Springboks move to 4th in World Rankings

The Springboks have moved up a spot in the latest World Rugby rankings released on Monday.   South Africa’s 41-7 win over Japan in Saitama, coupled with Wales’ 19-10 defeat to Ireland in Dublin was enough for them to move above the Welsh into fourth spot. Meanwhile, Ireland’s victory saw them reach the summit of the rankings for the first time, with New Zealand dropping to second. Wales, who have now lost back-to-back Tests to Ireland, have dropped from first to No 5 in a matter of weeks.    …

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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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Who is the best Springbok Hooker ever? Meet Uli [The Bully] Schmidt

Uli Schmidt was arguably the greatest hooker to ever represent South Africa. He broke the typical mold and was a mobile player who often acted as an extra loose forward.   He could run like a centre and was exceptionally strong for his size. He scored 74 first class tries, which is uncanny for a hooker.   This is a celebration of a true Springbok legend!       Watch: – Naas Botha, Springbok Rugby Captain and a Match Winning Genius   Please leave your questions and comments below:  …

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Massive boon for Fans and exposure opportunity for local businesses as Bit-Media and Springbokfans announce collaboration during a Rugby World Cup year

The BOKS are back! and it is World Cup year and now Bit-Media and Springbokfans have announced a collaboration that will provide interesting content for fans, more entertainment, loads of competition prizes and it  could give massive exposure to local businesses.   Bit-Media will provide an international platform for more exposure as well as access to additional content.    The Bit-Media website will report on all matches and provide live scoring on all the Springbok games…   To see the Live Scoreboard Page CLICK HERE   The Rugby World Cup…

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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.       What top-level domestic rugby players earn Western Province Rugby Union has the most generous budget to dish out amongst its 128 contracted players, across all competitions. Their annual wage bill is a towering R78 million, meaning the average annual wage for a professional player at WP is R609 375. Therefore, these…

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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. He was next called up when he was included in the Springbok squad that toured Ireland, Scotland and England during the 2012 end-of-year rugby union internationals. He came on as a substitute in the match against Scotland to earn his fourth cap.    He earned his fifth cap in their next match, replacing Adriaan Strauss as…

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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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