In four Rugby Championship matches this season, the Bok backs have failed to match their competition counterparts.
A veteran of 50 Tests, flanker Francois Louw is no stranger to being in a Springbok team who have their backs to the wall.
A changed front-row and halfback pairing are on the cards for this weekend’s Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies in Pretoria.
The Springboks are banking on home comforts and familiarity to help get them across the line when they host the Wallabies in Pretoria.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is seemingly at his wits end ahead of their Rugby Championship clash against the Wallabies at Loftus Versfeld.
Pat Lambie is the favourite to take over the No 10 jersey from Elton Jantjies for the Rugby Championship match against Australia at Loftus Versfeld.
To prevent sinking further into abyss, the Springboks must man up against Wallabies, writes Vata Ngobeni.
The Boks have arguably never been in a more precarious position, writes Jacques van der Westhuyzen.
Pat Lambie only returned to action last weekend after spending three months on the sidelines with concussion-related problems.