Francois Hougaard

Coetzee to complete Bok puzzle?

FRESH TAKE: Marcell Coetzee must be considered to face Argentina and lock down a place in SA’s Rugby World Cup squad, writes DARYN KATZ. READ MORE

Daryn Katz

Go with Hougi

FRESH TAKE: The Boks are on final approach to the Rugby World Cup without a veteran scrumhalf, DARYN KATZ says it’s time to send Francois Hougaard a Please Call Me. READ MORE

Daryn Katz

Search for Bok identity continues

Contradictory statements and some puzzling selections has JON CARDINELLI wondering whether the Springboks know which way they’re headed. READ MORE

Jon Cardinelli

Why Hougi, Combrinck aren’t Boks

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has explained his reasons for dropping scrumhalf Francois Hougaard and overlooking winger Ruan Combrinck. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Hougaard gets Bok chop

Scrumhalf Francois Hougaard has been axed from the Springbok squad, with Francois Louw, S’busiso Nkosi and Louis Schreuder called up for the remaining Rugby Championship Tests. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Hougaard replaces Cronje

Francois Hougaard will feed the Springbok scrum against the All Blacks in Albany on Saturday after Ross Cronje was ruled out with an illness. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Hougi back to wing?

Scrumhalf Francois Hougaard failed to impress as South Africa powered to victory in Salta last week. Tank Lanning and Zelím Nel debate whether it’s time he returns to the wing. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Kolisi MVP, Moegoe for Hougi

The Raters crowned Springbok flanker Siya Kolisi the MVP for his two-try performance against Argentina. The grades were less encouraging for scrumhalf Francois Hougaard. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Hougaard to start in Salta?

Francois Hougaard looks set to reclaim the Springbok No 9 jersey after Ross Cronjé was ruled out of the Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Salta on Saturday. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Marx better than Bismarck – Solly

ALAN SOLOMONS puts World Rugby on notice that, in Malcolm Marx, South Africa’s fleet of forwards will soon have a juggernaut battleship to rival Bismarck du Plessis’ legacy. READ MORE

Alan Solomons

Cronje is perfect for Boks – Kockott

France scrumhalf RORY KOCKOTT believes that his former Sharks understudy, Ross Cronje should be entrusted with the Springbok No 9 jersey going forward. READ MORE

Rory Kockott

Hougi should be Bok 9 – De Kock

LISTEN: In this week’s AOR podcast, Tank and Zelím chat to Neil de Kock – the former Bok scrumhalf says Francois Hougaard is at the peak of his powers and should be starting for South Africa. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer