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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“Racist Apartheid School” Comments Sour South African High School, D.F. Malan Viral Video – Call for name change

A recent video featuring South African High School D.F. Malan recently went viral on Facebook as social media were in awe of the amazing display by these talented pupils.   But now comments about this being a “white apartheid school” and “racism” has soured some of the joy.  Bit-Media has also received several messages complaining that racial segregation is still present in South African schools.   The video in question below…       Some of the comments…       Who was D.F. Malan and what is in a…

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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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South African High School, D.F. Malan making International waves with MTBS viral video

A video featuring South African High School D.F. Malan has clocked up more than a million views on Facebook and is now being picked up by international news sites and platforms such as reddit.   Watch Below as D.F. Malan leaves the crowd in awe…       What is MTBS? MTBS is the largest annual interschools athletics competitionn South Africa which is  held between four high schools located in Bellville, Western Cape. These schools are: D.F. Malan High School, Tygerberg High School, Bellville High School and Stellenberg High School.  …

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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. That means no involvement for the consistently assertive, confident flyhalf in Saturday’s non-Rugby Championship Test against Argentina at Loftus, the buoyant new title-holders’ last date before they head to Japan to prepare for RWC 2019”   The Springboks will have one more “warm-up” match for against Japan in…

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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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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… Be sure to cast your vote       Please leave your questions and comments below:    

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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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