The five key features of the Springboks' 2014 season, according to RYAN VREDE.
The result in Cardiff will determine the success or failure of the Springboks' tour, writes RYAN VREDE.
The Springboks reverted to an approach deemed to be conservative and won at Twickenham. Here's to their expansive days being over, writes RYAN VREDE.
The Springboks, under pressure from the public, have ventured down a tactical black hole that sees them become irrelevant if not remedied, writes RYAN VREDE.
Francois Hougaard has dismissed questions about his aptitude as a Test scrumhalf but Europe represents a key examination of his tactical variation, writes RYAN VREDE.
Nizaam Carr represents a victory for measured player development in South Africa and is ready to be a Bok, writes RYAN VREDE.
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.
Nizaam Carr's form has put him on the Springboks' radar but he has to show his mettle in knockout rugby, writes RYAN VREDE.
The Springboks have built quality in depth in key positions ahead of the World Cup, writes RYAN VREDE.
Handré Pollard has announced himself as a Test player of immense potential, writes RYAN VREDE.
Failure to beat the All Blacks would mean the Springboks have regressed significantly, writes RYAN VREDE.
The value of veteran Springboks was exhibited in full at Newlands on Saturday. Critics of their selection should shut it, writes RYAN VREDE.
There is immense pressure on Heyneke Meyer and the Boks to salvage what has the potential to turn into a failed season, writes RYAN VREDE.
Francois Hougaard's aptitude will come under the microscope once again in the Springboks' last two Tests of the Rugby Championship, writes RYAN VREDE.
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.
JON CARDINELLI applauds the outstanding individuals, teams and moments of the 2014 Test season.
Results and form mean very little in terms of the World Cup, it’s all about who gets it right in the tournament, writes MARK KEOHANE.
JON CARDINELLI picks the best 23 players of the 2014 Test season.
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