Springboks

Byrne: No Welsh bias

The predominantly Wales coaching staff won’t favour their own players for Test starting berths, says Lee Byrne.

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Watson speaks out

Luke Watson believes his comments about puking on the Springbok jersey were ‘twisted’ by the media.

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Six Boks sit out

Peter de Villiers is hoping six of his players recover from their respective ailments ahead of Friday’s game in Windhoek.

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Ferris favours multiple leaders

Lions flank Stephen Ferris believes his Irish counterparts Paul O’Connell and Brian O’Driscoll can form a formidable leadership team in South Africa.

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Lions butter up Boks

Ian McGeechan and Paul O’Connell praised the Springboks relentlessly at the British & Irish Lions welcome conference in Johannesburg on Monday.

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Geech looks to experiment

The Lions’ Test XV remains a mystery as Ian McGeechan hopes to give all his players an opportunity in the build up to the 20 June opener.

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Boks stand up while Steyn shines

The performances of Fourie du Preez and Pierre Spies in the semi-final underlined their class, while the emergence of Morne Steyn as a genuine match winner is encouraging for both the Bulls and Springboks.

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