SPRINGBOKS

Returning heavies to lend Boks clout

Victor Matfield and Willem Alberts will make a marked difference to the Springboks’ forward play in Australia and New Zealand, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Toulon call on Smith

Juan Smith is likely to feature for Toulon against Racing Metro in the French Top 14 this weekend.


Smith suffered ‘darkest day’

Juan Smith says last Saturday's Test against Argentina in Salta was 'the darkest day' of his rugby career.


‘Boks need Coenie’

Former Bok props Ollie le Roux and Robbie Kempson believe there's still a place for Coenie Oosthuizen in the Springbok set-up. BRENTON CHELIN reports.


Matfield back for Boks

Victor Matfield will tour Australasia with the Springboks, while Marcel van der Merwe has been called up for the injured Frans Malherbe.


Malherbe blow for Boks

Frans Malherbe will miss the rest of the Rugby Championship after sustaining a serious injury to his right ankle in Salta.


Boks hang on in Salta

Morné Steyn kicked a 77th minute penalty to hand the Springboks a 33-31 win over Argentina on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.


Springboks accept Joost’s Ice Bucket Challenge

Heyenke Meyer gets a cold shower on behalf of the team in Salta.


11 Springbok stats and facts

For the Rugby Championship Test against Argentina at the Estadio Padre Ernest Martearena in Salta on Saturday.


Pressure on Pollard to deliver

Handré Pollard's kicking game will need to be on point for the Springboks to win convincingly in Salta, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Tutu wants more black Boks

Archbishop Desmond Tutu says South Africa deserves to have a Springbok team representative of its rainbow nation.


Meyer backs backline rookies

Heyneke Meyer says it's only fair to give Handré Pollard and Damian de Allende another starting opportunity against Argentina in Salta on Saturday.


Smith back for Boks

The Springboks have made three changes for their match against Argentina in Salta on Saturday, with Juan Smith making his Test return.


Smith’s comeback boosts Boks

Juan Smith is set to make a timely comeback to Test rugby when he fronts Argentina in Salta, writes JON CARDINELLI.


‘Sevens success ignited dream’

Warren Whiteley says his selection for the Blitzboks got him believing that he could represent the Springboks at Test level.


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