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Ruggaworld predicted Springbok match day 23

With Rassie Erasmus announcing his team today, to take on the English on Saturday, the Ruggaworld team have each given their opinion on who...

ASICS extend partnership with SA Rugby

Great news for the Springboks and SA Rugby came on Thursday when ASICS renewed their partnership for a further five years. The new agreement –...

Jean Deysel calls it a day on his career

South African loose forward Jean Deysel has retired from all forms of rugby with immediate effect, his club Ulster reported on Wednesday. Deysel have played...

Aplon, Reinach to join Boks?

As per norm a week before a Springbok squad is announced the media will speculate on who will be the surprise selection and if...

Jake – Rassie’s Boks ready for RWC

One of the most meaningful things I ever got was a letter after my first Test in New Zealand as Springbok coach. Doug Howlett...

Boks timing a charge beautifully

If you are a South African cursing, or bitterly mocking the Springboks for their late surrender to the All Blacks in a cracking Test match at Loftus, I...

Erasmus names squad for Loftus showdown

Damian de Allende, Francois Louw and Steven Kitshoff are back in the Springbok starting line-up for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship match against the...

Preview – Springboks v Australia

The Wellington test is now in the history books and it should stay there now with the Springboks facing the Australian team in PE...

Kolbe, Notshe to make run-on debuts in PE

Cheslin Kolbe (wing) and Sikhumbuzo Notshe (No 8) will make their run-on debuts for the Springboks against the Wallabies in the Nelson Mandela Bay...

Springboks needs to be ruthless against Aussies

The Springboks is back in action this weekend when they take on the Aussies in PE after a bye last week. After the hype of...

The All Blacks game plan for the Springboks was on the money.

Analysis: Dissecting the All Blacks game plan – their Springboks blueprint was on the money By Ben Smith The All Blacks game plan for the Springboks...

Ackermann can bust down Bok door

Gloucester-based Ruan Ackermann is the sort of robust loose forward who needs to power his way on to the Springbok radar, writes CRAIG LEWIS for SARugbyMag Where...

Pollard time up?

This weekend the Springboks will try and get back to winning ways as they play Australia in Brisbane Losing against the Pumas in their last...

Turn rugby exodus into revenue

As Doc Craven predicted, professionalism has changed the rugby landscape forever. The game has such rich traditions that it’s taken the better part of...
Elma Smit interview with Vermeulen on the Player of the year award.

NZ Stuff – ‘God of Thunder’ to face All Blacks as Boks negotiate release...

The Springboks have negotiated the surprise release of dynamic No 8 Duane Vermeulen to bolster their ranks for the Wellington test against the All...

Carrot Ratings – No colouring in at that performance

Decided to go to bed and sleep on it but it did not help, there is no way anybody can colour paint this dull...

Preview – Argentina v Springboks

This week the Springboks have traveled to Mendoza to face the Argentinians. With the first win at home against Argentina the Springbok coach have opted...

One change to Springboks team with Mostert back in starting lineup

The return of Franco Mostert at lock is the only change in the Springbok starting team for the second round Castle Lager Rugby Championship...

Mark Keohane – Springboks will beat All Blacks at Loftus!

One round into the Rugby Championship and I remain as convinced as I was in June that the Springboks can beat the All Blacks...

Rassie gives his thoughts after the match

Rassie Erasmus and Captain Kolisi gave their thoughts after the test on Saturday against Argentina which they won 34-21. https://youtu.be/1kyGok9ohts

Rassie cut squad by 6 for Argentina tour

Erasmus named his 28-man squad to travel to Argentina for the second test in this years Rugby Championship. They beat Argentina in Durban over the...

Carrot Ratings – Etzebeth shows the way

Playing in the Rugby Championship we need to put the standard a bit higher. The Springboks and All Blacks manage bonus point wins in their...

Nabetragting – Etzebeth stands out for Boks

The Springboks started their 2018 Castle Lager Rugby Championship campaign with a bonus point win over Argentina. It was not close to perfect but it...

Bonus point win for Springboks

It was just what the doctor ordered, a win to start the Rugby Championship and a bonus point to make it just that little...

Brink sustain injury in practise

It was a surprise to have seen that Erasmus did not have a place for Lions Cyle Brink when he named his team for...

Preview – Springboks v Argentina

The feeling out there is that this Championship will be the real test for Erasmus and his team and it all start with Argentina...

Erasmus leaves out Jantjies for first test

Malcolm Marx, Eben Etzebeth, Francois Louw and Warren Whiteley – have been included in the Springbok team to face Argentina on Saturday, 18 August...

R.I.P. – Martin Pelser

Springbok Martin Pelser has passed away after having a stroke in May. Pelser played 11 test and scored two tries for the Springboks Doc Craven had...

Oom Rugby – Bok tanks rumble in close combat

Talking about Springboks attacking game is almost like talking about rain in the Cape. Oom Rugby is back and look at just that and how...

Erasmus need to get it spot on with trio

Going into the Rugby Championships for the Springboks to be successful they need a few things to be done right with a little bit...

Overseas-based trio may remain with Boks

There has been allot of speculations around the availability of the three overseas base players, Faf De Klerk, Willie Le Roux and Francios Louw. On...

As always, Rugby Championship to show Boks progress

We have learned from past three years not to read to much into the June Internationals. The same goes for November Internationals when we...

Willemse gets nod for Rugby Championship

SA Under-20 flyhalf Damian Willemse is one of three uncapped players included in the Springbok squad for the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, with the...

SA Rugby to slash professional contracts

Springbok players in a huddle Published on August 5, 2018 | Leave a response SA Rugby is reportedly set to adopt a new contracting system that would reduce the...
Elma Smit interview with Vermeulen on the Player of the year award.

Choices a plenty for Vermeulen

It seems that there are a few clubs after the signature of Springbok Vermeulen. Vermeulen was a key player in the success of Rassie Erasmus...

The Erasmus Blueprint

Well the June internationals is something of the past and Rassie Erasmus and his new look team secured a series win against England. The record...

Vermeulen to miss Rugby Championship

Springbok Duane Vermeulen has confirmed that he won’t be available for any of the Rugby Championship Tests. JON CARDINELLI reports for SARugbyMag Vermeulen came into the three-Test...

Boks Carrot Ratings – England take the third test

We had two weeks of some great rugby being played by the Springboks to seal the series against England and players got some great...

England too good for Springboks in the wet

England secured the third and final test at Newlands when they beat the Springboks 25-10. There were just too many mistakes by the Springboks and...

Springboks do it again against England

The Springboks came back again to win the second test and the series on Saturday. They was just to good for the English as they...

Looking ahead – Springboks v England 2de test

It was a comeback that nobody expected but Rassie Erasmus team somehow turned things around in the first test last week but this week...

A few tweaks for Springboks second test against England

Tendai Mtawarira will make his 100th Test appearance for South Africa in Bloemfontein on Saturday in the second Test in the Castle Lager Incoming...

Still hard work ahead for Springboks

To think that all is now suddenly well with Springbok rugby is as much an far fetch idea as electric cars saving our planet. Although...

Erasmus reduces squad

Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus has reduced his squad for the last two matches of their three-Test series against England. It has been confirmed that...

What Boks can expect from England

The Springboks can look to target England at the breakdown in what should be a fascinating three-Test series, writes defence coach OMAR MOUNEIMNE. England training in...

Du Plessis, Steyn withdrawn from Springbok squad

Hooker Bismarck du Plessis and centre Frans Steyn have been withdrawn from the Springbok group because of injury. Both players sustained the injuries while playing...

Bok coach ready to make big calls

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus explains his selection policy, looking towards the World Cup in Japan next year, reports Rugby365 Flyhalf Robert du Preez was in...

Bismarck, Frans to miss first Test

Bismarck du Plessis scores a try for Montpellier Published on June 4, 2018 | Leave a response Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Montpellier duo Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn...

Springboks lose to Wales but what was learnt

Results are not the most important but don't let that lead to you to thinking getting heavily beaten every week is ok. Development is most...

No Excuses – Rassie Erasmus

Rassie Erasmus offered no excuses for the Springboks’ disappointing 22-20 loss against Wales in Washington DC on Saturday writes SARugbyMag Wales scored their third and...