Massive Springbok Shock as Dyantyi Fails Drug Test

The Springbok rugby camp was hit with a major shock as star winger Aphiwe Dyantyi has tested positive for a banned substance.   As reported by Sport24: – Dyantyi has requested the testing of a ‘B’ sample after the Lions wing, capped on 13 occasions by the Springboks, had a urine sample, given on July 2 while attending a Springbok training camp, returned positive for a banned substance on August 14 by South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS).   In a media statement issued on Saturday via his agent…

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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.   Eighteen of the team featured in the Rugby Championship-winning campaign but also included are five “newcomers” in the returning Siya Kolisi, Thomas du Toit and Wilco Louw (prop), Marco van Staden (loose forward) and potential debutant Scarra Ntubeni (hooker).   Kolisi has been named in the starting XV for a cameo role as he continues his…

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