Raymond Rhule was dropped by the Springboks for his defensive frailties and now he plays in the most defensively demanding position on the pitch. ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE chronicles Rhule’s resurgence in France.
ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE explores the options the Springbok coaches have at inside centre ahead of the upcoming B&I Lions series.
The impact CJ Stander has had on Irish rugby has been immense and his pending exit from the Emerald Isle will leave a gaping void, writes ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE.
Even if the Boks face the B&I Lions in the UK and Ireland this July, they shouldn’t be written off, ventures ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE.
After another impressive performance in an unusual position, it might be time to consider Cheslin Kolbe at fullback for the Boks, writes ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE.
With plans to host the British & Irish Lions series in the UK and Ireland gaining traction, South Africa’s European-based players may have a key role to play, writes ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE.
This weekend’s Premiership was marked by a series of sanctions for foul play, including a red cards for Jasper Wiese and Hanro Liebenberg, and a yellow for Jean-Luc du Preez. Players need to adapt to the stricter interpretations of the law, writes ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE.
Since joining Leicester Tigers, Jasper Wiese has become the standout forward not just in his team but in the Premiership at large. Higher honours beckon, writes ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE.
SARugbymag.co.za takes a look at how the teams are shaping up ahead of this year’s Six Nations tournament and highlights some of the players to watch.
A combination of injuries and a lack of game time leave the Springboks in a tricky position before the British & Irish Lions series, writes ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE.