Springboks celebrate victory at legendary Mandela site

Rugby Nov 11, 2019

Springboks celebrate victory at legendary Mandela site

South Africa's rugby stars on Monday hoisted the World Cup before thousands of ecstatic fans at Cape Town's City Hall, where Nelson Mandela made his first speech after his release from prison. The Springboks' final stop on their victory tour pounded home the message of ...

Springboks keeping eyes on prize ahead of RWC final

Rugby Oct 30, 2019

Springboks keeping eyes on prize ahead of RWC final

by Andrew McKirdy

South Africa's Rugby World Cup players know how much lifting the trophy for a third time on Saturday would mean to their country — but they are looking no further than final opponent England. "I definitely think it will have a massive impact," Springboks lock ...

Springboks to honor late Chester Williams in RWC opener

Rugby Sep 20, 2019

Springboks to honor late Chester Williams in RWC opener

The Springboks are to pay homage to late 1995 Rugby World Cup winner Chester Williams with his image printed on their jerseys for their tournament opener against New Zealand on Saturday. "He is really inspirational to all of us as a team," South Africa captain ...

Springboks aim for return to top

Rugby Sep 6, 2019

Springboks aim for return to top

Siya Kolisi dreams of becoming the first black Springboks skipper to lift the Rugby World Cup trophy, and complete the remarkable transformation of the team from "a dark place to a good space." South Africa and defending champion New Zealand, which clash on Sept. 21 ...