South Africa

Free tickets for Barbarians v South Africa

The Rugby Paper has teamed up with the Barbarians to offer readers the chance to win 50 pairs of tickets for their clash against South..

October 21, 2016 with 0 Comments

Francois Louw out for ten weeks

Francois Louw has been ruled out for up to ten weeks following a hamstring injury he suffered while playing for South Africa last weekend...

October 19, 2016 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: Springboks must look North to stop the rot

When Adriaan Strauss stepped onto the broadcasting plinth at King’s Park in Durban after South Africa had suffered a humiliating record..

October 19, 2016 with 0 Comments

Gary Gold column: Unbeatable All Blacks? No, they just play smart rugby!

The All Blacks’ Rugby Championship triumph with two rounds to spare underlines their dominance over world rugby. The way the men in black..

September 28, 2016

Late Iglesias penalty help Argentina beat South Africa

Replacement back Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias kicked a penalty two minutes from time to give Argentina a 26-24 Rugby Championship victory..

August 27, 2016

Gary Gold: Ruan Combrinck can fill the void left by Willie Le Roux

By and large the 31-man Springbok squad which has been selected for the first two Tests against Argentina in the Rugby Championship is..

August 19, 2016

Wasps confirm signing of Willie Le Roux

As revealed by Neil Fissler last Sunday, Wasps have bolstered their already impressive squad by the addition of Springboks full-back Willie..

August 4, 2016

Gary Gold column: New-look Springboks still a work in progress

It was a massive disappointment for Allister Coetzee to lose his first Test match at the helm of the Springboks in Cape Town. However, the..

July 8, 2016

Stander hit with one-week ban

CJ Stander has been banned for a week and will miss Ireland’s second Test against South Africa on Saturday. The South Africa-born..

June 13, 2016

Gary Gold column: Allister Coetzee should use the Lions blueprint

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has selected a well-rounded 31-man squad for the trio of Test matches against Ireland later this month...

June 10, 2016