Boks defiant over criticism

Assistant coach Matt Proudfoot says the only criticism that the Springboks will pay attention to is their own, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Johannesburg.

NZ Cup Tries of the Week (Round 6)

The best five-pointers from New Zealand's national provincial championship this past weekend.

Highlights: Boks vs Wallabies (2012)

The Springboks beat the Wallabies 31-8 the last time the teams met at Loftus Versfeld in 2012.

Willie can wing it for Boks

The release of specialist winger Lwazi Mvovo once again highlights the Boks’ desperately limited options out wide, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Johannesburg.

Coetzee’s losing logic

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee continues to send out mixed messages regarding his selections and game plan, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.

Lions rotate for must-win clash

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made five changes to his starting lineup for Friday's match against the Sharks in Johannesburg.

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.

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