10 Springbok Victories Against the All Blacks in New Zealand

With their recent win in Wellington, the Springboks have now beaten the All Blacks 10 times in New Zealand.    This video from Real Rugby back to those 10 historic occasions when the Springboks were victorious.       Please leave your questions and comments below:    

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Ireland can now become World No1 in the Rugby rankings

Wales knocked the All Blacks off the top spot in the World Rugby Rankings for the first time in nearly a decade this week – but their reign at the top could be short-lived.   With Warren Gatland’s men not in action this weekend – Ireland can become the number one team in the world if they manage to defeat England at Twickenham by any margin.   A win for Eddie Jones’ England however, would see the top three sides retain their current positions, while the English would reclaim fourth…

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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 could go into the World Cup with only two specialist scrumhalves – Faf de Klerk and Herschel Jantjies – with utility back Cheslin Kolbe as a possible back-up. Nick Mallet was impressed with Kolbe as a back-up no9 – Click Here However, according to Afrikaans…

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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! Medically he is fine and that’s great. Next is to condition him physically with match fitness and we will give him more game-time in the Japan match to get him ready. We are fast-tracking Siya because we know what we…

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All Blacks throw down the gauntlet to the Springboks as they crush Australia 36-0

The All Blacks really laid down the challenge to South Africa as they dominated the Wallabies for 80 mins and came out winners 36-0.       New Zealand scored five tries to secure the victory overwhelming victory, just seven days after suffering a record loss to the Australians, saw the All Blacks retain the Bledisloe Cup for a 17th straight year.      The win sends a clear signal that the All Blacks should not be underestimated and it sets the stage for a fantastic World Cup pool clash…

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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.   Speaking at an SA Rugby affiliated event in Pretoria on Thursday, Alexander said Erasmus has exceeded expectations regarding transformation.   Rassie knows what to do, it is not necessary for us to remind him of transformation,” Alexander said, as quoted by Netwerk24. He is mature enough to fulfil…

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

In the words of one of our fans: “The All Blacks can thank their lucky stars they saw so little of Danie.”   There has been some fantastic centres who have put on the Springbok jersey over the years. Here is the list of top ten Springbok inside and outside centres as voted by the Real Rugby fans!   Enjoy highlights of greats such as John Gainsford, Jean De Villiers, Jaque Fourie, Mannetjies Roux and Danie Gerber.       Danie Gerber is a former South African rugby union player,…

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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 for a pre-World Cup holding camp in Kagoshima City.   Speaking from Auckland, where the team is currently based ahead of their trip to Buenos Aires, Erasmus said:  There are 36 to 38 players in our camp and in our plans at this stage. It’ll be tough for me personally because there are going to…

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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…       The rivalry between these two great teams seem destined for a peak at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.   To wet your appetite,  here are the highlights of the 16 all draw in Wellington:     Please leave your questions and comments below:  

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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.That’s the view of 2007 World Cup-winning Springboks coach Jake White.   The Boks got a draw in Wellington, which is great, but Rassie’s planning wasn’t about the Rugby Championship, but the psychological gains they could achieve with a view to the World Cup,” White told Times LIVE. Rassie wanted to see if his ‘A’ team was good enough to match New Zealand in Wellington and the answer…

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