Bryan Habana

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Bryan Habana admitted : “Given all the distractions, I can’t think it’s easy being a South African rugby player at the moment” External link

themirror Thursday, November 24, 2022 9:34:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “A World Cup cycle. What happens to this team? Who’s the next captain standing up? Who’s the next Tipuric? Who is the next Alun Wyn Jones?” External link

icWales Sunday, November 20, 2022 9:47:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I was fortunate enough to play against top wingers like Drew Mitchell and Adam Ashley Cooper, when he played a bit of wing," "Still, for me, the All Black wingers were on a different level and one player in particular was Joe Rokocoko. You had Dougie Howlett and Sitiveni Sivivatu, but Joe was phenomenal. He had a skill-set that made the game feel effortless. He was incredible" External link

icWales Wednesday, August 10, 2022 10:47:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “You have got to hand it to Wales. To their credit, they never dropped the commitment or the fight and created history. They were able to count on their experience, with the likes of Alun Wyn Jones coming on the field. I thought the loose forward trio were phenomenal. Tommy Reffell was just in another league,” “South Africa didn’t use their opportunities. They were inaccurate. It’s back to the drawing board for Jacques Nienaber and his charges. History is there to be broken, it’s there to be made and credit to Wales on what they were able to do” External link

icWales Monday, July 11, 2022 5:37:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Everyone has been talking about Louis Rees-Zammit for the last two years and then he got sent home in the Six Nations for a few reasons - his defence and his ability under the high ball. What he's shown is he's gone, taken a hard look at himself and worked on certain areas. When you have the pace it is one thing but when your all round game starts to come together it is brilliant. " External link

icWales Thursday, July 7, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He's been playing well for the last three years," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:57:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Eben Etzebeth ) : "I thought Eben Etzebeth was phenomenal. Siya Kolisi has been playing incredible rugby throughout this year," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:57:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I think it would be great and that’s the talk going around,” External link

guardian Friday, October 29, 2021 2:08:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Eddie Jones ) : "In the mid-World Cup cycle, Eddie knows he potentially needs an opportunity to blood young new talent within the set-up," External link

news24 Wednesday, October 27, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Eddie Jones ) : “In the mid-World Cup cycle, Eddie knows he potentially needs an opportunity to blood young new talent within the set-up,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 27, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "There were a lot of questions asked during that Lions series, but I think the way the Springboks came out of the rugby wilderness, the mental resilience that team showed was paramount," External link

icWales Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Go back over the last four or five years and the titanic battles against Wales, it has been physically won up-front and I can't see this game being much different. " External link

icWales Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Jacques Nienaber ) : "The players in my team are players who are capable of producing high-quality rugby and are playing in the UK, France and in South Africa," "Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber would have watched that squad announcement with bated breath and will now start putting his plans into place and will pick a team who will go out there and do the country proud" External link

heart Friday, May 7, 2021 1:09:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : “JP had a really big boot on him too, so he could help with defensive kicking,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 1, 2021 12:10:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Jacques Fourie ) : "What that game did give us was one of the best tries I've ever seen on a rugby field from Jaque Fourie," External link

news24 Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's crazy to think that it's been 12 years already," External link

news24 Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana concluded : "MatchKit is making a habit of working with the best in the world and we are buoyed to have Penny's support in growing our global network of athletes. She is still the only woman in Olympic history to have achieved the breaststroke double Olympic gold feat (100m and 200m)," External link

irishsun Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I am of the opinion that we as men are the problem. We need to be the solution including young boys and older gentlemen. If we are not going to play our part as men, the problem of gender-based violence will get worse” External link

iol Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : “it was seeing this incredible humanitarian aid giveback by both the Kolisi Foundation and Pick n Pay’s Feed the Nation, that we felt encouraged to collaborate with what I believe are two national heroes making a tremendous impact during these adverse times. I am filled with pride being able to play a small part in these inspiring efforts” External link

dailymaverick Friday, June 26, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told ( about Jake White ) : "I am not going to mention the amount of my contract when I was first called into that Springbok squad under Jake White in 2004, but I don't think there is a schoolboy rugby player in South Africa who would accept that deal now," External link

wsau Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "The best moment of my career was getting the opportunity to pull on the Springbok jersey for the first time and run out for my country," External link

wsau Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “It would be sad to see a player drain,” External link

smh Monday, June 8, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "We want to empower all athletes, not just rugby players," External link

smh Monday, June 8, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "It's going to be massive. Twelve years on we're in a fortunate position as South Africa as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions," External link

namibian Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : "What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that South Africa are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries," External link

namibian Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you're going to be judged on whatever decision you make," External link

namibian Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you're going to be judged on whatever decision you make," External link

news24 Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “It’s going to be massive. Twelve years on we’re in a fortunate position as SA as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : “What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that SA are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “It’s difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you’re going to be judged on whatever decision you make,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "It's going to be massive. Twelve years on we're in a fortunate position as South Africa as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions," External link

modernghana Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : "What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that South Africa are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries," External link

modernghana Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you're going to be judged on whatever decision you make," External link

modernghana Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "It's going to be massive. Twelve years on we're in a fortunate position as South Africa as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions," External link

news24 Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : "What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that South Africa are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries," External link

news24 Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "It's going to be massive. Twelve years on we're in a fortunate position as South Africa as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : "What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that South Africa are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you're going to be judged on whatever decision you make," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I’m pretty sure I’d have been in the digital marketing space anyway,” “I love working with people. I wouldn’t have been sat behind a computer coding necessarily, but the interactivity from a marketing perspective, particularly digitally, would have interested me” External link

thenational Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “We can’t be stuck in the pre social-media age,” External link

thenational Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "It's going to be massive. Twelve years on we're in a fortunate position as South Africa as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : "What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that South Africa are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you're going to be judged on whatever decision you make," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I'm extremely supportive of a global season, I've had the question asked a lot in the last while. The difficulty for me is that rugby is a winter sport. Winter in the northern and southern hemisphere are at different times," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “We met each other last week,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I'm extremely supportive of a global season, I've had the question asked a lot in the last while. The difficulty for me is that rugby is a winter sport. Winter in the northern and southern hemisphere are at different times," External link

afp-en Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : “In that game, that final, I thought I knew what we were going to face but looking back, I had no comprehension of what we ultimately did face,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : “In that game, that final, I thought I knew what we were going to face but looking back, I had no comprehension of what we ultimately did face,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “The uniqueness that comes with each club is so special, which is something we don't get in Super Rugby in the Southern Hemisphere unfortunately. The reason I went up to Europe was because I wanted to be surrounded by players that would constantly push me to be better,” External link

the-star Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Webb Ellis Cup ) : "Where the team was 18 months ago, to do what they did and become the first team to lose a game at a Rugby World Cup and go on to win it, the first team to win a Rugby Championship and a Rugby World Cup in the same year ... it's absolutely fantastic," External link

irishsun Monday, February 17, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "I last think I came on the ice when I was a teenager," External link

polandsun Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Sport has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Whether being inspired by it, playing it or using it as a medium to give back. To be able to witness first hand both as a fan and as a player the power that sport has to bring about change, as big as I dreamt, I never in my wildest dreams imagined how much sport would impact my life," External link

irishsun Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "I grew up watching Super Rugby in its establishment ... all of sudden now things are changing and you might not get the core essence of what Super Rugby was ever back again. That would be a sad loss," External link

smh Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I don’t think it’s logistically easy to just to fit into a northern hemisphere season," External link

smh Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana tells ( about Webb Ellis Cup ) : “Winning the World Cup in 1995 inspired me to become a rugby player and our victory in 2007 had a great impact on the country, but this year they created history,” External link

cityam Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : “Players like Kolisi and [Makazole] Mapimpi came from deprived communities,” External link

cityam Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : “This side is very different to 2007,” “We won all seven games, but this team had to overcome a lot more adversity: losing to New Zealand in the first game, spending nine weeks in Japan. It’s just incredible, it’s going to inspire a new generation” External link

cityam Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : “Understanding my body at the end of my career was incredibly important,” External link

cityam Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : “We call it the change-maker process and it’s something that I believe can really open people’s minds,” “In elite-level sport the smallest margins can make a difference and this can help you adapt your style a little bit and improve longevity at the highest level” External link

cityam Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Werner Kok ) : “Seabelo Senatla, Rosko Specman, Werner Kok – who I think is a lot faster than is perceived – and Cecil Afrika in his heyday without a doubt,” External link

thenational Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “A lot of the core group that won the series in 2017-18 then went on to try and ply their trade in the 15-man game,” External link

thenational Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “These women probably never even have thought to pick up a rugby ball before,” “It is brilliant that rugby has been installed in Dubai schools’ curriculum, and that it has been picked up and enjoyed. Long may it continue” External link

thenational Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “It is not my place to say who the next coach must be, but you have SA coaches who are doing very well overseas and there are those that are doing well here at home,” External link

businessday Monday, November 25, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “Super Rugby is a good opportunity for players to show what they can do,” External link

businessday Monday, November 25, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I think in pressure moments the big players step up and Handre takes it back a further 15 metres and puts himself under even more pressure but that composure, you know why he’s rated one of the best fly-halves in the world,” “It’s improved immensely over the last two years and I think South Africa are pretty lucky to have someone as accurate as that kicking for them” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “Rassie did galvanise his coaching staff in a way that everyone understood their roles and responsibilities in taking the team forward. You’d hope that the powers that be who’ll be making the coaching decision make one that’s for the good of the game‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “With SA again world champs‚ it adds an extra element and Warren Gatland wants to become the first British and Irish Lions coach not to have lost a series‚ having drawn against New Zealand and beaten Australia‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “There’s some phenomenal players that have committed to SA Rugby‚ which is great because I hope that’ll form the backbone of the team that could be comparable to the 2007 Cup-winning team that went on to have an exceptional 2009‚” “It created a strong succession plan and that is something Rassie has in place for the players who are going overseas. These players‚ though‚ have created their own legacy” External link

businessday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "There are different elements of crises in South Africa at the moment, I mean I recently entered the work environment after retiring (from rugby) last year, and South Africa's unemployment rate, statistically is at 29.odd per cent, but realistically it's more like 32, 34 per cent, which is a massive backlog to start with," External link

iol Thursday, November 14, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's an amazing achievement. All the credit and plaudits coming his way are well deserved," External link

newshub Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:40:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : “I’m taking a moment to take it all in – this is what the best dreams are made of,” External link

phnompenhpost Sunday, November 3, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “Absolutely phenomenal. Nobody expected such a commanding display. They won all the big battles,” External link

phnompenhpost Sunday, November 3, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I'm taking a moment to take it all in - this is what the best dreams are made of," External link

qt Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana explique : "Pour nous, Sud-Africains, le rugby a vraiment été un catalyseur - de réconciliation, d'espoir, d'inspiration et de changement. C'est très important et, si vous ne comprenez pas ça, vous ne pouvez pas comprendre notre histoire. Cela fait vraiment du bien de voir des jeunes joueurs de couleur occuper le devant de la scène" External link

challenges Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : “I’m taking a moment to take it all in – this is what the best dreams are made of,” External link

citizen Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “This will be so much bigger than just for rugby and also for a new generation watching back home,” External link

citizen Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He had a very hard upbringing where he wasn't sometimes worried about the type of rugby boots he could wear for training, but more about what food he was going to eat that night because they were so underprivileged," External link

afp-en Saturday, November 2, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "I'm taking a moment to take it all in - this is what the best dreams are made of," External link

afp-en Saturday, November 2, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "This will be so much bigger than just for rugby and also for a new generation watching back home," External link

afp-en Saturday, November 2, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Absolutely phenomenal. Nobody expected such a commanding display. They won all the big battles," External link

afp-en Saturday, November 2, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "I'm taking a moment to take it all in - this is what the best dreams are made of," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "This will be so much bigger than just for rugby and also for a new generation watching back home," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Absolutely phenomenal. Nobody expected such a commanding display. They won all the big battles," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana explique : "Pour nous, Sud-Africains, le rugby a vraiment été un catalyseur – de réconciliation, d'espoir, d'inspiration et de changement. C'est très important et si vous ne comprenez pas ça, vous ne pouvez pas comprendre notre histoire. Cela fait vraiment du bien de voir des jeunes joueurs de couleur occuper le devant de la scène" External link

france24 Friday, November 1, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana raconte : "a dû se battre pour arriver où il en est, devant s'inquiéter parfois de trouver des crampons pour s'entraîner ou se demander ce qu'il aurait dans le ventre le soir" External link

france24 Friday, November 1, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : "Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets" External link

ipreunion Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : "Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux" External link

ipreunion Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana explique : «Pour nous, Sud-Africains, le rugby a vraiment été un catalyseur –- de réconciliation, d'espoir, d'inspiration et de changement. C'est très important et si vous ne comprenez pas ça, vous ne pouvez pas comprendre notre histoire. Cela fait vraiment du bien de voir des jeunes joueurs de couleur occuper le devant de la scène» External link

la-croix Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : "Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets" External link

clicanoo Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : "Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux" External link

clicanoo Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : «Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets» External link

la-croix Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : «Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux» External link

la-croix Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : "Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets" External link

lepetitjournal Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : "Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux" External link

lepetitjournal Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : "Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets" External link

lamontagne Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : "Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux" External link

lamontagne Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He had a very hard upbringing where he wasn't sometimes worried about the type of rugby boots he could wear for training, but more about what food he was going to eat that night because they were just so underprivileged," External link

modernghana Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : "Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets" External link

afp-fr Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : "Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux" External link

afp-fr Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He had a very hard upbringing where he wasn't sometimes worried about the type of rugby boots he could wear for training, but more about what food he was going to eat that night because they were just so underprivileged," External link

pulse Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He had a very hard upbringing where he wasn't sometimes worried about the type of rugby boots he could wear for training, but more about what food he was going to eat that night because they were just so underprivileged," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He had a very hard upbringing where he wasn't sometimes worried about the type of rugby boots he could wear for training, but more about what food he was going to eat that night because they were just so underprivileged," External link

afp-en Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana raconte : «Vous avez tous entendu dire qu'Eddie était capable d'appeler l'analyste technique à 2 ou 3 heures du matin pour faire préparer des vidéos... Cela vous donne une petite idée de son exigence» External link

la-croix Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana raconte : "Vous avez tous entendu dire qu'Eddie était capable d'appeler l'analyste technique à 2 ou 3 heures du matin pour faire préparer des vidéos... Cela vous donne une petite idée de son exigence" External link

tv5 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "We saw it in '95 with Mandela walking out there in that No.6 jersey, I saw it in 2018 when Siya ran out at the very same Ellis Park, with that No.6 Springboks jersey, leading the Springboks on to that field... " External link

itv Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says ( about Eddie Jones ) : “Because I really valued the input Eddie had, I gave him my blazer,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana raconte : «Vous avez tous entendu dire qu'Eddie était capable d'appeler l'analyste technique à 2 ou 3 heures du matin pour faire préparer des vidéos... Cela vous donne une petite idée de son exigence» External link

la-croix Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana added : “With a number of players bursting onto the international scene over the past year, it was no easy feat choosing only three nominees for the Breakthrough Player of the Year award but the nominees selected have shown their pedigree on the biggest stage and in so doing are fully deserving of their nomination” External link

bathchronicle Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “My heart would definitely be with South Africa,” External link

independent-UG Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "My heart would definitely be with South Africa," External link

modernghana Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "My heart would definitely be with South Africa," External link

thenational Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "My heart would definitely be with South Africa," External link

afp-english Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "My heart would definitely be with South Africa," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I think in pressure moments the big players step up and Handre takes it back a further 15 metres and puts himself under even more pressure but that composure, you know why he's rated one of the best fly-halves in the world," "It's improved immensely over the last two years and I think South Africa are pretty lucky to have someone as accurate as that kicking for them" External link

independent-ie Sunday, October 27, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I think in pressure moments the big players step up and Handre takes it back a further 15 metres and puts himself under even more pressure but that composure, you know why he’s rated one of the best fly-halves in the world,” “It’s improved immensely over the last two years and I think South Africa are pretty lucky to have someone as accurate as that kicking for them” External link

eecho Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “For me, as a winger, you love to get your hands on the ball and I know both Cheslin and Makazole... would love to be getting their hands on the ball,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 25, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “For me looking at Cheslin Kolbe and Makazole Mapimpi it has really been, I wouldn’t say a breath of fresh air, but it has been really enjoyable to see the manner in which they have approached the game,” “Cheslin, for me, perfectly fits the description of dynamite comes in small packages and I have been saying it over the last 18 months: he has been lighting up fields around Europe, the world. In Europe, we have seen him absolutely dominate and be as dazzling as any other player” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 25, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I think, if you are good, it doesn’t matter what size you are and you can get onto the international stage,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 25, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “First of all, Makazole is a little bit bigger than Cheslin and probably has a little bit more power in contact,” External link

icWales Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “It is brilliant to see guys like Cheslin and Makazole doing well,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, October 24, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says ( about Nelson Mandela ) : "It's very difficult to explain [how important the moment will be]. If you don't understand our history, that — for 65 per cent of the population — the game of rugby, for a big period of time, wasn't an accessible sport," "If you don't understand apartheid and what that caused, if you don't understand Nelson Mandela spending 27 years in jail to be able to allow our country to become a democratic unit and hold democratic elections in 1994, it's very difficult to explain" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 20, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : "It will have a profound impact not only for this current group of players but for youngsters who couldn't ever dream of it being possible," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 20, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : "I was there in 1995 to see Mandela walk out on Ellis Park, I was there in 2007 when we brought back Bill (the World Cup) to South Africa and we saw kids in the rural townships running a kilometre or two, barefoot, behind the bus, just to get a glimpse of their heroes," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 20, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “First and foremost, Swys de Bruin has played a pretty pivotal role in, I want to say, the resurgence of South Africa over the last 12 or so months so I am sad to see him go,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Felix Jones ) : “I am happy for Felix because it is an opportunity to experience a different environment and structures but also to add value and continue improving his CV,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana added : "I'll be backing my South African jersey, hoping that Siya Kolisi and the boys can go out and do something special," External link

news24 Tuesday, August 27, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Ryan Crotty ) : “Ryan Crotty not being available for the final might make a difference. He brings a wealth of experience and calmness to that backline and allows Richie to play his natural game. He might be due a bad game but he’s got that experience of playing so well at the moment‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Dan Carter ) : “For the Crusaders‚ Richie is a guy much like Dan Carter‚ and Andrew Mehrten. He is the guy that gives the team direction. He is bringing an attacking dimension the Crusaders must be enjoying from their flyhalf‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "For the game of rugby in general, it would be pretty spectacular to see the Jaguares win an away final, and particularly one in Christchurch against the best Super Rugby team ever," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 3, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana says ( about Jean de Villiers ) : "The only thing I could fit into was my old number two Springbok suit. As I got to the function Jean saw the suit and said, 'Whoa'. He opened my suit jacket and said, 'This is one of your number twos isn't it?' He caught me out properly," External link

irishsun Friday, June 28, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana says : "You know, when you stop playing, you almost have to buy a new wardrobe because the sponsors have moved on to the next best players. But also, you can't walk into a business meeting in a tracksuit and slops anymore," "They say you need to prepare for life after rugby, but when you're in that bubble it's very difficult to know what's outside of it and when that move is going to happen. But you certainly become aware of the life professional sport has given you. It's a very unrealistic one in terms of how the real world works. All of a sudden you go from a life of receiving a very detailed daily programme which tells you what to wear every day and where to go, to having to do all of those things yourself" External link

irishsun Friday, June 28, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Rugby had just been officially opened to all walks of life in South Africa and having Nelson Mandela walking out on to Ellis Park is probably one of the most unifying forces that has ever happened in our country," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He is grabbing the opportunity with both hands," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana admitted : "I think if one looks at South Africa's record over the last 18 months it hasn't been great," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Inconsistency has probably been biggest foe but heading into this World Cup they will have been together for quite a while," "That game against New Zealand first up is going to be really exciting to watch" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It was probably a one-in-a-million shot that Japan had and they took it," "It showed you can't take any game for granted" External link

irishsun Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I am back at my school after many years and there’s a bit of nostalgia. I started in the U-14 G team back in 1996,” External link

citizen Saturday, March 16, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told ( about Blacks ) : “The All Blacks becoming the first team ever to win three World Cups in a row is very likely‚” External link

businessday Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I think they go into this World Cup knowing where they’ve let themselves down in 2018‚ knowing there is going to be quite a lot of work-ons‚ but knowing if they click they’re going to be a difficult side to beat in Japan‚” External link

businessday Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT



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Bryan Habana admitted : “Given all the distractions, I can’t think it’s easy being a South African rugby player at the moment” External link

themirror Thursday, November 24, 2022 9:34:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “A World Cup cycle. What happens to this team? Who’s the next captain standing up? Who’s the next Tipuric? Who is the next Alun Wyn Jones?” External link

icWales Sunday, November 20, 2022 9:47:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I was fortunate enough to play against top wingers like Drew Mitchell and Adam Ashley Cooper, when he played a bit of wing," "Still, for me, the All Black wingers were on a different level and one player in particular was Joe Rokocoko. You had Dougie Howlett and Sitiveni Sivivatu, but Joe was phenomenal. He had a skill-set that made the game feel effortless. He was incredible" External link

icWales Wednesday, August 10, 2022 10:47:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “You have got to hand it to Wales. To their credit, they never dropped the commitment or the fight and created history. They were able to count on their experience, with the likes of Alun Wyn Jones coming on the field. I thought the loose forward trio were phenomenal. Tommy Reffell was just in another league,” “South Africa didn’t use their opportunities. They were inaccurate. It’s back to the drawing board for Jacques Nienaber and his charges. History is there to be broken, it’s there to be made and credit to Wales on what they were able to do” External link

icWales Monday, July 11, 2022 5:37:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Everyone has been talking about Louis Rees-Zammit for the last two years and then he got sent home in the Six Nations for a few reasons - his defence and his ability under the high ball. What he's shown is he's gone, taken a hard look at himself and worked on certain areas. When you have the pace it is one thing but when your all round game starts to come together it is brilliant. " External link

icWales Thursday, July 7, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He's been playing well for the last three years," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:57:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Eben Etzebeth ) : "I thought Eben Etzebeth was phenomenal. Siya Kolisi has been playing incredible rugby throughout this year," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:57:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I think it would be great and that’s the talk going around,” External link

guardian Friday, October 29, 2021 2:08:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Eddie Jones ) : "In the mid-World Cup cycle, Eddie knows he potentially needs an opportunity to blood young new talent within the set-up," External link

news24 Wednesday, October 27, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Eddie Jones ) : “In the mid-World Cup cycle, Eddie knows he potentially needs an opportunity to blood young new talent within the set-up,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 27, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "There were a lot of questions asked during that Lions series, but I think the way the Springboks came out of the rugby wilderness, the mental resilience that team showed was paramount," External link

icWales Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Go back over the last four or five years and the titanic battles against Wales, it has been physically won up-front and I can't see this game being much different. " External link

icWales Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Jacques Nienaber ) : "The players in my team are players who are capable of producing high-quality rugby and are playing in the UK, France and in South Africa," "Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber would have watched that squad announcement with bated breath and will now start putting his plans into place and will pick a team who will go out there and do the country proud" External link

heart Friday, May 7, 2021 1:09:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : “JP had a really big boot on him too, so he could help with defensive kicking,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 1, 2021 12:10:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Jacques Fourie ) : "What that game did give us was one of the best tries I've ever seen on a rugby field from Jaque Fourie," External link

news24 Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's crazy to think that it's been 12 years already," External link

news24 Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana concluded : "MatchKit is making a habit of working with the best in the world and we are buoyed to have Penny's support in growing our global network of athletes. She is still the only woman in Olympic history to have achieved the breaststroke double Olympic gold feat (100m and 200m)," External link

irishsun Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I am of the opinion that we as men are the problem. We need to be the solution including young boys and older gentlemen. If we are not going to play our part as men, the problem of gender-based violence will get worse” External link

iol Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : “it was seeing this incredible humanitarian aid giveback by both the Kolisi Foundation and Pick n Pay’s Feed the Nation, that we felt encouraged to collaborate with what I believe are two national heroes making a tremendous impact during these adverse times. I am filled with pride being able to play a small part in these inspiring efforts” External link

dailymaverick Friday, June 26, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told ( about Jake White ) : "I am not going to mention the amount of my contract when I was first called into that Springbok squad under Jake White in 2004, but I don't think there is a schoolboy rugby player in South Africa who would accept that deal now," External link

wsau Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "The best moment of my career was getting the opportunity to pull on the Springbok jersey for the first time and run out for my country," External link

wsau Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “It would be sad to see a player drain,” External link

smh Monday, June 8, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "We want to empower all athletes, not just rugby players," External link

smh Monday, June 8, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "It's going to be massive. Twelve years on we're in a fortunate position as South Africa as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions," External link

namibian Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : "What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that South Africa are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries," External link

namibian Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you're going to be judged on whatever decision you make," External link

namibian Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you're going to be judged on whatever decision you make," External link

news24 Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “It’s going to be massive. Twelve years on we’re in a fortunate position as SA as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : “What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that SA are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “It’s difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you’re going to be judged on whatever decision you make,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "It's going to be massive. Twelve years on we're in a fortunate position as South Africa as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions," External link

modernghana Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : "What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that South Africa are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries," External link

modernghana Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you're going to be judged on whatever decision you make," External link

modernghana Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "It's going to be massive. Twelve years on we're in a fortunate position as South Africa as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions," External link

news24 Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : "What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that South Africa are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries," External link

news24 Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "It's going to be massive. Twelve years on we're in a fortunate position as South Africa as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : "What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that South Africa are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you're going to be judged on whatever decision you make," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I’m pretty sure I’d have been in the digital marketing space anyway,” “I love working with people. I wouldn’t have been sat behind a computer coding necessarily, but the interactivity from a marketing perspective, particularly digitally, would have interested me” External link

thenational Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “We can’t be stuck in the pre social-media age,” External link

thenational Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "It's going to be massive. Twelve years on we're in a fortunate position as South Africa as we go into it again not only as the world champions like in 1997 and 2009 but we go into it as previous series champions," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana added ( about Warren Gatland ) : "What is going to add an incredible amount of spice to this specific tour, bar the fact that South Africa are world champions, is that Warren Gatland is vying to be the first Lions coach to have not lost a series in the three southern hemisphere countries," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's difficult for any player to be in a position like that. First and foremost you're going to be judged on whatever decision you make," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I'm extremely supportive of a global season, I've had the question asked a lot in the last while. The difficulty for me is that rugby is a winter sport. Winter in the northern and southern hemisphere are at different times," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “We met each other last week,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I'm extremely supportive of a global season, I've had the question asked a lot in the last while. The difficulty for me is that rugby is a winter sport. Winter in the northern and southern hemisphere are at different times," External link

afp-en Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : “In that game, that final, I thought I knew what we were going to face but looking back, I had no comprehension of what we ultimately did face,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : “In that game, that final, I thought I knew what we were going to face but looking back, I had no comprehension of what we ultimately did face,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “The uniqueness that comes with each club is so special, which is something we don't get in Super Rugby in the Southern Hemisphere unfortunately. The reason I went up to Europe was because I wanted to be surrounded by players that would constantly push me to be better,” External link

the-star Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Webb Ellis Cup ) : "Where the team was 18 months ago, to do what they did and become the first team to lose a game at a Rugby World Cup and go on to win it, the first team to win a Rugby Championship and a Rugby World Cup in the same year ... it's absolutely fantastic," External link

irishsun Monday, February 17, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "I last think I came on the ice when I was a teenager," External link

polandsun Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Sport has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Whether being inspired by it, playing it or using it as a medium to give back. To be able to witness first hand both as a fan and as a player the power that sport has to bring about change, as big as I dreamt, I never in my wildest dreams imagined how much sport would impact my life," External link

irishsun Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "I grew up watching Super Rugby in its establishment ... all of sudden now things are changing and you might not get the core essence of what Super Rugby was ever back again. That would be a sad loss," External link

smh Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I don’t think it’s logistically easy to just to fit into a northern hemisphere season," External link

smh Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana tells ( about Webb Ellis Cup ) : “Winning the World Cup in 1995 inspired me to become a rugby player and our victory in 2007 had a great impact on the country, but this year they created history,” External link

cityam Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : “Players like Kolisi and [Makazole] Mapimpi came from deprived communities,” External link

cityam Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : “This side is very different to 2007,” “We won all seven games, but this team had to overcome a lot more adversity: losing to New Zealand in the first game, spending nine weeks in Japan. It’s just incredible, it’s going to inspire a new generation” External link

cityam Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : “Understanding my body at the end of my career was incredibly important,” External link

cityam Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : “We call it the change-maker process and it’s something that I believe can really open people’s minds,” “In elite-level sport the smallest margins can make a difference and this can help you adapt your style a little bit and improve longevity at the highest level” External link

cityam Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Werner Kok ) : “Seabelo Senatla, Rosko Specman, Werner Kok – who I think is a lot faster than is perceived – and Cecil Afrika in his heyday without a doubt,” External link

thenational Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “A lot of the core group that won the series in 2017-18 then went on to try and ply their trade in the 15-man game,” External link

thenational Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “These women probably never even have thought to pick up a rugby ball before,” “It is brilliant that rugby has been installed in Dubai schools’ curriculum, and that it has been picked up and enjoyed. Long may it continue” External link

thenational Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “It is not my place to say who the next coach must be, but you have SA coaches who are doing very well overseas and there are those that are doing well here at home,” External link

businessday Monday, November 25, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “Super Rugby is a good opportunity for players to show what they can do,” External link

businessday Monday, November 25, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I think in pressure moments the big players step up and Handre takes it back a further 15 metres and puts himself under even more pressure but that composure, you know why he’s rated one of the best fly-halves in the world,” “It’s improved immensely over the last two years and I think South Africa are pretty lucky to have someone as accurate as that kicking for them” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “Rassie did galvanise his coaching staff in a way that everyone understood their roles and responsibilities in taking the team forward. You’d hope that the powers that be who’ll be making the coaching decision make one that’s for the good of the game‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “With SA again world champs‚ it adds an extra element and Warren Gatland wants to become the first British and Irish Lions coach not to have lost a series‚ having drawn against New Zealand and beaten Australia‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “There’s some phenomenal players that have committed to SA Rugby‚ which is great because I hope that’ll form the backbone of the team that could be comparable to the 2007 Cup-winning team that went on to have an exceptional 2009‚” “It created a strong succession plan and that is something Rassie has in place for the players who are going overseas. These players‚ though‚ have created their own legacy” External link

businessday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "There are different elements of crises in South Africa at the moment, I mean I recently entered the work environment after retiring (from rugby) last year, and South Africa's unemployment rate, statistically is at 29.odd per cent, but realistically it's more like 32, 34 per cent, which is a massive backlog to start with," External link

iol Thursday, November 14, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It's an amazing achievement. All the credit and plaudits coming his way are well deserved," External link

newshub Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:40:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : “I’m taking a moment to take it all in – this is what the best dreams are made of,” External link

phnompenhpost Sunday, November 3, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “Absolutely phenomenal. Nobody expected such a commanding display. They won all the big battles,” External link

phnompenhpost Sunday, November 3, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I'm taking a moment to take it all in - this is what the best dreams are made of," External link

qt Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana explique : "Pour nous, Sud-Africains, le rugby a vraiment été un catalyseur - de réconciliation, d'espoir, d'inspiration et de changement. C'est très important et, si vous ne comprenez pas ça, vous ne pouvez pas comprendre notre histoire. Cela fait vraiment du bien de voir des jeunes joueurs de couleur occuper le devant de la scène" External link

challenges Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : “I’m taking a moment to take it all in – this is what the best dreams are made of,” External link

citizen Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “This will be so much bigger than just for rugby and also for a new generation watching back home,” External link

citizen Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He had a very hard upbringing where he wasn't sometimes worried about the type of rugby boots he could wear for training, but more about what food he was going to eat that night because they were so underprivileged," External link

afp-en Saturday, November 2, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "I'm taking a moment to take it all in - this is what the best dreams are made of," External link

afp-en Saturday, November 2, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "This will be so much bigger than just for rugby and also for a new generation watching back home," External link

afp-en Saturday, November 2, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Absolutely phenomenal. Nobody expected such a commanding display. They won all the big battles," External link

afp-en Saturday, November 2, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told : "I'm taking a moment to take it all in - this is what the best dreams are made of," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "This will be so much bigger than just for rugby and also for a new generation watching back home," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Absolutely phenomenal. Nobody expected such a commanding display. They won all the big battles," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana explique : "Pour nous, Sud-Africains, le rugby a vraiment été un catalyseur – de réconciliation, d'espoir, d'inspiration et de changement. C'est très important et si vous ne comprenez pas ça, vous ne pouvez pas comprendre notre histoire. Cela fait vraiment du bien de voir des jeunes joueurs de couleur occuper le devant de la scène" External link

france24 Friday, November 1, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana raconte : "a dû se battre pour arriver où il en est, devant s'inquiéter parfois de trouver des crampons pour s'entraîner ou se demander ce qu'il aurait dans le ventre le soir" External link

france24 Friday, November 1, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : "Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets" External link

ipreunion Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : "Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux" External link

ipreunion Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana explique : «Pour nous, Sud-Africains, le rugby a vraiment été un catalyseur –- de réconciliation, d'espoir, d'inspiration et de changement. C'est très important et si vous ne comprenez pas ça, vous ne pouvez pas comprendre notre histoire. Cela fait vraiment du bien de voir des jeunes joueurs de couleur occuper le devant de la scène» External link

la-croix Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : "Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets" External link

clicanoo Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : "Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux" External link

clicanoo Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : «Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets» External link

la-croix Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : «Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux» External link

la-croix Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : "Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets" External link

lepetitjournal Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : "Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux" External link

lepetitjournal Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : "Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets" External link

lamontagne Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : "Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux" External link

lamontagne Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He had a very hard upbringing where he wasn't sometimes worried about the type of rugby boots he could wear for training, but more about what food he was going to eat that night because they were just so underprivileged," External link

modernghana Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana souligne : "Il a été absolument génial ces deux dernières années. On a vu à quel point il était bon en Coupe d'Europe et en Top 14, c'est un joueur qui incarne pleinement ce dicton qui veut que la dynamite soit livrée en petits paquets" External link

afp-fr Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana juge : "Il a atteint ce niveau de jeu où les gens espèrent presque qu'il n'aura pas le ballon parce qu'ils savent à quel point il peut être dangereux" External link

afp-fr Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He had a very hard upbringing where he wasn't sometimes worried about the type of rugby boots he could wear for training, but more about what food he was going to eat that night because they were just so underprivileged," External link

pulse Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He had a very hard upbringing where he wasn't sometimes worried about the type of rugby boots he could wear for training, but more about what food he was going to eat that night because they were just so underprivileged," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He had a very hard upbringing where he wasn't sometimes worried about the type of rugby boots he could wear for training, but more about what food he was going to eat that night because they were just so underprivileged," External link

afp-en Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana raconte : «Vous avez tous entendu dire qu'Eddie était capable d'appeler l'analyste technique à 2 ou 3 heures du matin pour faire préparer des vidéos... Cela vous donne une petite idée de son exigence» External link

la-croix Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana raconte : "Vous avez tous entendu dire qu'Eddie était capable d'appeler l'analyste technique à 2 ou 3 heures du matin pour faire préparer des vidéos... Cela vous donne une petite idée de son exigence" External link

tv5 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "We saw it in '95 with Mandela walking out there in that No.6 jersey, I saw it in 2018 when Siya ran out at the very same Ellis Park, with that No.6 Springboks jersey, leading the Springboks on to that field... " External link

itv Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says ( about Eddie Jones ) : “Because I really valued the input Eddie had, I gave him my blazer,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana raconte : «Vous avez tous entendu dire qu'Eddie était capable d'appeler l'analyste technique à 2 ou 3 heures du matin pour faire préparer des vidéos... Cela vous donne une petite idée de son exigence» External link

la-croix Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana added : “With a number of players bursting onto the international scene over the past year, it was no easy feat choosing only three nominees for the Breakthrough Player of the Year award but the nominees selected have shown their pedigree on the biggest stage and in so doing are fully deserving of their nomination” External link

bathchronicle Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “My heart would definitely be with South Africa,” External link

independent-UG Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "My heart would definitely be with South Africa," External link

modernghana Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "My heart would definitely be with South Africa," External link

thenational Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "My heart would definitely be with South Africa," External link

afp-english Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "My heart would definitely be with South Africa," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "I think in pressure moments the big players step up and Handre takes it back a further 15 metres and puts himself under even more pressure but that composure, you know why he's rated one of the best fly-halves in the world," "It's improved immensely over the last two years and I think South Africa are pretty lucky to have someone as accurate as that kicking for them" External link

independent-ie Sunday, October 27, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I think in pressure moments the big players step up and Handre takes it back a further 15 metres and puts himself under even more pressure but that composure, you know why he’s rated one of the best fly-halves in the world,” “It’s improved immensely over the last two years and I think South Africa are pretty lucky to have someone as accurate as that kicking for them” External link

eecho Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “For me, as a winger, you love to get your hands on the ball and I know both Cheslin and Makazole... would love to be getting their hands on the ball,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 25, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “For me looking at Cheslin Kolbe and Makazole Mapimpi it has really been, I wouldn’t say a breath of fresh air, but it has been really enjoyable to see the manner in which they have approached the game,” “Cheslin, for me, perfectly fits the description of dynamite comes in small packages and I have been saying it over the last 18 months: he has been lighting up fields around Europe, the world. In Europe, we have seen him absolutely dominate and be as dazzling as any other player” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 25, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I think, if you are good, it doesn’t matter what size you are and you can get onto the international stage,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 25, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “First of all, Makazole is a little bit bigger than Cheslin and probably has a little bit more power in contact,” External link

icWales Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “It is brilliant to see guys like Cheslin and Makazole doing well,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, October 24, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says ( about Nelson Mandela ) : "It's very difficult to explain [how important the moment will be]. If you don't understand our history, that — for 65 per cent of the population — the game of rugby, for a big period of time, wasn't an accessible sport," "If you don't understand apartheid and what that caused, if you don't understand Nelson Mandela spending 27 years in jail to be able to allow our country to become a democratic unit and hold democratic elections in 1994, it's very difficult to explain" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 20, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : "It will have a profound impact not only for this current group of players but for youngsters who couldn't ever dream of it being possible," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 20, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana says : "I was there in 1995 to see Mandela walk out on Ellis Park, I was there in 2007 when we brought back Bill (the World Cup) to South Africa and we saw kids in the rural townships running a kilometre or two, barefoot, behind the bus, just to get a glimpse of their heroes," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 20, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “First and foremost, Swys de Bruin has played a pretty pivotal role in, I want to say, the resurgence of South Africa over the last 12 or so months so I am sad to see him go,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Felix Jones ) : “I am happy for Felix because it is an opportunity to experience a different environment and structures but also to add value and continue improving his CV,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana added : "I'll be backing my South African jersey, hoping that Siya Kolisi and the boys can go out and do something special," External link

news24 Tuesday, August 27, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Ryan Crotty ) : “Ryan Crotty not being available for the final might make a difference. He brings a wealth of experience and calmness to that backline and allows Richie to play his natural game. He might be due a bad game but he’s got that experience of playing so well at the moment‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said ( about Dan Carter ) : “For the Crusaders‚ Richie is a guy much like Dan Carter‚ and Andrew Mehrten. He is the guy that gives the team direction. He is bringing an attacking dimension the Crusaders must be enjoying from their flyhalf‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "For the game of rugby in general, it would be pretty spectacular to see the Jaguares win an away final, and particularly one in Christchurch against the best Super Rugby team ever," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 3, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana says ( about Jean de Villiers ) : "The only thing I could fit into was my old number two Springbok suit. As I got to the function Jean saw the suit and said, 'Whoa'. He opened my suit jacket and said, 'This is one of your number twos isn't it?' He caught me out properly," External link

irishsun Friday, June 28, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana says : "You know, when you stop playing, you almost have to buy a new wardrobe because the sponsors have moved on to the next best players. But also, you can't walk into a business meeting in a tracksuit and slops anymore," "They say you need to prepare for life after rugby, but when you're in that bubble it's very difficult to know what's outside of it and when that move is going to happen. But you certainly become aware of the life professional sport has given you. It's a very unrealistic one in terms of how the real world works. All of a sudden you go from a life of receiving a very detailed daily programme which tells you what to wear every day and where to go, to having to do all of those things yourself" External link

irishsun Friday, June 28, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Rugby had just been officially opened to all walks of life in South Africa and having Nelson Mandela walking out on to Ellis Park is probably one of the most unifying forces that has ever happened in our country," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "He is grabbing the opportunity with both hands," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana admitted : "I think if one looks at South Africa's record over the last 18 months it hasn't been great," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "Inconsistency has probably been biggest foe but heading into this World Cup they will have been together for quite a while," "That game against New Zealand first up is going to be really exciting to watch" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : "It was probably a one-in-a-million shot that Japan had and they took it," "It showed you can't take any game for granted" External link

irishsun Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I am back at my school after many years and there’s a bit of nostalgia. I started in the U-14 G team back in 1996,” External link

citizen Saturday, March 16, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Bryan Habana told ( about Blacks ) : “The All Blacks becoming the first team ever to win three World Cups in a row is very likely‚” External link

businessday Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Bryan Habana said : “I think they go into this World Cup knowing where they’ve let themselves down in 2018‚ knowing there is going to be quite a lot of work-ons‚ but knowing if they click they’re going to be a difficult side to beat in Japan‚” External link

businessday Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
veteran26.56%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
star43.75%EN11/29/201629/11/2016
rugby player9.38%EN09/30/201630/09/2016
player3.12%EN09/30/201630/09/2016
scorer3.12%EN08/18/201618/08/2016
ancien joueur9.38%FR07/15/201615/07/2016
star4.69%FR08/22/201322/08/2013
Names Lang Count
Bryan HabanaEN54.31%
Bryan HabanaFR24.10%
Bryan HabanaES6.79%
Bryan HabanaPL6.79%
Bryan HabanaEU6.79%
Brian HabanaFR0.68%
Brian HabanaEN0.48%
Bryan HABANAFR0.07%


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