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Currie Cup weakens Boks

FRESH TAKE: DAWIE BOONZAAIER’s worst fears are realised in a comparison of the current quality of Currie Cup defence to the standard delivered when the Boks were world champions. READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier

Boks waking from nightmare

With one year remaining before the Boks begin RWC 2019 in Japan, the world must be concerned that Rassie Erasmus is waking SA from a terrible nightmare, writes CRAIG RAY. READ MORE

Craig Ray

World Rugby made game dangerous

After another round of inconsistent sanctions against dangerous play, DAN RETIEF blames rugby’s high court judges for issuing edicts which are at odds with the Laws of The Game. READ MORE

Dan Retief

Has rugby gone soft?

Sanctions for dangerous play are getting more headlines than ever before, the AOR team debates whether rugby is losing its edge. READ MORE

Big Debate

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

Jake White

What if this is Boks’ best team?

The Bok team that wasn’t good enough for COSATU was good enough to beat the All Blacks in New Zealand, GAVIN RICH says quotas shouldn’t be measured weekly. READ MORE

Gavin Rich

Stop the merry-go-round!

FRESH TAKE: Rassie Erasmus has tried six different front rows, fielded four loose-forward combos, and four different centre pairings in 2018, JOSHUA BROWN says the Boks are getting dizzy. READ MORE

Joshua Brown

Bok fans need good news

Weary Bok fans have been given no immediate respite by Rassie Erasmus’ plan to build towards the 2019 Rugby World Cup, writes MIKE GREENAWAY. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

Can Rassie quit and keep his job?

If the Boks’ results are so poor that coach Rassie Erasmus could lose his job, how willl he justify staying on as director of rugby, asks BRENDEN NEL. READ MORE

Brenden Nel

Are All Blacks the Bok yardstick?

Springbok fans are shuddering at the prospect of a heavy defeat in Wellington, the AOR team debates whether it’s reasonable to measure SA against the All Blacks. READ MORE

Big Debate

Black day beckons for Boks

The All Blacks are especially lethal after a halftime puff, and that doesn’t bode well for a physically and mentally susceptible Springbok side, writes JON CARDINELLI. READ MORE

Jon Cardinelli

Will Boks rally for Rassie?

The Boks must regroup after a humiliating defeat in Brisbane to face the All Blacks, STEPHEN NELL will be watching intently to see whether the players dig deep for their coach. READ MORE

Stephen Nell