Jacques Nienaber rugby player
Jacques Nienaber rugby player

Jacques Nienaber

16th Oct 1972 1.80m/90kg Head Coach

Springboks’ 2023 fixture list locked in

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will kick off a bumper 2023 season against Australia in Pretoria in July in the opening round of the shortened Rugby Championship and will face Argentina in Johannesburg in their final match...

Etzebeth named SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2022

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok centurion Eben Etzebeth has been voted SA Rugby’s Player of the Year for 2022 following a string of excellent performances by the experienced lock last year, while Canan Moodie won the...

Shaun Edwards believes the Boks are the team to beat

1 month 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

2 months 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...