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THE BOSS: Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer said his 36-man training squad that will camp in Durban next week ahead of the incoming June tour, will have to step up a gear for a challenging programme this season. The Boks first face a World XV side as well as Wales and Scotland.   Picture:  GETTY IMAGES/IAN MACNICOL

Meyer realistic about task ahead

Coach says Boks will have to be better than they were against All Blacks to win all four Tests

Bok coach to announce 36-man tour group Monday

Picture: THINKSTOCK
5 day(s) ago

With such a large group, there is scope for the coach to include six additional players, giving him a chance to work with new players with less than a year before the start of the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Key World Cup players to get enough Super game time to stay sharp

EMPHATIC WIN: Jean de Villiers scores a try for South Africa during the Test against Italy in Durbanon Saturday. Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

The skipper is the glue that binds Heyneke Meyer’s team and it was probably a blessing that he missed six matches

Snap up black players who have made it against all odds, urges Tutu

2 day(s) ago

Tutu’s credentials for this debate are impeccable: not only did he play rugby but he is also intimately acquainted with the hardships of growing up black and poor under apartheid, writes Liz McGregor

Meyer’s selection for international tour leaves Springboks vulnerable

THE BOSS: Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer said his 36-man training squad that will camp in Durban next week ahead of the incoming June tour, will have to step up a gear for a challenging programme this season. The Boks first face a World XV side as well as Wales and Scotland.   Picture:  GETTY IMAGES/IAN MACNICOL
4 day(s) ago

There are only four recognised locks in the group — Bakkies Botha, Lood de Jager, Eben Etzebeth and Victor Matfield


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