Bok coach in a tight spot

Allister Coetzee stresses the potentially disruptive effect of bringing in players who earn their living at clubs outside SA

Blitzboks eye World Cup

The rugby sevens squad must defend World Series title as well as their Commonwealth Games crown

Coach Coetzee lives another day

Allister Coetzee declares he is pleased and relieved after Springboks scrape home by one point against France following pain of loss to Ireland

It’s time to unleash Pollard, says Coetzee

Bok coach needs a near miracle and hopes big-game players can come to the rescue in Paris

Four changes to Springbok team to play France

Elton Jantjies and Damian de Allende have been replaced with Handré Pollard and Francois Venter, respectively

Alexander: SA Rugby bitterly disappointed

France beat bids from Ireland and SA and will stage the tournament for a second time following its hosting of the tournament in 2007

World Cup vote shocks SA Rugby

President ‘desolated’ and angry after council decides to award 2023 hosting rights to France

Coach in search of squad to beat France

Two performance-related changes among the backs‚ and as many enforced ones in the pack, look to be on the cards when Allister Coetzee names on Thursday ...

France wins 2023 Rugby World Cup in shock decision

SA was considered a shoo-in, having been recommended by World Rugby’s Board

SECOND STRINGERS: French media deride latest rugby contest

France’s rugby bosses have invoked the ire of their constituents by having a star-studded French XV play the New Zealand tourists

SA Rugby’s day of reckoning

Integrity of process through which World Cup host is selected at stake

Fit Pollard ready to face Les Bleus

Handré Pollard’s restoration to full fitness has been duly noted and he is likely to start in the No10 jersey when the Boks hope to get the spring ...

Coetzee denies that meeting was heated

Heated questions on Monday threatened to break the autumn chill as the Springboks started their preparations for Saturday’s Test against France, writes ...

Vermeulen called up with Du Toit out

Vermeulen has only played two Tests under coach Allister Coetzee

Bid solid despite Boks

Ireland loss unlikely to jeopardise SA’s chance of securing votes on Wednesday to host the World Cup in 2023

Hansen voices concern in spite of try milestone

All Blacks coach welcomes France win but chides team for loss of discipline and momentum

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