Rassie Erasmus

Boks named team of the year

Boks win BIG! Rassie Erasmus has been named as Coach of the Year, the Springboks were named Team of the Year and Pieter-Steph du Toit was picked up the World Player of the Year. READ MORE

All Out Rugby

Rassie: Put the Boks ahead of yourselves

World Cup winning captain Siya Kolisi said coach Rassie Erasmus was very straightforward with the players, telling them that the Springboks are more important than their personal goals. READ MORE

All Out Rugby

Kolbe back, Kolisi to 50

Siya Kolisi will lead the Springboks out for the 20th time as he becomes the eighth player in the World Cup final squad to notch up 50 caps.  READ MORE

All Out Rugby

Players go pro for Rassie

Being a professional rugby player in SA was often just flitting from province to province earning a pay cheque, but Rassie Erasmus has been instrumental in changing that mindset.  READ MORE

All Out Rugby

Size doesn’t matter to Rassie

FRESH TAKE: Cheslin Kolbe has become a mainstay of the Bok backline, proving that there’s no such thing as ‘too small’, writes ANGUS OPPERMAN. READ MORE

Angus Opperman

Rassie: Boks got out of jail!

He will no doubt take it, but Bok coach Rassie Erasmus was man enough to attribute his side’s nail-biting 16-16 draw against the All Blacks on Saturday to a heavy stroke of luck. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

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

Boks to camp out in New Zealand

Instead of returning to South Africa after the All Blacks Test this weekend, the 36 man Bok touring squad will hold a camp in New Zealand before heading to Argentina to face the Pumas.  READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Ellis Park record: boon or bane?

History serves as both a help and a hindrance to the Springboks as they open the Rugby Championship against the Wallabies at Ellis Park. READ MORE

Zelim Nel

Operation Cake Tin: clever or crazy?

The AOR team debates the merits of Rassie Erasmus’ plan to send over a group of first-choice Boks to dig in early for next week’s showdown against the All Blacks in Wellington. READ MORE

Big Debate

It’s the final countdown!

The Rugby Championship is SANZAAR’s final dress rehearsal for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, and it begins on Saturday when the Springboks host the Wallabies at Ellis Park. READ MORE

Zelim Nel