Vermeulen in a race to be fit for Rugby World Cup
Springbok loose forward Duane Vermeulen is in a race to be fit for South Africa's
Rugby World Cup campaign in England.
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Andrew Horrell joins World XV in Cape Town
Monday 6 July 2015
Chiefs utility back Andrew Horrell has been called up to the World XV squad
for their match against the Springboks in Cape Town on Saturday.
Bok prop Oosthuizen to miss Rugby World Cup
Wednesday 1 July 2015
Versatile Springboks prop Coenie Oosthuizen is almost certain to miss the Rugby
Championship and the Rugby World Cup due to injury.
Springboks lose Fourie du Preez for up to 8 weeks
Tuesday 30 June 2015
South Africa's Rugby World Cup hopes have suffered a blow as star scrum-half
Fourie du Preez has been sidelined for between four and eight weeks.
Eight uncapped players in Springbok squad
Monday 29 June 2015
South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named eight uncapped players in a
36 strong Springbok squad for their five remaining matches ahead of the 2015 Rugby World
Cup in England.
Five South Africans to face Springboks in World XV
Saturday 27 June 2015
Bakkies Botha will be joined by three more South African Test players in the confirmed
World XV squad for their match on Saturday, July 11 at Newlands in Cape Town
against the Springboks.
Springboks to get Fourie back but not Bekker
Thursday 25 June 2015
Former Springbok centre Jaque Fourie is expected to be available for the Rugby
World Cup but not Andries Bekker due to a change of decision at their Japanese
South Africa 'ready' to host 2023 World Cup
Wednesday 10 June 2015
A South African delegation representative of rugby, sport and government have
declared that they are ready, willing and eager to host the 2023 Rugby World
Bakkies one of nine Toulon players to face Boks
Tuesday 9 June 2015
Nine players from European Rugby Cup champions Toulon will play in a World
XV team against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday, July 11.
Injuries hitting Springbok Rugby World Cup plans
Tuesday 5 May 2015
The wear and tear of Super Rugby was clearly evident at a Springbok Rugby World
Cup training camp at a Johannesburg college Monday.
Nineteen uncapped players in Bok training squads
Monday 27 April 2015
The South African national selectors have named two training squads of 44 players
each - including 19 uncapped and a number of currently injured players - for
the Springboks' first two training camps of the season,
South Africa plan bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup
Thursday 5 March 2015
The South African Rugby Union have announced that they plan to submit a bid
to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup
Seven non-whites in every Bok team from now on
Tuesday 24 February 2015
Former Rugby World Cup champions South Africa will include seven non-white players
in 23-man match day squads in the run up to the Rugby World Cup
Boks' game time to be managed in SuperRugby
Monday 9 February 2015
The South African Rugby Union have come to an agreement with their five Super
Rugby franchises over the management of key Springboks through the 2015 Super
De Villiers begins rehab with World Cup in mind
Monday 19 January 2015
The Springbok medical team as well as their Western Province counterparts have
all started working together in order to ensure that Springbok captain Jean
de Villiers is given the best chance of making the Rugby World Cup.
South Africa confirm Rugby Championship venues
Friday 12 December 2014
The South African Rugby Union have confirmed the home venues for the shortened Rugby Championship in 2015 with matches in Johannesburg and Durban.
Matfield: Springboks must work on decision making
Tuesday 2 December 2014
Springbok vice captain Victor Matfield has said that the South African team's decision making in northern hemisphere conditions will receive serious attention in the build-up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Jean de Villiers faces lengthy spell out of rugby
Sunday 30 November 2014
Springbok rugby captain Jean de Villiers faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines
after he dislocated his knee cap in South Africa's loss to Wales at the Millennium
Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday
De Villiers: Boks are ready for end of year push
Friday 28 November 2014
South Africa captain Jean de Villiers says that the Springboks will need no extra motivation to lift their game and finish the year on a high against Wales.
South Africa make eight changes for Wales
Wednesday 26 November 2014
South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named a team with eight changes for this weekend's Test against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
Meyer praises young Boks as Botha retires
Tuesday 25 November 2014
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer and his captain jean de Villiers have both praised their new young players performance against Italy in Padova after Bakkies Botha had announced his retirement.
Bakkies Botha retires from international rugby
Saturday 22 November 2014
Springbok lock and Rugby World Cup winner Bakkies Botha has announced that he has retired from playing international rugby for South Africa.
South Africa too strong for Italy in Padua
Saturday 22 November 2014
South Africa scored three tries on their way to beating Italy 6-22 in a one off Test in Padua on Saturday afternoon.
South Africa make four changes for Italy
Wednesday 19 November 2014
South African head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his team to play Italy with four changes to the side that beat England last week at Twickenham.
South Africa call up Dreyer for injured Du Plessis
Tuesday 18 November 2014
South Africa's Springboks have called up Golden Lions prop Ruan Dreyer as replacement for Jannie du Plessis who has been ruled out of Saturday's Test against Italy in Padova.