Independent Media rugby writer Wynona Louw rates the Springboks after their 37-14 win over France at Loftus.
It was everything Springbok coach Allister Coetzee could have wished for at the start of the 2017 Test season, writes Jacques van der Westhuyzen.
The Springboks will fully appreciate the backlash that awaits them ahead of the second Test at King’s Park, says Vata Ngobeni.
As debuts go it was a dream one for Springbok No 9 Ross Cronje, writes Jacques van der Westhuyzen.
Now, tours are smash-and-grab affairs where teams fly in and fly out, barely moving beyond hotels, airports and stadiums, writes Clinton van der Berg.
The Super Rugby club, who only just lost to the Crusaders a week ago, will be without seven players on All Blacks and New Zealand Maori duty.
The Springboks produced a much-improved display in a 37-14 victory over France at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
“This team has got belief to play a few different ways, so there’s really nice balance there.”
For the rookies and the men who took so much flak last season, this was certainly a positive way to get this series under ...
“There has been a lot of criticism and people had written the tour off after two matches.”
Here we highlight four of those key one-on-one duels ahead of Saturday's Test at Loftus Versfeld, by Jacques van der Westhuyzen.
Here’s a tough question: What if the Boks lose today? It will be sackcloth and ashes in public, but hopefully not behind the scenes, says John Robbie.
“We’ve had sufficient time to prepare (and) great training camps, which have benefited us and laid our foundation in the way we want to play.”
Lions coach Warren Gatland has always maintained that his focus is winning the Tests, and in a match-up of Test-style intensity, ...
“I thought it wasn’t too bad, we won’t get carried away with it all though,” said coach Michael Cheika, whose Wallabies also ...
“It’s about becoming a family, about embracing each other as individuals, and about embracing our diversity, because we are ...