Pieter-Steph du Toit has stood tallest during a season of unprecedented success for the Springboks, writes JON CARDINELLI.
It was Siya Kolisi’s destiny to lift the Webb Ellis cup. And no amount of shade by Mbuyiseni Ndlozi is going to change that, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
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 power of the Springbok brand, which Rassie Erasmus and his team have restored, needs to be the centre of attention in the transitory and building phase following the World Cup win and leading up to the British & Irish Lions tour in two years’ time, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.
While Rassie Erasmus and the Springboks have had a well-deserved party over the past few weeks following their World Cup win, the Bok boss’ next assignment is a lot trickier, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
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.
A Bok defence that relies on speed, aggression and courageous decision-making shattered the confidence of England’s previously fluent attack, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira rolled back the years and put in a vintage performance in the World Cup final against England.
Rassie Erasmus learned from his predecessors’ mistakes regarding transformation and built the most diverse Springbok team after just 18 months in the job, writes JOHN GOLIATH.