South Africa

Gary Gold: Build greater cohesion in Springboks by not picking from abroad

The curtain has come down on the Autumn Internationals and there can now be little doubt that the gap has closed between the north and..

December 9, 2016

Jeff Probyn: Let’s not get carried away by win over these Boks

After a ten-year wait England have finally laid the Springbok ghost to bed with a resounding win by 37 points, including four tries, to 21..

November 25, 2016

Injured Warburton out of Springboks clash

Sam Warburton picked up an injury in training this week and as a result will miss Wales’ game against South Africa on Saturday. He is..

November 24, 2016

Shane Williams – Wales are lucky that Boks look in even worse shape!

Wales are in serious danger of being left behind by the rest of the Six Nations if they don’t settle on a way of playing. England and..

November 24, 2016

South Africa ring changes for England Test

South Africa have made several changes to take on England at Twickenham on Saturday. Only five players who started in the 31-31 draw..

November 10, 2016

Daly to make first England start

Elliot Daly will make his first England start after being named at outside centre by Eddie Jones to face South Africa in the opening match..

November 10, 2016

Quartet in line for England debut

Josh Beaumont, Nathan Hughes, Kyle Sinckler and Ben Te’o are in line for their Test debut after being retained in Eddie Jones’..

November 9, 2016

Barbarians v South Africa preview

All Black Andy Ellis will lead out a Barbarians team with plenty of Super Rugby experience when they take on South Africa at Wembley..

November 4, 2016

Brendan Gallagher: Look away now unless you can think back to England beating South Africa…

England have been playing international rugby for 145 years and there have been a few bad trots over the decades against various opponents,..

October 28, 2016

Lions? No, Chris Robshaw focus is on ending Springboks hoodoo

Chris Robshaw is determined to bury his South Africa hoodoo and boost his chances of appearing on next summer’s Lions tour to New..

October 26, 2016