News from June 2018

Roux lauds Junior Bok fightback to beat Ireland

Roux lauds Junior Bok fightback to beat Ireland

Posted on June 3, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux lauded his team’s determined second-half display against Ireland in their World Rugby U20 Championship match at Stade d’Honneur du Parc des Sports et de l’Amitié in Narbonne on Sunday to register a 30-17 bonus-point victory. The SA U20s scored five tries to two by Ireland, with Wandisile Simelane (centre) earning […]

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Race to play-offs intensifies – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 7 Review

Race to play-offs intensifies – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 7 Review

Posted on June 3, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The undefeated and defending SuperSport Rugby Challenge champions, DHL Western Province, continued on their merry way with yet another victory in Round 7, while the iCOLLEGE Pumas and Toyota Free State XV – the other teams yet to lose this year – also secured wins, but amongst the rest of the pack a massive scramble […]

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Erasmus: No excuses as Boks come up short against Wales

Erasmus: No excuses as Boks come up short against Wales

Posted on June 3, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rassie Erasmus, SA Rugby’s Director of Rugby, offered no excuses for the Springboks’ narrow 22-20 loss against Wales in difficult conditions in Washington DC on Saturday evening. Wales scored their third and decisive try right at the end of the Test when reserve hooker, Ryan Elias, dotted down after a clearance kick by Robert du […]

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Blitzboks to face New Zealand in Cup quarters of HSBC London Sevens

Blitzboks to face New Zealand in Cup quarters of HSBC London Sevens

Posted on June 2, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team will face New Zealand in the Cup quarterfinals of the HSBC London Sevens on Sunday after finishing top of pool D after Day One at Twickenham. The Blitzboks on Saturday scored wins over Russia (31-0) and Canada (17-7) before they tripped up 21-12 against Samoa in their final pool D match […]

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Roux makes four changes for Ireland clash

Roux makes four changes for Ireland clash

Posted on June 2, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux made four changes to his team for their second World Rugby U20 Championship match against Ireland on Sunday at Stade d’Honneur du Parc des Sports et de l’Amitié in Narbonne in the south of France. Two of the changes were injury enforced as winger Sihle Nejzula and centre Rikus Pretorius […]

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Springboks ready to face Welsh challenge in Washington

Springboks ready to face Welsh challenge in Washington

Posted on June 2, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks brace themselves for a tough challenge from Wales when the two sides meet on Saturday at the famous RFK Stadium in Washington, according to captain Pieter-Steph du Toit. The match in the USA capital is the opening Test match of the international season for the South Africans, who face England in three Tests […]

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Junior Boks can get the job done against Ireland – Green

Junior Boks can get the job done against Ireland – Green

Posted on June 1, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Junior Springbok winger Tyrone Green says the team has the goods to deliver a quality performance against Ireland in Narbonne on Sunday in their second pool match. The Junior Springboks secured a 33-27 victory against Georgia in their opening game in Perpignan on Wednesday, and Green, who was one of the try-scorers in the match, […]

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Blitzboks ready to battle for title

Blitzboks ready to battle for title

Posted on June 1, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

It will be a proud weekend for Tygerberg High School in Cape Town – not only will Marvin Orie and Travis Ismaiel join Eben Etzebeth as recently produced Springboks, but another one of their rugby stars, Justin Geduld, will achieve a special Blitzbok milestone at the HSBC London Sevens. Geduld will play in his 35th […]

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MTN announce sponsorship of Boktown

MTN announce sponsorship of Boktown

Posted on June 1, 2018  /  Issued by Springbok Supporters' Club

MTN is asking the nation to answer the call and connect with the Springboks by bringing Boktown back to rugby fans around the country. This follows the recent initiative that the telecoms giant launched in May 2018, where one talented individual, The Bozza, will get the unique opportunity to follow the Springboks around the world […]

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