The south African rugby team are called the Springboks
South Africa RFU is nicknamed "The Springbok"
Springboks, the Afrikaans word for gazelle. It is the national buck of South Africa. But the government is trying to change the name to the Proteas.
1997 and 2009
One may play the sport of Rugby by being a part of the South Africa National Rugby Union Team, known as the "Springboks" in South Africa. The team was founded sometime in the late 1890's (exact date unknown).
wales and south Africa
pual roos lead south Africa to victary in 1995 rugby world cup. the world cup was also hosted by south Africa.
Each country has its own unique name for their Rugby Union National Team. Two of the great names are The Springboks (South Africa) and the ALL Blacks (New Zealand).