Neil Powell has praised the Blitzboks following their success at the Canada Sevens tournament in Vancouver, where they claimed the title in commanding fashion after beating Kenya in the Cup final on Monday.
Phepsi Buthelezi will captain the Sharks squad, which includes veteran additions Ruan Pienaar and Tian Meyer, during a four-match Vodacom United Rugby Championship tour of Europe.
Springbok assistant coach Deon Davids has confirmed that star wing Cheslin Kolbe is in doubt for South Africa’s Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies in Gold Coast on Sunday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The All Blacks scored six tries to thump the Wallabies 38-21 in Perth on Sunday despite conceding a red card in the Rugby Championship clash.
Five capped Springboks combined to score all the Bulls’ tries as the log-leaders beat Western Province at Loftus Versfeld on Friday to secure home advantage in the Currie Cup final.
Damian Willemse has lauded Frans Steyn’s leadership qualities, saying the 34-year-old willingly shares his knowledge and experiences with the youngsters in the Bok squad.
The Bulls are seeking to sign a decorated tight forward who was part of Jake White’s 2007 Rugby World Cup winning team.
Western Province scored two late tries to secure an enthralling 35-24 bonus-point win over the Sharks to advance to the semi-finals of the Currie Cup.
In tribute to his often underrated work rate, check out this video analysis of Willie le Roux’s contributions to the Bok backline.
World champions South Africa won a series against the British & Irish Lions, defeated Argentina twice in the Rugby Championship and have put many young newcomers on show in 2021.