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
Size doesn’t matter to Rassie
FRESH TAKE: Cheslin Kolbe has become a mainstay of the Bok backline, proving that there’s no such thing as ‘too small’, writes ANGUS OPPERMAN. READ MORE
Mapimpi’s RWC dream in jeopardy?
FRESH TAKE: Makazole Mapimpi’s potential place in SA’s RWC squad may be under the microscope, but it’s got nothing to do with his blunder in Wellington, writes KEBA MOTHOAGAE. READ MORE
Rassie: Boks got out of jail!
He will no doubt take it, but Bok coach Rassie Erasmus was man enough to attribute his side’s nail-biting 16-16 draw against the All Blacks on Saturday to a heavy stroke of luck. READ MORE
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
Instead of saying, “Thanks for the game” after the final whistle at Newlands, the Blue Bulls should have been asking “How much do we owe you for that scrumming lesson?” 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