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.
The Springboks can learn a number of lessons from an effective sevens system that has resulted in consistent success for the Blitzboks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
England’s success under Eddie Jones proves that Test teams are more than just the product of a national system. South African rugby would do well to take note, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Logic suggests that the pain of 2016 ended for Springbok supporters when the final whistle sounded on statistically the worst year of Bok rugby, writes MARK KEOHANE.
South Africa, Fiji, Scotland and New Zealand all go unbeaten on the opening day one of the Cape Town Sevens.View all videos