The national junior rugby programme will resume after Easter with the intake of 36 promising players who will attend the SA Rugby Academy, based in Stellenbosch.
Fans can expect to see a welcome boost for the Junior Springboks on the international stage after World Rugby announced on Tuesday that the men’s World Rugby U20 Championship and World Rugby U20 Trophy will return in 2023.
Lions centre Henco van Wyk followed in the footsteps of Jan Serfontein and Wandisile Simelane in winning the Junior Springbok Player of the Year award. Here’s a look at his 2021 highlights.
Pieter-Steph du Toit first caught the eye at the 2012 U20 World Championship as a hardworking blindside flanker for victorious South Africa, here’s a look at where those Junior Springboks are now.
Handre Pollard kicked a 40-metre drop goal as South Africa beat New Zealand to win the 2012 U20 World Championship, here’s a look at where those Junior Springboks are now.
Relive the tension as the Junior Springboks put in a physically dominant display to overpower Argentina’s Pumitas 27-9 in the U20 international series final at Newlands.
Five Springboks have been nominated for the SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2021.
Former Junior Springbok Dylan Richardson elaborates on his decision to play international rugby for Scotland and how grateful he is to continue representing the Sharks.
Junior Springbok centre Henco van Wyk, who recently made his senior Currie Cup debut for the Lions, is certainly a player to watch for the future.
The lasting impression of Junior Springbok captain George Cronje’s experience of the 2021 U20 international series was a squad that refused to back down and showed tremendous fight under pressure.