Tweet The Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer made just two changes as he named a familiar side to take on the Argentinians. Having suffered defeat earlier in the year, a battle to finish at least third at the World Cup and on the official rankings Meyer was quick to replace Fourie du Preez with Ruan Pienaar…
Tweet The deciding week in the Rugby Championship. South Africa will go into the last test having all but secured third spot on the log unless they succumb to a shock loss. Will Pieter-Steph du toit feature in the fourth game with the former Sharks lock having managed to get a few minutes against the…
TweetIt 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.
TweetAll the excitement from the elections in the United States seems have many South Africans reflecting and saying things like; ‘Imagine if South Africa…’
TweetHeyneke 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 him…
TweetThe South African Rugby Union paid tribute to Springbok captain John Smit and vice-captain Victor Matfield today, following their retirement from international rugby.
TweetSimilar to the Jane Austen classic, South African Rugby is a mixture of misplaced pride, shady characters with delusions of grandeur and the inability to focus on the obvious, all of which leads to the degradation and ultimate destruction of that which really matters.
TweetThe 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?”
TweetSince reading most opinions on news websites and the mainstream media I cannot get that irritating tune of Kenny Rogers called The Gambler out of my head.
TweetIt is strangely tempting, just for the moment, to suggest that Jake White was right after all … maybe fetchers are indeed best employed at plucking beers out of the fridge.
TweetCentre Jean de Villiers will win his 64 cap for South Africa on Saturday after passing a late fitness test in Dublin on Friday morning.
TweetHere are some interesting facts about this weekend’s test, and the history between the two countries.
TweetMoney for rugby development should rather be spent at schools level and teams at senior level should be picked on merit.
TweetIs Bok rugby heading towards a crisis? Well given that De Villiers is seemingly scrambling to get experts on-board and all of them are turning him down, it seems we are getting pretty close.
TweetJJ Harmse in his Sport24 column looks at the dire situation Peter de Villiers and Springbok rugby find themselves in.