News from November 2018

Springbok Women kick off tour on winning note

Springbok Women kick off tour on winning note

Posted on November 3, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women kicked their European tour off with a big victory over the UK Armed Forces in Richmond on Friday night, with Stanley Raubenheimer’s team scoring five tries to win this match by 31-12. Aseza Hele and Alana-Lee Horne scored two tries each to add to a try by Nosiphiwo Goda, while Kirsten Conrad […]

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Kolisi: Springboks expect huge physical, tactical battle at Twickenham

Kolisi: Springboks expect huge physical, tactical battle at Twickenham

Posted on November 2, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok skipper, Siya Kolisi, reckons his team can expect a huge physical and tactical battle on Saturday against England at Twickenham. The match is also the opening fixture of South Africa’s 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and France. Kolisi, appointed as Springbok captain in June, led the Springboks to a hard […]

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Marx, De Klerk nominated for World Rugby Players of the Year award

Marx, De Klerk nominated for World Rugby Players of the Year award

Posted on November 2, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Two Springboks, Malcolm Marx and Faf de Klerk, are amongst a group of five players nominated for the prestigious 2018 World Rugby Player of the Year Award. Marx (hooker) and De Klerk (scrumhalf) join their Springbok colleague Aphiwe Dyantyi as South African nominees for the various 2018 World Rugby accolades, after the Bok speedster was […]

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Vermeulen, Whiteley return in new-look Springbok loose trio combination

Vermeulen, Whiteley return in new-look Springbok loose trio combination

Posted on November 1, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Duane Vermeulen and Warren Whiteley both return to the Springbok starting team and together with Siya Kolisi (captain) they will form a new-look loose forward combination for Saturday’s Castle Lager Outgoing Tour Test against England at Twickenham. The much-anticipated Test will kick off the Springboks’ four-match tour of the United Kingdom and France, which also […]

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