SPRINGBOKS

Boks need veterans back

The return of several stalwarts will provide the Springboks with the balance and experience they've been lacking, writes JON CARDINELLI.


All Blacks set for fourth straight title

The All Blacks’ win against the Springboks sees them well placed to win their fourth consecutive Rugby Championship title. JON CARDINELLI reports.


Highlights: Springboks vs All Blacks (2015)

The world champions claimed a 27-20 win at Ellis Park.


Jesse Kriel try against All Blacks

The Springbok centre broke through the All Blacks midfield early in the second half of the Ellis Park Test.


Meyer: Boks close to clicking

Heyneke Meyer maintains that his Springbok side came ‘within millimetres’ of beating both Australia and New Zealand, reports JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.


Bok stress over injured trio

Jannie du Plessis, Francois Louw, and Warren Whiteley could all be sidelined after sustaining injuries, reports JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.


‘Boks have exciting young backs’

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says the Springboks are on course to be a force at the World Cup, writes RYAN VREDE in Johannesburg.


All Blacks outlast Boks

The All Blacks delivered a typically superior fourth-quarter showing to beat the Springboks 27-20 on Saturday, reports JON CARDINELLI at Ellis Park.


Nine Springbok stats and facts

For the Rugby Championship match against the All Blacks at Ellis Park on Saturday.


Five epic Ellis Park Tests

The New Zealand Herald has selected the best clashes between the Springboks and All Blacks.


‘Pollard can be something special’

Steve Hansen believes the Springboks’ 10-12-13 combination has awesome potential, and will test the All Blacks’ defence this Saturday, reports JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.


Boks must smother Smith

The Springboks need to win the breakdown battle and pressure All Blacks scrumhalf Aaron Smith at Ellis Park this Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Brüssow ‘better than before’

Heinrich Brüssow feels he's a smarter and ultimately more effective player than he was four years ago, reports JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.


Hendricks to start against All Blacks

Cornal Hendricks will start on the right wing against the All Blacks on Saturday after JP Pietersen was forced to withdraw as the result of a hamstring injury.


Meyer alters plan for All Blacks

Heyneke Meyer believes starting two fetchers in the back row will improve the Springboks’ chances of beating the All Blacks on Saturday, reports JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.


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