The win in Wellington was a triumph in isolation as well as a timely reminder of the Springboks’ latent powers a year out from the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to tell what Rassie Erasmus is trying to achieve with this Springbok side in the short and long term, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks were physically and mentally outplayed in an away Test for the umpteenth time when they suffered a record defeat to Argentina in Mendoza, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks have to start converting their first-half chances into points if they hope to challenge the All Blacks and other top teams overseas, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Crusaders handed the attack-minded Lions yet another lesson in finals rugby, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The 2018 Super Rugby tournament has shown why Sanzaar needs to move back to a round-robin format sooner rather than later, writes JON CARDINELLI.
History may well repeat itself if the Stormers head into the 2019 Super Rugby tournament with the same coaching staff and players, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The South African teams’ two-from-20 tour record in the 2018 Super Rugby tournament bodes badly for the Springboks ahead of their away Tests in Australasia and Europe, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Rassie Erasmus’ Springboks have proved that a more transformed team can win big Test matches via a pragmatic yet exciting approach, writes JON CARDINELLI.
SA Rugby needs to do everything in its power to ensure that these Springboks – including those based abroad – play together as much as possible in the lead-up 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.