No change without honesty

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.

Boks have failed to kick on

Yet another defeat to the All Blacks was rooted in poor tactical kicking and game management, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Pressure management key for Boks

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.

Boks, ABs on collision course

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.

Right man at the right time

Fourie du Preez is the right man to lead the Springboks in the World Cup play-offs, writes JON CARDINELLI.

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.

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