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Here’s how the Springboks make cash via their side hustles.
Images via Instagram:
@oxkraal/ @nutre4

Springboks’ side hustles: How Eben, Faf, Damian and more make money

Securing the bag! Here’s how Springboks players like Eben Etzebeth, Faf de Klerk and Damian Willemse made money off the pitch…

Springboks, side hustle, eben etzebeth

Here’s how the Springboks make cash via their side hustles.
Images via Instagram:
@oxkraal/ @nutre4

Many South Africans have come to learn that having a “side hustle” is not only beneficial but imperative in many households. And the same holds true for many Springbok players like Eben Etzebeth, Faf de Klerk, Damian Willemse, and many others.

Here’s how the Boks make their money off the pitch…

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Ox Nche – Clothing line

The scrum has his own clothing collection called Ox Kraal.

He also has a degree in Geography and Statistics and is hoping to put it to good use.

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Trevor Nykane  – Gin

According to The Noblex, the Springboks prop developed his Nyakane gin as a “lockdown hobby.” 

He jokingly said on his Instagram account: “To those who think it might give you some moves, LOL, maybe after a few glasses.

Eben Etzebeth – Cameos and sports supllement

The Sharks star makes extra cash by doing cameo appearances and personalised messages to the public.

He’s also the co-owner of the sports supplement NutrE4.

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Steven Kitshoff, Malcolm Marx – Beer

Playing on his famous membership to the Boks “Bomb Squad,” Steven developed the beer alongside teammate Malcolm Marx.

The boozy beverage was launched just weeks before the kick-off of the Rugby World Cup

They said of their motivation: “We love a second half…It tastes of victory”.

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Damian and Faf – Endorsements

Like many others, Damian Willemse and Faf de Klerk use their star statuses to leverage endorsements.

Faf is a brand ambassador for Budget Insurance and iPRO, a healthy hydration brand.

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Damian for Gillette, Nivea For Men, Future Life, and Adidas.


Meanwhile, Springboks players who play for local clubs like Sharks, Stormers, and Bulls will return to work soon.

According to Rugby365, this will be after a mandatory three-week break. According to the publication, the trophy tour counted as the first week. Players now have two weeks to rest before rejoining their franchises.