curwin Bosch

Mini Currie Cup: good or bad?

The Currie Cup was shortened to a single round competition last year and, on the eve of the 2019 edition, the AOR team debates whether the change has been a good one. READ MORE

Big Debate

Go with Steyn!

FRESH TAKE: Frans Steyn is heavy artillery and it takes a cannon to win the Rugby World Cup, writes DARYN KATZ READ MORE

Daryn Katz

SA’s depth provides glimmer of hope

With a legion of players based overseas, and many more packing their bags, SA’s depth of talent offers some hope for 2020 and beyond, writes ZELIM NEL. READ MORE

Zelim Nel

Sharks can’t keep Du Preez

MIKE GREENAWAY reveals a stand-off at the Sharks between the senior players and coach Robert du Preez over the preferential treatment of his son at flyhalf. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

Blunt Sharks battered in BA

Sans any sort of variation on attack, including an unwillingness to kick, the Sharks came badly short in the face of an organised and abrasive Jaguares defence. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

SA must follow Jaguares

Argentina has paired good management with clever coaching to climb the Jaguares to the top of the SA Conference, BRENDEN NEL hopes South Africa is taking notes. READ MORE

Brenden Nel

Sharks in deep trouble

MIKE GREENAWAY raises concerns about nepotism as one reason the Sharks are unhappy and wildly inconsistent. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

What to make of Bosch, Willemse?

FRESH TAKE: For Damian Willemse and Curwin Bosch, there’s a fine line between playing multiple positions to gain valuable experience, and being lost to a career as a utility back, writes DAWIE BOONZAAIER. READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier

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

Golden duel in Currie Cup final

BIG DEBATE: The AOR team anticipates which position battle will win the war for the 2018 Currie Cup title at Newlands on Saturday.  READ MORE

Big Debate

Bosch is nowhere

For the first time in his rugby life, Curwin Bosch is out of favour, MIKE GREENAWAY details why one of South Africa’s most talented players isn’t in the Springbok squad. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway