Posts Tagged ‘ Peter de Villiers ’

Div’s UWC starts with a bang in Varsity Shield

January 29, 2013
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Peter de Villiers made a winning start to his Varsity Shield career as his FNB UWC hammered FNB TUT 42-4 in their opening match of this year’s Varsity Shield.
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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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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 »

Saluting PDV

June 18, 2012
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Saluting PDV

So the most colourful character in South African rugby in recent history, Peter de Villiers, is back in the saddle.
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Meyer about to face his biggest test

April 18, 2012
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Meyer about to face his biggest test

It might be a strange thing to say, but Heyneke Meyer is about to be tested in a way he has never been tested in before during his career as a professional coach, and it won’t be on a rugby field.
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SARU left it too late – PDV

January 19, 2012
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SARU left it too late – PDV

Springbok coach Peter de Villiers says the SA Rugby Union (SARU) left the appointment of the new national coach too late.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities, Springboks | 3 Comments »

“Keep Divvy” – Naas

January 17, 2012
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“Keep Divvy” – Naas

Springbok rugby legend Naas Botha on Monday said he saw no reason why current coach Peter de Villiers could not remain part of the Bok set up.
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Springboks | 43 Comments »

PDV on shortlist for Bok job

November 17, 2011
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PDV on shortlist for Bok job

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) will approach a shortlist of preferred candidates in the process to appoint a Springbok coach, the Executive Council of SARU announced on Thursday.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Springboks | 12 Comments »

PDV will apply for Bok job

November 4, 2011
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PDV will apply for Bok job

Peter de Villiers says he will definitely apply for the Springbok coaching job should applications be asked for after his current tenure comes to an end next month.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Springboks | 33 Comments »

White: ‘Blame SA Rugby’ & more criticism of RWC refs

October 18, 2011
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White: ‘Blame SA Rugby’ & more criticism of RWC refs

Current Springbok coach, Peter de Villiers, received some sympathy from an unlikely source – World Cup winning coach Jake White.
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 7 Comments »

PDV quits as Bok coach

October 9, 2011
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Peter de Villiers called it quits as South Africa coach after the reigining champions lost a World Cup quarterfinal to Australia on Sunday.
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Posted in Breaking News | 31 Comments »

Do the right thing SARU

September 28, 2011
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Do the right thing SARU

The Springboks might find themselves in the middle of a Rugby World Cup, but both supporters and experts alike have started to speculate on who should take charge of the Springboks in 2012.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 27 Comments »

“Thank you SA” – Boks

September 1, 2011
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“Thank you SA” – Boks

Springbok coach Peter de Villiers and captain John Smit admitted to being overwhelmed by the Fans’ Farewell to the Springbok team on Thursday.
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‘I made an error’ – PDV

August 2, 2011
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‘I made an error’ – PDV

Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has admitted that he made a mistake by not giving many of his young players a chance at an earlier stage.
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Re-arranging deckchairs

July 6, 2011
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Re-arranging deckchairs

While the news coming out of the Bok camp seem positive, you have to ask what prompted such drastic changes?
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Third Bok training camp cancelled

June 13, 2011
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Third Bok training camp cancelled

The second national training camp concluded in Durban today with news that the third camp has been cancelled due to possible Super Rugby committments involving SA teams.
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Ready to take on the world

June 1, 2011
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Ready to take on the world

Peter de Villiers is ready to take on the world with Rassie and Derik at his side, reports Stephen Nell.
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Posted in Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 19 Comments »

News (Wed): Ricky off to France?

June 1, 2011
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News (Wed): Ricky off to France?

We bring you the latest rugby news from around the world.
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Posted in General Discussions | 25 Comments »

Smit boosts confidence

May 3, 2011
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Smit boosts confidence

News24 columnist, Gary Boshoff, believes the Springboks will go to the World Cup with confidence given the announcement as Smit and Matfield as the leaders of the squad.
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When the bed you made becomes uncomfortable

April 24, 2011
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When the bed you made becomes uncomfortable

It is becoming increasingly obvious that Springbok coach, Peter de Villiers, is starting to push the panic buttons.
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Blind loyalty?

April 21, 2011
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Blind loyalty?

It might be his biggest strength, but at what point does it become his greatest weakness? 
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Springboks | 6 Comments »

Back the exceptional

April 19, 2011
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Back the exceptional

Peter de Villiers was quoted recently saying he will have to make some tough selection decisions in this Rugby World Cup year, the toughest of these, will be who wears the number 10 jersey.
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P.Divvy is a worried man

April 18, 2011
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P.Divvy is a worried man

Adnaan Mohamed caught up with Springbok coach Peter de Villiers a couple of days before he names his first training group.
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Posted in Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 24 Comments »

A poor Fourie is still the best scrummie

April 6, 2011
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A poor Fourie is still the best scrummie

The fact that Fourie du Preez is operating at just 30% of his ability but still the best scrumhalf in South Africa speaks volumes of his value to the Boks.
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Rugby Personalities | 2 Comments »

Will we learn from RWC 1999?

March 31, 2011
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Will we learn from RWC 1999?

John Smit is being done a massive disservice at the moment, one that could spell disaster and cost him the Springbok captaincy for the Rugby World Cup later this year.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 4 Comments »

Mindless mindsets

December 2, 2010
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I hope this is a joke. No seriously, I hope that Peter de Villiers was sarcastic in his interview in the build up to the Baa-baa’s test.
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 53 Comments »

Brains will always beat passion

November 25, 2010
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The true measure of any coach is what he falls back on when the chips are down.
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Hospital job will lead to Bok trauma

November 24, 2010
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The Grand Slam dream is over.  The one thing that could have redeemed the Boks and its management came to an embarrassing end on Saturday as the Springboks went down to the Scots, and as my three-year old would say; ‘Now what now?”
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