Jacques Nienaber rugby player
Jacques Nienaber rugby player

Jacques Nienaber

16th Oct 1972 1.80m/90kg Head Coach

Shaun Edwards believes the Boks are the team to beat

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Popular France defence coach Shaun Edwards has outlined why, he believes, the Springboks are the strongest unit in world rugby at the moment.   Although South Africa currently rank fourth in the...

Boks lead SA Rugby Awards nominations for 2022

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three experienced Springboks – Lukhanyo Am, Eben Etzebeth and Siya Kolisi – were nominated for the coveted SA Rugby Player of the Year Award for 2022 for a second year running and will be up...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Nienaber, Kolisi praise Boks for special win

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber and captain Siya Kolisi praised the team for their brave effort to earn their first win over England at Twickenham since 2014, and their first personal victories in London...

Another cracker set for Twickenham as England take on the Boks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the 116th year of the rivalry’s history, the Boks will take on England at Twickenham on Saturday in what promises to be yet another bruising contest.   The English will be well battle-hardened...

Rassie ban: The public doesn't know the full story, says Nienaber

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Head Coach Jacques Nienaber has suggested that there is more to the Rassie Erasmus ban than meets the eye.   Erasmus, who has time and again proved himself to be a maverick of the modern...

Springboks mix it up for final Test of 2022

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made eight changes and two positional switches to his matchday squad to face England at Twickenham on Saturday in the final Castle Lager Outgoing Tour clash, with a handful...

Six players to join Springbok squad in England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber called up six players to his squad for Saturday's final Castle Lager Outgoing Tour Test against England, as a few players left camp to join up with their French and UK...

Springboks seek consistency after outplaying Italy

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber and captain Siya Kolisi praised their team’s effort as they outplayed Italy 63-21 at Stadio Luigi Ferreraris in Genoa on Saturday in their third Castle Lager Outgoing...

Azzurri hunt another victory against wounded Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The wounded Boks will be on the hunt for their first win of the campaign when they face off against the Italians at Stadio Luigi Zaffanella on Saturday afternoon.   Last weekend, the Boks recorded...