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Papier groomed for greatness

FRESH TAKE: The search continues at Loftus Versfeld for the next Fourie du Preez, BENEDICT CHANAKIRA says Junior Springbok Embrose Papier has been earmarked to make a run at those big boots. READ MORE

Benedict Chanakira

Swys issues Bulls warning

Lions coach Swys de Bruin has tipped the Bulls, the only South African team not in action on opening weekend, as the one to watch in 2018.  READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Odendaal and De Jager skipper Bulls

Bulls coach John Mitchell has named a 38 player Super Rugby squad, with midfielder Burger Odendaal and loose forward Nic de Jager as the co-captains. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Mitch’s Boks would have kicked more

The support for a Kiwi to come in and sprinkle magic flair-dust on the Springboks has grown during two of the worst seasons in team history, but John Mitchell says the Boks needed to kick more in 2017. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Mitchell to restore Loftus faithful

FRESH TAKE: The USA Eagles took flight under John Mitchell and DEVIN HERMANUS believes the former All Blacks coach is the right man to give the Bulls horns again.  READ MORE

Devin Hermanus

SA is a wasteland for top, young coaches

The agonising process to appoint Swys de Bruin as Johan Ackermann’s successor reminded BRENDEN NEL how slow unions are to recognise talent in SA’s coaching ranks. READ MORE

Brenden Nel

Mitchell knows NZ’s secret recipe

John Mitchell’s insight into New Zealand’s training techniques is exactly what South African rugby needs to close the gap on their Kiwi rivals, according to MIKE GREENAWAY READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

The Final Reckoning

JOHN MITCHELL previews the much-anticipated World Cup final – and explains why the bronze medal match has meaning. READ MORE

Ami Kapilevich

Haka: unfair advantage?

JOHN MITCHELL navigates the evolution of the haka and explains the reason for its new formation. READ MORE

Ami Kapilevich