The Rugby Championship is SANZAAR’s final dress rehearsal for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, and it begins on Saturday when the Springboks host the Wallabies at Ellis Park. READ MORE
Where’s the James in small wings?
James Small is not remembered as an undersized, attack-only back, DEVIN HERMANUS wonders why the same can’t be said of SA’s current tramline cruiserweights. READ MORE
Ellis Park record: boon or bane?
History serves as both a help and a hindrance to the Springboks as they open the Rugby Championship against the Wallabies at Ellis Park. READ MORE
Operation Cake Tin: clever or crazy?
The AOR team debates the merits of Rassie Erasmus’ plan to send over a group of first-choice Boks to dig in early for next week’s showdown against the All Blacks in Wellington. READ MORE
FRESH TAKE: DAWIE BOONZAAIER considers the opportunity cost of going all out to beat the All Blacks this month when several players in the Bok squad still need to be evaluated before the World Cup. READ MORE
VLOK CILLIERS explains how the kicking game separates contenders from the also-rans. READ MORE
The Currie Cup was shortened to a single round competition last year and, on the eve of the 2019 edition, the AOR team debates whether the change has been a good one. READ MORE
The Super Rugby final again showed that there’s no reward for retaining possession, JAKE WHITE is a big fan of proposals to change that. READ MORE