Logic suggests that the pain of 2016 ended for Springbok supporters when the final whistle sounded on statistically the worst year of Bok rugby, writes MARK KEOHANE.
South Africa’s rugby bosses need to admit they got it wrong in appointing Allister Coetzee and they need to advertise the position of Bok coach, writes MARK KEOHANE.
The Springboks will lose to England. It won’t be the humiliation of the Durban debacle against the All Blacks but it will be as emphatic, writes MARK KEOHANE.
The Springboks have been warned that one of the most astute coaches in the game is plotting their downfall, writes MARK KEOHANE.
The habit of making excuses for Springbok losses needs to stop, writes MARK KEOHANE.
Brett Levy, Blue Label Telecoms’ joint CEO, must curse the day he described the experience of joining with Springbok rugby as one of reinvention and renewal, writes MARK KEOHANE.
The Springbok captain, post-Adriaan Strauss, must be a first-choice player whose selection is never disputed, writes MARK KEOHANE.
Stop excusing Allister Coetzee’s obvious limitations on his late appointment as Bok coach. Stop excusing every Springbok defeat on referees, weather conditions or the age-old South African retreat that the rugby gods have an issue with the Springboks, writes MARK KEOHANE.
Morné Steyn did the job required for a momentary Springboks escape from a 2016 horror season more infamous than famous, writes MARK KEOHANE.
The Springboks are in a rut at the moment but history favours them to beat the Wallabies at Loftus, writes MARK KEOHANE.
Appointing Jake White in a mentorship capacity is the only way to save the struggling Springboks, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
Despite the best possible start, the Boks simply weren’t good enough to put away Australia, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
SA Rugby Magazine’s betting guru, MoneyManSA, has advised punters to stay away from the Rugby Championship showdown of the Springboks versus the Wallabies.
South African rugby is at its lowest point in the professional era, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
The Springboks are rich in enthusiasm but poor in form, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
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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