Corne Krige fancies the Springboks for RWC 2019

Former Springbok captain Corne Krige believes the hype surrounding the 2019 World Cup squad is justified.   The Boks went down 23-13 to the defending champion All Blacks in their opening match of this year’s tournament last weekend, but the South African rugby public remains largely optimistic about their side’s chances of lifting a third Webb Ellis Cup in Japan.  Coach Rassie Erasmus and his men are expected to register wins over Namibia, Italy and then Canada to secure second spot in their pool and a likely quarter-final against Ireland. …

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Was Naas Botha the greatest Springbok ever?

The Naas Botha of today is a well-known rugby commentator on the South African Supersport Channel, but in his day as a player he was one of the most feared match-winners in the game. Botha was best known for his deadly boot – whether he was punting the ball, place-kicking or drop-kicking, he stood in a class of his own.   Such was his brilliance that it didn’t take the British press long to dub him “Nasty Booter” when the Lions toured South Africa in 1980. They found out just…

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Novak Djokovic backs Springboks at Rugby World Cup

“Good luck in Japan. Go Bokke!” Djokovic says in the video (WATCH below).       While support has been flooding in for the Springboks from all over the world, the team has been focussed keeping their attention on the game at hand.   Read: – Rassie Insists that the Springboks are not distracted by Etzebeth assault allegations   Please leave your questions and comments below:    

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The Springboks are putting in the hard work on the training field in Japan [WATCH VIDEO]

Rassie said yesterday that the Springboks are now really feeling the World Cup atmosphere in Japan and on the training field the Boks have been putting in the hard work.   Arriving for training     Putting in the hard work       Popular now: – Springbok Stories – The story of inspirational Springbok Captain, Siya Kolisi   Please leave your questions and comments below:    

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Springbok Stories – The story of inspirational Springbok Captain, Siya Kolisi

Growing up in Zwide, Port Elizabeth, Siya Kolisi endured nights where he would go to sleep on an empty stomach. But that didn’t stop the Springbok captain from chasing his dreams and inspiring millions of South Africans.       POPULAR NOW – Former Springbok Coach Peter de Villiers refuses to support the Boks because of Etzebeth racism and assault allegations   Please leave your questions and comments below:  

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Springbok Legend, Os Du Randt to be inducted into World Rugby Hall of Fame

Legendary former Springbok prop Os du Randt is set to be inducted in the World Rugby Hall of Fame.   Rugby’s governing body on Friday announced that Du Randt will be one of six legends inducted at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on November 3 – the day after the World Cup final. It was reported by Sport 24 that Du Randt, alongside New Zealand duo Richie McCaw and Graham Henry, as well as Shiggy Konno (Japan), Peter Fatialofa (Samoa) and Diego Ormaechea (Uruguay) will receive Hall of Fame…

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Former Springbok Coach Peter de Villiers refuses to support the Boks because of Etzebeth racism and assault allegations

In an exclusive interview with Planet Rugby, De Villiers, who coached the two-time world champions from 2008 to 2011, revealed that he finds it difficult to support his former side after allegations of racism were made against Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth shortly before the team’s departure for the global showpiece in Japan.   De Villiers feels the 79-Test second-rower should’ve been suspended by SA Rugby pending an investigation by the organisation into the allegations against him. De Villiers said:   An internal investigation into the matter would have been the…

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Springbok Rugby Captain and Legend, Jean De Villiers – The Intercept King

Jean De Villiers will go down in history as one of the greatest centres the world has ever seen. He made his international debut two years before making his Super Rugby debut for the Stormers. He scored, and more importantly, created some great tries for the Springboks in his long and distinguished career which spanned from 2002 – 2015.   Images source: Wikipedia     South African MTBS Interschools Cheerleading Video Reaches over 5.8Million Views     Please leave your questions and comments below:    

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Springbok ABS vs All Blacks – South African cuts down on Biltong and Bulks up for the Big Game

The Springboks went shirtless at a recent gym session and the photograph below has gone viral on social media.       If the Rugby World Cup title came down to a bodybuilding contest, the Springboks would be gold medal contenders.  According to rumours from the Springbok camp, Rassie Erasmus are whipping the team into their best shape ever by cutting down on biltong and increasing time lifting weights.   The Springboks and All Black are getting ready for a major RWC2019 showdown on September 21.   South African MTBS…

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The Unstoppable Os du Randt – Springbok Rugby Legend

Watch Below: Os du Randt – Unstoppable…     As per Wikipedia, Jacobus Petrus “Os” du Randt (born 8 September 1972) is a former South African rugby union loosehead prop who retired as the most-capped forward in the history of the Springboks (a record since surpassed by John Smit, Victor Matfield and Tendai Mtawarira).    For most of his career, he played in the domestic Currie Cup for the Free State Cheetahs, though he spent one season with the Blue Bulls.  In Super Rugby, he represented the Free State Cheetahs…

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