The Springboks lost two matches and struggled in northern hemisphere conditions because their tactics and mindset were not right, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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 Botha has retired with his legacy intact and with the Springboks well covered in the enforcer position, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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 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.
Heyneke Meyer has selected a starting XV that can overpower and out-manoeuvre England at Twickenham, writes JON CARDINELLI in London.
The Springboks require a change in personnel and attitude ahead of their tour-defining clash against England, writes JON CARDINELLI in London.
Francois Hougaard and Handré Pollard failed their first test in northern hemisphere conditions, writes JON CARDINELLI at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
The Springboks are mentally as well as physically prepared to make some big statements over the next four weeks, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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.
Heyneke Meyer has transformed the Springboks into a team that can beat the All Blacks and win the 2015 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks’ composure in the final quarter was what earned them a ground-breaking victory over the All Blacks, writes JON CARDINELLI at Ellis Park.
The Springboks’ chances of an upset victory over the All Blacks depend on the fitness of Duane Vermeulen, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The title-deciding result in La Plata has improved the Springboks’ chances of beating the All Blacks in the final game of the tournament, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.
The Springboks only realised their attacking potential at Newlands when they played to their traditional strengths, writes JON CARDINELLI.
JON CARDINELLI applauds the outstanding individuals, teams and moments of the 2014 Test season.
Results and form mean very little in terms of the World Cup, it’s all about who gets it right in the tournament, writes MARK KEOHANE.
JON CARDINELLI picks the best 23 players of the 2014 Test season.
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