The Springboks still have a lot to rectify and address in the 12 months leading up to the 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks’ historic win over the All Blacks in Wellington is a fillip for the global game, writes former Bok scrumhalf NEIL DE KOCK.
Aphiwe Dyantyi is the sort of lethal finisher the Springboks have been crying out for since the heyday of Bryan Habana, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The win in Wellington was a triumph in isolation as well as a timely reminder of the Springboks’ latent powers a year out from the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The All Blacks’ dominance is good for world rugby because it’s changing the way teams are approaching the game, writes former Bok scrumhalf NEIL DE KOCK.
Gloucester-based Ruan Ackermann is the sort of robust loose forward who needs to power his way on to the Springbok radar, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to tell what Rassie Erasmus is trying to achieve with this Springbok side in the short and long term, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Cheslin Kolbe’s national call-up is a big statement in terms of how the Springboks aim to play the game, writes former Bok scrumhalf NEIL DE KOCK.
Rassie Erasmus will need to be calculated in the way he deploys Cheslin Kolbe as an X-factor weapon in the Springboks’ arsenal, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Rassie Erasmus can’t afford to gamble on a solitary sharpshooter or ignore the fact that the Springboks’ goal-kicking woes run deep, writes JON CARDINELLI.