Frans Malherbe is the unlikely but most deserving recipient of SA Rugby’s Player of the Year award after his consistent performances for the DHL Stormers and the Boks, writes MARK KEOHANE.
Wandisile Simelane is in the stage of his career where potential needs to be realised and talent needs to meet temperament, writes DYLAN JACK.
Duane Vermeulen will soon be unveiled as the new Springbok defence coach, and ZELIM NEL believes Rassie Erasmus is about to hit another home run.
A change in mentality and the return of World Cup-winning Springboks will transform the DHL Stormers after a challenging tour in Europe, writes MARK KEOHANE.
Willie le Roux has not joined the Vodacom Bulls for a pension pay-out, and his role will be as significant as wunderkind Canan Moodie, writes MARK KEOHANE.
The versatile Sanele Nohamba has seized the opportunity for SA flyhalves to jockey for the Springbok No 10 jersey over the next four-year cycle, writes MARK KEOHANE.
The Boks more than earned a break after defending their World Cup title in France, but some should have been back on the field for their franchises sooner than others, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Lions’ ‘gees’ despite constant disappointment is admirable, and they will continue to show constant improvement during the @Vodacom #URC season, writes MARK KEOHANE.
MARK KEOHANE has delved into the history books to show that the local franchises can bounce back from a tough start on tour in the opening month of the Vodacom URC.
MARK KEOHANE advocates for a return to the traditional role of referees in rugby, arguing that the expansion of the television match official’s scope is ruining the sport.