22.6.2020 02:50 pm
Though he admits the Springbok squad’s training programme was a shock to the system, Os du Randt believes the team’s work ethic was key to securing their first world title.
Os du Randt's moulding as the quintessential farm boy from Elliott in the Eastern Cape meant he probably didn't have to do too much strength training once he broke into the Springbok team back in October 1994.
Naka Drotske believes the national team might suffer if it can’t play the All Blacks twice a year.
The Springbok mastermind’s latest Twitter video has tongues wagging as he uses himself as example of the type of player he wouldn’t select now. WARNING: Some strong language.
SA Rugby have finalised the international programme for the year.
Let Rassie Erasmus explain very diligently…
The Springboks’ new mentor says he wouldn’t have taken the job if he didn’t believe he could make a success of it.
The defence guru’s elevation wasn’t exactly a surprise as Rassie Erasmus opts for continuity.
The irrepressible flanker made history by becoming only the third player to win the SA Rugby Player-of-the-Year accolade three times.
The Springbok skipper took the prize following a poll of the RUWC’s 200-plus members ahead of their annual dinner in London.
The first black captain in the Springboks’ 126-year history led his nation to the world title in Japan, which has seen his public profile soar.
He’s had his troubles on and off the field, but the former hooker remains passionate about the national side.
Interestingly, he’s actually not the only one who wears them on match days.
A consummate professional and highly skilled player, the versatile veteran loose forward got his due reward with two trophies in 2019.
Could this be the Springbok captain’s career after rugby?
Brought up by a single mother in Nelspruit, Vermeulen played his 50th Test in the Boks’ opening game in the World Cup, against New Zealand.