Just before the 2007 Lions tour kicked off Rugby World caught up with the Boks’ centre, chatting about embarrassing moments, his amazing party trick, and being scared of thunder and…

South Africa team v England and records list

The Springboks restored scrum-half Ruan Pienaar and No 8 Pierre Spies to the starting line-up when coach Peter de Villiers named the team to take on England at Twickenham on…

South Africa, England and Argentina all rise one place in the latest IRB World Rankings after victories in their respective November internationals on Saturday, although it is Bulgaria who claim…

bjorn basson

Springboks Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson (above) are returning home from South Africa’s tour of Britain and Ireland having returned positive samples for a banned stimulant following the Test against…

South Africa team to take on Ireland

Deon Stegmann will make his Test debut in a much-changed Springbok line-up against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. Uncapped Sharks utility back Patrick Lambie could also make his debut if…