South Africa 'A' coach Johan Ackermann has urged his players to put in strong performances in Friday's match against the touring French Barbarians.
Former Springbok scrum-half Ruan Pienaar, a World Cup winner in 2007, has signed a three-year contract with Montpellier.
The British and Irish Lions stumbled to a 23-22 defeat to the Highlanders as they suffered the second loss of their tour.
I agree that the players should take a lot of credit for what we saw on the field in Pretoria but who was the man pulling the strings?
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is aware France will be an improved team in the second Test, but says his team will be as well.
“We looked at England’s strengths and we think these are the best combinations for us for the semi-final,” coach Chean Roux ...
Try-scorer Jesse Kriel will not be considered for the second Test against France in Durban, writes Darryn Pollock.
Independent Media rugby writer Wynona Louw rates the Springboks after their 37-14 win over France at Loftus.
It was everything Springbok coach Allister Coetzee could have wished for at the start of the 2017 Test season, writes Jacques van der Westhuyzen.
The Springboks will fully appreciate the backlash that awaits them ahead of the second Test at King’s Park, says Vata Ngobeni.
As debuts go it was a dream one for Springbok No 9 Ross Cronje, writes Jacques van der Westhuyzen.
Now, tours are smash-and-grab affairs where teams fly in and fly out, barely moving beyond hotels, airports and stadiums, writes Clinton van der Berg.
The Super Rugby club, who only just lost to the Crusaders a week ago, will be without seven players on All Blacks and New Zealand Maori duty.
The Springboks produced a much-improved display in a 37-14 victory over France at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
“This team has got belief to play a few different ways, so there’s really nice balance there.”
For the rookies and the men who took so much flak last season, this was certainly a positive way to get this series under ...