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Springboks move to fourth place in world rankings, passing England

South Africa beat Argentina 24-18 on Saturday which moved them past England as England lost to Wales 13-6 in Cardiff.   Wales passed New Zealand to grab the top spot from the All Blacks. Wales have now won 15 of their last 16 tests…

 

Rassie will take three Specialist Scrumhalves to the World Cup

It was reported by Sport24 that Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus will pick three specialist scrumhalves in his Rugby World Cup squad.   Faf de Klerk, Herschel Jantjies or Cobus Reinach, who should wear the Springbok No 9?   Some pundits have suggested that the Boks…

 

Rassie Ecstatic with “wonderful” Kolisi : Highlights Springboks vs Argentina – VIDEO

“Siya was wonderful,” Erasmus told reporters after the hard-fought 24-18 win at Loftus Versfeld.       We wanted to get him off after 30 minutes but he said was feeling great. At half-time, I asked him if he wanted to go more, and he said he wanted 70 minutes! 

 

Springbok Fans in Japan: How to Ride Subway and Trains in Tokyo, 35 Tips!

We are starting a series of informational posts for rugby fans visiting Japan for the 2019 RWC.

Here are some tricks and tips on riding the Tokyo subway…

 

“Get Yourself Vaccinated Against Deadly Brain Virus”, Charity Warns Rugby Fans Visiting Japan for RWC 2019

A charity organisation has warned rugby fans about a potentially deadly viral brain infection known as Japanese encephalitis.   People making the trip for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan should consider getting vaccinated against it, if they plan on…

 

Kolbe Impressive at Scrumhalf, Nick Mallet

Nick Mallett says he was impressed by the versatility shown by Cheslin Kolbe against Argentina in Salta over the weekend.   The Springbok winger moved to scrumhalf for 10 minutes while Faf de Klerk was in the sin-bin and impressed in the position.   Mallett raised eyebrows a few years ago when he said…

 

SA Rugby President confirms that Rassie passed “Transformation Test”

There will be no politics seeping into the Springbok camp as SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has has given the assurance that there will no external pressure or interference when Rassie Erasmus selects his Springbok squad for the Rugby World Cup…

 

Schalk Brits to lead Boks as Rassie rings changes

Erasmus, the SA Rugby director of rugby, unleashed a new-look team to take on the Pumas on Wednesday, packed with players looking to secure a place in South Africa’s Rugby World Cup squad…

 

Keep Pollard in “cotton-wool” until we get to Japan

This is the view of Rob Houwing, chier writer for sport 24. Houwing asserts: Wrap Handre Pollard in cotton wool: you’d need quite a lot of it to envelope the sturdily-built individual, but that seems an essential policy by the Springboks now…

 

All smiles as the Springboks clinch Rugby Championship with a convincing performance

All smiles as the Springboks clinch Rugby Championship with a convincing performance     The Springbok rugby camp was full of smiles as the Boks beat Argentina 46-13 to win the Rugby Championship…

 

Wales go to the top of World Rugby after Australia Crush New Zealand

It will be celebration time in Cardiff as Wales go to the top of the world rankings after the All Blacks were beaten 47-26.     The official World Rugby table won’t be updated until the completion of this weekend’s Test programme so Warren Gatland’s charges …

 

Faf de Klerk, Herschel Jantjies or Cobus Reinach, who should wear the Springbok No 9?

It’s a conundrum that any coach would love as Rassie Erasmus has the choice of rich pickings at scrumhalf.   But who would our fans choose?   We asked in a poll on our Facebook page… 

 

Who is the highest paid Springbok Rugby Player and what did he earn?

How much money can you make as a Springboks player?   Lots of our fans have been asking this question and as you will see in this article, a rugby player can earn a decent living…

 

Rassies “secret” Drone Weapon used in Springbok training

Rassie Erasmus use of technology has been innovative as he has been moulding the Springboks in an outfit to be reckoned with.   One of the innovations that Rassie Erasmus has brought to the Springboks is the use of a drone during practices.

 

Who is the highest paid Sportsman in the World?

Top sportsman have been earning millions in recent years and this year has been no exception.   Forbes has released the 2019 edition of its world’s highest-paid athletes list, with the top 10 competitors coming from…

 

The All Blacks can thank their lucky stars they saw so little of Danie Gerber – Greatest Springbok Centres

There has been some fantastic centres who have put on the Springbok jersey over the years. Top ten Springbok inside and outside centres voted by Real Rugby fans!

 

How South African High School Kids Are Showing The World to Cheer

South African High School kids are taking the internet and social media by storm as videos of cheerleading at Interschools Athletics are going viral….

 

Wine Selected by 1995 World Cup Springbok Captain, Francois Pienaar now available

It seems our previous Springbok Captains are keeping themselves busy, while Naas is busy getting Indian Rugby into shape as national coach.   Marianne Wines announced…

 

How do referees prepare for a Rugby World Cup?

As always the referees will play an important part in the 2019 Rugby World Cup. South Africa has secured two spots in the select field.
World Rugby has announced the squad of 23 match officials selected to take charge of the 48 matches at Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan…

 

Rassie “stressed” about World Cup Squad

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has admitted to being ‘worried’ about trimming the squad for the World Cup in Japan next month. The Springboks have only two Tests against Argentina remaining before the 31-man squad departs…

 

What happened to Naas Botha?

This has been a question on the lips of many South African rugby fans as they became aware of the absence of Naas on TV. As usual the rumour mill started and some assumed Naas was axed because of the Ashwell Willemse saga…  

 

Springbok Schalk Brits shares his biggest rugby inspirations

Schalk Burger Brits (born 16 May 1981) is a rugby union player for the South Africa national team and the Bulls in Super Rugby.   Brits made his international debut against Italy in 2008…

 

CJ Stander and his wife welcomes baby girl

CJ Stander, and his wife Jean-Marie have welcomed their first child. Jean-Marie, who is the sister of South African swimming great Ryk Neethling, gave birth to a baby girl on Friday…

 

Springboks vs All Blacks -Wellington Highlights

What a battle in Wellington? This weekends’ 16 all draw between the Springboks and the All Blacks has set the stage for an incredible RWC 2019…

 

Best Springbok Rugby Championship tries – You will love the commentary 🙂

We look back at the best Springbok tries of the rugby championship tries and the Xhosa commentators give an extra dimension of excitement!  

 

Jake White – Springboks are Rugby World Cup contenders

The Springboks are Rugby World Cup contenders and their opening match against the All Blacks won’t matter when the tournament reaches its conclusion…

 

Who is the hero behind new Springbok hero, Herschell Jantjies?

Herschel Jantjies exploded onto the international scene this year and scored three tries in his first two matched for the South African Springbok.   He was the hero last week against the All Blacks…

 

The Story of Pieter-Steph du Toit – Already a Springbok Rugby Legend

Pieter-Steph Du Toit is the grandson of former Springbok prop, Piet “Spiere” du Toit and is the older brother of Johan, also a professional rugby player.   He made his Springbok Test debut versus Wales in Cardiff on 9 November 2013 at age 21…

 

30 Great Springbok tries against the All Blacks

There is no greater prize on the field for a Springbok rugby player than a try against the All Blacks.   The video below shows 30 of the greatest tries the Springboks have scored against their arch rivals…