Relive how the All Blacks' bounced back in Joburg
The All Blacks hit back in emphatic fashion with a 35-23 win over the Springboks in the second Test of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Back to the drawing board before Aussie tour
The Springboks will have a thorough review of their performances in their last two Castle Lager Rugby Championship matches and, according to Lukhanyo Am, return to the drawing board before embarking on their tour to Australia and Argentina following their 35-23 defeat against the All Blacks at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.
Bok Women’s Sevens down Papua New Guinea in Chile
The Springbok Women’s Sevens will face hosts Chile at 19h00 on Sunday in a rematch of their pool encounter to determine their final positional ranking at the World Rugby Challenger Series tournament in Santiago, after they managed to defeat Papua New Guinea 29-10 in their playoff match early Sunday morning.
Expanding support base next step for Springbok Women
A new sponsor, rubbing shoulders with the Springboks and playing on the same field on the same day as the Rugby World Cup champions have given the Springbok Women a massive boost in their confidence and contributed significantly to their 44-5 victory over Spain in Johannesburg on Saturday.
New Zealand clinch epic thriller in Johannesburg
The All Blacks scored early and late in their second Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against the Springboks in Johannesburg on Saturday to set up a 35-23 victory over the home side. Leading 15-0 after 30 minutes, New Zealand were overhauled by the Boks with less than 15 minutes to play when SA held a 23-21 lead, but that was snuffed out by two late tries by the visitors.
Record win highlights Springbok Women’s progress
The 44-5 win over Spain in their first of two Women’s Winter Series Test matches at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg left Springbok Women head coach Stanley Raubenheimer a very pleased and content man on Saturday.
Nienaber: Bok fightback undone by inaccuracy
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber lamented a lack of accuracy as his team’s fightback from a 15-0 deficit to lead 23-21 with 12 minutes remaining, ultimately wasn’t enough to record a third successive victory over New Zealand in a Castle Lager Rugby Championship match at the Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.
Bok Women’s Sevens drop out of contention in Chile
The Springbok Women’s Sevens team went down fighting against China on Saturday night (SA time) in their final Pool D encounter at the World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series 2022 at Santa Laura Stadium in Santiago, missing out on the playoffs in Chile.
Springboks wary of “dangerous” All Blacks
Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick and Siya Kolisi, captain of the national team, said it would take nothing but a top-drawer effort to beat New Zealand as the sides wrapped up their preparations on Friday for their second Castle Lager Rugby Championship clash, which will be hosted at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.
Springbok Women want to build winning momentum
Their Springbok Women’s historic win against Japan confirmed the belief that their preparations are on track and showed the squad that it is possible to beat teams with a better work ranking.