Jaco Coetzee, Bosch and Pokomela herald u20 trial group

March 24, 2016 0
[caption id="attachment_53961" align="aligncenter" width="300"] STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 24, Dawie Theron during the SA Under 20 training session and media briefing at Markotter Stadium on January 24, 2012 in Stellenbosch, South AfricaPhoto by Carl Fourie / Gallo Images[/caption]   Junior Springboks coach Dawie Theron has invited a large group to the Baby Boks trials…

A view from the couch..

March 13, 2016 0
  The Sunwolves have bite For a team that had under two weeks in pre-season the Wolves managed to play a brave, exciting game The Cheetahs should have been worried at some stage and if it wasn’t for the replacements early on from Franco Smith they could have lost. The Cheetahs will take pride in…

Meyer quits Bok job

December 3, 2015 17
By Brendan Nel Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer is gone. The Bok coach decided eight days before his position was to be a talking point at the South African Rugby Union’s General Council to call it a day and informed his bosses he no longer wishes to be considered a candidate for the position. While some…

Puzzling Meyer changes two

October 28, 2015 17
[caption id="attachment_58917" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images[/caption]   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…

Can New Zealand be beaten?

October 20, 2015 23
[caption id="attachment_55352" align="aligncenter" width="300"] JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 05 October 2013 : Kieran Read of the All Blacks celebrates the victory with his try during the Castle Lager Rugby Championship test match between SOUTH AFRICA and NEW ZEALAND at ELLIS PARK in Johannesburg, South Africa on 05 October 2013. The All Blacks won the trophy by…

Argentina name Rugby World Cup Squad

August 16, 2015 0
[caption id="attachment_55347" align="aligncenter" width="300"] LA PLATA, ARGENTINA - SEPTEMBER 29: Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, the Argentina captain leads out his team during the Rugby Championship match between Argentina and the New Zealand All Blacks at Estadio Ciudad de La Plata on September 29, 2012 in La Plata, Argentina. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)[/caption] The Pumas…

Meyer could be in until 2019!

August 12, 2015 24
  So reports suggest Meyer could be in the Springbok hot seat until Rugby World Cup 2019. The news has been prominent since last season and has surfaced once again this year at a time which is the toughest in Heyneke Meyer's tenure. This is not new, Springbok coaches always feel the heat before the…

The clock is ticking…

August 4, 2015 4
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 Lions…

Lima Sopoaga to debut for All blacks

July 23, 2015 10
  The team is: 1. Tony Woodcock (112) 2. Dane Coles (27) 3. Owen Franks (69) 4. Brodie Retallick (38) 5. James Broadhurst 6. Liam Messam (41) 7. Richie McCaw - captain (139) 8. Kieran Read (74) 9. Aaron Smith (38) 10. Lima Sopoaga 11. Charles Piutau (16) 12. Ma'a Nonu (95) 13. Conrad Smith…

NZ squad to tour South Africa

July 18, 2015 0
[caption id="attachment_55352" align="alignnone" width="300"] JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 05 October 2013 : Kieran Read of the All Blacks celebrates the victory with his try during the Castle Lager Rugby Championship test match between SOUTH AFRICA and NEW ZEALAND at ELLIS PARK in Johannesburg, South Africa on 05 October 2013. The All Blacks won the trophy by…

Burger starts against Australia

July 15, 2015 16
Schalk Burger is back in the Springboks’ starting line-up for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship opener against Australia at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Burger’s inclusion at No 8, after a great performance as replacement against the World XV last weekend in Cape Town, is one of five changes to the Springboks’ match-23 for this…

Last chance to Win a Special Edition Springbok Jersey

July 13, 2015 25
  Saturday is the last chance for you to win the special edition Springbok Jersey by posting your photos to show your support for the Springboks. Take the pics and post them before Sunday and stand a change to win a Springbok Jumper no one else will have. Get them posted.... Ruggaworld is giving away…

Springboks arrive in Brisbane

July 13, 2015 0
The Springboks arrived in Brisbane late on Monday (Australian time) after travelling in two groups to the capital city of Queensland, where they will face the Wallabies in the opening round of a condensed Castle Lager Rugby Championship on Saturday. The squad of 31 players and five management flew from Johannesburg via Sydney, while the…

Wallabies down to 31!

July 10, 2015 9
Michael Cheika has cut down his squad to 31 players. The Wallabies had assembled as a 40 man squad but with a clash against the Springboks coming up the squad has been trimmed. While the players will remain in the group it sees some surprise omissions including Christian Leali'ifano and Wycliff Palu. Dave Dennis, Samu…

Preview : South Africa vs Argentina

August 15, 2014 4
The Springboks kick of their 2014 Castle Rugby Championship campaign with a fixture against the Pumas at Loftus Versveld Pretoria by Clayton Saville Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has rolled out the heavies for this game and it’s pretty clear that that his intention is to put the hurt on the Pumas irrespective of what his…
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