The decision to partner Eben Etzebeth alongside Franco Mostert might prove to be perfect by Rassie Erasmus, writes JUANDRE JOUBERT.
Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Eben Etzebeth is the favourite to start against Argentina in the Rugby Championship opener on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Durban reports.
Eben Etzebeth looks set to miss the Springboks’ four Tests in June after the Stormers confirmed that the lock will not make a return to Super Rugby until July.
Eben Etzebeth has always made his presence felt for the Stormers and Springboks.
The Stormers have confirmed that Eben Etzebeth will be sidelined for at least four months because of a shoulder injury.
Eben Etzebeth says rumours of the Springboks coaching team’s impending departure hasn’t impacted on the team’s preparations ahead of the clash against Wales. JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff reports.
Duane Vermeulen could lead the Springboks against Italy next Saturday if regular skipper Eben Etzebeth fails to recover from a leg injury. JON CARDINELLI in Paris reports.
Eben Etzebeth will lead the Springboks for the remainder of the season after Warren Whiteley was ruled out for the rest of the year.
CRAIG LEWIS picks three standout players from the Boks’ Rugby Championship campaign.
Eben Etzebeth is aiming to embrace the additional responsibility as the captain of the Springboks for an extended period, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.