Rhys Priestland will start at flyhalf in Wales' World Cup opener against Uruguay at the Millennium Stadium on Sunday.
The Springboks should have aimed to secure the win first against the All Blacks at Ellis Park before pushing for four tries, says former Springbok hooker JOHN ALLAN.
Former Springbok hooker JOHN ALLAN says rugby officials need to improve and remember that rugby is a contact sport.
Former Springbok hooker JOHN ALLAN looks back at the Boks' narrow escape in Mendoza and ahead to their Brisbane battle.
Former Springbok hooker JOHN ALLAN says it's a rugby tragedy that the Kings will not be involved in a top-class competition next year.
Former Springbok hooker JOHN ALLAN pays tribute to South African rugby players who have had to deal with serious illness, and explains how you can help Tinus Linee, who has been diagnosed with motor neuron disease.
While the crowds were poor, the Springboks would have taken a lot out of the recent quadrangular Test series, writes former Bok hooker JOHN ALLAN.
Former Springbok hooker JOHN ALLAN says the players at the two big coastal franchises must take responsibility for their teams' disappointing Super Rugby campaigns this year.
Former Springbok hooker JOHN ALLAN says provincial unions must learn to indentify and develop primary school talent, and then retain it.
South African provinces must look to develop their own talent before raiding other unions, writes former Springbok hooker JOHN ALLAN.
In his first fortnightly column for SARugbymag.co.za, former Springbok hooker JOHN ALLAN says John Smit's appointment as CEO will revilatise the Sharks brand.
THE MONEY MAN is betting on Scotland to beat Samoa by 11-plus points and qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals.
Handré Pollard is the Springboks' best No 10 option at the World Cup and potentially could become the best in the game over the next few years, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
The Springboks must prepare for the worst-case scenario with regard to their World Cup quarter-final opponents, writes JON CARDINELLI.