Calm after the storm

Warren Whiteley is leading the Springbok revival, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Serfontein’s Bok rebirth

Jan Serfontein made the most of his opportunity to start for the Springboks in June, writes JON CARDINELLI.

A wing and a prayer

Courtnall Skosan completed a remarkable journey to Springbok honours when he started all three Tests against France in June, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

SA’s next big thing

Juarno Augustus appears destined to play for the Springboks, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.

Mapimpi’s a lethal finisher

Kings and South Africa A wing Makazole Mapimpi knows his way to the tryline, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.

Kanko a smart signing

Ryan Kankowski’s running game and experience will boost the Golden Lions’ Currie Cup team, writes CLINTON VAN DER BERG.

Rhode to the top

Former Stormers forward Michael Rhodes won’t be eligible to play for England until November 2018, but he has already caught Eddie Jones’ eye. MARTIN GILLINGHAM reports.

Curwin’s calling the shots

Sharks and Junior Boks star Curwin Bosch wants to settle at flyhalf, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Kings’ Cloete on the rise

Chris Cloete’s inclusion in the South Africa A squad was just reward for an outstanding Super Rugby season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

The Bulls’ Kamp Staaldraad

In this extract from his new book, Being a Black Springbok, Thando Manana looks back at a pre-season camp with the Bulls Super 12 team in 2001 and a rare night spent cuddling in the arms of Victor Matfield.

End of an Irish love affair

Ruan Pienaar said a tearful goodbye to Ulster after he and the Irish province were forced to part ways, writes JONATHAN BRADLEY.

Mitchell’s plan to rebuild Bulls

New Bulls boss John Mitchell talks to SIMON BORCHARDT about his role at the union, mentoring Nollis Marais, and how he’s grown as a coach since leaving the Lions.

Salie the silent warrior

Former Saru lock and captain Salie Fredericks passed away on Thursday. GARY BOSHOFF looked back on his career in a recent issue of SA Rugby magazine.

Schalk a perfect fit for Sarries

Schalk Burger is enjoying Saracens’ South African-influenced culture, writes MARTIN GILLINGHAM.

White’s broken dreams

Jake White’s stint at Montpellier ended in failure, because he misread the French psyche, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.

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