Articles by Jake White

Positive press drives All Blacks – Jake

The NZ media doesn’t just stand on the sidelines, JAKE WHITE credits Kiwi hacks for playing an active role in the All Blacks’ success by driving stories that instil confidence. READ MORE

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Jake’s guide to substitutions

JAKE WHITE says there’s an art to making good substitutions because Test rugby is too fluid to decide before kickoff when to clear the bench. READ MORE

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Rassie to coach Bulls – Jake

As Bulls head coach, Rassie Erasmus would get the most out of Victor Matfield and a host of Boks who may therefore opt to stay after RWC 2019, writes JAKE WHITE. READ MORE

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Rassie’s Boks ready for RWC – Jake

JAKE WHITE says results this year already confirm that Rassie Erasmus has successfully restored the Boks to a position where they will be contenders at the 2019 Rugby World Cup. READ MORE

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Boks put world on red alert – Jake

JAKE WHITE celebrates the Springboks for beating the All Blacks and Wallabies in a manner that will be ringing alarm bells in the rest of the rugby world. READ MORE

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Nothing wrong with Bok rugby – Jake

Test matches between top teams are won without the ball and South Africans love to tackle, JAKE WHITE says it’s time to stop being shy about playing to our strengths. READ MORE

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Kolbe shows Euro shortcut to Boks – Jake

Cheslin Kolbe side-stepped Super Rugby and got to the Boks via Europe, JAKE WHITE says more of SA’s best talent will take the gap after the player pool is cut in half. READ MORE

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Rassie coasting to RWC – Jake

JAKE WHITE says it tells a story that, while other national coaches are on the hot seat, Rassie Erasmus has coolly released Duane Vermeulen for the Rugby Championship.  READ MORE

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Rugby values breed success – Jake

JAKE WHITE attributes the Jaguares’ emergence as playoff contenders to the rugby ethos that Argentina has in common with New Zealand, and which appears to be lacking in SA. READ MORE

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Boks need more chiefs – Jake

Three international coaches teamed up to guide the All Blacks to successive world championships, JAKE WHITE red-flags a Bok management team that only has one head coach. READ MORE

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