The retention of a crack coaching staff and player group will allow the Springboks to build on a World Cup triumph for the first time in history, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The recently concluded World Cup victory parade showed how sport has the power to unite, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The public reaction to the World Cup victory as well as Rassie Erasmus’ insistence that it’s a springboard to greater things bode well for the sport in South Africa, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Makazole Mapimpi, the first South African to score a try in a World Cup final, is the Springboks’ most-improved player over the past two years, writes JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo.
Bongi Mbonambi has praised Siya Kolisi’s leadership in the wake of the Springboks’ World Cup final triumph. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
After two unsuccessful World Cup campaigns veteran flank Francois Louw is thrilled to finish his Test career with a winners’ medal. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
Faf de Klerk says the Springboks started to believe that the World Cup title was in the bag after Makazole Mapimpi scored late in the second half. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
Rassie Erasmus says that it’s not the Springboks’ responsibility but their privilege to bring South African supporters hope in what are troubled times for the country. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
Siya Kolisi’s Springboks have made history after hammering England 32-12 on Saturday and claiming South Africa’s third World Cup title. JON CARDINELLI at the Yokohama Stadium reports.
Rassie Erasmus’ tactical nous and innovation will be put to the ultimate test when he goes up against grandmaster Eddie Jones in the World Cup final, writes JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo.