South Africa were given a far tougher test than expected by an injury-ravaged Scotland on Saturday. But coach Heyneke Meyer said the Springboks would learn from the unconvincing 30-17 win.
Fullback Willie le Roux and scrumhalf Jano Vermaak will make their test debuts for South Africa tomorrow against Italy in the opening round of a four-nation tournament.
England captain Chris Robshaw admits to being hurt by the criticism he encountered after some questionable decision-making during last year's internationals.
New Zealand may be overwhelming favourites to beat England at Twickenham today, but coach Steve Hansen is adamant the world champions won't take their hosts lightly.
South Africa returned unbeaten from their European Tour for a climactic end to coach Heyneke Meyer's first season at the helm that saw the side jump from fourth to second in the world.
England coach Stuart Lancaster insisted a week was long enough for his side to up their game after a 20-14 defeat by Australia at Twickenham saw them again fall short against one of the world's...
Coach Heyneke Meyer said he delivered a few choice words at half-time to turn South Africa's "unacceptable" performance into a 16-12 victory in Dublin.
The two sides may be short of some familiar faces but Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer and flyhalf Pat Lambie expect fireworks when the South Africans face Ireland at Dublin's Lansdowne Road today....
South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer is a realist rather than a romantic and that is set to show when his team confront New Zealand in a Rugby Championship final-round fixture at Soccer City today....
Coach Heyneke Meyer said South Africa must become more clinical finishers if they hope to beat New Zealand in Soweto this weekend.
First woman set to umpire grand final
The Wallabies left for South Africa yesterday with coach Robbie Deans keeping secret the identity of his new flyhalf for next week’s Rugby Championship test against the Springboks.