# springboks - Friday 19 April, 2013
The World Cup-winning coach has turned down the opportunity to be interviewed by the IRFU.
# springboks - Monday 26 November, 2012
Declan Kidney will have big decisions to make next February.
# springboks - Saturday 24 November, 2012
South Africa completed tour of Europe unbeaten with a 16-15 win over England thanks to Willem Alberts’ try.
# springboks - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
The Leinster prop proved he was human against South Africa. He will be hoping to lift expectations when he faces Argentina.
# springboks - Saturday 17 November, 2012
South Africa took another celtic scalp on their November tour, a 21-10 victory over Scotland in Murrayfield.
# springboks - Friday 16 November, 2012
The Connacht lock will be hoping to build on a man-of-the-match outing against the Springboks last week.
The Ravenhill out half will be one of three new faces from Ulster on show tomorrow.
# springboks - Wednesday 14 November, 2012
It’s those niggly little details that have tripped Ireland up for the past 18 months, explained the Irish coach.
# springboks - Monday 12 November, 2012
South Africa doctors say the prop has an irregular heart rhythm as a result of an hereditary condition.
The Ulster flanker is sick of learning from defeat.
# springboks - Sunday 11 November, 2012
The newly-appointed captain admitted that he would have served his team better by staying on the field at a crucial stage.
# springboks - Saturday 10 November, 2012
What started out as a tale of redemption at the Aviva quickly turned back to tragedy.
Declan Kidney’s men contrived to lose their fifth match in succession as the Springboks fought back from nine points down to win.
Ireland’s international rugby season got underway at the Aviva Stadium and we had minute-by-minute updates just for you.
The Munster scrum-half teams up with Jonny Sexton and swears he has learned a tough lesson from a shocker in Paris.
He’s more concerned about post-match speeches than decoding the South Africans’ gameplan.
# springboks - Friday 9 November, 2012
The Wexford man is back in the centre for Ireland after missing the Waikato wipeout.
It’s never easy, but we tend to have our fair share of joy at home to South Africa.
It’s not going to be easy at Lansdowne Road, but here’s where Ireland must thrive to arrest their losing run.
# springboks - Thursday 8 November, 2012
“If you are going to play the best you want them to be at their strongest,” insisted the Irish coach.
The Leinster man held off stiff competition from Jonny Sexton to land the role of captaining Ireland against the Springboks.
Richardt Strauss makes his Ireland debut as Declan Kidney names his starting XV for Saturday’s Guinness Series test against South Africa.
# springboks - Wednesday 7 November, 2012
The second row suffered a reaction to a back injury this week and must watch from the stands.
Heyneke Meyer has named his side for the Aviva Stadium clash.
The Springbok captain is set to take on Keith Earls in the centre of the park on Saturday.
“We shouldn’t try to be anything else than what we’re strong at,” says the recalled Saracens hooker.
# springboks - Tuesday 6 November, 2012
The Munster forward believes he has been bred for rugby challenges that sides like South Africa are sure to pose.
Declan Fitzpatrick is back in Belfast, meaning Michael Bent is in line for matchday 23 inclusion.
The Springbok coach insisted he was happy for Richardt Strauss, but lamented the decreasing depth of talent in his home country.
Former Leinster man Emmet O’Raferty reckons Declan Kidney and his side are in for a long day at the office this weekend in Dublin.
# springboks - Sunday 4 November, 2012
‘Make no bones about it, they’re big boys and they come at you hard,” declared the Leinster forward.
# springboks - Thursday 1 November, 2012
The absence of the injured Brian O’Driscoll has thrown the Leinster forward into the captaincy mix.
# springboks - Wednesday 31 October, 2012
Coach Heyeneke Meyer stopped short of appointing the 22-year-old kicker the starting fly-half spot for the Dublin tie.
Stephen Ferris, Paul Marshall and Craig Gilroy have been allowed to play Edinburgh at Ravenhill.
# springboks - Sunday 28 October, 2012
The injured Bryan Habana is out but there are spots for Ruan Pienaar, CJ van der Linde and Jean de Villiers.
# springboks - Thursday 25 October, 2012
Ireland’s South African forwards coach has his own reasons for ambushing the ‘Boks.
# springboks - Tuesday 23 October, 2012
“The number seven position is my home now,” declared the Ulster flanker ahead of the November Series announcement.
# springboks - Wednesday 10 October, 2012
The province has also signed up flanker Iain Henderson to a three-year professional contract.
# springboks - Wednesday 3 October, 2012
South Africa are in a confident mood after disposing of Australia at the weekend.