The world champions have been targeted for criticism on the basis that they rely too heavily on defence, but Rassie Erasmus has endorsed analysis of the Springbok attack which paints a very different picture.
Former Springbok and Saracens scrumhalf Neil de Kock ranks Lukhanyo Am among South Africa’s greatest centres and believes his role in a notoriously stingy defence is priceless.
Rassie Erasmus has tactfully pointed out a single instance where the match officials made an incorrect call in the first Test against the Springboks and British & Irish Lions.
Following the culmination of the Premiership’s regular season, ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE crunched the numbers to see what impact South Africa’s players had on the competition.
The data shows that the Springbok squad chosen for the B&I Lions series boasts a strong core of experienced players in the prime of their careers.
Take a look at this in-depth, visual analysis of Highlanders skipper Aaron Smith’s successful captain’s referral, a new law variation introduced in Super Rugby Aotearoa this season.
Nick Mallett and Swys de Bruin provide insight into how the ruck law should be applied, while providing examples of how the breakdown is being incorrectly officiated during Vodacom Super Rugby.
CRAIG LEWIS looks at some of Faf de Klerk’s important contributions last Saturday that demonstrates why he has become virtually irreplaceable for the Boks this season.
Ahead of Cheslin Kolbe’s first run-on start for the Springboks, CRAIG LEWIS looks at some crucial pieces of play that will embolden him for the battle against Australia.