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Michael Mentz

Michael Mentz

    All eyes on Bok top job
    All eyes on Bok top job
    While there will again be pressure on the South African Rugby Union (Saru) to re-evaluate the implementation of a quota system, the national...
    Bereft, bedondered: Boks bid breker Bakkies Botha bye-bye
    Bereft, bedondered: Boks bid breker Bakkies Botha bye-bye
    Rugby players do not cry, but when it was confirmed that Springbok lock Bakkies Botha would return home after injuring his Achilles tendon in...
    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 loosehead prop Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira...
    Bismarck du Plessis: 'Rugby is a contact sport'
    Bismarck du Plessis: 'Rugby is a contact sport'
    Springbok hooker Bismarck du Plessis said filling captain John Smit's boots would be one of the goals he would like to achieve when South Africa...
    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 when...
    Namibia match could be final World Cup trial for Boks
    Namibia match could be final World Cup trial for Boks
    While the Springboks respect their Namibian opponents, they also see Thursday's Pool D World Cup match as a last opportunity to fine-tune their...
    Bakkies to return for Bok game against Fiji
    Bakkies to return for Bok game against Fiji
    A week ago there were fears that he may not feature in the Rugby World Cup, but Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has since made a miraculous recovery...
    Habana out, Muller in doubt for Fiji clash
    Habana out, Muller in doubt for Fiji clash
    Springbok wing Bryan Habana has been ruled out of South Africa's Rugby World Cup match against Fiji because of a knee injury, while lock Johann...
    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 in...
    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, Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile...
    It's about the team, not my retirement, says Matfield
    It's about the team, not my retirement, says Matfield
    With plenty of time to prepare and acclimatise, the Springboks are eager to kick off their Rugby World Cup title defence against Wales on Sunday....