Francois Steyn rugby player
Francois Steyn rugby player

Francois Steyn

14th May 1987 1.91m/112kg Inside Centre

England 27-26 South Africa: Last-gasp Smith kick earns measure of revenge in barnstorming Test

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England looked to have blown a fine performance against South Africa until Marcus Smith held his nerve at the death at Twickenham.   Marcus Smith nailed a last-gasp penalty as England rounded out...

Springbok Player Ratings v England

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa fell to a narrow 26-27 loss to England in their final test match of the year.   Marcus Smith nailed a last-minute penalty to seal the victory for England as South Africa came narrowly...

Rotational changes as Springboks eye Twickenham win

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named Handré Pollard and Cobus Reinach in a fresh halfback pairing and recalled Lood de Jager at lock in three changes to his starting team for the final Test of...

Nienaber praises Boks for using their chances against Scotland

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber and captain Siya Kolisi singled out the effective use of their point-scoring opportunities as one of the main keys to success as South Africa defeated Scotland 30-15 in...

Scotland 15-30 South Africa: Mapimpi inspires Springboks at Murrayfield

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland were unable to hold on to a narrow half-time lead at Murrayfield as they lost 30-15 to South Africa on Saturday.     Makazole Mapimpi scored two tries as South Africa recovered from...

Springbok Player Ratings v Scotland

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two tries from Makazole Mapimpi helped the Springboks to a 30-15 win over Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.   The World Champions were tested by Gregor Townsend's side, with captain Stuart Hogg...

The Springboks gear up for Scotland at Murrayfield

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two victors from the last round, South Africa and Scotland, will test their mettle against one another on the turf at Murrayfield in what is expected to be a cracker of an encounter.     A...

Three big Springbok milestones in Edinburgh

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Franco Mostert and Jesse Kriel will earn their 50th Test caps when the Springboks line up against Scotland in Edinburgh on Saturday as Elton Jantjies and Willie le Roux return to the starting team,...

Wales vs SA: top stats performers - tackles, turnovers & more

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The physicality of the World Champion Springboks saw them through to victory over Wales at the Principality Stadium in a hard-fought match in difficult conditions. Wales ran the men in green close but...

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling weekend of international rugby in Europe has come to an end, and it's time to pick the Ultimate Rugby Autumn Nations Team of the Week.     A doubleheader kicked things off with...