Pieter-Steph du Toit

Only Malcolm hit the Marx

There was room for just one Springbok in the 2018 Rugby World Magazine Team of the Year selected by a global panel of rugby writers. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

2018 ends with questions, not answers

The November tour was supposed to confirm SA’s readiness for Japan 2019, but the Boks came home with a suitcase full of red flags, writes ZELIM NEL.  READ MORE

Zelim Nel

Give Bok defence time to rise

OOM RUGBY unpacks the ingredients in the Springbok defensive system and explains that, like baking a cake, you have to wait until it’s finished to give it the taste test.  READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Wise Welsh block Bok lineout

Warren Gatland directed Wales to keep the lid on their opponent’s key attacking asset by limiting the Springboks to just five lineouts in Cardiff, writes TANK LANNING, who takes a gander at the match stats. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Streetwise Boks edge “brave” Scots

The “brave” Scots bossed the attack stats with their ball-in-hand approach, but TANK LANNING says the streetwise Boks controlled the stats that count. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

All Blacks exploited tiny margins

OOM RUGBY shows how a little mistake triggered a chain of events that saw the Springboks snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Big bad Boks blew the house down

Staying out of the All Blacks breakdown armed the Boks with extra tacklers to demolish the “pigs” passing tactic, as illustrated by OOM RUGBY. READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Boks waking from nightmare

With one year remaining before the Boks begin RWC 2019 in Japan, the world must be concerned that Rassie Erasmus is waking SA from a terrible nightmare, writes CRAIG RAY. READ MORE

Craig Ray

Stop the merry-go-round!

FRESH TAKE: Rassie Erasmus has tried six different front rows, fielded four loose-forward combos, and four different centre pairings in 2018, JOSHUA BROWN says the Boks are getting dizzy. READ MORE

Joshua Brown

What is Rassie doing?

Rassie Erasmus knows exactly what he’s doing with his flip-flopping selections. Or does he? SIMNIKIWE XABANISA isn’t sure he knows the answer to that question. READ MORE

Simnikiwe Xabanisa

Pin Eben to the pine

FRESH TAKE: The Boks need to have a good Rugby Championship, but DARYN KATZ says a fit-again Eben Etzebeth is far too valuable to rush back into front-line duty next week. READ MORE

Daryn Katz

Who to replace Duane?

With veteran Duane Vermeulen set to miss the Rugby Championship, the AOR team debates who should claim the Springbok No 8 jersey. READ MORE

Big Debate