Three Boks released from camp

Damian de Allende, Lwazi Mvovo and Malcolm Marx have been released by the Boks and will be available for Currie Cup selection this weekend.

‘Damian as physical as Rohan’

Allister Coetzee has backed his much-maligned centre contingent and said that the inclusion of Frans Steyn or Rohan Janse van Rensburg won’t strengthen the team. JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg reports.

Coetzee denies SOS

Allister Coetzee won’t consult coaches outside of the existing team and has denied that his staff is in need of extra technical assistance, reports JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.

Lambie boost for Boks

Pat Lambie has been deemed ready for a return to Test rugby after receiving the all-clear from the Springbok medical team. CRAIG LEWIS reports in Johannesburg.

Saffas chip in across Europe looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Celtic Pro12 and French Top 14 matches, involving South African players.

Foley: Different Bok beast awaits

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.

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