Junior Springboks

Liebenberg to lead Junior Boks

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  Vodacom Blue Bulls No 8 Hanro Liebenberg will lead the Junior Springboks at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Italy next month, SARU confirmed on Wednesday. Liebenberg will skipper the 28-man squad during the three-week tournament from 2 to…

Junior Boks edge Los Pumitas

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The Junior Springboks were made to fight hard to overcome a courageous Argentina Under-20 rugby team by 25-22 in the first of two matches between the sides late on Tuesday in Santa Fe, Argentina. Los Pumitas led 15-10 at halftime…

Junior Bok squad for Argentine tour

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SARU has confirmed the 28-man Junior Springbok squad for a two-match series against Argentina Under-20 in Rosario next month. The squad will be led by Vodacom Bulls number eight Hanro Liebenberg, who also captained the Junior Boks last week in…

Junior Boks beat Varsity Dream Team

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The Junior Boks produced an improved second-half display to see off the Varsity Cup Dream Team 31-24 in Stellenbosch reports SARugbyMag.co.za Dawie Theron’s team were thoroughly tested in their first run out of their year and might well have been…

Extended Baby Bok squad named..

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The South African Rugby Union on Wednesday announced a large group of players to participate in the Junior Springbok trials camp early next month in Stellenbosch. The trials will kick-start the process to select the Junior Springbok squad of 28…

Theron praises composed Junior Boks

Springboks under-20 coach Dawie Theron said his team’s ability to absorb pressure was the key factor which led to a thrilling 32-25 semi-final win over New Zealand in Auckland on Sunday. “It was like a proper Test match out there.…

Pollard wins IRB Award

Junior Springbok captain Handré Pollard has been named the IRB Junior Player of the Year 2014 following his side’s 21-20 defeat to England in the IRB Junior World Championship final at Eden Park on Friday. Pollard is the second South…

Baby Boks survive Samoa test

Junior Boks edge Samoa to clinch semi-final spot against NZ The Junior Springboks defeated a spirited Samoa 21-8 at a rain swept ECOLight Stadium on Tuesday in Pukekohe to book a semi-final slot against hosts New Zealand Under-20 after they…

Junior Boks Injury Update

Vodacom Blue Bulls Under-21 hooker Arno van Wyk has joined the Junior Springboks in Auckland after a knee injury forced Malcolm Marx (Golden Lions) out of the IRB Junior World Championship. Marx might be out of action for up to…

Victor lauds Junior Boks for win

The Junior Springbok win over their All Black counterparts at North Shore Stadium in Auckland on Friday appears to come at just the right time to invigorate the Springboks ahead of the kick-off to the international season. Speaking at a…