Junior Springboks

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…

Big guns face to face at JWC 2014

From the moment the IRB Junior World Championship 2014 schedule was announced there was one match in particular which jumped off the page, the Pool C battle between four-time champions and hosts New Zealand and 2012 winners South Africa at…

JWC:Boks start with big win

 The Junior Springboks opened their IRB Junior World Championship with an impressive 61-5 win over Scotland at the QBE Stadium, North Harbour on Monday. The South Africans scored nine tries, with good improvement in all phases of play as the…

Junior Boks hit the turf in Auckland

The Junior Springboks rugby team completed their first two training sessions on Thursday in Auckland since arriving earlier in the week in New Zealand for the IRB Junior World Championship (JWC). The JWC2014 takes place from 2 to 20 June…

Pollard to lead Junior Boks

Vodacom Bulls flyhalf Handré Pollard will captain the Junior Springboks at the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship during June in New Zealand, South Africa Under-20 coach Dawie Theron announced on Tuesday. EP Kings number eight Aidon Davis and Vodacom Blue…

Baby Springboks clinch series

The Junior Springboks continued their preparations for the IRB Junior World Championship 2014 with a hardworking 60-14 victory over Argentina Under-20 on Tuesday afternoon at Stellenbosch. Last week, the South Africa Under-20 side won the first of three encounter 78-31…