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Mother of all chokes!

Chris Rattue: The Springboks blew it more than All Blacks won it 7 Oct, 2018 12:18pm  4 minutes to read Play Video The All Blacks weigh in following...

How the most basic of game plans helped the Springboks pull off the unthinkable

Tipsy McStagger Roar Rookie The defensive effort the Springboks put in against the All Blacks in Wellington was one of the best I have seen in...

The All Blacks game plan for the Springboks was on the money.

Analysis: Dissecting the All Blacks game plan – their Springboks blueprint was on the money By Ben Smith The All Blacks game plan for the Springboks...

‘The market will be flooded ‘ – Jaco Kriel admits the real reason he...

Jaco Kriel (Getty) 29 August, 9:10am Springbok flanker Jaco Kriel has admitted he signed for Gloucesterthis season to beat what he predicts will be a flood of players...

Net 2 Bokke was fiks

Net twee van die 30 Springbokke op verlede jaar se toer na Europa het hul fiksheidstoets geslaag. Hendrik Cronje Dié skokkende feit het op die lappe...

Jaco Coetzee, Bosch and Pokomela herald u20 trial group

  Junior Springboks coach Dawie Theron has invited a large group to the Baby Boks trials camp in Cape Town next week: Junior Springbok trials squad...

A view from the couch..

  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...

Meyer quits Bok job

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...

Puzzling Meyer changes two

  The Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer made just two changes as he named a familiar side to take on the Argentinians. Having suffered defeat earlier...

Can New Zealand be beaten?

The old enemies will be at it again and this time in the Rugby World Cup for the first time since 2003. In the...

Argentina name Rugby World Cup Squad

The Pumas managed to lose 26-12 to South Africa in what was a trial for some of the players. In this squad there are...

Meyer could be in until 2019!

  So reports suggest Meyer could be in the Springbok hot seat until Rugby World Cup 2019. The news has been prominent since last season...

The clock is ticking…

The deciding week in the Rugby Championship. South Africa will go into the last test having all but secured third spot on the log...

Lima Sopoaga to debut for All blacks

  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...

NZ squad to tour South Africa

Daniel Carter and Sonny Bill Williams among big players miss out on the squad to tour Africa, I mean South Africa. There will also...

Burger starts against Australia

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...

Last chance to Win a Special Edition Springbok Jersey

  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 arrive in Brisbane

The Springboks arrived in Brisbane late on Monday (Australian time) after travelling in two groups to the capital city of Queensland, where they will...

Wallabies down to 31!

Michael Cheika has cut down his squad to 31 players. The Wallabies had assembled as a 40 man squad but with a clash against...

Preview : South Africa vs Argentina

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...

Boks 38 v Wales 16

The Boks take on Wales in Durban in what promises to be a great game. Recent results:2013: South Africa won 24-15, Cardiff2011: South Africa won...

Brussow, Schalla, Matfield back in Bok fold

World champion Springboks Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger as well as two former Blitzbok stars, Cornal Hendricks and S’bura Sithole, are included in a...

Competition: Springbok Factory – What it takes to be a Bok

We are excited to announce yet another competition on RuggaWorld where you can win the amazing book by Liz McGregor; Springbok Factory - What it...

Eyeing domestic player movement under new Bok selection policy (updated)

Having recently selected a Springbok side containing no less than 10 players contracted to oversea's clubs, Heyneke Meyer has certainly set a new precedent...

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...

Get your Bok bracelet, show your support

The Worldwide Foundation (TWF) has launched the official licensed Springbok Rugby bracelet. Release The green, yellow and white beaded bracelet is the commercial organisation’s latest product...

Boks to play at Olympic Stadium in RWC 2015

The Springboks will open their Rugby World Cup 2015 campaign against the top qualifier from Asia at Brighton Community Stadium in the southern coastal...

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… Who...

New Bok jersey launch

Former Springboks as well as SA celebrities have pledged to go shirtless on BokDays until Springbok apparel sponsor, Canterbury, launch their new supporters’ jersey next...

Farewell to the original warrior

Rugby players retire all the time, but it is not often that you will find the global rugby community express a collective sense of...

Juan Smith hang sy stewels op

Legendariese Springbok en Cheetahs losvoorspeler, Juan Smith, sal finaal sy stewels ophang. Hendrik Cronje - Volksblad Hy het die afgelope twee jaar ondanks vier operasies moedig...

SA Rugby loses a legend, RIP Jan Ellis

The South African Rugby Union on Friday expressed its deep sadness at the passing of legendary former Springbok looseforward, Jan Ellis. The one-time joint...

Springbok schedule for 2013

The Springboks will end off a busy international season with a tour to Scotland, Wales and France in Europe in November this year, while...

2013, the Year of the Bok

I have been mulling over a subject for my last column of 2012 for about a month now. I did not want to venture into...

Boks draw Samoa (again), Scots for RWC 2015

The Springboks were drawn with Samoa and Scotland in Pool B for the Rugby World Cup in 2015. The Pool Allocation Draw took place...

Meyer happy with win

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer applauded his team’s defence, discipline and guts after South Africa edged out England 16-15 at Twickenham on Saturday. This win secured...

England make loads of changes for Boks

Wasps lock Joe Launchbury is set to make his first Test start after England coach Stuart Lancaster made six changes to the side for...

Boks starting XV unchanged for Poms

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer named an unchanged starting line-up on Wednesday for their final Test of the season, against England at Twickenham on Saturday. He...

Post weekend updates as they happen

Boks sweating over star wing Seasoned Springbok wing JP Pietersen has a mild groin strain and is doubtful for South Africa's final tour match, against...

Bok rugby round-up

The general feeling amongst Bok supporters this morning is one of frustration after the Boks managed to choke out a win against the Scots. I...

Murray back for Scotland

Euan Murray, the Scotland tighthead prop, returns as one of two changes made by coach Andy Robinson for their Test with South Africa at...

Boks change two

The Springbok team to face Scotland on Saturday has two changes from the one that beat Ireland last weekend, with Gurthrö Steenkamp and Juan...

Beast coming home, Malherbe called up

Springbok prop Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira will return to South Africa on Monday following a decision that it would be in the player’s best interests...

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...

It’s cousin against cousin this Saturday

Jamie Heaslip will captain Ireland in the opening game of the 2012 Guinness Series against South Africa this Saturday. IRFU Rugby The Leinster No.8 will be...

Boks make 3 changes

The Springboks have gone for continuity in selection as Pat Lambie was named to start at flyhalf when the team faces Ireland on Saturday...

Lambie set for pivot role

Patrick Lambie looks set to start at flyhalf for the Springboks in their Test against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. Sport24 According to Beeld's website, Lambie trained at...

The ‘Enforcer’ is on stand-by

As the Springboks prepare to travel to Europe for their end-of-year tour, coach Heyneke Meyer has confirmed that Bakkies Botha will also be on stand-by...

Springbok squad for UK tour

The Springboks will travel to the Northern Hemisphere next weekend with five uncapped players but without their all-time leading try-scorer and most experienced player,...

Re-think the match 22

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...