‘Déjà vu for Wales’

What the Welsh newspapers are saying ahead of the clash at the Millennium Stadium.


Bok tour stats (Week 3)

Who topped the stats in key areas of the Test between the Springboks and Italy this past weekend as well as for the tour so far, according to the Vodacom Stats App. 


Van der Merwe lifts Ulster

SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend's English Premiership and Celtic Pro12 matches, which involved South African players.


Boks need to back up hype

The Springboks can’t talk of closing gap on the All Blacks until they consistently set similar standards to the All Blacks, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day newspaper.


Boks have battled to adapt

The Springboks need to produce a more consistent set-piece and tactical-kicking performance in the final Test of the season against Wales, reports JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.


Boks release Senatla

Seabelo Senatla has been released from the Springbok touring squad at the request of the Springbok Sevens and will return to South Africa on Sunday.


‘A step backwards for bumbling Boks’

How South Africa's Sunday newspapers reacted to the Springboks' 22-8 victory over Italy in Padova.


Boks must down Dragons

The result in Cardiff will determine the success or failure of the Springboks' tour, writes RYAN VREDE.


Bakkies goes out with a bang

Bakkies Botha has retired with his legacy intact and with the Springboks well covered in the enforcer position, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Highlights: Wales vs All Blacks (2014)

The All Blacks scored three late tries to run out comfortable 34-18 victors over Wales in Cardiff.


White card back in Varsity Cup

The white card, which allows coaches and captains to refer decisions for review to TMOs during games, will be reintroduced in the Varsity Cup next season.


Bakkies calls it quits

Bok lock Bakkies Botha has retired from international rugby and hopes to play in next year's Currie Cup before hanging up his boots for good.


Boks cope in Italian cauldron

Jean de Villiers has lauded the Springboks’ discipline in what was a challenging and provocative environment, reports JON CARDINELLI in Padova.


Tour Tales – Padova

JON CARDINELLI on a prop’s conditioner woes, Italy’s rugby heartland, and a proposal on a Venetian gondola.


Retallick voted world’s best

All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick has been named the 2014 World Rugby Player of the Year.


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