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PLAYER FEATURES

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.


Catrakilis kicks on

Demetri Catrakilis has made the most of his opportunity with Montpellier, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Pedrie goes Pro

Former Springbok flank Pedrie Wannenburg grabbed the chance to play in America’s new professional rugby tournament, writes CURTIS REED.


Barritt’s leading role

Brad Barritt made a big contribution as a player and captain during Saracens’ unforgettable season, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.


Winning combination

Frans Steyn is once again excelling under the guidance of Jake White, writes MARK KEOHANE.


Jantjies gets second shot

Elton Jantjies has the chance to make the Springbok No 10 jersey his own, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Etzebeth at peak of his powers

Eben Etzebeth’s early-season form for the Stormers bodes well for the Boks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Kieran’s ready to lead

Kieran Read’s appointment as All Blacks captain was simple, sensible and seamless, writes MARC HINTON.


A family affair

Robert du Preez’s three sons are all making their mark on Super Rugby, writes JON CARDINELLI.


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