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

Wise Welsh block Bok lineout

Warren Gatland directed Wales to keep the lid on their opponent’s key attacking asset by limiting the Springboks to just five lineouts in Cardiff, writes TANK LANNING, who takes a gander at the match stats. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

STAT ATTACK: Wales vs Springboks

Having made the call to kick less, the Boks made more carries than Wales, and as such more metres with ball in hand, but a failure to execute saw the visitors go down by 9 in Cardiff. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Defence is the decider

While pundits proclaim the merits of running rugby, BRENDEN NEL declares it a solemn truth that defence is what separates the winners from the losers. READ MORE

Brenden Nel

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

Cut eight SA teams, 300 players

Six Nations champs, Ireland have shown that a quality-over-quantity approach leads to success, BRENDEN NEL says it’s time to make some tough calls in South Africa.  READ MORE

Brenden Nel

Du Toit fire will fuel Boks

FRESH TAKE: Stoking Pieter-Steph du Toit’s hunger to get back into the ‘A-team’ is part of Rassie Erasmus’ big plan to revive the Boks, writes to SHAUN GOOSEN. READ MORE

Shaun Goosen

Boks busk for cash

SA Rugby is scrambling to keep the lights on, writes STEPHEN NELL, and that’s why the Boks have to put on a smile and tap dance against Wales in the USA. READ MORE

Stephen Nell

Pick black Boks to beat Wales – Jake

If JAKE WHITE was in the hot seat, the Boks would far exceed transformation objectives against Wales to create competition for places and a platform to beat England in the ensuing series. READ MORE

Jake White

Test in USA is lose-lose

FRESH TAKE: Aside from SA Rugby banking a quick buck, DAWIE BOONZAAIER can’t see any rugby-related benefits from the June exhibition match against Wales in Washington DC.  READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier

Will law tweaks kill the fetcher?

In his inimitable style, OOM RUGBY primes Super Rugby fans for the 2018 season with examples of how law tweaks have impacted the breakdown in the Northern Hemisphere.  READ MORE

Oom Rugby