Boks seek backline boost

The selection of Pat Lambie and Morné Steyn in the Springboks’ starting lineup highlights a desperate need for experience and leadership in the backline, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Johannesburg.

Morné key to Bok backlash

Morné Steyn’s kicking game should be the difference when the desperate Springboks tackle the Wallabies on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI in Pretoria.

Pat ‘oozing confidence’

Pat Lambie has been ‘oozing confidence’ at training and his selection at fullback is not a gamble, according to Allister Coetzee. CRAIG LEWIS reports in Johannesburg.

Lambie at 15 for Boks

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has opted to start Rudy Paige and Morné Steyn in the halfbacks and Pat Lambie at fullback against Australia on Saturday.

SuperBru: Boks to win by 5-12

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‘Paige, Steyn suit Bok plan’

Allister Coetzee says the decision to start Rudy Paige and Morné Steyn at halfback against the Wallabies was precipitated by their familiarity with the Loftus conditions and the way the Boks want to play, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Johannesburg.

Rugby Champs teams (Week 5)

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Boks must kick into gear

The Springboks’ kick execution has to be vastly improved if they hope to end a three-match losing streak in this Saturday’s Test against the Wallabies at Loftus, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Johannesburg.

Pumas must play percentages

The Pumas need to produce a more pragmatic approach if they are to remain competitive against the All Blacks for the full 80 minutes in Buenos Aires, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Currie Cup preview (Round 9)

The Golden Lions and Sharks will be essentially competing for a playoff place when they face off at Ellis Park on Friday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Coetzee to back Steyn’s boot

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is set to make a double change in the halfbacks ahead of the must-win clash with the Wallabies on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg reports.

McMahon at No 8 for Wallabies

Sean McMahon will start at No 8 for the Wallabies in the only change to the starting lineup for the Test against the Springboks in Pretoria on Saturday.

McKenzie set for All Blacks debut

Damian McKenzie has been named on the bench in an All Blacks squad that sees as many as nine changes ahead of the match against Argentina in Buenos Aires.

Currie Cup teams (Round 9)

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Ox back for Cheetahs

Ox Nche will start at loosehead prop in one of three changes to the Free State Cheetahs starting lineup for Saturday's clash with Griquas in Bloemfontein.

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