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#Springboks

# springboks - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From The42 Jenkins guides Wales past Springboks to extend winning streak On A Roll

Jenkins guides Wales past Springboks to extend winning streak

Warren Gatland’s side completed a November clean-sweep in Cardiff.

# springboks - Friday 2 November, 2018

From The42 Chris Ashton set to end four-year England exile as Tuilagi pulls out Splash Zone

Chris Ashton set to end four-year England exile as Tuilagi pulls out

The powerful centre has a groin complaint, but is expected to be fit for the Test against New Zealand next week.

# springboks - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

From The42 Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect Checking Out

Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect

Deysel’s last appearance for the northern province was in last month’s defeat to his former side Munster.

# springboks - Saturday 6 October, 2018

From The42 Brilliant All Blacks refuse to lose in South Africa Late Show This post contains videos

Brilliant All Blacks refuse to lose in South Africa

12 points down, with six minutes to play, the world champions found a way to win.

# springboks - Saturday 29 September, 2018

From The42 Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth Springboks

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth

The victory moved South Africa within two points of leaders New Zealand.

# springboks - Thursday 13 September, 2018

From The42 Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?'' Springboks

Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?''

Despite being backed by South Africa’s rugby chief, the former Munster head coach is unsure about his future.

# springboks - Saturday 18 August, 2018

From The42 Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina Rugby Championship

Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina

Rassie Erasmus’ side opened their campaign with a hard-fought win in Durban.

# springboks - Thursday 16 August, 2018

From The42 Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks Rassie-lution

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks

Handre Pollard returns to the number 10 shirt as South Africa open the Rugby Championship against Argentina.

# springboks - Thursday 21 June, 2018

From The42 Danny Cipriani given first England start in 10 years as Jones hopes to avoid seventh straight loss Wildcard

Danny Cipriani given first England start in 10 years as Jones hopes to avoid seventh straight loss

The mercurial talent was just 21 the last time he started a Test for England.

# springboks - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From The42 The Beast to reach Springbok landmark as Erasmus names team for England Prop Idol

The Beast to reach Springbok landmark as Erasmus names team for England

Erasmus hails Mtawarira as ‘a great servant of the game’ ahead of his 100th appearance for South Africa.

# springboks - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From The42 'We have to try a few things': Erasmus to change winning formula against England The Boks

'We have to try a few things': Erasmus to change winning formula against England

South Africa are seeking a series win in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

# springboks - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The42 Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak Boks Are Back

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak

It was a 10-try thriller in Ellis Park.

# springboks - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From The42 Erasmus recalls Le Roux and de Klerk as Springboks ring the changes for England The Boks

Erasmus recalls Le Roux and de Klerk as Springboks ring the changes for England

The sides meet in Johannesburg on Saturday.

# springboks - Friday 1 June, 2018

Gatland slams 'bitter and twisted' critics ahead of Wales-Springboks US Test

Wales play South Africa in a lucrative Washington DC clash tomorrow.

# springboks - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From The42 Rassie Erasmus names first black captain of the Springboks Groundbreaker

Rassie Erasmus names first black captain of the Springboks

However, the Springbok coach admits: ‘we are trying to fix all the wrong things that we did in the past’.

# springboks - Friday 2 February, 2018

From The42 Embattled Coetzee given the shove from South Africa job Rassie Up

Embattled Coetzee given the shove from South Africa job

Rassie Erasmus is expected to replace Coetzee after two years of poor results.

# springboks - Saturday 2 December, 2017

From The42 Wales survive Springboks comeback as Parkes stars on debut November Tests

Wales survive Springboks comeback as Parkes stars on debut

Warren Gatland’s side nearly squandered an 11-point half-time lead, but held firm to end Autumn with two wins.

# springboks - Sunday 12 November, 2017

From The42 'He's turned into the enforcer': Hard-hitting Henderson raised everyone around him, says Toner Monster

'He's turned into the enforcer': Hard-hitting Henderson raised everyone around him, says Toner

The powerful Ulster lock dominated his opposite number Eben Etzebeth in a telling collision.

From The42 'It's five years since I played in Croke Park, both are incredible' Lovely Hurling

'It's five years since I played in Croke Park, both are incredible'

The former inter-county hurler gave a glimpse of his international quality on his Test debut against South Africa.

# springboks - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From The42 Ireland 'flattered' by record win against South Africa -- Schmidt Margins

Ireland 'flattered' by record win against South Africa -- Schmidt

The Kiwi stresses that Ireland would be naive to think themselves 35 points better than the Springboks.

From The42 Conway and Stockdale on the mark as Ireland cruise to win over sorry Springboks Stock On The Rise

Conway and Stockdale on the mark as Ireland cruise to win over sorry Springboks

Joe Schmidt’s side opened their November campaign with a comfortable four-try win over the ‘Boks.

From The42 'You play rugby and think you have stress and things to worry about, until you meet the real life' Interview

'You play rugby and think you have stress and things to worry about, until you meet the real life'

We caught up with former Ulster captain and Springbok lock Johann Muller to talk farming in a drought, bountiful times for Iain Henderson and a telling month for South African rugby.

# springboks - Friday 10 November, 2017

From The42 Best feeling fit to lead Ireland against 'Boks, but won't look beyond this season Skip

Best feeling fit to lead Ireland against 'Boks, but won't look beyond this season

‘If you’re not fit enough you get found out very, very quickly.’

# springboks - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From The42 'Beast' back into beefy Springbok side to face Ireland Sa

'Beast' back into beefy Springbok side to face Ireland

Pieter Steph du Toit has been retained in the back row behind Eben Etzebeth and Lood de Jager.

From The42 Aki in for Ireland as injury takes Earls out of 'Boks clash First XV

Aki in for Ireland as injury takes Earls out of 'Boks clash

Uncapped Munster man Darren Sweetnam is named among the replacements.

From The42 Five years on from 'bizarre' debut feeling, Henderson primed to peak for Ireland November Tests

Five years on from 'bizarre' debut feeling, Henderson primed to peak for Ireland

The Lions lock looks back on a 2012 debut of a ’20-year-old kid who didn’t really know what he was doing’.

# springboks - Monday 6 November, 2017

From The42 'One of the older fellas,' but Test match buzz still takes hold of Keith Earls Peak Keith

'One of the older fellas,' but Test match buzz still takes hold of Keith Earls

Approaching nine years since his debut, the Munster wing is being kept on his toes by the young blood in Joe Schmidt’s squad.

From The42 Delayed birthday boy Treadwell only missing man from Ireland training Feeling 22

Delayed birthday boy Treadwell only missing man from Ireland training

The Ulster lock will re-join Schmidt’s squad on Wednesday evening after a delayed return from South Africa.

From The42 'A big loss to the Springboks but a massive gain for Munster': Van Graan arrival date confirmed Incoming

'A big loss to the Springboks but a massive gain for Munster': Van Graan arrival date confirmed

The South Africa assistant coach will take the reins at Munster from 20 November.

# springboks - Sunday 29 October, 2017

From The42 Four uncapped players included in South Africa squad to face Ireland Springboks

Four uncapped players included in South Africa squad to face Ireland

Warrick Gelant, Lukhanyo Am, Dan du Preez and Louis Schreuder will hope to make their international debuts.

# springboks - Friday 13 October, 2017

From The42 Kiwi refs appointed to Ireland's opening November Tests It's Official

Kiwi refs appointed to Ireland's opening November Tests

Meanwhile, Frank Murphy will run the line for Wales’ biggest games next month.

# springboks - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

South Africa Test now a 51,000 sell out as Schmidt's Ireland return to action

Tickets for the games against Fiji and Argentina are also in high demand.

# springboks - Friday 6 October, 2017

From The42 This is the new jersey Ireland will wear against South Africa in November I Got Stripes

This is the new jersey Ireland will wear against South Africa in November

Suck in that gut and tighten the belt.

# springboks - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

From The42 'Keep our families out of it': Etzebeth tells angry 'Bok fans to direct frustration at players Come At Me

'Keep our families out of it': Etzebeth tells angry 'Bok fans to direct frustration at players

South Africa have two home matches to rebuild confidence before travelling to Dublin in November.

# springboks - Saturday 19 August, 2017

From The42 Argentina arrive to put pressure on 'Boks team still with plenty to prove despite French Tests Southern Discomfort

Argentina arrive to put pressure on 'Boks team still with plenty to prove despite French Tests

Allister Coetzee briefly eased the pressure with three wins over Les Bleus, but France are a very poor state.

# springboks - Friday 23 June, 2017

From The42 Springboks close in on series sweep against France to ease pressure on under-fire coaches Coetzee Armour

Springboks close in on series sweep against France to ease pressure on under-fire coaches

Allister Coetzee’s nightmare first year in charge prompted the SARU’s interest in Rassie Erasmus.

# springboks - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From The42 Taute loving life at Munster but in no hurry to sort out his future Extended Stay

Taute loving life at Munster but in no hurry to sort out his future

The former Springbok has been a big hit since arriving in Limerick.

# springboks - Saturday 4 February, 2017

South Africa legend Joost van der Westhuizen 'in critical condition' in hospital

The World Cup winning scrum-half is fighting motor neurone disease.

# springboks - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From The42 9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016 Essential Viewing

9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016

These are well worth watching all over again.

# springboks - Monday 21 November, 2016

From The42 Springbok coach Coetzee points to 'unique challenges' with end of torrid tour in sight Under Pressure

Springbok coach Coetzee points to 'unique challenges' with end of torrid tour in sight

The pressure is on Coetzee after defeat to Italy.

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