all blacks

It’s staring us in the face – Jake

JAKE WHITE says the foundation of the All Blacks’ sustained success is no secret to SA rugby – it’s right in our back yard and on TV every Monday night.  READ MORE

Jake White

SA doesn’t need World League – Jake

JAKE WHITE would like to see the top nations revive epic tours rather than administer an overdose of matches against Aussies and Kiwis in the World League.  READ MORE

Jake White

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

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

Keba Mothoagae

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

Tank Lanning

History offers hope, not optimism

While fervent Bok supporters are stocking up to celebrate an epic win in Wellington, ZELIM NEL says the record books predict a gutsy performance, but one that ends in defeat. READ MORE

Zelim Nel

Boks to camp out in New Zealand

Instead of returning to South Africa after the All Blacks Test this weekend, the 36 man Bok touring squad will hold a camp in New Zealand before heading to Argentina to face the Pumas.  READ MORE

Tank Lanning

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

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