Francois Steyn rugby player
Francois Steyn rugby player

Francois Steyn

14th May 1987 1.91m/112kg Inside Centre

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

2 months 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...

Marx try clinches win for Springboks after Wales thwarted by pitch invader

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales were left to bemoan their bad luck as a pitch invader denied them a possible try at a crucial stage of their clash with South Africa.     South Africa held their nerve in a terrific...

Willemse, Kriel and Jantjies to start against Wales

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Damian Willemse, Jesse Kriel and Herschel Jantjies will start against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday as Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made four changes to his matchday squad that defeated the All Blacks...

Moerat earns Springbok call-up for UK tour

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former SA Schools and Junior Springbok captain Salmaan Moerat has earned his first Springbok call-up in a squad of 32 players named by Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber on Tuesday for the Castle Lager Outgoing...

Nienaber applauds bench impact and explains early front row substitutions

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber said their 31-29 win over New Zealand in the final Lager Rugby Championship match of 2021 will provide some valuable momentum for South Africa during the forthcoming...

Stats & Facts: South Africa v New Zealand

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off in the final match of the Rugby Championship on Saturday.   We take a look at some of the stats and facts ahead of the clash.   688 - Beauden Barrett...

Nché, Wiese drafted in for Boks’ closing Rugby Champs clash

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made two injury-enforced changes to his matchday squad for their final Castle Lager Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks in Gold Coast, with Ox Nché earning...

Springbok Player Ratings v New Zealand - 100th Test

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks' slipped to a narrow 19-17 loss to the All Blacks in the 100th meeting between the two sides on Saturday.   The victory for New Zealand sees them claim the Rugby Championship title...

Nienaber banks on experience for New Zealand Test

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has recalled the experienced trio of Lood de Jager, Elton Jantjies and Frans Steyn for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Townsville,...

Top stats performers from SA vs ARG: tackles, turnovers & more

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new-look Springbok team brushed aside Los Pumas 32-12 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. A highly physical affair, the Boks showed good determination and composure as they slowly but surely edged Argentina...