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FEATURES

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.


Tough introduction

Marcel van der Merwe’s first season at Toulon was a chaotic one for the club, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.


Marx is Bismarck 2.0

Malcolm Marx can emulate one of South Africa’s greatest hookers, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Leyds the magic man

After an injury-disrupted 2016, Dillyn Leyds has gone from strength to strength in 2017, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Barrett’s immediate impact

The All Blacks’ Barrett quotient is now up to three after a sensational debut season from baby brother Jordie, writes MARC HINTON.


Crowning achievement

Lionel Cronjé went from pauper to king during the past Super Rugby season, writes CLINTON VAN DER BERG.


An abrupt end

Pierre Spies tells SIMON BORCHARDT about being let go by Montpellier, retiring from the game, his plans and the state of South African rugby.


Cheetahs, Kings going Pro

South African rugby has taken the first steps on a new journey up north, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Calm after the storm

Warren Whiteley is leading the Springbok revival, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Serfontein’s Bok rebirth

Jan Serfontein made the most of his opportunity to start for the Springboks in June, writes JON CARDINELLI.


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