Posts Tagged ‘ Jean de Villiers ’

Who will captain the Boks to the RWC?

April 24, 2013
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Who will captain the Boks to the RWC?

With the recent announcement of the contracted Springbok group, focus is slowly starting to shift to the international test season with one burning question…
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 9 Comments »

Jean leads Stormers against Boland

February 6, 2013
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Springbok captain Jean de Villiers will lead the DHL Stormers into battle in their second pre-season friendly of 2013, when the Men from the Cape take on neighbours, the Regent Boland Cavaliers, at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday (14h45).
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Burger confirmed as Stormers captain

January 16, 2013
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A fit again Schalk Burger will once again lead the Stormers for the 2013 Super Rugby campaign.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 11 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 »

Jean captain for rest of 2012

June 20, 2012
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Jean captain for rest of 2012

Jean de Villiers has been appointed as Springbok captain for the remainder of the 2012 season, Bok coach Heyneke Meyer announced in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.
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Posted in SA Rugby, Springboks | 8 Comments »

Jean de Villiers named Bok captain

June 4, 2012
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Jean de Villiers named Bok captain

Jean de Villiers will become the 54th Springbok captain after he was named to lead the Boks in the Castle Incoming Tour against England, which starts on Saturday.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Springboks | 29 Comments »

Building bridges

April 26, 2012
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Building bridges

Where Meyer is now more confident in including a number of youngsters for the upcoming test series against England, his most important decision remains who he will select as skipper.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 248 Comments »

Koster also crocked

April 25, 2012
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Koster also crocked

The DHL Stormers injury woes has taken a turn for the worst as it was confirmed that Nick Koster is also on his way back to SA following a knee injury.
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Posted in Super Rugby, SupeRugby | 4 Comments »

Habs at 13 for Stormers

April 17, 2012
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Habs at 13 for Stormers

Coach Allister Coetzee today named his team to take on the Reds on Friday night at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, in the teams’ third tour match.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 7 Comments »

JDV blow for Stormers/Boks

April 17, 2012
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JDV blow for Stormers/Boks

The Stormers have received a massive blow with the news that centre and captain Jean de Villiers has injured ligaments in his hand.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 10 Comments »

Boks call on heavyweights for Samoa

September 26, 2011
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Boks call on heavyweights for Samoa

John Smit has moved to the bench while Frans Steyn retains the number 12 jersey ahead of Jean de Villiers.
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Posted in Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 100 Comments »

Boks must box clever

September 18, 2011
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Boks must box clever

What a big difference a week in rugby makes! But like last week when the Boks played badly I find myself in a strange but familiar position this week where I call on fans to calm down a bit following the Boks walloping of the Fijians on Saturday.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 45 Comments »

WP’s double-edged sword

July 5, 2011
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WP’s double-edged sword

Whilst many will applaud Western Province rugby for hanging onto most of their players, it might come at a massive loss.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities | 50 Comments »

Rugby News (Thu): Cipriani linked with Bath

May 19, 2011
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Rugby News (Thu): Cipriani linked with Bath

We bring you the latest rugby news from around the world.
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Habana, Jean out, Jantjes back

April 13, 2011
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Habana, Jean out, Jantjes back

DHL Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee, were forced to make some changes to his team following some injuries.
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Posted in Super 15 Team Updates | 12 Comments »

Jean in doubt

April 7, 2011
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Jean in doubt

The Stormers may have to take on the Reds without their star center, Jean de Villiers, this weekend.
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Excusing excuses

March 15, 2011
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Excusing excuses

What is the next step when you commit yourself not to offer any more excuses?
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Posted in Columnists, Super 15 | 12 Comments »

Latest news from Bok camp

November 18, 2010
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There is not a lot of good news coming from the Bok camp ahead of their test against Scotland.
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Posted in Springboks | 15 Comments »

Jean will be ready for Wales

November 9, 2010
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Jean de Villiers should be fit enough to train with his Springboks team-mates on Tuesday said team doctor Craig Roberts after De Villiers missed Monday’s session because of a groin injury.
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Posted in Springboks | 35 Comments »

Jean is a starter

November 5, 2010
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Centre Jean de Villiers will win his 64 cap for South Africa on Saturday after passing a late fitness test in Dublin on Friday morning.
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Posted in Springboks | 16 Comments »

Jean still not training

November 4, 2010
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South Africa centre Jean de Villiers and forward Willem Alberts missed the squad’s final training session before their tour of Europe through injury on Wednesday.
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Posted in Outgoing tours, Springboks | 6 Comments »

Lionel Cronje finally gets the 10 jersey

September 8, 2010
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Western Province coach Allister Coetzee as suspected gave Lionel Cronje the number 10 jersey for this weekend’s must-win fixture against the Leopards at Newlands.
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The Official View: Tip Tackles

July 28, 2010
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Given the recent scrutiny of the tip or spear tackle, I found this very good piece by Rugby 365′s Paul Dobson who discusses the offence at length.
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Posted in Disciplinary, Expert Opinion | 16 Comments »

Jean gets two weeks

July 18, 2010
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Springbok wing Jean de Villiers has been suspended for two weeks after being cited for a dangerous tackle during the Investec Tri Nations Test match, New Zealand v South Africa at Westpac Stadium, in Wellington last night.
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Posted in Springboks | 17 Comments »

Jean wants his jersey back

July 14, 2010
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Springbok wing Jean de Villiers wants to play in his favourite inside centre position again, but for now he is just happy to get another opportunity to play for South Africa again.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Springboks | 14 Comments »

Boks have tremendous depth

July 8, 2010
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Springbok coach, Peter de Villiers, says South Africa currently has tremendous depth in every position and it was a difficult task to select the side to face the All Blacks for the Tri-Nations encounter at Eden Park on Saturday.
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Posted in Springboks | 10 Comments »

Jean counting his blessings

June 9, 2010
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Jean de Villiers could scarcely believe his good fortune on Tuesday when he was included in the Springbok squad for Saturday’s Test against France at Newlands.
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Posted in Springboks | 56 Comments »

Combo’s and Super 14 form were deciding factors

June 8, 2010
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The form of the Vodacom Bulls and the Vodacom Stormers during the 2010 Super 14 is reflected in the selection of the Springbok team to face Six Nations champions France in a one-off encounter at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday.
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