The Springboks have more important matters to concern themselves with than the last-minute refereeing blunder on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The inclusion of players such as Gio Aplon, Ruhan Nel, Cheslin Kolbe, Sergeal Petersen and Schalk Brits indicates a willingness to think differently when it comes to Bok selection, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Springboks should be quietly confident of enjoying a positive return on the November tour to the northern hemisphere, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The selection of overseas-based players increasingly requires a delicate balancing act from the Boks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Boks’ tactical evolution this season is cause for encouragement heading towards the 2019 World Cup, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Rassie Erasmus will need to be calculated in the way he deploys Cheslin Kolbe as an X-factor weapon in the Springboks’ arsenal, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The lack of cohesion and clarity around certain positions in the Bok backline will be an increasing cause for concern, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Both Handré Pollard and Elton Jantjies should be backed rather than belittled each time they endure an off day in Springbok colours, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Lions’ heavy defeat to the Crusaders in the Super Rugby final indirectly added further perspective to the Sharks’ historic 2014 win in Christchurch, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Elton Jantjies’ Man of the Match performance in Saturday’s quarter-final added another chapter to the curious chronicles of the Lions flyhalf, writes CRAIG LEWIS.