Handré Pollard faces the toughest test of his short international career but his selection is a gamble Heyneke Meyer didn't need to take, writes RYAN VREDE.
Morné Steyn's error against Australia must be seen in isolation and not indicative of him being a useless player, writes RYAN VREDE.
The tackle offload must become a key feature of the Springboks' attacking evolution, writes RYAN VREDE.
The Springboks' form at present has absolutely no relevance to their prospects at the World Cup, writes RYAN VREDE.
Handré Pollard would have learned valuable lessons from the Springboks' Rugby Championship opener but Morné Steyn is the man for Salta, writes RYAN VREDE.
This is a critical Rugby Championship in terms of the Springboks settling on their core squad and strategy for the 2015 World Cup, writes RYAN VREDE.
With the Springboks poised for another Rugby Championship assault, let's bury the rhetoric that tactical kicking is a bad thing, writes RYAN VREDE.
The Sharks have the potential to be a dominant force, but there is a big chance of them never realising that potential, says RYAN VREDE.
The Sharks need Frans Steyn to be the match-winner he should be against the Crusaders on Saturday, writes RYAN VREDE.
The Stormers' Super Rugby regression will continue unabated in the years ahead if not for decisive intervention, write RYAN VREDE.
There are key lessons for the structure and future health of South African rugby in Germany's demolition of Brazil, which was 10 years in the making, writes RYAN VREDE.
Johan Goosen's development will be stalled with his move to France, writes RYAN VREDE.
The further expansion of Super Rugby will result in the Springboks' potency being seriously compromised, writes RYAN VREDE.
Morné Steyn has re-established himself as the clear first-choice flyhalf for the Springboks, but Handré Pollard's emergence is exciting, writes RYAN VREDE.
The government should be investing in the development of black players rather than making quota demands that South African rugby sides cannot possibly meet, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The All Blacks deserve credit for their win against the Springboks in Wellington, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day newspaper.