The Springboks have taken giant strides in 2013 but are still missing a world-class No 5 option, writes JON CARDINELLI.
JON CARDINELLI reflects on a week of frog legs, Springbok francophiles, and passion personified at the Stade de France.
Composure complemented physicality in the Springboks' monumental win in Paris, writes JON CARDINELLI at the Stade de France.
Heyneke Meyer should be lauded for the balance he's struck between winning matches and developing the next tier of players, writes JON CARDINELLI in Paris.
The Boks will need to improve their discipline if they hope to prevail over the street-fighting French on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI in Paris.
The Springbok performance lacked precision and intensity but it was good enough against a second-rate Scotland side, writes JON CARDINELLI at Murrayfield.
JON CARDINELLI reflects on a week of sub-zero temperatures, haggis washed down with whisky, and a kilted Springbok coach.
Saru's decision to contract Bok captain Jean de Villiers until the end of the 2015 World Cup should be hailed as monumental, writes JON CARDINELLI in Edinburgh.
Saturday's Test in Cardiff showed why the Springbok flyhalf pecking order needs revision, writes JON CARDINELLI in Edinburgh.
JON CARDINELLI reflects on a week of Welsh hype, a South African polar bear, and a blue-rinse brigade capable of sabotaging a Springbok press conference.
The Springboks played the big moments better than the Welsh and were again deserved winners, writes JON CARDINELLI at the Millennium Stadium.
Heyneke Meyer's selections for the clash against Wales on Saturday confirm that Pat Lambie and Willie le Roux are still viewed as utility players rather than specialists, writes JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.
The Springboks can afford to set goals beyond winning matches thanks to their Test record this season, writes JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.
Jannie du Plessis is the latest Bok to fall foul of a backward South African system. He won't be the last, writes JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.
Expect the recall of established players rather than the selection of a bolter to headline the Springbok squad announcement on Monday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Transformation is in the quality of the player and not always in his colour, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
The decision to shift Frans Steyn to No 10 in the absence of Pat Lambie and Fred Zeilinga is a no-brainer, writes JON CARDINELLI.
No South Africa-based flyhalf has done enough to unseat Morné Steyn with the Springboks, writes RYAN VREDE.
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