All posts tagged "springboks"

  • South Africa
    Australia vs South Africa Tri-Nations First Test Preview

    UPDATED Here it is – the first big Wallaby hit out in the Aussie Robbie era, and what a test it’s gonna be. The world champeen Springboks have just re-inforced their top-dog status with two matches out of the top drawer, the second earning them their first win on NZ soil for...

  • South Africa
    Springbok Team vs Wallabies first test Trinations 2008

    SOUTH Africa have recalled No.8 Pierre Spies, centre Francois Steyn and fullback Conrad Jantjes to the starting line-up for Saturday night’s Tri-Nations rugby Test against Australia in Perth. Spies got the nod ahead of Joe van Niekerk, who played in the previous two Tests against New Zealand, Steyn replaces the injured Adrian...

  • All Blacks
    Chooks own Mongrel-o-meter

    By Chook. I think we need to rate the players that will face off for the Tri...

  • All Blacks
    All Blacks vs Springboks; second test review

    Springboks blow Tri Nations wide openExclusively for G&GR By James Heffield, Betfair journalist The All Blacks lack of depth in crucial positions was exposed by a ruthless South African outfit on Saturday night as the visitors scored a thrilling and historic 30-28 Tri-Nations victory at Carisbrook, Dunedin. In their eighth visit to...

  • All Blacks
    Score & random thoughts from the All Black vs Springbok 2nd test

    New Zealand 28 – South Africa 30 Ali Williams is as soft as his name “Keeping the scoreboard ticking over” is a novelty for the Wallabies, the day job for Carter. A try off the back of a 5 metre scrum should be indefensible under the ELVs Ricky Januarie must be a...

  • All Blacks
    All Blacks vs Springboks; first test review

    Wallabies face tough Tri Nations competitionExclusively for Green and Gold RugbyBy James Heffield, Betfair sponsored journalist Wallaby fans may have had one eye on the French last night, but the other must surely have been on the opening Tri-Nations test between New Zealand and South Africa in Wellington. For Robbie Deans’ men,...

  • South Africa vs Barbarians video highlights

    Not a bad effort except it leaves out Rocky Elsom’s solo try!! Check out the pace of the new Boks number 8 Kankowski.

  • Barbarians vs South Africa: result, score, review

    Classy Barbars 22World Chump B team 5 So many times an all star Barbarian team has disappointed through poor defence and lateral attack, but not today. Almost to a man the Barbars played their hearts out and showed this Springbok team to be out of ideas. The first half was a cracker,...

  • Rugby
    England vs South Africa: World Cup Final score & review

    One roll of the dice too many South Africa 15 England 6 This was a tough old...

  • South Africa vs England; World Cup Final Preview

    SEE FINAL RESULT AND REVIEW HERE Let’s start with who I want to win. I can’t declare any love of the Boks. But when it comes to this Saturday, as an Australian living in England through the last World Cup and Ashes glitch, under no circumstances do I want the Poms win....

  • Rugby
    South Africa vs Fiji, Argentina vs Scotland previews

    The Sunday Hangover by Sportsfreak G&G comments in green While all focus has been on Saturday’s quarter-finals...

  • Rugby
    South Africa vs England: result, score, review

    Springboks – 36 Arse-clowns (England) – 0 This was a rugby version of a public butt-rape. Today,...

  • Wallabies
    England vs South Africa, Australia vs Wales

    Disaster strikesNews and previews Well, we’re only minutes away from the Boks taking on the poms in the world cup so I thought I’d throw a few words at that before raising a few pieces of news for the Wallabies vs Wales in Cardif tomorrow. While the two match ban of the...

  • Wallabies
    Odd odds

    While watching a game over the weekend, the current odds of the teams for the World Cup...

  • Rugby
    Scotland vs South Africa – Result, score & review

    Scotland 3 South Africa 27 Today the Springboks showed both their pedigree and the amount of preparation...

  • Sucked in Boks

    Below is some great news just in – it’s like Eddie’s become our new secret weapon…. THE surprise appearance of former Australian coach Eddie Jones at Springboks training this week may work in the Wallabies’ favour, says Australian Rugby Union boss John O’Neill. South African coach Jake White convinced Jones, a friend,...

  • Wallabies
    Tri Nations Wallabies vs Springboks Highlights

    Here are the highlights from last weeks game – Australia vs South Africa at Telstra Stadium in...

  • Wallabies
    Tri-Nations Review: Australia vs South Africa 2nd Test

    Lack-luster comeback does enough Wallabies 25 – Springboks 17 THE Wallabies dominated this rugby game. Unfortunately though, for most of the test it was in the wrong way. Except for the 35 minutes around half-time, Australia did a great job of giving it away.Overall, I don’t know what to make of this...

  • Wallabies
    Tri-Nations Rugby: Australia vs South Africa Preview

    WITH the Springboks bringing only two of the side that played the All Blacks, it’s a thankless task for the Wallabies. The only win in the public’s eye will be a points land-slide to the Aussies, which will be no mean feat. So what can we expect? There aren’t a stack of...

  • Wallabies
    Tri-Nations review: South Africa vs New Zealand

    Springboks 21 – All Blacks 26 Ominous signs from the boys in black In their come from behind win over the Boks yesterday in Durban, the All Blacks showed some frightening glimpses of their potential, with just a few Achilles heels on display.Nine points behind with 15 minutes to play, New Zealand...