Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Eben Etzebeth is the favourite to start against Argentina in the Rugby Championship opener on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Durban reports.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says it is still to be determined when lock Eben Etzebeth will return to the field after he suffered another injury setback.
Eben Etzebeth looks set to miss the Springboks’ four Tests in June after the Stormers confirmed that the lock will not make a return to Super Rugby until July.
Eben Etzebeth says rumours of the Springbok coaching team’s impending departure hasn’t impacted on the team’s preparations ahead of the clash against Wales. JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff reports. Late last week, it was rumoured that Bok coach Allister Coetzee and assistant Matt Proudfoot were exploring alternative employment options at a club in Japan. It’s believed that neither Coetzee and Proudfoot… Read more →
What captain Eben Etzebeth had to say at Friday’s press conference in Cardiff. VIDEO: Captain @EbenEtzebeth speaks about the pressure on the @Springboks coaches and players ahead of the season finale against Wales. #SARonTour pic.twitter.com/YLdiLnAlPW — SA Rugby magazine (@SARugbymag) December 1, 2017 VIDEO: @Springboks captain @EbenEtzebeth talks about former Stormers teammate @LouisSchreuder making his Test debut this Saturday. #SARonTour… Read more →
What Allister Coetzee, Eben Etzebeth, Handré Pollard and Bongi Mbonambi had to say after the Springboks’ 35-6 win against Italy.
Duane Vermeulen could lead the Springboks against Italy next Saturday if regular skipper Eben Etzebeth fails to recover from a leg injury. JON CARDINELLI in Paris reports.
Eben Etzebeth, Uzair Cassiem and Coenie Oosthuizen are fit and available to face Ireland this Saturday, reports JON CARDINELLI in Dublin.
Former England coach Clive Woodward has singled out captain Eben Etzebeth for his leading role in the Springboks’ resurgence against the All Blacks in Cape Town.
CRAIG LEWIS picks three standout players from the Boks’ Rugby Championship campaign.