Rassie Erasmus is on the cover of the new issue of SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week.
Former Springbok captain John Smit on the Rugby Centurions, which was recently launched in London. What is the concept behind the Rugby Centurions? The main purpose is to try to create a platform for these players, who’ve achieved so much, to give back to the game and make a difference. Hopefully, with enough funds, we’ll be able to build programmes… Read more →
Rieko Ioane may end up moving to the All Blacks midfield, writes JOHN PLUMTREE in SA Rugbymagazine. It came as no surprise when Rieko Ioane won the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year award. The 20-year-old was a revelation for the All Blacks in 2017, scoring 10 tries in 11 Tests. He played centre for the Blues in Super Rugby, but… Read more →
The former Bok and Scotland hooker selects a team of the best he played with or against. 15. Gavin Hastings You need someone at the back you can trust and Gav was that man. 14. James Small ‘Bushy’ was world class, but it was his competitive spirit that made him so invaluable. 13. Danie Gerber A phenomenon. His natural strength,… Read more →
How you voted in SARugbymag.co.za’s 2017 Fans’ Choice Awards across 21 categories. SA PLAYER OF THE YEAR Malcolm Marx (Lions/Boks) – 58% Siya Kolisi (Stormers/Boks) – 19% Rosko Specman (Blitzboks) – 14% Eben Etzebeth (Stormers/Boks) – 6% Jan Serfontein (Bulls/Boks) – 3% SA BREAKTHROUGH PLAYER OF THE YEAR Warrick Gelant (Bulls) – 30% Damian Willemse (WP) – 27% Curwin Bosch… Read more →
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at some of the worst moments of the past year. HABANA SLAMS FAKE NEWS Bryan Habana was quick to set the record straight after learning that a false story was doing the rounds regarding his untimely demise. A fake news website published an article in early May claiming that the Toulon and Springbok winger had been ‘tragically… Read more →
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at rugby’s funniest, weirdest and most bizarre moments this year. HASKELL CHANNELS INNER WIZARD Does any rugby player know more about the Harry Potter series than James Haskell? The quirky England flanker recently played the part of ‘Gary’ Potter – Harry’s estranged step-brother, according to Haskell – in a lighthearted online video. The clip began with Haskell, who… Read more →
Siya Kolisi is SA Rugby magazine’s Man of the Year for his contribution on and off the field in 2017. The flanker’s influence extends far beyond the four white lines. This year, Kolisi found career-best form to cement his place in the Springbok starting lineup. He captained the Stormers and was the Boks’ vice-captain, with many believing he should have replaced the… Read more →
Steven Kitshoff wants to start more Tests for the Springboks, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Springbok loosehead prop Steve Kitshoff is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week for just R29.90.