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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 ...


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.


Mapoe’s coming good

Lionel Mapoe is starting to fulfil his potential with the Lions, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Spies back for battle

Pierre Spies has re-entered a rugby landscape vastly different to the one he left, writes RYAN VREDE.


Pietersen’s strong start

Former Stormers fullback Joe Pietersen made an instant impact at flyhalf for the Cheetahs, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


High hopes for Steyn

A fitter, on-form Frans Steyn will add great value to the Sharks and Springboks in 2015, writes JON CARDINELLI.


De Jongh has clearer path

Juan de Jongh can end his time in the Springbok wilderness if he consistently adds substance to style, writes RYAN VREDE.


Strauss’s smart move

Adriaan Strauss will be a central part of the Bulls’ and Springboks’ campaigns in 2015, writes RYAN VREDE.


Kriel’s a game changer

Jaco Kriel’s game-breaking ability makes him a unique prospect among South Africa’s openside contenders, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Mohoje makes great strides

Oupa Mohoje had a dream 2014 season but almost quit the game two years before, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Kok bound for Olympics

Werner Kok’s decision to stick with sevens has paid off big time, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.


Lambie’s made big gains

Pat Lambie has become an important part of the Springbok match 23, writes MARK KEOHANE.


Reinach comes of age

Cobus Reinach can be an asset for the Springboks at the 2015 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Spedding loved like a local

Former SA U21 fullback Scott Spedding has been warmly embraced by his adopted nation, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.


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