The time is right to deploy Jean-Luc du Preez in a starting role against the All Blacks this Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Lukhanyo Am is desperately unlucky to have missed out on Springbok selection, but his time will surely come, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Sharks winger S’bu Nkosi is one of the brightest young prospects on the South African rugby horizon, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The off-field culture taking shape at the Springboks has been central to their reversal in fortunes at the start of this season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Elton Jantjies must make a timely statement in this Rugby Championship campaign as Handré Pollard nears full fitness, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The timing is right to introduce Curwin Bosch to the Springbok setup, but his on-field role is likely to be limited in the Rugby Championship, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The extended injury-enforced absence of Warren Whiteley presents the perfect opportunity to hand Siya Kolisi the Springbok captaincy during the Rugby Championship, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Whatever the outcome of Saturday’s Super Rugby final, it should still serve as an occasion to celebrate the enduring influence of Johan Ackermann, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Lions can still go on to win this season’s Super Rugby title, but they need to heed the lessons learned from their last two major playoff games, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Kwagga Smith has evolved into one of the most impactful players in South African rugby, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Kings have not only provided plenty of on-field entertainment this season, but also proved a point by leading the way in terms of transformation, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Ruan Combrinck and Warrick Gelant would add real value to the Springboks’ Rugby Championship squad, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
In-form Lions players emphatically vindicated their selections for the Springboks during the June series against France, which bodes well for the business end of Super Rugby, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Rassie Erasmus would add immense value to a South African rugby system that finally appears to be showing signs of functioning efficiently again, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Changes to the backline are non-negotiable but the Springboks have no clear long-term solutions at scrumhalf and are thin in several other positions, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Allister Coetzee and Brendan Venter's comments since the Springboks' record 57-0 loss to the All Blacks are as concerning as the performance itself, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
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