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PLAYER FEATURES

Kolisi’s leading the change

Siya Kolisi is captaining a diverse Stormers side that has embraced a more attacking game plan, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Jean-Luc: Born to be a Bok

Sharks flank Jean-Luc du Preez wants to add to his Test tally this season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Rieko’s got natural talent

Blues back Rieko Ioane has already packed a lot into his young rugby career, though all indications are the best is still to come. MARC HINTON reports.


Johnson’s smart switch

Former Springbok loose forward Ashley Johnson has made a successful transition to hooker with Wasps, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.


Vickerman: From green to gold

Dan Vickerman learned his rugby in South Africa, but reached the top with the Wallabies, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.


‘I want to show what I can do’

After a long injury lay-off, Handré Pollard is more determined than ever to show his worth, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Has Goosen killed his career?

Johan Goosen may have ended his career by ‘retiring’ from professional rugby to  get out of a five-year deal with Racing 92, writes GAVIN RICH.


Rohan’s a motivated man

After an unforgettable 2016 season, Rohan Janse van Rensburg is more determined than ever to take his game to new heights. CRAIG LEWIS reports.


Jordie is centre of attention

Beauden Barrett was a revelation for the Hurricanes in 2016. Can his youngest sibling Jordie follow suit in 2017? MARC HINTON reports.


Ross at home in Paris

With the road to a Test career seemingly closed to him, former Bulls captain Jono Ross has settled in France. GAVIN MORTIMER reports.


Siya’s standing up

Springbok flank Siya Kolisi is relishing his responsibility as a father and a senior member of a young Stormers team, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Asset management

Pieter-Steph du Toit – South Africa's standout player in 2016 – needs to be managed carefully in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Senatla rising to the top

World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year Seabelo Senatla was one of the few bright lights on the South African rugby landscape last year, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Kötze’s home away from home

Daniel Kötze, a former Vodacom Cup player, is making the most of his time in France, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.


Can Jantjies recreate magic?

After a 2016 season of mixed fortunes, Elton Jantjies again finds himself at the crossroads, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


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