News from August 2019

“It’s nice to learn when you’re winning” – Erasmus

“It’s nice to learn when you’re winning” – Erasmus

Posted on August 19, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rassie Erasmus breathed a sigh of relief and confirmed that his 2019 Springbok squad continued on a trajectory of progress after a 24-18 victory over Argentina in a Castle Lager Incoming Test at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday. Sbu Nkosi scored both the Boks’ tries, while Elton Jantjies kicked five from six as he […]

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Brits: My wildest dream has come true

Brits: My wildest dream has come true

Posted on August 16, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Schalk Brits described the Springbok captaincy as his wildest dream that has come true. Brits will be leading out South Africa against Argentina at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday, in what is the Boks’ last home game before the Rugby World Cup. The Farewell Test against the Pumas starts at 17h05 and will be […]

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Brits to lead Boks

Brits to lead Boks

Posted on August 14, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Schalk Brits has been named captain of a new-look Springbok team for the Farewell Test against Argentina at Loftus Versveld on Saturday. The Springboks have been challenged by Rassie Erasmus to make a resounding statement about the health of South African rugby in the team’s Farewell Test against Argentina at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on […]

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Erasmus excited about ‘Farewell Test’ at Loftus

Erasmus excited about ‘Farewell Test’ at Loftus

Posted on August 12, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks are preparing to launch themselves into the Rugby World Cup with a momentum-boosting performance at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday, said Rassie Erasmus, director of rugby, on the team’s victorious return from overseas on Monday morning. “This is a very important week for us and I’m really excited about what we plan […]

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Vermeulen: Boks strive for consistency

Vermeulen: Boks strive for consistency

Posted on August 11, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

South Africa will enjoy their victory over Argentina and their triumph in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, but Springbok captain Duane Vermeulen said these moments are all stepping stones towards the big goal of the year, the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The Boks smashed Argentina 46-13 in Salta on Saturday to clinch the […]

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Springboks reshuffle front row

Springboks reshuffle front row

Posted on August 8, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The experienced Tendai Mtawarira (loosehead prop), Bongi Mbonambi (hooker) and Trevor Nyakane (tighthead prop) will pack down in the Springbok front row when South Africa face Argentina in the third and final Castle Lager Rugby Championship encounter in Salta on Saturday. The reshuffled front row are the only changes to the starting fifteen from the […]

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Erasmus satisfied with outcome of Bok camp in Auckland

Erasmus satisfied with outcome of Bok camp in Auckland

Posted on August 2, 2019  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby’s Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, said the Springboks achieved what they set out to do as they concluded their training camp in New Zealand with a final field session at the Ponsonby Rugby Club ground in Auckland on Friday morning. Almost half of the squad and management are set to travel to Argentina […]

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