Super Rugby

Cap to chase or keep players?

The AOR team debates whether SA Rugby’s new contracting model will accelerate the player exodus overseas or see them commit to staying in SA.  READ MORE

Big Debate

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

SA must follow Jaguares

Argentina has paired good management with clever coaching to climb the Jaguares to the top of the SA Conference, BRENDEN NEL hopes South Africa is taking notes. READ MORE

Brenden Nel

Lions good, Chiefs better?

Both the Lions and Chiefs scored six tries in breath-taking wins on the weekend, but it was the Chiefs who did so from 20 fewer carries, and more than 300m less with ball in hand. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

No possession, no worries

They held their own in territory stakes, but with under 40% of the possession, the Sharks made use of an abrasive defence, including 22 dominant hits, to subdue the Lions. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Who has RWC edge?

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

Dan Retief

Was that pass forward?

A Crusaders try was controversially called back at Newlands reigniting the debate about forward passes, OOM RUGBY and ZELIM NEL tackle the issue! READ MORE

Big Debate

Job shadow with Siya

OOM RUGBY leads a tour through the workplace of Stormers openside flanker Siya Kolisi. READ MORE

Oom Rugby

More refs, or fewer laws?

With controversial officiating hogging the rugby headlines, the AOR team debates whether it’s time to increase the number of referees, or trim the lawbook.  READ MORE

Big Debate

Missed tackles trip up Stormers

The Stormers missed 27 tackles on their way to a truly ordinary tackle success rate of just 78% against the Crusaders, yet managed to sneak a surprise draw. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Skip the team announcement – Jake

Following in football’s footsteps, the Lions recently set a cunning trap with a last minute team change, JAKE WHITE says the ploy should be encouraged, not frowned upon. READ MORE

Jake White