overseas-based players

Should Boks ditch 30-cap rule?

Overseas-based players with less than 30 Test caps, like Marcell Coetzee, are not eligible for Bok duty. With South Africa ranked a lowly sixth in the world, the AOR team debates whether it’s time to scrap the cap. READ MORE

Big Debate

Test in USA is lose-lose

FRESH TAKE: Aside from SA Rugby banking a quick buck, DAWIE BOONZAAIER can’t see any rugby-related benefits from the June exhibition match against Wales in Washington DC.  READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier

Keep Euro Boks to a minimum

GAVIN RICH warns Bok coach Allister Coetzee that the superior pedigree of overseas-based players may be negated by higher standards of conditioning among South Africa’s Super Rugby campaigners. READ MORE

Gavin Rich

Euro Boks are retro, but injuries…

While KEN BORLAND thinks it’s time the Springboks moved on from overseas-based stars and invested in local talent, he says a long injury-list may force Allister Coetzee’s hand.  READ MORE

Ken Borland

Recall overseas Boks – Jake

JAKE WHITE says South Africa has passed the tipping point and the only way back to restoring pride in the Springbok jersey is to call up a host of overseas-based players. READ MORE

Jake White