South Africa

Jeremy Guscott’s column: Bok boys can do lot more than just bash

It would be a huge surprise if these sides continue to play this type of expansive rugby in the World Cup, but for now they are wowing the..

July 30, 2015 with 0 Comments

Springboks change eight for New Zealand clash

Heyneke Meyer has made eight changes for South Africa’s match against the All Blacks this weekend. Of the three changes to the..

July 22, 2015 with 0 Comments

Boks made to sweat on Coetzee and Matfield as injury list mounts

The defeated Springboks are waiting on injuries to Marcell Coetzee and Victor Matfield ahead of their clash with New Zealand on Saturday...

July 20, 2015 with 0 Comments

Brendan Gallagher’s Rugby Championship preview

In a World Cup year a short sharp Rugby Championship – each of the four teams plays each other just the once – may seemingly appear..

July 16, 2015

Rugby Championship round 1 teams

New Zealand v Argentina New Zealand: Israel Dagg; Waisake Naholo, Ma’a Nonu, Sonny Bill Williams, Charles Piutau; Daniel Carter, TJ..

July 16, 2015

Botha to lead World XV against South Africa

Bakkies Botha will captain the World XV against South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday. The 35-year-old leads an experienced side containing..

July 9, 2015

De Villiers named on South Africa bench against World XV

Jean de Villiers will make his return to rugby on Saturday after being named on the bench for South Africa to face the World XV selection..

July 8, 2015

Brendan Gallagher’s feature: The day South Africa was cleared for take-off

It’s 20 years ago today that President Nelson Mandela presented Francois Pienaar with the World Cup at Ellis Park to bring down the..

June 24, 2015

Peter Jackson’s column: Signing up Kiwis and Boks mocks the rules

Exactly five years ago this coming Wednesday, in a football stadium where a local boy called Messi used to play, New Zealand beat South..

June 19, 2015

My Life in Rugby: Andre Snyman – former South Africa and Leeds centre

Missing out on three World Cups, one because of injury and two through politics, were the only real disappointments of a rugby career that..

March 10, 2015
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