The Springboks must use the four-Test tour of Europe to settle on a game plan and develop a squad with the 2019 World Cup in mind, writes JON CARDINELLI.
‘Proudly South African’ Carrie Park of South Korea rubber-stamped her status as a possible future world beater when she clinched her first Sunshine Ladies Tour title in spectacular fashion in the South African Women’s Masters on Saturday.
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.
What the English newspapers are saying ahead of the Test between England and South Africa at Twickenham on Saturday.
The Proteas women’s team to take on Australia this month have been boosted by the recovery of three key players.
Flank Roelof Smit has been ruled out for the rest of the Springbok tour after sustaining an injury in training, reports JON CARDINELLI in London.
Pat Lambie says that the drive to improve the kicking game should boost the Springbok attack on the four-game tour of Europe, reports JON CARDINELLI in London. The Boks have scored 15 tries in nine Tests this season. While they finished the Rugby Championship in third place, they were ranked last in the attacking categories of clean breaks, defenders beaten,… Read more →
Patrick Lambie will captain the Boks in their international match against the Barbarians at Wembley Stadium in London this Saturday. Allister Coetzee confirmed on Monday that Adriaan Strauss, who has led the Springboks in all of their nine Tests so far this year, will be rested for the Barbarians match. With Strauss not considered, Coetzee said Lambie was a natural… Read more →
A depleted and embattled Springbok side will struggle to succeed in Europe and finish 2016 with a win record in excess of 50%, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Keshav Maharaj has pressed claims for a Test debut in next week’s opener against Australia, after taking three wickets in the drawn tour match against South Australia XI in Adelaide.