Assistant coach Mzwandile Stick says newcomer Ruhan Nel boasts the attributes that remind him of former Springbok centre Marius Joubert, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.
Ned Hanigan says the Wallabies have what it takes to match the Springboks and secure a morale-boosting result on Saturday, reports JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.
CRAIG LEWIS looks at some of the Springboks’ superb defensive reads that will be a cause for encouragement ahead of the Tests against the Wallabies and All Blacks.
Rassie Erasmus and Michael Cheika will be exposed to different pressures in the lead-up to another desperate clash between the Springboks and Wallabies, writes JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.
Ruhan Nel is one of five players to be added to the Springbok squad for their home Rugby Championship matches against the Wallabies and All Blacks.
Western Province clinched a 38-12 bonus-point victory against Griquas at Newlands on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Dan du Preez scored two tries as the Sharks beat the Golden Lions 37-21 at Kings Park on Saturday. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.
A powerhouse first-half performance saw the Kings beat the Glasgow Warriors 38-28 in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Wasps director of rugby Dai Young says Willie le Roux is available for the Springboks’ last two matches of the Rugby Championship.
Billy Burns kicked an 82nd-minute conversion to snatch a dramatic 39-39 draw for Ulster against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.