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Du Toit’s confidence unlocked

Pieter-Steph du Toit is set to play a key role for the Springboks in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Kolbe making sizeable impact

Cheslin Kolbe has embraced his attacking game in France, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.


Gelant’s playing with freedom

Warrick Gelant wants to express himself on the field, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.


McKenzie’s having a crack

The little guy with the big game made some gigantic strides for the All Blacks in 2017, writes MARC HINTON.


Louw’s committed to Bok cause

Francois Louw returned to the Springboks in a time of need, and has added leadership and experience to a team in transition, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Unfinished business

Ruan Combrinck hopes to earn a Springbok recall in 2018 and go to the 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Deysel’s smooth transition

Former Sharks flank Jean Deysel joined a large South African contingent at Ulster, writes JONATHAN BRADLEY.


Bidding for change

Winning the right to host the 2023 World Cup would give South African rugby a much-needed boost, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Sharks’ adaptive asset

Jacques Vermeulen’s versatility has benefited the Sharks in this year’s Currie Cup, writes MIKE GREENAWAY


Bok glory – 10 years on

The Springboks’ second World Cup win was four years in the making, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Eben embraces Bok captaincy

Eben Etzebeth has taken his game to the next level since assuming a leadership role at the Springboks, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Mostert’s locked and loaded

Franco Mostert has translated his Super Rugby form to the Test stage to become the Springboks’ first-choice No 5, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Du Preez twin power

Dan and Jean-Luc du Preez appear destined for lengthy careers in the green and gold, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Nkosi’s local inspiration

S’busiso Nkosi hopes to emulate Sharks ‘elders’ Odwa Ndungane and Lwazi Mvovo, writes MIKE GREENAWAY.


Kwagga’s collision course

Kwagga Smith was having a season to remember until this happened, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.


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