PLAYER INTERVIEWS

Faf’s taking the gap

Faf de Klerk’s Super Rugby performances have put him in line for higher honours, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Stander’s a standout performer

CJ Stander became the first non-Irishman to win Munster’s Player of the Year award and qualifies to play for Ireland after the World Cup. GERRY THORNLEY reports.


Schalk’s new lease on life

Schalk Burger has taken nothing for granted since recovering from bacterial meningitis, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Bakkies finishes with a flourish

Bakkies Botha capped off a glittering career by claiming a third European title with Toulon, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.


Tecklenburg’s proving a point

Lions loose forward Warwick Tecklenburg has come a long way since leaving the Bulls, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Serfontein must adapt or die

Jan Serfontein has transitioned from promising rookie to marked man, writes RYAN VREDE. How he negotiates this challenge will determine his future.


Attitude adjustment

JP Pietersen has had a big role to play on and off the field for the struggling Sharks this season, writes MIKE GREENAWAY.


Commanding respect

Duane Vermeulen continues to impress as a player and leader, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Pure instinct

Bulls fullback Jesse Kriel always backs himself to have a go, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.


Coetzee’s the real deal

Marcell Coetzee has developed into a truly world-class player, writes RYAN VREDE.


Lion heart

Warren Whiteley’s performances during the Lions’ Australasian tour merit higher honours, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


20 best Boks since 1995

To mark its 20th anniversary, SA Rugby magazine selected the 20 best Springboks since 1995. Here's who made the list ...


Brüssow sending Test signal

Heinrich Brüssow must sustain his best form throughout Super Rugby to end his time in the international wilderness, writes RYAN VREDE.


Botha trusts gut instinct

Mouritz Botha knew when he had to leave South Africa to further his rugby career, and when it was time to return, writes MIKE GREENAWAY.


De Allende’s will to succeed

Damian de Allende made a statement in the early rounds of Super Rugby, writes JON CARDINELLI.


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