Beast Mtawarira, who was part of the initial conversations that brought Eben Etzebeth to the Sharks, has shed further light onto why the Springbok lock chose to move to Durban.
Former Springbok prop Beast Mtawarira has offered some sage advice to South Africa’s aspirant professional rugby players about the pitfalls of big-money offers to play abroad.
With the Springboks set to visit Twickenham on Saturday, Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira has spoken about how he dismantled the England scrum in the 2019 World Cup final when the teams last met.
During a spectacular career spent scrumming with rugby giants packed in behind him, Beast Mtawarira remembers relying on the support of Annelee Murray, and the most-capped prop in SA Rugby history pays tribute to the Springboks’ beloved public relations manager in her book, ‘The First Lady of Springbok rugby’.
Springbok great Tendai Mtawarira chats to former teammates Jean de Villiers and Schalk Burger about his rugby career, what he’s been up to since retiring from the game and how the famous ‘Beast chant’ started.
Look back at some of the best moments from Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira’s 100th Test for the Springboks, including a few special words from SuperSport commentator Kaunda Ntunja.
Veteran prop Beast Mtawarira has predicted the Springboks’ high-profile three-Test series against the British & Irish Lions next year could go to a decider.
Former Bok Beast Mwatawarira has revealed how he was on the brink of joining a French club before Rassie Erasmus persuaded him to stay on and give the World Cup another go.
Beast Mtawarira and some his closest teammates spoke about the significance of his 100-Test milestone in this 2018 feature for SA Rugby magazine.
Beast Mtawarira relished the chance to mentor younger players in the USA and hopes to fulfil a similar role in South Africa in future. JON CARDINELLI reports.