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Springboks name unchanged squad

September 11, 2013
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Springboks name unchanged squad

South Africa will field the same starting 15 and the same bench as they did for their 38-12 humbling of Australia in Brisbane last weekend. Date September 11, 2013 – 2:02PM Zane Kirchner is upended by Israel Folau in Brisbane. Photo: Getty Images Coach Heyneke Meyer says the Springboks will need to go up a...
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2013, the Year of the Bok

December 30, 2012
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2013, the Year of the Bok

I have been mulling over a subject for my last column of 2012 for about a month now.
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Posted in Columnists, Currie Cup, Springboks, Super Rugby | 13 Comments »

Meyer happy with win

November 24, 2012
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Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer applauded his team’s defence, discipline and guts after South Africa edged out England 16-15 at Twickenham on Saturday.
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Execution over innovation

November 16, 2012
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Execution over innovation

It is a term one of the most successful coaches of Springbok rugby used on the magazine show Boots & All last night to describe Heyneke Meyer and our current Springbok playing style.
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Posted in Columnists | 22 Comments »

Time for a reality check

November 9, 2012
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Time for a reality check

Things in Springbok rugby are never normal or straight-forward, it always shifts between the insane and the absurd and this week there was a big swing towards the latter.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 19 Comments »

Re-think the match 22

October 8, 2012
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Our very own Brendon Shields, who is under a self-imposed ban from blogging till now, shares his views on how we should re-shape and re-think how we use the whole team.
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Posted in Columnists, Original Contributions, Springboks | 49 Comments »

Ons identiteitskrisis

October 7, 2012
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Ons identiteitskrisis

Ek kan vandag maklik skryf oor hoe bekakkenswaardig die Springbokke in Nasrec was teen die All Blacks gistermiddag, maar dit sal te maklik wees.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 47 Comments »

Nou vir die ‘Ware Jakob’

September 30, 2012
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Nou vir die ‘Ware Jakob’

Julle sal my vergewe as ek nie té liries raak oor die Bokke se wen oor die Wallabies gister nie, vir die eerste keer die jaar het hulle eenvoudig ’n wen gekry wat hulle verwag het om te kry.
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Posted in Castle Rugby Championship, Columnists, Springboks | 72 Comments »

Still on target

September 19, 2012
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Still on target

It is easy to criticize and say what Meyer is not getting right at the moment, but has anyone sat back to consider what he is being quite successful in doing in only 7 tests?
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 66 Comments »

Terug na stap nul

September 14, 2012
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Terug na stap nul

Kan dit waar wees? Kan twee afrigters van totale teenoorgestelde pole hulle in dieselfde posisie vind op dieselfde stadium van hulle loopbane?
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 12 Comments »

The Aussie view

September 10, 2012
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Greg Growden from the Sydney Morning Herald gives us the Aussie view from this weekend’s test.
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Springboks | 13 Comments »

Rigtinglose Bokke

September 9, 2012
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Rigtinglose Bokke

Die Springbokke se vertoning gister teen die Wallabies het weereens bewys dat Suid-Afrikaanse afrigters hulle te veel bemoei met wat hulle nie het nie, eerder as om dit wat hulle wel het tot sy volle potensiaal aan te wind.
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Posted in Castle Rugby Championship, Columnists, Springboks | 47 Comments »

Perth likely to be a battle for runner-up

September 7, 2012
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Perth likely to be a battle for runner-up

Under pressure … the respective coaches, Robbie Deans and Heyneke Meyer, enter this encounter with critics banging at the door. Date September 7, 2012 Paul Cully Photo: John Selkirk Those old enough to have grey hairs will have allowed themselves a wry grin at some of the commentary emerging from South Africa this week....
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Boks focus on today’s Wallabies, not last year’s cup

September 7, 2012
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Boks focus on today’s Wallabies, not last year’s cup

SPRINGBOKS supporters still wince when reminded of it, but South African coaching staff will not be using the horrid memories of last year’s World Cup exit to motivate their team against the Wallabies. Date September 6, 2012 Greg Growden Chief Rugby Correspondent View more articles from Greg Growden Not a favourite person among Springboks fans...
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The difference between winning and losing

September 4, 2012
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The difference between winning and losing

He is only going into his 6th test as Springbok coach having yet to taste defeat, but Heyneke Meyer already finds himself under enormous pressure in the lead up to the test against Australia this weekend.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 53 Comments »

White expresses concern over Meyer’s ‘style’

August 30, 2012
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White expresses concern over Meyer’s ‘style’

There’s a problem with Heyneke Meyer’s Springbok coaching style, says former Bok mentor, Jake White.
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Springboks | 30 Comments »

Clarity behind Kanko’s omission

August 6, 2012
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Clarity behind Kanko’s omission

There has been some confusion over Kankowski’s omission from the Springbok squad of 30 players for the Castle Rugby Championship kicking off in Cape Town on the 18th of August.
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Posted in Original Contributions, SA Rugby, Springboks | 41 Comments »

A C+ for Meyer and the Boks

June 24, 2012
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A C+ for Meyer and the Boks

It did not take long to find myself in a very similar position with regards to the Springbok coach and Springbok rugby as I did in the past.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 52 Comments »

Joe Pietersen called up to Bok squad

June 18, 2012
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Joe Pietersen called up to Bok squad

DHL Western Province fullback Joe Pietersen has been called up to the Springbok squad in Port Elizabeth following the non-availability of a number of fullback options for Saturday’s third and final Castle Incoming Tour Test against England.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Springboks | 25 Comments »

Jannie hails new Bok scrum doctor

June 13, 2012
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Jannie hails new Bok scrum doctor

Springbok tighthead Jannie du Plessis has hailed new scrum coach Pieter de Villiers as the key to South Africa’s strong performance up front last week. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 15:17 The Boks put in a solid showing at scrum-time against a physical England pack on their way to victory in the first Test in...
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Posted in Incoming Tours | 5 Comments »

Stern words lift Boks

June 10, 2012
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Stern words lift Boks

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says a few harsh words were spoken at half-time after they outplayed England in the second half at Kings Park on Saturday.
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Posted in Incoming Tours, Springboks | 41 Comments »

Springboks 22 v England 17 FT

June 9, 2012
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Springboks 22 v England 17 FT

Heyneke Meyer’s Boks will make their debut today against England in Durban – a test that will set the tone for Meyer’s tenure as Bok coach.
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Posted in Incoming Tours, International Teams, Springboks | 127 Comments »

In the Hotseat – Heyneke Meyer from Durban

June 8, 2012
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In the Hotseat – Heyneke Meyer from Durban

Heyneke Meyer took some time off from preparing the Boks for the first Test against England to answer your questions sent in to him by readers of BOKzine. June 07, 2012 Heyneke Meyer took some time off from preparing the Boks for the first Test against England to answer your questions sent in to...
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Posted in Incoming Tours | 13 Comments »

CAMPO: Boks go for combinations and a simple game plan

June 6, 2012
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CAMPO: Boks go for combinations and a simple game plan

I was at the Springboks training session the other day, after their first squad for the year had been named, and it was interesting to get a first hand perpective on the tactics the team will take into the English Tests. The verdict – precise kicking from 9 and 10. By David Campese, 6 Jun...
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Posted in Incoming Tours | 38 Comments »

Broken promises

June 4, 2012
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Broken promises

“You lied to me Tappe, you lied to me!” No, it has absolutely no relevance (other than a rugby related comment) to the Bok squad but reading some comments since the announcement of the Bok squad one would swear Heyneke Meyer committed high treason!
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Meyer names players for final planning camp

May 24, 2012
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Meyer names players for final planning camp

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer will hold a fourth and final Planning Camp in Durban from Sunday, with 42 players across all five Vodacom Super Rugby franchises invited to attend.
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Posted in Incoming Tours, Springboks | 48 Comments »

Thinking big

May 2, 2012
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Thinking big

When you are charged with the responsibility of something on a National scale, you need a National Plan of Action.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 6 Comments »

Meyer to battle SA teams before Poms

April 27, 2012
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Meyer to battle SA teams before Poms

According to Jan de Koning and Rugby365, Heyneke Meyer’s first test won’t be against the Poms, but against local rugby franchises and unions.
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Posted in Incoming Tours, Rugby Administration, Springboks | 16 Comments »

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