Springboks

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

STAT ATTACK: Scotland vs Springboks

Up in the territory battle, but down in ball in hand time, the Boks held on for a 6 point win against Scotland at Murrayfield. We take a look at all the match stats. READ MORE

All Out Rugby

Making a mockery of the game

The scrum contest is what separates rugby union from league, and feeding the ball in under the flank’s chest is really taking the piss, writes TANK LANNING. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Safe rugby is boring rugby

GAVIN RICH warns World Rugby that the professional game is getting safer at the same rate that it’s losing appeal as a contact sport. READ MORE

Gavin Rich

Bok glass is half full

The Boks were one layer of Dubbin away from losing in Paris, but the match stats will have Rassie Erasmus sipping from a beer glass half full, writes TANK LANNING. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

STAT ATTACK: France vs Springboks

In an incredibly tight contest that was decided in the final minute, the Boks carried less, made more errors and kicked less, yet sneaked a win over France in Paris. READ MORE

All Out Rugby

Willie makes wings fly – Hendricks

With Willie le Roux creating space and sharing his experience, CORNAL HENDRICKS expects wingers Sbu Nkosi and Aphiwe Dyantyi to develop into Bok mainstays. READ MORE

Cornal Hendricks

Is Rassie writing cheques he can’t cash?

Rassie Erasmus has done a great job of selling his Bok quest to stakeholders, but SIMNIKIWE XABANISA worries that these deals may come at too great a price. READ MORE

Simnikiwe Xabanisa

Winning beats whining

The Boks have reason to feel hard done by, but STEPHEN NELL’s experience tells him that crushing the next scoreboard is far more rewarding than having a long face.  READ MORE

Stephen Nell

Drop Pollard in Paris?

The AOR team debates whether to drop Handre Pollard from the team to face France this week in one of several tweaks to gauge the quality of the Boks’ depth. READ MORE

Big Debate

Boks needed Willemse on the ball

OOM RUGBY grabs a few screenshots from Twickenham to show how the Boks wasted their opportunities by having the wrong players at first receiver.  READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Boks to blame, not ref

STAT ATTACK: England were giving away penalties like fatty droewors at a Banting convention, yet the Boks still found a way to lose! We take a gander at the match stats to find out why.  READ MORE

Tank Lanning