The Springboks’ narrow win in Paris did little to alleviate tactical and personnel concerns ahead of the clashes against Italy and Wales, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The decision to award France the 2023 Rugby World Cup has robbed South Africa of a golden opportunity and made a mockery of World Rugby’s selection process, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Proteas coach Ottis Gibson must use T20 international cricket to give playing opportunities to South Africa’s promising youngsters.
The Springboks have missed a trick by overlooking the value that Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn could have added to the end-of-year tour, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Springboks should take cognisance of Western Province’s precise and powerful playoff performance in Saturday’s Currie Cup final, writes CRAIG LEWIS. In the Boks’ final Rugby Championship clash in Cape Town, they came within a couple of points of causing a massive upset against the All Blacks. That surprise performance was predominantly built on a belligerent ball-carrying approach from the… Read more →
Stuart Baxter has made a smart move to reward Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala with a Bafana Bafana call-up after a three-year absence, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
Ottis Gibson must continue to experiment with the aim of developing all-rounder options before the 2019 World Cup.
The Springboks must use the four-Test tour of Europe to settle on a game plan and develop a squad with the 2019 World Cup in mind, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Ottis Gibson should turn to future prospects and pick the Proteas’ World Cup squad now.
Fans of Bafana Bafana should cast an eye across the other qualifying pools ahead of the Senegal matches, writes WADE PRETORIUS.