottish ‘toughie’

2015-09-01 13:22

Rob Houwing warns of the increasing perils of South Africa’s RWC pool encounter with Scotland on October 3.

World Cup

Boks stay No 4 in rankings

2015-09-01 08:51

As the Rugby World Cup looms, the Springboks this week remain fourth on World Rugby’s official rankings.

World Cup

'Dismal failure' to transform SA rugby - court papers

2015-08-31 16:30

There's been a “dismal failure” to transform SA rugby, violating the rights enshrined in the Constitution, according to papers filed in a bid to stop the Boks from competing in the RWC.

World Cup

Pieter Rossouw chats to Sport24

2015-08-31 15:42

Former Springbok wing and current Namibia backline coach PIETER ROSSOUW on why he left the Bulls and his fondest RWC memories.

World Cup

Unwanted Bok XV v Unwanted All Blacks XV

2015-08-31 12:07

As much has been made of those players who won't be at the 2015 Rugby World Cup as has been made of those making the trip.

World Cup

Boks released for Currie Cup duty

2015-08-31 09:00

The Springbok squad members who failed to make the final 31-man World Cup squad have rejoined their respective provinces.

World Cup

Urgent court bid to prevent Boks from competing at RWC

2015-08-30 17:03

A little-known political party is dragging Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula and SARU to court to try and stop the Springboks from competing at the RWC.

Currie Cup

Boks’ loss is Sharks’ gain

2015-09-01 12:00

As they prepare to face the Pumas in a Currie Cup clash in Durban, the Sharks have welcomed the return of three Springboks.

World Cup

RWC: Beast v WP Nel likely

2015-08-31 19:30

An assertive first start by WP Nel for Scotland has set him up nicely to face the Springboks at the World Cup, writes Rob Houwing.

World Cup

Duane ready to be Bok talisman

2015-08-31 19:30

Being among the players for interview purposes following the Springbok squad announcement wasn’t a completely positive experience.

World Cup

8 unlucky Boks to miss out on RWC

2015-08-31 15:27

Herman Mostert mentions a few players perhaps unlucky not to make the final Springbok Rugby World Cup squad.

World Cup

9 players of colour in Bok RWC squad

2015-08-31 12:07

Despite reports to the contrary, there are in fact nine players of colour in the Springbok Rugby World Cup squad.

World Cup

Injured Boks a slight worry for Mallett

2015-08-31 09:00

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett is a little worried about the match-fitness of a few members in the Springbok RWC squad.

World Cup

Bok team ‘most representative ever selected’

2015-08-29 16:30

The Springbok RWC team has been hailed “the most representative team that has ever been elected”, Cosatu says.


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