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Foley: Boks will be a different beast

Wallabies centre Bernard Foley says that players who have performed in Super Rugby need time to make a successful transition to Test level, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Johannesburg.


Kicking coach can boost Boks

A full-time specialist kicking coach would add the greatest value to the Springbok coaching group, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Midfield answers elude Boks

Allister Coetzee continues to limit his midfield options by selecting a squad that excludes the likes of Frans Steyn and Rohan Janse van Rensburg, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Boks need halfback stability

The inability for a settled Bok halfback combination to establish itself at Test level has been a perennial problem that still haunts the national side, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Boks’ Loftus record at stake

Allister Coetzee’s Springboks will record yet another unwanted first if they lose to the Wallabies at Loftus Versfeld next Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Coetzee seeks secret help

Bok coach Allister Coetzee has sent a secret request to SA Rugby asking for reinforcements in his assistant-coaching ranks.


Stormers stick with Fleck

Robbie Fleck has been given a contract extension which will see him coach the Stormers for the next three Super Rugby seasons.


Morné can boot Boks to victory

Allister Coetzee needs to back a more traditional game plan if the Springboks are to continue the tradition of beating the Wallabies in Pretoria, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Swiel’s Quins stun Sarries

Flyhalf Tim Swiel scored seven points to help Harlequins beat English Premiership champions Saracens 17-10 on Saturday.


Steyn shines for Montpellier

Montpellier crushed Brive 42-13, while there were also wins for Castres, Pau, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Toulon in the French Top 14.


Kwagga slays Kings

Kwagga Smith scored a hat-trick as the Golden Lions hammered the EP Kings 71-7 in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.


WP crush gallant Griquas

Springboks Juan de Jongh and Bongi Mbonambi each scored a try as Western Province secured an important 52-31 bonus-point win over Griquas on Friday night. CRAIG LEWIS reports.


Cheetahs flay Pumas

Rayno Benjamin scored three tries as the Cheetahs sealed a 52-10 bonus-point win over the Pumas to reclaim their place at the top of the Currie Cup log, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.


Late surge saves Bulls

The Blue Bulls secured a hard-fought 48-26 bonus-point win over Boland on Friday afternoon to move to second spot on the Currie Cup log. CRAIG LEWIS reports.


Bryan Habana tribute

SuperSport show Phaka paid tribute to Bryan Habana, who became the most capped winger (121) and second-highest try-scorer (66) in Test rugby last weekend.


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