News from November 2018

Springboks name unchanged starting side for Welsh Test

Springboks name unchanged starting side for Welsh Test

Posted on November 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Etzebeth on the bench for Cardiff encounter Final match of 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour An unchanged Springbok starting side will take on Wales in the final Test match of the 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and Europe in Cardiff on Saturday. The Test at the Principality Stadium, the fourth of […]

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Goda delighted to resume Bok Women’s duty

Goda delighted to resume Bok Women’s duty

Posted on November 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Nosiphiwo Goda was delighted to participate in the first Springbok Women’s Internationals since the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup, and the speedy winger said every opportunity she received to wear the green and gold jersey was special. Goda, who was one of only six capped players named in coach Stanley Raubenheimer’s 28-member squad as they […]

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Back to business in the Guinness PRO14

Back to business in the Guinness PRO14

Posted on November 21, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Toyota Cheetahs and Isuzu Southern Kings will be determined to make their presence felt when they host visitors from Italy and Ireland this weekend as the Guinness PRO14 resumes after a two week break. The Free Staters suffered a heart-breaking 30-26 defeat against Munster in their last outing following victory against the Cardiff Blues […]

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Stick: Springboks have adapted well to challenging conditions

Stick: Springboks have adapted well to challenging conditions

Posted on November 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Assistant Springbok coach Mzwandile Stick has commended the Bok squad for the manner in which they’ve adjusted to the very different and challenging conditions so far during their 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and Europe. The Springboks finish their end of the year tour on Saturday when they play Wales at […]

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Springbok Women determined to finish tour on high note

Springbok Women determined to finish tour on high note

Posted on November 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s assistant coach Lungisa Kama said they are determined to finish their European Tour on a high note when they meet Italy in Prato on Sunday in the last of their four matches. The team arrived in Italy on Sunday after going down 17-5 against Spain in Villajoyosa on Saturday. This match followed their […]

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Erasmus: Wales will be our most difficult tour opponent

Erasmus: Wales will be our most difficult tour opponent

Posted on November 19, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rassie Erasmus, the SA Director of Rugby, has described Wales, the Springboks’ opponents on Saturday, as their “most difficult opponent” of the 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and France. The Boks finish their four-match tour on Saturday when they face the Welsh at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, a venue where […]

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Raubenheimer disappointed as Bok Women go down against Spain

Raubenheimer disappointed as Bok Women go down against Spain

Posted on November 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer expressed his disappointment as mistakes at crucial times saw his team go down 17-5 against Spain in the second Test on their European Tour on Saturday evening. Spain outscored the Springbok Women two tries to one at Campo de Rugby in Villajoyosa, while they slotted over both conversions and a […]

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Erasmus credits growing maturity for Springbok win over Scotland

Erasmus credits growing maturity for Springbok win over Scotland

Posted on November 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rassie Erasmus praised the Springboks’ growing maturity following their hard-fought 26-20 victory over a good very Scotland team in front of a capacity crowd at BT Murrayfield in Edinburgh on Saturday evening. The South Africans held a small halftime lead (20-17) over the enterprising Scots after a thrilling opening half, which saw both sides displaying […]

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Kolisi: Top performance needed against Scots

Kolisi: Top performance needed against Scots

Posted on November 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi wants to see his team deliver a top-notch performance over the full 80 minutes when they take on Scotland on Saturday afternoon at BT Murrayfield in Edinburgh. The match – the third Test of the 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour of the United Kingdom and France – kicks off at 17h20 […]

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Latsha leads Springbok Women against Spain

Latsha leads Springbok Women against Spain

Posted on November 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Babalwa Latsha will lead the Springbok Women’s team against Spain on Saturday in the absence of regular captain Nolusindiso Booi as injuries forced coach Stanley Raubenheimer to make a number of changes to his side. Booi suffered a knee injury at training, which placed her on a growing injury list that includes Zinhle Ndawonde (broken […]

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