Before you make your Superbru picks for this weekend's Test and Pro14 matches, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team's predictions.
Forwards coach Matt Proudfoot says that Pieter-Steph du Toit has the talent to star at both lock and loose forward and shouldn't be forced to settle in one position. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.
Flank Pieter-Steph du Toit is set to start, while fullback Warrick Gelant could win his first cap from the bench against Italy on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.
Wilco Louw believes his early introduction to northern-hemisphere scrummaging conditions will aid his development as a Test tighthead, writes JON CARDINELLI in Padua.
The Springboks are wary of Italy’s tactics at the mauls and breakdowns following last year’s shock loss in Florence. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.
Forwards coach Matt Proudfoot is confident that the Springboks will make the necessary adjustments when coming up against Italy and referee Romain Poite on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
What assistant coach Matt Proudfoot and prop Wilco Louw had to say at Tuesday's press conference in Padua.
Springbok loosehead prop Steve Kitshoff is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week for just R29.90.
Jake White says the Springboks are unlikely to turn things around before the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
The short-handed Springbok coaching staff needs all the help it can get ahead of the Tests against Italy and Wales, writes JON CARDINELLI in Padua.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has revealed that there are club-related ‘issues’ which have contributed to the ongoing omission of World Cup-winner Frans Steyn. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.
Allister Coetzee is confident that Eben Etzebeth will be fit to lead the strongest available Springbok combination against Italy this Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.
The Springboks remain fifth in the World Rugby rankings after their 18-17 win against France in Paris on Saturday.
Rassie Erasmus has officially taken up his new position as director of rugby, but will not be directly involved with any national team until next year.
What coach Allister Coetzee and team doctor Konrad von Hagen had to say at Monday's press conference in Padua.
The lack of Test-quality depth at scrumhalf remains a major concern for the Springboks less than two years away from the next World Cup, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Springboks' narrow win in Paris did little to alleviate tactical and personnel concerns ahead of the clashes against Italy and Wales, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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