The Test rugby awards

JON CARDINELLI applauds the outstanding individuals, teams and moments of the 2014 Test season.

Clermont maul Munster

Clermont continue to top Pool 1 in the European Champions Cup following their 26-19 win against Munster on Sunday.

Boks needed wake-up call

The Springboks lost two matches and struggled in northern hemisphere conditions because their tactics and mindset were not right, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Injury leaves Boks thin in midfield

Heyneke Meyer wants Frans Steyn and Jaque Fourie to return to Test rugby, even more so now that Jean de Villiers is in doubt for the 2015 World Cup, reports JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.

Jean’s World Cup in doubt

Injured Springbok skipper Jean de Villiers may not recover in time for the World Cup, reports JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.

‘Party like it’s 1999’

What the Welsh newspapers are saying after the clash at the Millennium Stadium.

Boks livid with ref

Heyneke Meyer feels that Cornal Hendricks’s dubious yellow card killed any chance of a Springbok comeback at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday, reports JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.

Jean to see knee specialist

Scans have confirmed that Jean de Villiers suffered significant knee ligament damage during the match against Wales, reports JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.

Wales take heart from big win

Warren Gatland admits that it feels good to have ‘wounded one of the big beasts’ less than a year out from the 2015 World Cup, reports JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.

Tour Tales – Cardiff

JON CARDINELLI on the Cardiff cauldron, the time stretch, and the Welsh Gandalf.

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