The 2023 Rugby World Cup kicks off in six days and SARugbymag.co.za hails the Springbok openside flankers who made a name for themselves at the tournament.
World Cup-winning Springbok captains Francois Pienaar, John Smit and Siya Kolisi teamed up to answer the profound question: What is it like to lead your country to rugby’s greatest prize?
Former Ireland captain Keith Wood has named his all-time Test lineup, which includes two World Cup-winning Springboks and four Englishmen.
England and British & Irish Lions great Jonny Wilkinson has revealed the World Cup-winning Springboks he ranks among the sport’s best ever.
Today, exactly 27 years ago, Francois Pienaar led the Springboks to what many believed was an impossible task as they lifted the Webb Ellis Cup in South Africa, and in 77 days, the country will host a second global showpiece when the Rugby World Cup Sevens kicks off in Cape Town.
In a reversal of fortune, Gary Teichmann gave up the armband to Francois Pienaar, who now faces the next challenger in the series to determine the best Springbok skipper.
Having rained on Jean de Villiers’ parade in the series to determine the best Springbok skipper, Gary Teichmann now faces the next challenger to come out the tunnel.
Francois Pienaar lead the Springboks to World Cup glory in 1995, but can you name all 19 Springbok captains who came after him?
Saracens’ £32 million (R650 million) takeover by a consortium including World Cup-winning captain Francois Pienaar has been completed, it was announced Wednesday.
SA Rugby magazine recaps what the 28 squad members have done since winning the World Cup 26 years ago.