Mar 06, 2013 10:48 EST
Influential Italy captain Sergio Parisse was on Wednesday cleared to face England in the Six Nations on Sunday.
Nov 29, 2012 18:21 EST
South Africa's Bryan Habana has won the International Rugby Players' Association (IRPA) try of the year award for his score against New Zealand in September, it was announced Thursday.
Jun 02, 2012 16:17 EDT
New South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer retained seven of the team beaten by Australia in the 2011 Rugby World Cup quarter-finals for a three-Test home series against England during June.
Jan 27, 2012 06:35 EST
Heyneke Meyer, a 44-year-old who guided Northern Bulls to one Super 14 and four Currie Cup titles, was named coach of the Springboks Friday by the South African Rugby Union.
Oct 05, 2011 14:50 EDT
John Smit will captain the Springboks against Australia in a World Cup quarter-final here on Sunday, but lock Bakkies Botha misses out after injuring himself in training.
Sep 30, 2011 12:14 EDT
Defending champions South Africa qualified for the World Cup quarter-finals but not after a desperate struggle to fight off Samoa 13-5 and stay unbeaten at North Harbour on Friday.
Sep 26, 2011 16:35 EDT
South Africa named their strongest available team, on Tuesday making seven changes ahead of their Rugby World Cup Pool D game against Samoa in Auckland on Friday.
Sep 22, 2011 07:34 EDT
Defending champions South Africa trumped their own World Cup points record with an 87-0 blitz of doughty Namibia to all but book a place in the quarter-finals at North Harbour on Thursday.
Sep 19, 2011 16:43 EDT
South Africa made five changes and welcomed back winger Bryan Habana to their team to play Namibia in a Rugby World Cup Pool D match at North Harbour on Thursday.
Sep 17, 2011 09:06 EDT
South Africa made it two wins out of two in the defence of their World Cup crown with a comfortable 49-3 victory over a misfiring Fiji on Saturday.
Sep 14, 2011 17:21 EDT
Injury-hit South Africa made six changes to the team that will face Fiji in Wellington on Saturday but received a boost with veteran lock Bakkies Botha's return from an achilles tendon strain.
Sep 08, 2011 16:09 EDT
South Africa have named their most experienced team ever for the opening game in the defence of their World Cup crown against Wales on Sunday.
Aug 23, 2011 15:12 EDT
Wing Odwa Ndungane was the shock inclusion in the South Africa squad named Tuesday to defend the Rugby World Cup title in New Zealand during September and October.
Aug 14, 2011 11:53 EDT
South Africa added three players to their Tri-Nations squad on Sunday and dismissed reports that injured skipper John Smit could miss the World Cup in New Zealand next month.
Aug 13, 2011 15:49 EDT
Australia coach Robbie Deans praised the resilience of his team after they overturned a 6-0 half-time deficit to defeat the most capped Springbok team of all time 14-9 in a Tri-Nations Test at Kings Park on Saturday.
Aug 08, 2011 12:54 EDT
South Africa added forwards Ashley Johnson and Ryan Kankowski to a constantly changing squad Monday amid injury and illness concerns ahead of Tri-Nations Tests against Australia and New Zealand.
Aug 07, 2011 13:17 EDT
Flanker Heinrich Brussow has been added to the South Africa squad for home Tri-Nations Tests this month against Australia and New Zealand.
Aug 05, 2011 13:00 EDT
South Africa have included 14 stars ruled out of the Tri-Nations away leg by injuries for return matches against Australia and New Zealand this month.
Jul 06, 2011 13:36 EDT
South Africa team manager Andy Marinos said Wednesday that 21 of the preliminary Rugby World Cup squad were injured and unavailable for the away leg of the Tri-Nations championship this month.
Jul 02, 2011 16:00 EDT
The homeless Canterbury Crusaders continued a relentless charge towards Super 15 glory with a 29-10 semi-final triumph over Western Stormers at a wet Newlands on Saturday.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Jaque Fourie against Samoa|
|Full name||Jaque Fourie|
|Date of birth||March 4, 1983|
|Place of birth||Carletonville, South Africa|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 21⁄2 in)|
|Weight||93 kg (210 lb)|
|Occupation(s)||Professional rugby union footballer|
|Rugby union career|
|correct as of 2007-04-27.|
|2003-||South Africa||51||(135, 27 tries)|
|correct as of October 10 2009.|