The Springboks dominated the set pieces in the first half of the Rugby Championship match in Wellington, but struggled at times in the second, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Sharks cannot blame the Super Rugby format or fatigue for the situation they find themselves in, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Victor Matfield will have an even more important role to play for the Springboks after Pieter-Steph du Toit was ruled out for the rest of the season, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
A disciplined Bismarck du Plessis should thrive as Sharks captain, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The dual-referees system worked well at the Varsity Cup match between UCT and Pukke on Monday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Sharks director of rugby Jake White has his eye on the big prize, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Pumas proved they belong in the Currie Cup Premier Division, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The tail keeps wagging the dog in South African rugby, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Eight reasons why South Africa should form a new competition with European and French clubs, according to SIMON BORCHARDT.
South African players signing for overseas-based clubs is a reality of professional rugby, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Outgoing Sharks CEO Brian van Zyl showed his true colours when he said he would have given coach John Plumtree a two-year contract extension, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Paarl Gym should expel any of their pupils found guilty of racially abusing Wynberg Boys' players during a recent U16B match, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
SIMON BORCHARDT says Brian van Zyl should resign following the murder of a UK rugby fan at Kings Park last Saturday.
SIMON BORCHARDT, in his SA Rugby magazine column, says the anti-Kings brigade have no interest in facts.
Starting Handré Pollard at inside centre cost the Blue Bulls a chance of reaching the Currie Cup final, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
Currie Cup success for Western Province should be seen in isolation. Thriving in Super Rugby should be the measure of any coaching staff worth their salt, writes RYAN VREDE.
Demetri Catrakilis represents WP’s best chance of winning the Currie Cup title at Newlands this Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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