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Front Row Rugby

Step into the world of Front Row Rugby and experience the thrill of Springbok Rugby like never before! Our presenter, Peter Stemmet, is an award-winning sports journalist who’s lived and breathed rugby for years. With his passion for the sport, you’re guaranteed to be in for a treat. Get ready to meet some of your favourite Bok heroes from the past and relive their greatest moments. Peter’s dream is to bring Front Row Rugby to life on a permanent basis, and you can help make that a reality. All it takes is a simple subscribe and share with your friends. Together, let’s bring the excitement of Springbok Rugby to the forefront.
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125 Episodes
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From Isolation to Legend: Naas Botha on South Africa’s Return to Rugby

Join award-winning journalist Peter Stemmet as he sits down with the legendary Springbok Rugby captain Naas Botha in the premiere episode of Front Row Rugby! Hear first-hand accounts of South Africa's return to the international stage post-isolation and the historic 1992 Tests against the All Blacks and Wallabies. Get a…
Season 1 / Episode 1 20 min

Inside the Springboks Camp with Naas Botha

In Part Two of Peter Stemmet's exclusive interview with Bok legend and former captain Naas Botha we're taken on a journey through the end of year 1992 tour to France and England. Naas dives into the technical aspects of place kicking. Don't miss this enlightening and in-depth look at the…
Season 1 / Episode 2 25 min

Rudie Visagie: The Unforgettable Story of a Bok Great

Join Peter Stemmet as we delve into the thrilling world of South African rugby with Springbok legend Rudie "Vleis" Visagie! In this exclusive interview, hear about Vleis' remarkable return to the Springbok team after nine years away, his experiences facing France, and the unforgettable story of how his Bok career…
Season 1 / Episode 3 11 min

The Unbreakable Wahl Bartmann: A Springbok Legend’s Story

Uncover the untold story of Wahl Bartmann: A Springbok Rugby legend. Join Peter Stemmet as he sits down with Wahl Bartmann to relive his career with the Springboks. From facing the All Blacks and Australia to touring France and England, this is a rare opportunity to hear about Bartmann's journey…
Season 1 / Episode 4 11 min

Robbi Kempson’s Journey: A Story of Grit and Determination

Peter Stemmet sits down with South African Rugby legend Robbi Kempson for a thrilling and intimate conversation. Revisit the highs and lows of Robbi's 1998 debut, the 1998/99 era under Nick Mallett, and the challenges of injuries and missed opportunities. Get an inside look at the triumphs, setbacks and personal…
Season 1 / Episode 5 18 min

An Intimate Conversation with Springbok Great Johann Styger

Peter Stemmet sits down with Springbok Rugby legend Johann Styger for a journey through his decorated career. Revisit Johann's debut against the All Blacks, memorable moments on tour and the challenges he faced on and off the field. Get an exclusive look at the triumphs, struggles and personal reflections of…
Season 1 / Episode 7 11 min

Memories with Adriaan Richter: A Look Back at His Springbok Career

Join Peter Stemmet as he sits down with Springbok legend and 1995 Rugby World Cup winner Adriaan Richter. Hear his inside stories of making his debut, captaining the Boks, the ups and downs of the World Cup journey, and more! Don't miss this exclusive interview with one of South Africa's…
Season 1 / Episode 8 18 min

A Champion’s Journey: The Andre Joubert Story

In this episode of Front Row Rugby Springbok Rugby legend and 1995 Rugby World Cup winner Andre Joubert discusses his memorable career that included winning the Rugby World Cup, coming up against Jonah Lomu, becoming a rugby professional, losing to the All Blacks in 1996, bouncing back to beat France…
Season 1 / Episode 9 28 min

Uncovering the truth with Corne Krige

Go behind the scenes with Springbok legend Corne Krige in this exclusive Front Row Rugby episode! Hear his captivating journey from Zambia to captaining the Boks, and get a unique insight into his greatest achievements and challenges in international rugby. Corne gives his thoughts on disappointing results against the All…
Season 1 / Episode 10 32 min

Breaking the Silence: Ian Macdonald's Emotional Story

Uncover the untold story! Springbok legend Ian Macdonald opens up in a rare interview on Front Row Rugby. Discover the emotional apology from Kitch Christie, the journey of a Afrikaner named Macdonald, and the struggles of the Springboks after readmission. Laugh with a hilarious Kobus Wiese story and get insight…
Season 1 / Episode 11 24 min

Unleashing the Versatility: Willie Hills' Rugby Journey

Go behind the scenes with Springbok legend Willie Hills on Front Row Rugby! Discover the story behind his unusual name, relive his debut against France, and hear his unique perspective on the amateur and professional eras. Plus, find out how Garth Wright influenced the naming of Willie's daughter!
Season 1 / Episode 12 18 min

Emotional Rollercoaster: Tim Dlulane's Springboks Career

Uncover the untold story of Tim Dlulane's brief but memorable Springbok Rugby career in this Front Row Rugby episode! From his nerves during the warm-up to his only Test appearance, Tim shares his journey and offers valuable advice for aspiring young players. Join us for this fascinating conversation with one…
Season 1 / Episode 14 25 min

The Ultimate Insider's Look at JP Pietersen's Career

Springbok Rugby legend and 2007 Rugby World Cup winner JP Pietersen opens up about his illustrious career. From winning the World Cup, Tri-Nations, and beating the British and Irish Lions, to his debut and the highs and lows, including the 2015 Rugby World Cup defeat to Japan. JP also shares…
Season 1 / Episode 15 22 min

From Rugby Royalty to Springbok Great: Ruan Pienaar's Story

Get ready for a rare and exclusive look into the storied international career of Springboks legend Ruan Pienaar. From growing up as a rugby prodigy to winning the 2007 Rugby World Cup, Ruan opens up about his journey through Bok rugby. With wit and candour, he reflects on his versatility…
Season 1 / Episode 16 21 min

From Hero to Heartbreak: David Von Hoesslin's Story

Peter Stemmet sits down with the one and only David Von Hoesslin to relive his historic Springbok career. From his explosive debut to scoring unforgettable tries, to the bittersweet end, this is a must-listen for all rugby fans. Get ready for an emotional and inspiring journey.
Season 1 / Episode 17 21 min

Rise and Return of Thinus Delport: A Springbok Tale

Peter Stemmet sits down with Springboks legend Thinus Delport to relive his unforgettable journey in international rugby. From his early breakout performance against the All Blacks to his hiatus from the Boks and comeback in 2003, Thinus shares his inspiring story filled with thrilling victories and challenging moments. Get ready…
Season 1 / Episode 18 20 min

Rise of Bullet: James Dalton’s Springbok Rugby Career

An intimate look at the storied career of Springbok Rugby legend and former hooker James Dalton. From his memorable sending off at the 1995 Rugby World Cup to his triumphs in the 1998 Tri-Nations and 17 consecutive wins, James opens up about his journey in Bok rugby. With humour and…
Season 1 / Episode 19 24 min

Inside the Mind of a Springbok Legend: Ollie Le Roux

Join me as I sit down with Springbok legend Ollie Le Roux on Front Row Rugby. Relive the glory days of the 1998 Tri-Nations and hear Ollie's expert analysis on the mistakes of coaches Nick Mallet and Harry Viljoen as well as his falling out with Rudolf Straeuli. Plus, don't…
Season 1 / Episode 20 30 min
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