Three SARugbymag.co.za staff members pick their World XV for 2018.
The Springboks will play their only confirmed two home Tests for next year in Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Brendan Venter says the Springboks performed worse in 2018 than they did in 2017 in terms of results and transformation.
Referee Angus Gardner has admitted that he should have penalised England’s Owen Farrell for his controversial tackle on Bok centre André Esterhuizen.
England coach Eddie Jones says Owen Farrell’s tackles will only become a problem if referees start penalising them.
The Springboks slumped to a fourth successive loss against Wales after succumbing to a disappointing 20-11 defeat in Cardiff on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
England thumped Australia 37-18 at Twickenham on Saturday to make a statement ahead of the 2019 World Cup. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Jordie Barrett scored four tries as the All Blacks thrashed Italy 66-3 in Rome on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The result of Saturday’s Test between the Springboks and Wales will be defining in the context of the 2018 season review, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Eben Etzebeth has been named on the Springbok bench for Saturday’s match against Wales at the Millennium Stadium.