• 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 →


    Koch and Du Toit start for Boks

    Koch and Du Toit start for Boks

    Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has made two changes to his starting side for the Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Christchurch on Saturday. Vincent Koch and Pieter-Steph du Toit will start for the Boks while hooker Malcolm Marx is set to make his Test debut from the bench. Du Toit replaces Lood de Jager, who sustained a bruised knee last week against… Read more →


    Boks have backs to the wall

    Boks have backs to the wall

    The Springboks have lost three of their last five Tests. They play New Zealand on Saturday. That will be another defeat. The only question is by how much. Traditionally the Springboks have battled in New Zealand, winning just three matches during the professional era and it won’t be any different in Christchurch this Saturday. The All Blacks smashed Argentina 57-22 in Hamilton last… Read more →