Missed kick costs Cheetahs

Cheetahs flyhalf Joe Pietersen missed a last-minute penalty to hand the Reds a narrow 18-17 victory in Bloemfontein, writes RYAN VREDE.


SA coaches not cutting it

The standard of coaching at the South African Vodacom Super Rugby franchises is a grave concern, writes RYAN VREDE.


Spies back for battle

Pierre Spies has re-entered a rugby landscape vastly different to the one he left, writes RYAN VREDE.


Tour to shape Stormers’ season

The Australasian leg of the Stormers' campaign will be critical to their tournament ambitions, writes RYAN VREDE.


Matfield’s stock skyrockets

Pieter-Steph du Toit's injury throws the spotlight on Victor Matfield's critical importance to the Springboks in a World Cup context, writes RYAN VREDE.


Stormers must grow attacking game

The Stormers' famed physical and accurate defence has resurfaced but they need to add a cutting edge on attack to make them championship material, writes RYAN VREDE.


De Jongh has clearer path

Juan de Jongh can end his time in the Springbok wilderness if he consistently adds substance to style, writes RYAN VREDE.


Stormers no longer soft target

The Stormers seem to have found a winning method that is easily replicable and brings with it the promise of less heartache for their supporters, writes RYAN VREDE.


Stormers hold off brave Lions

The Stormers defended excellently in the dying minutes to secure a 22-19 win over the Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday, writes RYAN VREDE.


Strauss’s smart move

Adriaan Strauss will be a central part of the Bulls’ and Springboks’ campaigns in 2015, writes RYAN VREDE.


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