Junior Boks shuffle team for Irish clash
Junior Springbok coach Bafana Nhleko has shuffled his forward pack and his replacements bench for Wednesday's second pool match of the Six Nations U20 Summer Series against Ireland in Verona, Italy.
Leopards continue winning streak as Valke soar
The Leopards Women continued with their strong start in the northern section of the SA Rugby Women’s First Division to register a commanding win over Limpopo in Polokwane on Saturday, while the Valke secured a first victory of the season, scoring 16 tries in their 71-0 romp over Pumas Women.
EPCR pool draws confirmed for 2022/23 season
The five South African teams taking part in the Heineken Champions Cup and the EPCR Challenge Cup next season found out on Thursday who their pool opponents will be when they enter two of the toughest competitions in world rugby.
Sharks and Free State flex muscles in Kimberley
The Sharks and Free State showed serious intent on day two of the SA Rugby U16 Grant Khomo Week in Kimberley, scoring impressive wins over traditional power houses, DHL Western Province and Blue Bulls on Tuesday.
Boks insist: "We will not underestimate Wales"
Springbok assistant coach Deon Davids and prop Ox Nché insisted on Monday that they would not underestimate Wales as they started their preparations for the opening Castle Lager Incoming Series Test at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday, saying they had to deliver a quality performance on the day.
Junior Bok skipper wants strong mentality against fired-up Ireland
Junior Springbok flyhalf and captain, Sacha Mngomezulu, has echoed the words of his coach Bafana Nhleko, calling for an overall improvement in their game and a strong mentality if they want to topple Ireland in their second pool match of the Six Nations U20 Summer Series in Verona, Italy on Wednesday.
Strong Carling Champions Team named to face Italy ‘A’
Jimmy Stonehouse will coach a 30-man squad brimming with Springboks and Blitzboks, and blended with some of the most promising youngsters on the local provincial scene when they assemble in Nelson Mandela Bay on Monday for the second Carling Champions Match, scheduled for Saturday.
Tries galore in Welkom and Kimberley
There were some impressive performances in Welkom on Monday, where the SA Rugby U16 and U18 Girls Week kicked off at HT Pelatona Projects Stadium, with the Valke in particular, showing their intent with a 63-0 win over Griffons, scoring no less than 16 tries in the biggest win of the day.
Nhleko asks for Junior Bok improvement
Junior Springbok head coach Bafana Nhleko feels there is a lot of room for improvement and far more to come from his side after their Six Nations Under-20 Summer Series win against England.
Record scores and new caps highlight Springbok Women’s camp
Record scores of 108-0 against Zimbabwe and 128-3 against Namibia in the Rugby Africa Women's Cup highlighted the growing preparedness of the Springbok Women for the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, to be played in October this year. But the two-week assembly of the squad in Cape Town also brought delight on a personal level among the squad.