The Cheetahs have appointed former Springbok Frans Steyn as their new director of rugby, effective from November.
With 12 days until rugby’s showpiece tournament, SARugbymag.co.za takes a look at the greatest inside centres to wear the green and gold at the World Cup.
On 25 August 2007, a then-20-year-old Frans Steyn nailed two monster drop goals to seal a narrow win for the Springboks against Australia in the Tri-Nations at Newlands.
Rookie Canan Moodie is going to draw inspiration from Frans Steyn’s maiden World Cup appearance and help the Springboks win the Webb Ellis Cup in France.
Frans Steyn put in this monstrous tackle on Matias Orlando when the Springboks and Argentina locked horns in Buenos Aires in the 2022 Rugby Championship.
The retired Frans Steyn hopes to impart his knowledge gleaned from an illustrious career, onto young South African players trying to cope with the demands of professional rugby.
Faf de Klerk and Malcolm Marx both hailed Frans Steyn as a legend of Springbok rugby after the veteran called it a day on his professional rugby career.
Take at look back on the finest moments of Frans Steyn’s illustrious 17-year career.
Frans Steyn has announced his retirement from rugby, bringing an end to a glittering career that included winning two World Cups.
The Springboks appear to have accepted that Frans Steyn won’t recover from a knee injury in time to make the final squad that will travel to France for the World Cup.