Boks must adapt or die

The Springboks must prepare for the worst-case scenario with regard to their World Cup quarter-final opponents, writes JON CARDINELLI.

More a curse than a blessing

Jean de Villiers’s World Cup exit has left the Springboks light on leadership as well as experienced midfield options, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Clueless Boks crash to earth

The Springboks paid the ultimate price for Heyneke Meyer’s poor selections as well as the senior players’ arrogance, writes JON CARDINELLI.

All Blacks continue to soar

It’s frightening to think how strong this All Blacks side may become in the lead-up to the 2015 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Brüssow recall a game-changer

Heinrich Brüssow will bring something new to the Springbok dynamic in the coming matches, and at the subsequent World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.

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.

Lambie gives Boks options in wet

Pat Lambie has shown Heyneke Meyer why he should be the Springboks' first-choice No 10 at the 2015 World Cup in England, writes JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.

Bakkies goes out with a bang

Bakkies Botha has retired with his legacy intact and with the Springboks well covered in the enforcer position, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Goosen a potent prospect at 15

The decision to play Johan Goosen at fullback against Italy this Saturday will benefit the Springboks in the long-term, writes JON CARDINELLI in Padova.

Schalk’s stocks soar

Schalk Burger showed why the Boks need a bruiser at No 7 and why he will be an asset to this side in 2015, writes JON CARDINELLI at Twickenham.

Meyer’s changes will boost Boks

Heyneke Meyer has selected a starting XV that can overpower and out-manoeuvre England at Twickenham, writes JON CARDINELLI in London.

Boks need Burger’s edge

The Springboks require a change in personnel and attitude ahead of their tour-defining clash against England, writes JON CARDINELLI in London.

Halfback horror brings Boks low

Francois Hougaard and Handré Pollard failed their first test in northern hemisphere conditions, writes JON CARDINELLI at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

‘Fresh’ Boks are dangerous

The Springboks are mentally as well as physically prepared to make some big statements over the next four weeks, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Pollard’s final test

Handré Pollard must adapt his game to suit European conditions and ultimately prove that he is the man for next year’s World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.

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