Andre Esterhuizen

Boks buzzing as they brace for massive season opener against Wallabies

The Springboks admit there is a huge air of excitement in the camp as they prepare to start their journey to the World Cup against the Wallabies on Saturday.


Eddie Jones reckons Boks v Wallabies will be 'better than the Ashes'

Wallabies head coach Eddie Jones predicts that their clash with the world champion Springboks at Loftus Versveld will be better than the Ashes.


Rassie Erasmus admits Boks don't know what to expect from Eddie Jones' Wallabies

South Africa's Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus admits the Wallabies have the advantage of surprise when they meet at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.


Manie Libbok expecting 'massive pressure' as he braces for first Bok start

Springbok flyhalf Manie Libbok cut a relaxed figure as he addressed the media on Thursday, even though he knows the Wallabies will be targeting him come Saturday.

Jean Kleyn

Jean Kleyn admits Springbok debut at Loftus a 'childhood dream' come true

Lock Jean Kleyn has played international rugby before but admits nothing compares to the prospect of making his debut for the Springboks.


Wallabies pick four debutants to face Springboks in Rugby Championship opener

Tom Hooper will make his debut at flank for the Wallabies against the Boks on Saturday, while head coach Eddie Jones has picked another three debutants on the bench.