Du Toit’s a beacon of light

Pieter-Steph du Toit has been a consistent performer for the Springboks in a difficult season, and is deserving of the 2016 SA Rugby Player of the Year award, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Savea’s waiting game

For a young man going places very, very quickly, All Blacks flank Ardie Savea certainly has learned to be patient, writes MARC HINTON.

Hooper’s under fire

Michael Hooper’s selection at openside flank for the Wallabies continues to cause debate, writes MARK CASHMAN.

Marx too good to ignore

Malcolm Marx forced his way into the Springbok squad, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Goosen’s attack-minded

Johan Goosen’s return provided the Springboks with more attacking and kicking options, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Rohan is making a point

Bulls discard Rohan Janse van Rensburg has made a name for himself at the Lions this season, writes CLINTON VAN DER BERG.

Worth the wait

Having finally received his Springbok cap in June, Jaco Kriel wants to get more game time during the Rugby Championship, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Barrett’s staking a claim

Beauden Barrett has proved he can start at flyhalf for the All Blacks, writes MARC HINTON.

Combrinck’s flying high

Ruan Combrinck forced his way into the Springbok starting XV with a game-changing cameo at Ellis Park, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Goosen’s top effort in France

Johan Goosen’s performances for Racing 92 this past season are worth shouting about, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.

Naholo’s confidence boost

Waisake Naholo has a point to prove with the All Blacks, writes MARC HINTON.

Matera makes first impact

Pablo Matera has the potential to become a legendary loose forward for the Pumas, writes FRANKIE DEGES.

Senatla’s born to run

Blitzboks speedster Seabelo Senatla is set to realise his Olympic dream, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Strauss a smart choice

Adriaan Strauss is the right man to lead the Springboks into a new era, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Mapoe’s golden run

Lionel Mapoe’s sensational Super Rugby form earned him a Springbok recall, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

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