Ray Mordt set the Gold Standard for Springbok Wings

It’s a shame that South Africa wasn’t able to play more tests during the isolation years. Players like Gerber, Botha, Du Plessis and Heunis would have lit up the international stage   Another fantastic player from that era was Ray Mordt, an impressive wing who could outpace most and run over anyone when necessary. Ray Mordt scored 12 test tries for the Springboks, including a hat trick against the All Blacks in the third test at Eden Park in 1981. Here is a collection of some of his best tries…

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Springboks move to fourth place in world rankings, passing England

South Africa beat Argentina 24-18 on Saturday which moved them past England as England lost to Wales 13-6 in Cardiff.   Wales passed New Zealand to grab the top spot from the All Blacks. Wales have now won 15 of their last 16 tests.   France also moved up in the rankings after thrashing Scotland 27-10 in Paris.     Top 10 in the latest World Rugby rankings: 1. Wales 89.43 2. New Zealand 89.40 3. Ireland 88.69 4. South Africa 86.83 5. England 86.79 6. Australia 84.05 7. France…

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Springbok Fans in Japan: How to Ride Subway and Trains in Tokyo, 35 Tips!

We have started a series of informational posts for rugby fans visiting Japan for the 2019 RWC.   Here are some tricks and tips on riding the Tokyo subway!   Just some of the tips in the video: Rail in Tokyo is run by multiple companies No single ticket covers all trains in Tokyo Above ground trains and bullet train primarily run by JR Subways run by private companies Station maps don’t show all lines Use route planning applications like Hyperdia Plan out your trip beforehand JR Pass comes in…

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Catch Rugby World Cup Fever at Lomond Wines

Are you looking for the best place to watch the opening match of the Springboks?   On Saturday 21st of September 2019, South Africa are taking on the All Blacks in their first pool game which promises to be an epic encounter. And… if you are not at the stadium and looking for an awesome watch experience what can be better than the setting below?     Lomond Wines Estate will be setting up a big screen for the event and it promises to be the best atmosphere that you…

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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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Springboks vs All Blacks -Wellington Highlights

What a battle in Wellington? This weekends’ 16 all draw between the Springboks and the All Blacks has set the stage for an incredible RWC 2019.     Highlights in the video below:-       On Saturday 21 September 2019, we will see these teams face-off again in the Rugby World Cup Good news for all rugby fans is that Bit-Media will be covering the World Cup and we are a preferred partner of Springbokfans – the largest support group for the Springboks, online. Be sure to follow Bit-Media…

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