Pat Lambie's best position at Test level is flyhalf and he has a chance to make an impression there for the Springboks on Sunday, writes former Sharks coach JOHN PLUMTREE.
One of the real challenges for South Africa's Currie Cup coaches is how to reintegrate their Springboks, writes former Sharks coach and current Ireland forwards coach JOHN PLUMTREE.
Ireland forwards coach JOHN PLUMTREE looks at what makes the All Blacks the best side in the world and how the Boks can get to their level.
Ireland forwards coach JOHN PLUMTREE looks at the five key areas the Springboks must succeed in if they are to beat the All Blacks at Eden Park, and vice versa.
In his fortnightly column for SARugbymag.co.za, former Sharks coach JOHN PLUMTREE looks at why the Bulls and Boks are so good at mauling, and how teams can counter it.
In his first fortnightly column for SARugbymag.co.za, former Sharks coach JOHN PLUMTREE looks at the impact of the new scrum laws.
Allister Coetzee could select 10 players of colour, on merit, to start for the Springboks against Ireland, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
The loss of coaching intellect in South Africa is as damning and damaging as the ever-increasing player exodus overseas, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Duane Vermeulen remains the Springboks’ best captaincy candidate and option at No 8, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Mallett selects his starting XV and bench for the first Test against Ireland.View all videos