Victor Matfield

Victor Matfield handed South Africa captaincy three years after international retirement
Tuesday 3rd June 08:36

Veteran Victor Matfield will captain the Springboks for their summer international fixtures in the absence of the injured Jean de Villiers.

Boks up intensity for WC
Thursday 1st September 13:10

The Springboks have ramped up their intensity as they prepare for their World Cup defence, according to Peter de Villiers.

Smit keeps captaincy
Monday 2nd May 13:22

John Smit has been named as South Africa captain for the 2011 season, including their rugby World Cup title defence.

Matfield expects tough game
Friday 26th November 18:48

South Africa captain Victor Matfield is hoping his international record against England will not come full circle this weekend.

Matfield wants improvement
Wednesday 17th November 09:22

South Africa captain Victor Matfield says the team have played nowhere near their best and aim to vastly improve against Scotland.

Matfield to lead Springboks
Friday 22nd October 16:05

South Africa coach Peter de Villiers has appointed Victor Matfield as captain for the forthcoming Grand Slam tour.

Matfield in the clear
Monday 22nd February 17:06

Bulls captain Victor Matfield has been cleared of foul play during his side's 50-32 victory over the Brumbies

Boost for the Bulls
Monday 22nd February 11:54

Bulls second row Victor Matfield has been cleared to face the Waratahs on Saturday after being cleared of two counts of foul play.

Baa-Baas recruit top stars
Tuesday 1st September 15:02

Stirling Mortlock and Bryan Habana have accepted their invitations to play for the Barbarians.

Matfield sees Australia threat
Thursday 6th August 16:41

Victor Matfield has warned that Australia will present a greater lineout threat than New Zealand.

Matfield raring to go
Tuesday 2nd June 07:56

South Africa lock Victor Matfield insists fatigue will not be an issue for the Bulls players in the Springboks squad.

Matfield hails awesome victory
Sunday 31st May 13:40

Victor Matfield hailed "the best night of my life" after the Bulls thrashed the Chiefs 61-17 to clinch the Super 14 trophy.

Victor Matfield
Wednesday 13th May 12:46

As man of the match in the 2007 World Cup final, Matfield underlined his status as the best lock on the planet.

Matfield handed captaincy
Monday 16th June 14:07

South African lock Victor Matfield will captain the side for the upcoming one-off Test against Italy.

De Villiers axes trio
Thursday 5th June 11:22

World Cup-winners Victor Matfield, Percy Montgomery and Francois Steyn have been left out of South Africa's team to face Wales.

Overseas 'Boks under threat
Friday 3rd August 13:08

South African rugby union chiefs have decided to stop overseas-based players from coming into contention for national team selection.

Features

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

Trouble is brewing in Toulouse as Clermont Auvergne inflict another loss on the giants of French rugby.

Stuart Lancaster underlines the importance of pride as England Rugby launch new kit

Stuart Lancaster underlines the importance of pride as England Rugby launch new kit

Heritage and passion are very much at the heart of Stuart Lancaster’s coaching philosophy and the England head coach has once again underlined the significance of the Red Rose.

Thinus Delport, Sean Fitzpatrick, Michael Lynagh and Gonzalo Camacho react to the Rugby Championship

Thinus Delport, Sean Fitzpatrick, Michael Lynagh and Gonzalo Camacho react to the Rugby Championship

New Zealand remain top of the Rugby Championship after beating South Africa 14-10 in Wellington on Saturday.

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