SPRINGBOKS

‘Guys burst into tears’

Heyneke Meyer says the build-up to the Springboks’ World Cup squad announcement tested his resolve on several levels, reports JON CARDINELLI in Durban.


Paige’s boot to boost Boks

Heyneke Meyer believes the uncapped Rudy Paige has the skill set to be a success at a World Cup staged in difficult northern hemisphere conditions, reports JON CARDINELLI in Durban.


Paige, Kirchner in Bok squad

Scrumhalf Rudy Paige and fullback Zane Kirchner have been included in the Springboks' 31-man World Cup squad.


Du Preez has point to prove

Fourie du Preez insists he can add value to the Springboks’ World Cup campaign, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.


Duane: I’m ready and raring to go

Duane Vermeulen says he feels the fittest he has been in a long time, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.


‘Dream come true’ for Paige

Uncapped Rudy Paige can’t wait for the first opportunity to pull on the green and gold jersey for the Springboks, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.


Burger in a ‘good frame of mind’

Bok loose forward Schalk Burger says it’s surreal to be preparing for his fourth World Cup, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.


Kolisi: I had to dig deep

Bok flank Siya Kolisi admits it has been a ‘tough journey’ on the way to earning inclusion in the World Cup squad, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.


‘Steyn ticks every box’

Sharks coach Gary Gold believes Frans Steyn would be a valuable asset to the Springboks’ World Cup squad, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.


Expect a few surprises

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer should raise a few eyebrows with his selections – and omissions – at the unveiling of the 31-man World Cup squad on Friday, writes JON CARDINELLI in Durban.


Jean de Villiers: The Road to Recovery (Part 3 trailer)

The Springbok captain returned to the field against the World XV at Newlands.


Paige preferred to Reinach

Cobus Reinach looks set to miss out on selection for the Springboks’ World Cup squad, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.


‘Fringe Boks needed game time’

Four former Boks on whether fringe players should have been released to play in the Currie Cup before the World Cup squad announcement.


Your ultimate World Cup guide!

SA Rugby magazine's bumper 188-page World Cup preview issue is available in English and Afrikaans.


‘Jannie’s in great condition’

Springbok scrum coach Pieter de Villiers believes Jannie du Plessis is in a very good space heading towards the World Cup, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.


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