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LEWIS AT LARGE

Bosch is a diamond in the rough

The start to the Super Rugby season has provided few clear-cut answers to the Boks’ flyhalf conundrum, but in Curwin Bosch, SA rugby has a raw gem that needs to be nurtured, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Ackers must be persuaded to stay

SA Rugby should be doing everything in its power to dissuade Lions coach Johan Ackermann from taking up an offer to head overseas, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


SA Rugby requires professionalism

SA Rugby has to do more than dangle the carrot of playing for the Springboks in order to keep players in South Africa, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


ABs still have edge over England

England are closing in on the tier-one record for consecutive Test victories, but they can’t be regarded as the world’s best team until they’ve beaten the best, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Boks need Venter magic

The addition of Brendan Venter to the Springbok coaching staff would be a massive coup, writes CRAIG LEWIS


Uncertainty remains in SA rugby

The Springboks are once again facing the prospect of being underprepared for the June series against France, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Joost provided off-field inspiration

Joost van der Westhuizen will go down as one of the greatest Springboks, but his greatest legacy is the work he completed off the field under the most trying circumstances, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Blitzboks blazing a trail

The Blitzboks’ continued success has provided illuminating insight into the benefits of a united and happy team environment, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


SA Rugby winds of change

After a turbulent 2016 season for South African rugby, CRAIG LEWIS looks at three enforceable actions that would be good to see in 2017.


Five players to invest in this year

After a 2016 season to forget, CRAIG LEWIS identifies five youngsters the Springboks need to invest in on the road to the 2019 World Cup.


SA Rugby must move forward

SA Rugby’s leadership should be applauded for finally making some bold decisions, but more change is required as the Springboks’ season review now gets underway, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Sevens system showing the way

The Springboks can learn a number of lessons from an effective sevens system that has resulted in consistent success for the Blitzboks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Boks must back Duane

Duane Vermeulen must be appointed as the next captain of the Springboks in order to bring a united voice to a clearly conflicted team environment, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Ackers can aid ailing Boks

Johan Ackermann must be backed to lead the Springboks in a new direction from 2017, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Boks have lost identity

The Springboks desperately need a leadership that will provide honesty, innovation and clear direction, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


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