Duane Vermeulen

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

Rassie gambling on Wellington double?

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

Dawie Boonzaaier

Can Boks be perfect?

It takes a clean sheet to win a Rugby World Cup, DAN RETIEF isn’t sure the Springboks can be spotless for nine weeks. READ MORE

Dan Retief

Who to wrap in cotton wool?

BIG DEBATE: With long-term injuries jeopardising 2019 Rugby World Cup dreams, the AOR team debates which Springbok is so indispensable that he should immediately be pulled from Super Rugby duty. READ MORE

Big Debate

Job shadow with Siya

OOM RUGBY leads a tour through the workplace of Stormers openside flanker Siya Kolisi. READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Rassie’s big call on Whiteley

Move a world-class No 8 to the blindside, or omit SA’s most inspirational leader, this is the choice facing Bok coach Rassie Erasmus, writes STEPHEN NELL. READ MORE

Stephen Nell

Bulls kickbait hooked Stormers

STAT ATTACK: The Bulls used a timeless recipe to kick on their own terms, lure the Stormers into long-range runs, and then counter from the inevitable errors. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Duane versus Stormers

The sideshow of a superhero-themed, pre-season double-header is all just fluff, writes ZELIM NEL who can’t wait to see a vengeful Duane Vermeulen in his first outing against the Stormers. READ MORE

Zelim Nel

We’ll play to win – Zondagh

The Bulls have spent recent seasons trying to shake their reputation for playing smashmouth rugby, but Alan Zondagh says the focus will be on results in 2019, not style points. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Rassie to coach Bulls – Jake

As Bulls head coach, Rassie Erasmus would get the most out of Victor Matfield and a host of Boks who may therefore opt to stay after RWC 2019, writes JAKE WHITE. READ MORE

Jake White

No Bok spot for Vermaak

Trevor Nyakane and Thomas du Toit will switch back to loosehead prop for the Bok tour to Europe, leaving no space for WP’s Alistair Vermaak, the form Currie Cup prop. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Notshe, Kolbe look into eye of storm

Sikhumbuzo Notshe and Cheslin Kolbe don’t fit the traditional mould, STEPHEN NELL says the talented Bok rookies must prove they’re tough enough for Test rugby. READ MORE

Stephen Nell