The Springboks’ back-to-back wins over England, coupled with the unifying achievements of Siya Kolisi and Beast Mtawarira, have provided South African rugby with a much-needed lift, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Springboks may only be two Tests into the 2018 season, but there are already clear signs of bigger-picture thinking with the World Cup in mind, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Springboks can be expected to offer more than a one-dimensional approach in the three-Test series against England, but the accuracy of execution will be key to their cause, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Siya Kolisi was the logical choice as Springbok captain for the Tests against England, but the significance of the appointment cannot be underestimated, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Willie le Roux must earn a recall to the Boks in order to add some much-needed experience to the back three in June, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The impressive performances of André Esterhuizen and Damian de Allende have served as a reminder that there is no need to consider shifting Handré Pollard to inside centre at Springbok level, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Bok coach Rassie Erasmus faces a complex selection decision when it comes to picking the backup players to provide cover for star hooker Malcolm Marx, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
After 10 rounds of Super Rugby, CRAIG LEWIS picks a Springbok side that could line up for the June Tests against England.
The manner in which Handré Pollard has marshalled proceedings in the Bulls’ recent wins over the Stormers and Sharks is a positive sign for the Boks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The set-piece battle between the Lions and Sharks on Saturday sent out another stark reminder about the match-defining perils of a malfunctioning scrum, writes CRAIG LEWIS.