Beast Mtawarira will need to focus on matters on the rugby field if he wants to add a 2019 World Cup chapter to his life story, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Elton Jantjies’ critics can sometimes be a little harsh, but it doesn’t do his reputation any favours when he makes the news for all the wrong reasons, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
It’s been a weird Vodacom Super Rugby campaign for South Africa’s four franchises in 2019, but Boks boss Rassie Erasmus will still take a lot of positives from the competition ahead of the World Cup, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Damian de Allende’s ability to mix things up at inside centre should see him retain the Springbok No 12 jersey, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
While Makazole Mapimpi must be viewed as the sudden favourite to wear the Boks’ No 11 jersey at the World Cup, there are many in-form wingers who won’t make the trip, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
The domestic game faces the crippling impact of the ever-increasing player drain as Springboks and the best local talent pack their bags for moves abroad, writes JOHN GOLIATH.