Matfield’s locked and loaded

Victor Matfield has proved he can not only survive but excel at Test level again, writes RYAN VREDE.


Pollard’s selection puzzling

Handré Pollard faces the toughest test of his short international career but his selection is a gamble Heyneke Meyer didn't need to take, writes RYAN VREDE.


Some balance on Steyn, please

Morné Steyn's error against Australia must be seen in isolation and not indicative of him being a useless player, writes RYAN VREDE


Boks must be more like All Blacks

The tackle offload must become a key feature of the Springboks' attacking evolution, writes RYAN VREDE.


Forget about World Cup

The Springboks' form at present has absolutely no relevance to their prospects at the World Cup, writes RYAN VREDE.


Believe in Pollard but pick Steyn

Handré Pollard would have learned valuable lessons from the Springboks' Rugby Championship opener but Morné Steyn is the man for Salta, writes RYAN VREDE.


Hendricks’ Bok dream fulfilled

Cornal Hendricks became a Springbok because he had the courage to pursue his goals, writes RYAN VREDE.


Move closer to completing Bok puzzle

This is a critical Rugby Championship in terms of the Springboks settling on their core squad and strategy for the 2015 World Cup, writes RYAN VREDE


Kick flawed perceptions out

With the Springboks poised for another Rugby Championship assault, let's bury the rhetoric that tactical kicking is a bad thing, writes RYAN VREDE


Sharks face uncertain future

The Sharks have the potential to be a dominant force, but there is a big chance of them never realising that potential, says RYAN VREDE.


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