Nienaber names 26-man squad for World Cup warm-up in Buenos Aires

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named a squad of 26 players for the trip to Buenos Aires for their opening Rugby World Cup warm-up game on Saturday, 5 August.

Springboks vs Argentina

Stuttering Springboks hold on for one-point victory over Argentina

The Springboks made the most of their few opportunities to defeat Argentina 22-21 at Ellis Park on Saturday, although it's a victory that will leave them with more questions than answers.

Duane Vermeulen and Kurt Lee Arendse

Duane Vermeulen wants to 'channel' emotions ahead of final home game

Duane Vermeulen realises Saturday's clash against Argentina at Ellis Park could be his final home game for the Springboks, but he wants to channel the emotions of the occasion in the right way.


Marvin Orie: 'I am incredibly inspired by a guy like Eben'

Springbok lock Marvin Orie has described second-row partner Eben Etzebeth as an inspiration ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship encounter against Argentina in Johannesburg.


Nienaber on rookie Grant Williams: 'He's definitely put his hand up'

Grant Williams is set to make his first start for the Springboks against Argentina on Saturday and head coach Jacques Nienaber is backing him to deliver.


Bakkies: Modern rugby needs more personalities, better officiating

Legendary Springbok lock Bakkies Botha says he loved being called an "enforcer" and wants modern rugby to help create more personalities in the game.