The Springboks deserve a coach with the ambition as well as the tactical ability to win in spite of the backward South African rugby system, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks’ record defeat to the All Blacks at Kings Park proved that the coaching staff as well as the South African system needs to change sooner rather than later, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The All Blacks’ respect for the Springboks’ traditional strengths and the boot of Morné Steyn highlights the need for a pragmatic approach in the modern game, writes JON CARDINELLI in Durban.
The current crop of Springboks doesn't have the experience or the skill set to challenge the All Blacks for the 2016 Rugby Championship title, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks have lost the one player they could not afford to lose on the eve of the Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks dodged a bullet in Port Elizabeth, but they may not be ready for the rapid fire that awaits them in the Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks need to show some intelligence and character in backing their game plan from the outset of a contest, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt holds all the cards ahead of a potentially series-deciding clash against the Springboks at Ellis Park, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks’ mediocre return at the World Cup showed why the South African rugby system isn’t working and why change is needed at Super Rugby and national levels, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Yet another defeat to the All Blacks was rooted in poor tactical kicking and game management, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springbok coaches will have their work cut out for them in the lead-up to the World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks, writes JON CARDINELLI.
South Africa will beat Wales and New Zealand will down France to set up an epic World Cup semi-final meeting at Twickenham next week, writes JON CARDINELLI in London.
Fourie du Preez is the right man to lead the Springboks in the World Cup play-offs, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks must prepare for the worst-case scenario with regard to their World Cup quarter-final opponents, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Jean de Villiers’s World Cup exit has left the Springboks light on leadership as well as experienced midfield options, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Allister Coetzee has made a popular call to install Warren Whiteley as his Springbok captain and first-choice No 8. Whether it is the best decision for a team with everything to prove in 2017 is another story, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Bulls board must be bold and appoint John Mitchell as their next head coach, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Unheralded Lions stars Harold Vorster, Kwagga Smith and Ross Cronjé would be deserved Bok bolters in the 31-man squad for the series against France, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
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