South Africa squad

South Africa are at a crossroads. Not only has Allister Coetzee succeeded Heyneke Meyer as head coach but the remnants of the 2007 World Cup winning team has all but…

Mike Parlby and Ed Blackwell will hit the road in a 0.8 litre Daewoo Matiz – all Mongol Rally cars must be under one litre – and they’ll set off…

When did you start playing rugby? At Bedford Junior Blues when I was five. From the age of 18 I was training with the Saracens Senior Academy but still playing…

Who got you into rugby? My dad Niall was helping with the coaching at Blackrock College rugby club and took me along when I was five or six. I was…

Tell us about your rugby background I started a bit later than most of the boys. I played football until I was 15 and then started rugby at Newbridge Comprehensive…