For the first time in years, the World Cup year offers a host of contenders without one clearly dominant side, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.
Winning the Rugby Championship can only bode well for Rassie Erasmus’ men, who appear to be conditioned and primed to enter the World Cup with a winning chance, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.
A loose-trio combination of Marcell Coetzee, Siya Kolisi and Duane Vermeulen would offer great value in the Springboks’ World Cup opener against the All Blacks, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.
The ability to salvage a hard-fought 16-16 draw with the All Blacks in Wellington spoke volumes about the guts and determination of the Springbok side, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.
By claiming a comfortable 35-17 victory over the Wallabies last Saturday, the Boks have started the year off on an extremely positive note, writes former Springbok hooker JAMES DALTON.
James Small the rugby player should be celebrated and honoured for the legacy he left in the Bok jersey, and the inspiration he gave South Africa as a rugby nation coming out of isolation, writes JAMES DALTON.
Bok coach Rassie Erasmus can invest in a forward pack that boasts a combination of skills, brains and brawn at this year’s World Cup, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.
At fifth in the world rankings, and needing to make a big statement at the 2019 World Cup, the Boks have to source talent from abroad. It’s unfortunate that we have to, but it’s important that we do, writes JAMES DALTON.
Malcolm Marx is capable of making a successful transition from hooker to openside flank, writes former Springbok hooker JAMES DALTON.