Hougaard Comes Off The Bench For Bok Test Against Pumas In Salta

 Springbok rugby player Francois Hougaard It says a lot about consistency in the Springbok team that coach Allister Coetzee has made only one injury-enforced change to the team that will do battle against Argentina in Salta on Saturday. Ross Cronje’s ankle injury sees him sitting out the trip to South America. It’s the second time he’s missing out […]
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Is Elton Jantjies The Bok No. 10 Jersey?

Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth reckons his players are better prepared for their Rugby Championship match against Argentina in Salta on Saturday than they were for the 2016 edition of the game. A year ago, the Boks were somewhat under siege. They had a nerve-jangling series win against Ireland at home, before surviving a scare against the Pumas in Nelspruit […]
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Uzair Cassiem Surprise Choice In Bok Side To Face Pumas In Port Elizabeth

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee’s biggest surprise in his team for the Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday is Cheetahs’ loose forward Uzair Cassiem taking the number 8 jersey. The position was filled more recently by Warren Whiteley before he was injured in the first Test against France, and then by Jean-Luc du Preez from the Sharks who did nothing wrong to […]
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It’s Official – Cheetahs And Kings To Play PRO14 In Europe

The Southern Kings An anticipated announcement has finally been made – the two South African franchises dropped from Super Rugby are officially back in international competition. Months after the story first made the British media, the Cheetahs and the Southern Kings have been named as the newest members of European rugby’s PRO14 competition. But are they up to […]
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“It’s South Africa’s Turn To Host RWC 2023. Do You Agree?” – Springboks

The Springboks posted a moving video Tuesday night that outlines their bid for South Africa to host the Rugby World Cup (RWC) in 2023. The video highlights South Africa’s incredible culture, cuisine, wildlife and luxury accommodation… as well as its great prices compared to competing countries – France and Ireland. It also highlights South Africa’s […]
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Legal battle to bring an end to quotas in SA sport begins

The South African Rugby Union (SARU), Cricket South Africa (CSA), Athletics South Africa (ASA) and Netball South Africa (NSA) were challenged to defend their racial quota targets before the Labour Court in court papers served with the court this morning. The papers were served by labour movement Solidarity and minority rights group AfriForum. Both parties […]
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Springbok Fans Are Legendary!

One thing the Springboks have going for them is their awesome fans. Check out the way in which Kiwi reporter Liam Napier describes South African rugby fans at King’s Park, in Durban, on Saturday evening: “There’s nothing quite like a test in Africa. Supporters gather around the venue on the outer field hours before kickoff, […]
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14-man Ireland beat “transformed” Springboks in historic victory over South Africa

HISTORY was made at Newlands. Ireland have beaten the Springboks in South Africa for the first time ever and they did it the hard way after spending 58 minutes with 14 men due to CJ Stander’s first-half red card. It was a remarkable display of courage from Joe Schmidt’s men who can now turn their […]
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