Akker van der Merwe

Blame jackals, not Warthog

While he doesn’t condone Akker van der Merwe’s actions, DAN RETIEF says the Kings Park slugfest was inevitable because law makers have legalised thuggery. READ MORE

Dan Retief

How did they miss this?

SANZAAR finally hit the bulls-eye with their disciplinary process, but then wrecked that good work by sending a dart into the floor, writes ZELIM NEL. READ MORE

Zelim Nel

Stop blaming quotas

SIMNIKIWE XABANISA says rugby is dying a slow death in South Africa, and it’s not because of the quota system. READ MORE

Simnikiwe Xabanisa

Go chunkies, go!

The AOR team shortlists a pair of front row forwards in predicting which Super Rugby hero will win the day in Round 2 to claim the unofficial SA Conference MVP award. READ MORE

Big Debate

Scarra, Bulls can help each other

FRESH TAKE: The Bulls are still looking for a replacement for Adriaan Strauss. Scarra Ntubeni is stuck in a timeshare at the Stormers. DARYN KATZ sees a deal. READ MORE

Daryn Katz

Will “simple” Boks surprise Eddie?

DAN RETIEF is hopeful the Boks make Eddie Jones eat his words on Saturday when they line up at icy Twickenham for South Africa’s fourth Test against England this year.  READ MORE

Dan Retief

Final shot at Bok tour

FRESH TAKE: The Currie Cup final doubles as a last chance for the likes of Akker van der Merwe and JD Schickerling to book a seat on the November tour to Europe, writes DAWIE BOONZAAIER. READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier

How Sharks torpedoed Lions

OOM RUGBY holds the magnifying glass over a cunning lineout ploy the Sharks used to maul the Lions in Durban. READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Send Brits to the Bulls!

FRESH TAKE: Schalk Brits has been lured out of retirement for one last hurrah, SHAUN GOOSEN believes the hooker has enough left in the tank to fuel the Boks’ 2019 RWC drive.  READ MORE

Shaun Goosen

Bismarck, Frans won’t be missed

World Cup winners Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn suddenly pulled out of the June series with mysterious injuries, STEPHEN NELL tells Bok fans not to lose any sleep over it. READ MORE

Stephen Nell

Super hooker to replace Marx

The Boks have been known to recall twilight veterans who gained more from the experience than the team, SIMNIKIWE XABANISA urges Rassie Erasmus not to repeat this mistake in June. READ MORE

Simnikiwe Xabanisa

Marx out, what now?

Malcolm Marx’s mid-term hamstring injury has punctured the hull of the Springbok tight five. The AOR team debates who has the metal to patch the gaping hole for the June Test series against England. READ MORE

Big Debate