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‘Boks defended for their lives’

Allister Coetzee and Adriaan Strauss believe that the mettle shown by the Springboks in the series decider against Ireland bodes well for the Rugby Championship. JON CARDINELLI reports from Port Elizabeth.


Strauss to retain captaincy

Adriaan Strauss will lead the Springboks for the rest of the 2016 season, reports JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.


Schmidt: North is closing gap

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt believes that the northern hemisphere teams have made a statement this June. JON CARDINELLI reports from Port Elizabeth.


Boks grind out series win

The Springboks withstood a late Ireland assault to win 19-13 on Saturday and claim a 2-1 series victory, reports JON CARDINELLI at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.


Tour Tales – Port Elizabeth

JON CARDINELLI reflects on an accidental township tour, an irrepressible journo, and a showdown with a Cape buffalo.


Strauss embraces decider pressure

Adriaan Strauss believes a relatively young and inexperienced Springbok side will overcome the pressure in the series decider against Ireland on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports from Port Elizabeth.


Boks must squeeze Ireland

The Springboks’ game management will be under scrutiny once again in the third and decisive Test against Ireland, writes JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.


‘We have to shut down Whiteley’

Ireland aim to neutralise the Warren Whiteley threat by limiting the Springbok No 8’s attacking space, reports JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.


Schmidt targets final flourish

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has brought nine ‘fresh’ players into his match-day squad with the aim of claiming a historic series win in South Africa, writes JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.


Combrinck can provide balance

Allister Coetzee would do well to back Ruan Combrinck ahead of Lwazi Mvovo in the series decider against Ireland on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.


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