Bongi Mbonambi to lead much-changed Springboks in Buenos Aires

Springbok hooker Bongi Mbonambi will captain the national team for the first time when he leads a very different-looking side against Argentina in Buenos Aires on Saturday.

Duane Vermeulen

Schalk Burger pays tribute to Duane Vermeulen after final Bok home game

Former Stormers and Springboks flanker Schalk Burger has paid tribute to his ex-teammate Duane Vermeulen after his final home game for South Africa.


All Blacks up to second in World Rugby rankings, Boks stay fourth

The All Blacks have climbed above France to second place in the world rankings after their impressive Bledisloe Cup win over the Wallabies on Saturday.

Rassie Erasmus

Rassie Erasmus reveals he nearly resigned ahead of 2021 Lions series

South Africa's Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus wrote to then SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux in 2021 that he and Jacques Nienaber would be resigning from their roles.


Boks on Ellis Park clash: 'We couldn't have asked for a better match'

The Springboks held their first media conference since arriving in Argentina and are ready to switch focus to what is sure to be a tough Test against the Pumas on Saturday.


War of attrition a sign of things to come at the World Cup, says Bok coach

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber likened his team's hard-fought 22-21 Rugby Championship victory over Argentina on Saturday to a typical Rugby World Cup arm wrestle.