Schalk Brits rugby player
Schalk Brits rugby player

Schalk Brits

16th May 1981 1.82m/100kg Hooker

The Bismarck To Set Sail Again

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bismarck du Plessis will steam into the 2022-23 BKT United Rugby Championship as a grizzled sea dog determined to cut through the biggest swells one last time.   The league, into its second season,...

Why Nico Janse van Rensburg is one of the best selection calls from the Springboks

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienebar and Rassie Erasmus sprang a few surprises when naming the first Springbok since the Rugby World Cup in Japan.   The Springbok management team picked the entire Rugby World Cup-winning...

The 7 unluckiest players to miss out on the Springbok squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby`

Unsurprisingly, the entire 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning squad, except for the retired trio of Tendai Mtawarira, Francois Louw and Schalk Brits, and the injured Warrick Gelant, were named in Springbok head...

Eight uncapped players named in the Springboks squad for Lions Series

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Frans Steyn and Morné Steyn are in line to experience the rare honour of facing the British & Irish Lions for a second time after being named in a dynamic Springbok squad featuring several Rugby...

The Star-Studded Saracens Team That Won Their First Premiership Title 10 Years Ago Today

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens were crowned English champions for the first time ten years ago today.   Steve Borthwick led Saracens to their first-ever Premiership title beating Leicester Tigers, the team Borthwick...

Siya Kolisi, Elton Jantjies & Schalk Brits on All Blacks loss in Rugby World Cup pool stages

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup winners Siya Kolisi, Elton Jantjies and Schalk Brits reflect on the Springboks' pool stage loss to the All Blacks and how it affected the team in their pursuit of the trophy in Japan.

Siya Kolisi, Elton Jantjies & Schalk Brits on the hard work behind the Springboks' World Cup triumph

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup winners Siya Kolisi, Elton Jantjies and Schalk Brits reflect on the crazy weather conditions in Japan and the sacrifices that the Springboks made to ensure that they were the best-placed...

Siya Kolisi, Elton Jantjies & Schalk Brits on the Springboks' Rugby World Cup trophy tour

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup winners Siya Kolisi, Elton Jantjies and Schalk Brits reflect on the incredible scenes during the Springboks' trophy tour in South Africa, along with the feelings of walking through OR Tambo...

What If The Springboks Needed To Select Players From Europe and Australasia For The Rugby Championship?

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienaber is set to kick off his tenure as the new Springbok coach during the Rugby Championship which is set to be held exclusively in New Zealand. However, Nienaber has...

Schalk Brits on Dan Carter’s Super Rugby return

2 years ago by Rugby World

Having made his own Super Rugby return last year, the Springbok asseses Carter's comebackOld foes: Brits is tackled by Carter back in 2011 (Getty Images)Schalk Brits on Dan Carter’s Super Rugby return...