JON CARDINELLI looks at the defensive frailties of the Vodacom Bulls and Sharks ahead of the crucial derby in Durban this Saturday.
JON CARDINELLI picks a South African XV based on performances in the sixth round of the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.
Recent losses to the Hurricanes and Chiefs highlighted the physical and mental deficiencies that continue to plague the South African game, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Malcolm Marx scored two tries as the Lions muscled their way to a 37-24 bonus-point win against the Sunwolves in Singapore on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Rieko Ioane scored two tries as the Blues edged the Highlanders 33-26 in Auckland on Friday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
JON CARDINELLI looks ahead to the first four Vodacom Super Rugby matches in round six, including the clashes involving the Stormers and Lions.
The South African teams’ successes in the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament – as well as the success of the Springboks at the World Cup in Japan – may hinge on an improved showing in Australia and New Zealand, writes JON CARDINELLI.
JON CARDINELLI rates the 15 teams after five rounds of the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.
An outstanding Six Nations highlighted the gap between the hemispheres and why the Springboks will go to the World Cup as underdogs, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Reds fought back from 21-5 down at half-time to beat the Sunwolves 34-31 in Tokyo on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.