Rassie Erasmus

Rassie gambling on Wellington double?

FRESH TAKE: DAWIE BOONZAAIER considers the opportunity cost of going all out to beat the All Blacks this month when several players in the Bok squad still need to be evaluated before the World Cup. READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier

Who to start in Rugby Championship?

The AOR team debates which position in the Bok squad needs the most attention during the Rugby Championship to confirm SA’s best matchday 23 for the World Cup. READ MORE

Big Debate

Can Boks be perfect?

It takes a clean sheet to win a Rugby World Cup, DAN RETIEF isn’t sure the Springboks can be spotless for nine weeks. READ MORE

Dan Retief

Rassie, beware battered Boks

FRESH TAKE: As the list of injured Springboks grows, DEVIN HERMANUS issues a timely reminder about the perils of picking crocked players. READ MORE

Devin Hermanus

Rassie, bring Ackers home!

Johan Ackermann’s track record has convinced STEPHEN NELL that the Gloucester coach is the best man to succeed Rassie Erasmus in 2020. READ MORE

Stephen Nell

Why is Pollard in NZ?

The AOR team debates the logic of hauling Handre Pollard back to NZ to face the Highlanders when the World Cup is just round the corner.  READ MORE

Big Debate

Who to wrap in cotton wool?

BIG DEBATE: With long-term injuries jeopardising 2019 Rugby World Cup dreams, the AOR team debates which Springbok is so indispensable that he should immediately be pulled from Super Rugby duty. READ MORE

Big Debate

Jantjies has earned Bok shot

FRESH TAKE: Rassie Erasmus must stay true to his word and reward Herschel Jantjies with a Bok call-up, writes ANGUS OPPERMAN. READ MORE

Angus Opperman

Who has RWC edge?

DAN RETIEF compares schedules to get a bead on the 2019 Rugby World Cup contenders. READ MORE

Dan Retief

RWC bar has been raised

Wales’ Six Nations celebrations confirmed that the 2019 Rugby World Cup race is wide open and the Springboks will have to respond accordingly, writes MIKE GREENAWAY. READ MORE

Mike Greenaway

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