Pat Lambie has been named captain of the Springboks side that will take on the Proteas in the annual T20 Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup at Newlands on 8 December.
Former Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold believes Warren Whiteley would make a very good national captain.
Allister Coetzee has reiterated that he will not walk away from the Bok coaching job, but has conceded that he made mistakes during his first year at the helm.
South Africa will finish the 2016 season in sixth position in the World Rugby rankings after suffering eight defeats in 12 Tests this year.
Outgoing Springbok captain Adriaan Strauss says he will be ‘ruthless with the truth’ when the time comes to speak out about the issues facing South African rugby.
Bok coach Allister Coetzee is adamant that he wants to remain in the job, but has conceded that he would be willing to resign if there is no improvement next year.
Allister Coetzee’s Springboks went down 27-13 to Wales in Cardiff on Saturday and ended their 2016 season with the worst South African win record in the professional era. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Former captain Jean de Villiers says some Boks are so obsessed with a set game plan that they shy away from making different decisions on the field.
Allister Coetzee’s decision to back an inexperienced team in Cardiff could have serious short and long-term consequences for the Springboks, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Winger Jamba Ulengo, centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg, and flank Uzair Cassiem will make their Test debuts for the Springboks against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.