Coetzee to back Steyn’s boot

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is set to make a double change in the halfbacks ahead of the must-win clash with the Wallabies on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg reports.

McMahon at No 8 for Wallabies

Sean McMahon will start at No 8 for the Wallabies in the only change to the starting lineup for the Test against the Springboks in Pretoria on Saturday.

McKenzie set for All Blacks debut

Damian McKenzie has been named on the bench in an All Blacks squad that sees as many as nine changes ahead of the match against Argentina in Buenos Aires.

No room for what-ifs at Loftus

The Springboks must be honest with themselves about their limitations and make winning their only priority at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.

Coetzee’s losing logic

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee continues to send out mixed messages regarding his selections and game plan, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.

‘Damian as physical as Rohan’

Allister Coetzee has backed his much-maligned centre contingent and said that the inclusion of Frans Steyn or Rohan Janse van Rensburg won’t strengthen the team. JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg reports.

Coetzee denies SOS

Allister Coetzee won’t consult coaches outside of the existing team and has denied that his staff is in need of extra technical assistance, reports JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.

Midfield answers elude Boks

Allister Coetzee continues to limit his midfield options by selecting a squad that excludes the likes of Frans Steyn and Rohan Janse van Rensburg, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Boks’ Loftus record at stake

Allister Coetzee’s Springboks will record yet another unwanted first if they lose to the Wallabies at Loftus Versfeld next Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Morné can boot Boks to victory

Allister Coetzee needs to back a more traditional game plan if the Springboks are to continue the tradition of beating the Wallabies in Pretoria, writes JON CARDINELLI.

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