Springbok Captains South Africa Rugby. The Ellis Rugby Preview. The men who shaped South African rugby.

Author – Springbok Captains South Africa Rugby Edward Griffiths

Edward Griffiths was born in Zimbabwe. Educated in England. He was a sportswriter with Business Day. And as editor of the Sunday Times until 1993. In 1995 he became the first chief executive of the South African Rugby Football Union.  And later worked as general manager of SABC television sport. Also, he became a consultant to each of SA’s major events bids. These included Cape Town 2004, FIFA 2006, RWC 2001, and FIFA 2010. In addition, he was appointed as chief executive of Saracens rugby club. He has written biographies of Naas Botha. Along with Kepler Wessels, and Kitch Christie. Also, Jonty Rhodes and Gary Teichmann. In the writing of their autobiographies.

Author – Springbok Captains South Africa Rugby Stephen Nell

Stephen Nell is one of South Africa’s most experienced rugby writers. Having started his career at the Daily Dispatch in 1994. An award-winning journalist and prolific writer in both English and Afrikaans. He works as a specialist rugby writer at Die Burger. Also was previously employed by the South African Press Association and the Cape Times. In addition, Nell is also the author of the books Springbok Glory and Bokspronge. He has covered international rugby since 1995. Been on numerous Springbok tours. During his career, he has developed close relationships with players. Along with coaches and key rugby stakeholders.

The Springbok Captains – Book Preview

The Springbok rugby captain, over more than a century, has represented many things to many South Africans. He has united. And he has divided. He has thrilled, he has disappointed. Sometimes he has triumphed and sometimes he has failed. But he has always had an impact. In this revealing narrative. Edward Griffiths and Stephen Nell depict the men who have been able to call themselves ‘Springbok Captain’. Through their backgrounds, triumphs, and disappointments.

The men who shaped South African rugby

Firstly, relive the heyday of rugby legends. Such as Bennie Osler, Danie Craven, Hennie Muller, Johan Claassen, and Naas Botha. Secondly, legends like Francois Pienaar, Gary Teichmann, Joost van der Westhuizen, Andre Vos, and Fourie du Preez. Thirdly, Jean de Villiers, Victor Matfield, John Smit, Bob Skinstad, and Corne Krige. Fourthly, Wynand Claassen, Stephen Fry, Morne du Plessis, Hannes Marais, and Danie de Villiers. Finally, Avril Malan, Felix du Plessis, Boy Morkel, Billy Millar, Paul Roos, Fairy Heatlie, and H.H. Castens. Now fully updated with the accounts of Bobby Skinstad, Victor Matfield, and Jean de Villiers.

The Springbok Captains is an epic story. What lies at the heart of South African rugby.

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