Don’t FAF this one up says Faf de Klerk, RWC2019 Springbok Champion

From the 2 November, we have had the pleasure of seeing Faf de Klerk parading around in his SOUTH AFRICAN FLAG “BeanBagSwim”!  He even met Prince Harry in a state of undress after winning the RWC2019 against England.   Then we saw Faf with his pants down showing off his “BeanBagSwim” on the SpringBok Trophy tour… we had to smile at the cheekiness and no better than Faf to pull it off. However, all of this has a very serious note, cancer awareness. Faf is sending out a message to…

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Ex-Ireland lock accuses Springboks of cheating with drugs to win Rugby World Cup

Former Ireland lock Neil Francis says an asterisk should be put next to the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup win because of drug abuse.   Francis, who played 36 Tests for Ireland between 1987 to 1996, shared his views via a column for the Irish Independent. Francis, nowadays a rugby pundit, said he is “fairly certain” there is a “steroid culture” in South Africa after Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi tested positive for “multiple” banned substances earlier this year.   Francis wrote:   How certain are we when we point a finger…

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Springbok Rugby Legend, “The Beast”, retires at the top

Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok legend Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira has announced his retirement from international rugby.   The 34-year-old veteran of 117 Tests confirmed his decision after a monumental performance in his final match, Saturday’s emphatic, 32-12, victory over England in the Rugby World Cup final in Yokohama, Japan. Mtawarira made his senior provincial debut for the Sharks in 2006 and won his first Springbok cap in 2008, setting records on the way. ‘Beast’ became the third most-capped Springbok (behind Victor Matfield and Bryan Habana), the most capped prop, made the…

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World Champions, Team of the Year, Player of the Year, coach of the Year – What more could Springbok fans want?

It has been an early Christmas for Springbok Fans as our team won the Rugby World Cup, team of the year. Rassie was deservingly named coach of the year and Pieter-Steph du Toit was elected as player of the year.   A clean sweep by our guys – What more could we all wish for?   Here is how our fans supported the Boks..     Popular now: – Celebrations in South Africa not to miss – SPRINGBOK TROPHY TOUR 7 – 11 NOVEMBER 2019     Please leave your…

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Celebrations in South Africa not to miss – SPRINGBOK TROPHY TOUR 7 – 11 NOVEMBER 2019

History in the making as the Springboks, Rugby World Champions, bring the Webb Ellis Trophy home! South Africans will be celebrating with the victorious SPRINGBOK team from 7 November until the 11th! Make sure you get out there and bask in this incredible achievement. Take loads of videos, selfies and photos, upload to SPRINGBOKFANS group or email to us for possible feature.   CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW TO FIND OUT ALL THE DETAILS… AND GET THERE!     POPULAR NOW: SOUTH AFRICA scoop RWC2019 Awards after thrilling win against…

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SOUTH AFRICA scoop RWC2019 Awards after thrilling win against England in the Final

South Africa came into the RWC2019 with confidence as they had defeated New Zealand in 2018 and edged out New Zealand to win the 2019 Rugby Championships.  The first team to arrive in Japan, and the last team to leave.   New Zealand, focussed and strong throughout the tournament, beat South Africa in the opening Pool match 23 – 13 in their pool stage. With fierce determination, the Springboks gained momentum and South Africa went on to win the RWC2019 the Webb Ellis Trophy in a thrilling and physical game…

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Rassie confirms World Cup final his last Test in charge

Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final will be his last Test as head coach of the Springboks.   The 47-year-old joined the Boks in 2018, signing a six-year deal as Director of Rugby.  Because of where the Boks were after two testing years under former coach Allister Coetzee, though, Erasmus immediately took on the position of head coach as well in an effort to get the Boks competitive for the 2019 World Cup.  Now, one game away from a World Cup triumph, Erasmus has confirmed that…

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South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus and England’s Eddie Jones announce power line-up for RWC2019 final

South Africa and England meet each other in the RWC2019 Final on Saturday 2 November in what is expected to be a fitting finale to this incredible tournament hosted by Japan. The teams were announced by Erasmus and Jones with good news on both sides.   It’s a momentous occasion for South Africa’s Captain Siya Kolisi. He earns his 50th test cap in the final at the age of 28, coupled with a chance of lifting the Webb Ellis Cup and winning RWC2019. Besides the support of South African President…

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Outgoing coaches Steve Hansen and Warren Gatland announce New Zealand and Wales RWC2019 third-place play-off teams

The 2019 Rugby World Cup third-place play-off/bronze-medal match between New Zealand and Wales take place this Friday, 1 November.   Twenty teams played in the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan with England and South Africa the two teams headed to the finals on Saturday, 2 November. No matter the outcome of the game on Friday, fans of New Zealand and Wales will be there supporting their teams at the stadium or watching on telly somewhere in the world. Sing along with the fans – Scroll down to learn the…

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Springbok captain, Siya Kolisi’s father takes first trip abroad to watch RWC final

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will have a special man watching him from the stands of the Yokohama Stadium in Japan when he leads out the Boks in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final against England.   The match will also be Siya’s 50th in a Bok jersey, having made his debut against Scotland in Nelspruit in 2013. The special man will be his father, Fezakele Kolisi   Rachel Kolisi announced the news on her Instagram…       Popular now: – Totalsports removes Eben Etzebeth posters ahead of Rugby WC final…

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