Springboks

Bulls chase Theron

FRESH TAKE: As Junior Boks coach, Dawie Theron notched up multiple wins against NZ and coached a raft of current Bulls players, DARYN KATZ wants him installed at Loftus. READ MORE

Daryn Katz

Has North overtaken South?

FRESH TAKE: Rugby in the Northern Hemisphere is like a world heavyweight title fight while the game down south has the gravitas of a WWE bout, according to BRENDON SHIELDS. READ MORE

Brendon Shields

Rassie’s Boks ready for RWC – Jake

JAKE WHITE says results this year already confirm that Rassie Erasmus has successfully restored the Boks to a position where they will be contenders at the 2019 Rugby World Cup. READ MORE

Jake White

Stare down Euro clubs

As UK clubs attempt to dictate the terms of Willie le Roux and Faf de Klerk’s availability to the Springboks, STEPHEN NELL says it’s time for SA Rugby to push back. READ MORE

Stephen Nell

Faf absence good for Boks

FRESH TAKE: With Faf de Klerk parked for part of the Boks’ November tour to Europe, JOSHUA BROWN says it’s the perfect time to test drive Cobus Reinach. READ MORE

Joshua Brown

Win now, World Cup later

Forget about the 2019 Rugby World Cup, writes CRAIG RAY, the Boks must embark on a four-Test invasion of Europe with only one objective: winning. READ MORE

Craig Ray

Bok ‘screw-ups’ will reach RWC final…

In complete contrast to the Bok performance at Loftus Versfeld, AMI KAPILEVICH starts badly, looks lost in the middle, but bounces back just before the final whistle! READ MORE

Ami Kapilevich

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

Boks make rapid ascent

The Springboks are still far from the finished article, but DAN RETIEF says they’ve reached a new base camp in the long climb back to rugby’s peak. READ MORE

Dan Retief

Saffas fill up on Bok dreams

FRESH TAKE: DEVIN HERMANUS sets the scene as Springbok fans take a break from harsh economic realities to relish the thrilling prospect of successive wins against the All Blacks. READ MORE

Devin Hermanus

Tone down the Loftus hype

The clash against the All Blacks at Loftus Versfeld is a huge game, but GAVIN RICH rubbishes the notion that the result will define the Boks’ Rugby World Cup prospects. READ MORE

Gavin Rich

Rivalry sparks to life

Shots fired by the Kiwis in the buildup to the Loftus rematch confirm that the Bok-versus-All Blacks rivalry is back in a big way, writes JON CARDINELLI. READ MORE

Jon Cardinelli