Bosch called up to Bok training camp

2017-03-27 10:56

New Sharks star Curwin Bosch has been called up to the upcoming Springbok training camp.


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Kiwis, Aussie to ref Boks v France series

2017-03-24 11:10

New Zealanders Glen Jackson and Ben O’Keeffe, as well as Angus Gardner from Australia, will referee SA's three-Test against France.


Tough RWC draw awaits 7th-ranked Boks

2017-03-21 08:00

The Springboks are set to be pooled in a tough draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.


Coetzee's Springbok career on hold

2017-03-15 08:25

Springbok flank Marcell Coetzee looks set to be unavailable for the Springboks for the at least the next two years.


Marcell Coetzee suffers knee injury

2017-03-13 10:52

Springbok loose forward Marcell Coetzee has suffered another knee injury while on duty for Irish club Ulster.


Coetzee: Boks will 'give everything'

2017-03-09 18:23

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has called on his players to show national pride when they take to the field this year.


Smith: Possible to juggle Cheetahs and Boks

2017-03-08 14:37

Springbok backline coach Franco Smith thinks that his Cheetahs coaching role will benefit the national side this year.


Search begins for next Springbok skipper

2017-03-07 17:34

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee believes he will find a new Bok captain before the team assembles for the three test matches against France in June.


Super Rugby franchises praised at Bok camp

2017-03-06 18:15

Springbok assistant coach Franco Smith reiterated the need to put the Springboks first and praised the recent cooperation between the various Super Rugby teams.


Coetzee: I am here until 2019

2017-03-06 13:34

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says he is not going anywhere and that he is looking ahead to the World Cup in 2019.

Garrin Lambley

SA Rugby wimp out on overseas Bok policy

2017-03-03 23:30

At first glance SA Rugby's new stance regarding the selection of overseas-based Boks looked to be a tough one. Garrin Lambley argues it's in fact utterly feeble...

Mark Keohane

Keeping Coetzee sadly no April Fools' joke

2017-03-01 10:57

It’s March 1, but it could be April 1 when it comes to Allister Coetzee’s press statements about a second season as Springbok coach, writes Mark Keohane.


Senatla, Pollard named in Bok training squad

2017-02-27 15:51

Seabelo Senatla has been included in an extended Springbok training squad for the first of three camps, in Johannesburg.

Herman Mostert

A fit, firing Pollard vital to Springbok cause

2017-02-23 12:00

A fit and in form Handre Pollard will be vital to the Springbok cause in 2017, Herman Mostert reckons.


SA coaching blueprint takes shape

2017-02-15 16:59

Springbok coaching staff and local franchise coaches have met for a third time to discuss and finalise a coaching blueprint for South African rugby

Mark Keohane

Overseas-based SA players are no traitors!

2017-02-15 11:26

The Springboks must represent the best South African rugby players on the planet. It shouldn’t matter where they are based, writes Mark Keohane.

Gary Boshoff

Boks, Baby Boks STILL waiting on coach clarity

2017-02-13 14:09

The adage, “the more things change the more they stay the same” is perhaps more true for rugby than for any other institution in SA, argues Gary Boshoff.


Div hits out at Smith, says Boks will struggle

2017-03-23 14:40

Peter de Villiers has hit out at the tactics employed by Cheetahs coach Franco Smith and doubts he’ll be able to improve the Springboks' attack.


Venter backs SA Rugby's 30-cap policy

2017-03-16 21:40

Former Springbok centre Brendan Venter supports SA Rugby’s new overseas-based player policy.


Delegates arrive to assess SA's 2023 RWC bid

2017-03-14 11:15

World Rugby delegates arrived in South Africa on Monday to assess the country's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.


Bok skipper: Etzebeth lifts his hand

2017-03-11 21:18

It is too early to be definitive, but Eben Etzebeth showed on Saturday that he might well be a Bok skipper consideration, writes Rob Houwing.

Lloyd Burnard

No excuses this time as AC eyes redemption

2017-03-09 11:12

Allister Coetzee can have no excuses in 2017 as he looks to turn around the fortunes of the Springboks.


Coetzee: Transformation not about numbers

2017-03-08 10:23

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says that transformation in South African rugby is not only about numbers.


Coetzee satisfied with first Bok training camp

2017-03-07 16:11

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has praised the attitude of the 41 players who attended the three day training camp in Johannesburg.


Junior Boks kick off preparations for U20 Championship

2017-03-06 18:16

The Junior Springbok training squad kicked off their preparations for the World Rugby U20 Championship with a jam-packed training day in Stellenbosch.


Bok camp underway in Joburg

2017-03-06 10:30

The first Springbok training camp of 2017 is underway in Johannesburg following a gruelling week of Super Rugby.


Naas: Coetzee can't lay blame on assistants

2017-03-01 13:01

From a coaching perspective, Allister Coetzee should be capable of doing everything in the Springbok camp, Naas Botha says.


White fancies Springboks return

2017-03-01 07:00

Montpellier's South African coach Jake White says he is ready to retake the helm of his national side, which he led to glory at the 2007 World Cup.


CONFIRMED: Coetzee remains Springbok coach

2017-02-27 15:09

The Executive Council of SA Rugby has reaffirmed its support for Springbok coach, Allister Coetzee.


Bok captain must be based in SA - Jean

2017-02-23 09:00

Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers feels the national team’s captain should play his rugby in South Africa.


Fitzpatrick: Boks should heed advice from Blitzboks

2017-02-15 12:45

Former All Black captain Sean Fitzpatrick says the Springboks should consider looking to the Blitzboks in an attempt to recover their form.


Boks will need ‘toughies’ in June

2017-02-13 17:27

Increasingly assertive users of the rolling maul, France seem primed to ask big physical questions of the Boks in mid-year, writes Rob Houwing.


Side Entry: Why can’t the Boks learn from the Blitzboks?

2017-02-12 06:03

Whenever the Blitzboks appear on the podium for winning yet another Sevens event, rugby fans ask: How is it that this team fares so much better than the Springboks?


Coetzee without Coetzee for France series

2017-03-23 14:21

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee will be without the services of flank Marcell Coetzee for the home three-Test series in June against France.


RWC 2023: SA Rugby's race for government backing

2017-03-16 12:58

The department of Sport and Recreation is awaiting the outcome of this year's EPG report before throwing its support behind SA's RWC 2023 bid.


Boks slump to lowest ever ranking

2017-03-13 15:12

The Springboks have dropped to seventh in the official World Rugby rankings, their lowest position since the rankings were introduced.


Overseas policy won't stop player exodus - Bakkies

2017-03-10 14:26

Former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha does not believe that SA Rugby's new policy on overseas-based players will make a difference.


Coetzee: We've done all our planning

2017-03-09 09:20

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says he and his management team have done all of their planning for 2017.

Mark Keohane

No winner in SARU's half-cocked overseas policy

2017-03-08 10:26

SA Rugby's supposedly tough stance on the issue of overseas-based players is half-cocked and a cop out, says Mark Keohane.


Smith: Boks need to freshen up

2017-03-07 08:48

Springbok backline coach Franco Smith says the national side needs to "freshen up" its playing style in 2017.


Coetzee: Stick will make a fine coach

2017-03-06 14:43

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee believes that Mzwandile Stick still has a bright future in coaching.


SA Rugby gets tough on overseas-based Boks

2017-03-03 15:43

Only overseas-based Springboks with more than 30 Test caps will be eligible for selection in future.


Naas: No need for Boks to employ Italy tactics

2017-03-01 08:30

Former flyhalf Naas Botha hopes the Springboks do not employ tactics similar to what Italy employed against England.


Coetzee looking forward to Bok season

2017-02-27 17:30

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is looking forward to start in earnest with the preparation plans of the forthcoming international season.


Venter, Smith to join Bok staff - report

2017-02-26 12:34

Brendan Venter and Franco Smith will join the Springbok coaching staff, according to reports coming out of South Africa.


Stick set for Springbok axe?

2017-02-20 07:12

Mzwandile Stick is set to be axed as Springbok backline coach but will remain employed by the South African Rugby Union.


Bok brothers’ father passes away

2017-02-14 08:30

The father of Springbok brothers, Bismarck and Jannie du Plessis, has passed away.


Joost – the eyes had it

2017-02-12 06:05

The record-breaking former Bok captain with the expressive, intense gaze proved his mettle as scrumhalf and was brave to the end.


Jantjies takes positives from Boks 2016 woes

2017-02-11 11:37

Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies is excited for the year ahead for the Springboks despite the national side's struggles in 2016.


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