Team announcement, September 30, 2020

Kolisi and Am to lead Springbok Green and Gold teams
Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will resume his leadership duties in the national team colours on Saturday for the first time since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup after being named alongside Springbok team-mate Lukhanyo Am as the captains of the Green and Gold teams for the Castle Lager Springbok Showdown.

Inspiration, September 30, 2020

Laurian Johannes-Haupt aiming to guide female coaches in South Africa
Education and rugby are two of Laurian Johannes-Haupt’s major passions in life. So, it should come as little surprise that she is planning to use her latest coaching opportunity to benefit future generations of female coaches in South Africa.

Inspiration, September 30, 2020

#RugbyUnites brings relief in Alexandra and Mount Frere
On an otherwise ordinary Tuesday, a truck rolled into the bustling township streets of Alexandra in Gauteng. Hundreds of kilometres away, a truck also arrived on the dirt roads of Mount Frere in the rural Eastern Cape. And this is where this particular Tuesday stopped being ordinary.

News, September 29, 2020

RWC winners can’t wait for Castle Lager Springbok Showdown
Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks Duane Vermeulen, Elton Jantjies, Steven Kitshoff and Herschel Jantjies expressed their excitement for the Castle Lager Springbok showdown, saying they were looking forward to a thrilling clash.

News, September 29, 2020

SARU members vote to seek northern hemisphere future
A Special General Meeting of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) voted on Tuesday to explore entering four teams into an expanded PRO Rugby competition as well as retaining a place in a revised SANZAAR competition.

From our archives, September 28, 2020

Re-live RWC 2019 - Boks dismantle Namibia in Toyota
A year ago today, the Springboks scored nine tries as they smashed Namibia by 57-3 in their second Rugby World Cup pool match. Relive the action here!

News, September 28, 2020

Vodacom Super Rugby gets Unlocked!
The domestic rugby season will burst back into life with seven weeks of high-calibre local rugby as Vodacom Super Rugby returns – Unlocked!

Team news, September 28, 2020

Erasmus working remotely for health reasons
Due to a pre-existing health condition, Rassie Erasmus, South Africa’s director of rugby, will continue to work remotely to minimise his risk during the pandemic and will therefore not be with Team Green during the build up to the Castle Lager Springbok Showdown, nor at the match on Saturday.

News, September 28, 2020

Injuries force changes to Springbok Green and Gold squads
Springbok wing Courtnall Skosan and former Junior Springboks, Carlü Sadie and Mnombo Zwelendaba, were named as injury replacements for the Springbok Gold and Green squads for the Castle Lager Springbok Showdown at DHL Newlands.

Inspiration, September 28, 2020

SA rugby teams and sponsors unite to tackle poverty
South African rugby showed its true potential this weekend, first with a show of strength in Vodacom Super Fan Saturday at Loftus Versfeld, and then followed a day later by a show of heart through #RugbyUnites.

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