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Michael Mentz

Michael Mentz

    All eyes on Bok top job
    All eyes on Bok top job
    Appointing a new coach for the Springboks will be a top priority for the Saru while they re-evaluate the implementation of the quota system.
    Bereft, bedondered: Boks bid breker Bakkies Botha bye-bye
    Bereft, bedondered: Boks bid breker Bakkies Botha bye-bye
    Boks don't cry, but there's no shortage of emotion in the Springbok camp following the news that injured lock Bakkies Botha will be returning home.
    Beast bets Boks' best is yet to come
    Beast bets Boks' best is yet to come
    A lot of hard work lies ahead of the South African rugby team before they will reach their peak, Springbok Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira says.
    Bismarck du Plessis: 'Rugby is a contact sport'
    Bismarck du Plessis: 'Rugby is a contact sport'
    Bismarck du Plessis said filling captain John Smit's boots would be one of the goals he would like to achieve when South Africa take on Samoa.
    Matfield to lead Boks against Samoa
    Matfield to lead Boks against Samoa
    Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has confirmed that Victor Matfield will captain South Africa for the first time in a Rugby World Cup match.
    Namibia match could be final World Cup trial for Boks
    Namibia match could be final World Cup trial for Boks
    While the Boks respect their Namibian opponents, they also see Thursday's World Cup match as an way to fine-tune their game for more brutal battles.
    Bakkies to return for Bok game against Fiji
    Bakkies to return for Bok game against Fiji
    After fears that he may not feature in the Rugby World Cup, Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has made a miraculous recovery from an Achilles injury.
    Habana out, Muller in doubt for Fiji clash
    Habana out, Muller in doubt for Fiji clash
    Bok wing Bryan Habana is out because of a knee injury, while lock Johann Muller is nursing a hamstring injury -- highlighting the Boks' lock crisis.
    Bismarck calls for better Bok lineouts
    Bismarck calls for better Bok lineouts
    Springbok hooker Bismarck du Plessis says South Africa need to improve their lineout play ahead of Saturday's Rugby World Cup match against Fiji.
    Injuries plague Springboks at World Cup
    Injuries plague Springboks at World Cup
    Lock Victor Matfield and centre Jean de Villiers' World Cup dreams are still alive, Springbok team doctor Craig Roberts confirmed on Monday.
    'Focus on the Boks, not transformation'
    'Focus on the Boks, not transformation'
    South Africans should focus their attention on the Springboks and not on issues like transformation in rugby, Fikile Mbalula has said.