Though his own memories don’t evoke much joy, former lock Mark Andrews hopes next year’s British and Irish Lions tour will produce another epic series.
Springbok hookers Bongi Mbonambi and Malcolm Mark are eager to face a determined British and Irish Lions side next year.
Dealing with public pressure will be job number one for Jacques Nienaber, according to former Bok mentor Peter de Villiers.
Though he admits he is eager to take the next step in his career, Aled Walters admits his latest move has been bittersweet.
It’s easy to forget that, throughout the group stages of the World Cup and then into the quarterfinals and semifinals, the nuggety halfback was the subject of much criticism from supporters back home.
Former Kiwi skipper Sean Fitzpatrick understands the commercial considerations, but admits it ‘just doesn’t feel right’.

Springboks Former Test star wants to see Boks stay south

Naka Drotske believes the national team might suffer if it can’t play the All Blacks twice a year.

Springboks WATCH: ‘Nobody told me I was being an absolute d*ck’ – Rassie

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.

Springboks It’s bye bye to Newlands as Springboks tackle All Blacks in Nelspruit

SA Rugby have finalised the international programme for the year.

Springboks ‘I’m not stupid, I know I’m a risk’ – Nienaber tackes new role head-on

The Springboks’ new mentor says he wouldn’t have taken the job if he didn’t believe he could make a success of it.

Springboks Jacques Nienaber appointed the new Springbok coach

The defence guru’s elevation wasn’t exactly a surprise as Rassie Erasmus opts for continuity.

Springboks Bok hero Pieter-Steph makes it a memorable double in 2019

The irrepressible flanker made history by becoming only the third player to win the SA Rugby Player-of-the-Year accolade three times.

Springboks Kolisi wins personality of the year award

The Springbok skipper took the prize following a poll of the RUWC’s 200-plus members ahead of their annual dinner in London.

Springboks ‘I’m still me’, Kolisi assures SA despite newfound fame

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.

Springboks I’m proud to be a Springbok again, says ‘Bullet’

He’s had his troubles on and off the field, but the former hooker remains passionate about the national side.

Springboks Faf ‘massively surprised’ by reaction to SA flag undies

Interestingly, he’s actually not the only one who wears them on match days.

Springboks ‘Flo’ ends his Green-and-Gold journey

A consummate professional and highly skilled player, the versatile veteran loose forward got his due reward with two trophies in 2019.

Springboks WATCH: Siya Kolisi – the flight attendant!

Could this be the Springbok captain’s career after rugby?

Matt whispered ‘this is for your dad’ – and I cried, says Duane Vermeulen

Premium Matt whispered ‘this is for your dad’ – and I cried, says Duane Vermeulen

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.

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