De Villiers begins rehab with World Cup in mind
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.
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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.
Heyneke Meyer lauds clinical Springboks
Sunday 16 November 2014
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has lauded his team after they put in a clinical performance to beat England 28-31 at Twickenham in London.
South Africa extend winning streak over England
Saturday 15 November 2014
South Africa extended their unbeaten run against England to 12 matches with a 28-31 Test victory at Twickenham on Saturday.
Springboks drop Pollard for England Test
Wednesday 12 November 2014
South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his Springbok team to face England at Twickenham with five changes including Pat Lambie at fly half.
Springboks know they have to step up for England
Tuesday 11 November 2014
The Springboks know that they will have to take a big step up this week when they face England at Twickenham after they were beaten 29-15 by Ireland in Dublin.
South Africa name unchanged team to face Ireland
Wednesday 5 November 2014
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has retained the starting line up that beat New Zealand last month for this weekend's tour opening Test against Ireland in Dublin.
Pienaar ruled out of Springboks end of year tour
Tuesday 4 November 2014
South Africa's Springboks have ruled scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar out of their end of year tour due to a knee ligament injury and replaced him with Jano Vermaak.
Springboks delay decision on Pienaar's fitness
Tuesday 4 November 2014
The Springboks have revealed that they will make a decision on the fitness of Ulster and Springboks scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar on Tuesday.
South Africa name 36 strong squad for NH tour
Monday 27 October 2014
South African head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his 36-man Springbok squad for the end of year tour to the Northern Hemisphere with five newcomers and two returning players.
De Villiers didn't doubt Lambie would land his kick
Monday 6 October 2014
Springbok Rugby captain Jean de Villiers says that he did not doubt that Patrick Lambie would be able to kick his last-minute penalty to gain their 27-25 victory over the All Blacks at Ellis Park Stadium.
Coach Meyer praises Boks after All Black victory
Sunday 5 October 2014
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says that his team's victory over New Zealand in their final Rugby Championship match was one of the best matches in which he had been involved.
South Africa beat New Zealand with late penalty
Saturday 4 October 2014
New Zealand's All Blacks suffered their first loss in three years of the Rugby Championship when they were beaten 27-25 by South Africa's Springboks at Ellis Park.
De Villiers : Springboks can beat All Blacks
Friday 3 October 2014
Springboks captain Jean de Villiers says that he believes his team can beat New Zealand's All Blacks even though they have not lost a match in almost two years.
Springboks name team but wait for Vermeulen
Wednesday 1 October 2014
South African head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his team to play the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship this weekend and given Duane Vermeulen more time to recover from an injury.