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Fighting a losing battle

JON CARDINELLI reveals the reasons for South African rugby's player drain and why talented youngsters may continue to move abroad.


SA rugby’s quality exports

CRAIG LEWIS identifies several key overseas-based players who could add value to the Springboks’ cause at the 2019 World Cup.


Overcoming adversity

Family tragedies have put rugby into perspective for Jaco Kriel, writes CLINTON VAN DER BERG.


Snyman makes big impact

RG Snyman has all the attributes of the modern-day lock, writes JON CARDINELLI.


‘I’ve not played enough Tests’

Vincent Koch remains committed to Saracens, but wants to play for the Springboks again, writes MARTIN GILLINGHAM


Goosen’s dirty business

Johan Goosen will come out of ‘retirement’ to join French club Montpellier, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.


Pollard: I’m in a great space

Handré Pollard is determined to make a meaningful impact for the Bulls and Boks after working his way back to fitness and form, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Behind the black ball

The Springboks will struggle to field a side that is 50% black at the 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Willie a fans’ favourite at Wasps

Willie le Roux is focused on his club career at Wasps, but hasn’t given up hope of a Springbok recall, writes MARTIN GILLINGHAM.


Bekker stays in the game

Recently-retired former Springbok lock Andries Bekker will move straight into a coaching role, writes CLINTON VAN DER BERG.


Agaba’s out of Africa

Born in Uganda, Tim Agaba is making a name for himself in South Africa. This is his story, in his own words.


Whiteley’s new beginnings

Warren Whiteley wants to make up for lost time after enduring a lengthy injury lay-off last year, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Senatla shifts focus

Blitzboks superstar Seabelo Senatla wants to put himself in contention for Springbok selection, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Faf just the trick for Sale

Faf de Klerk has proved to be a smart signing for the Sale Sharks, writes MARTIN GILLINGHAM.


Kolisi the people’s champion

Siya Kolisi was an inspiration on and off the field in 2017, writes JON CARDINELLI.


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