• Steyn to put the boot into Aussies

    Steyn to put the boot into Aussies

    Morné Steyn’s kicking game should be the difference when the desperate Springboks tackle the Wallabies on Saturday at Loftus. Throw absolutely everything you have at the Wallabies. Take all points on offer. Kick the maker’s name off the ball, and force the opposition to play the majority of the game in their own territory. Those who have called for an… Read more →


    All Black great gets Air Force honour

    All Black great gets Air Force honour

    As if winning two World Cups and earning 148 caps for the All Blacks wasn’t enough, Richie McCaw has now become a wing commander in the New Zealand Air Force. McCaw, 35, had been a Royal New Zealand Air Force squadron leader since 2009 but this week was appointed as a wing commander by the chief of the Air Force… Read more →


    Steyn returns to flyhalf for Boks

    Steyn returns to flyhalf for Boks

    Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has opted to start Rudy Paige and Morné Steyn in the halfbacks and Pat Lambie at fullback against Australia at Loftus on Saturday. The inclusion of Paige at scrumhalf is one of three changes made to the Springbok line-up that started the match against the All Blacks two weeks ago in Christchurch. Paige, who has made… Read more →


    Boks suffer heavy defeat to All Blacks

    Boks suffer heavy defeat to All Blacks

    The All Blacks fired late to claim a 41-13 bonus-point win in Christchurch and hand the Springboks their heaviest defeat since 2011. JON CARDINELLI reports. The Boks cannot match the All Blacks over a period of 80 minutes. This much was true during Heyneke Meyer’s tenure. The All Blacks won seven out of eight Tests against the Boks between 2012 and 2015,… Read more →


    Savea the threat to fragile Boks

    Savea the threat to fragile Boks

    The bookies reckon the All Blacks will beat the Springboks by 24 points and it’s hard to argue with that as New Zealand look to win their 15th match in a row. The All Blacks are the No 1-ranked side in the world. They have won their last 14 matches, and another big win on Saturday could see them clinching… Read more →