Rumours that Faf de Klerk and Willie le Roux may return to their respective English clubs during the Rugby Championship have highlighted the lack of depth in the Springbok backline, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Crusaders handed the attack-minded Lions yet another lesson in finals rugby, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Super Rugby needs a rest week between the semi-finals and final to improve the chances of a fairer contest in the tournament decider, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Lions gave South African rugby fans reason to feel optimistic ahead of the Super Rugby semi-finals and the all-important Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The 2018 Super Rugby tournament has shown why Sanzaar needs to move back to a round-robin format sooner rather than later, writes JON CARDINELLI.
History may well repeat itself if the Stormers head into the 2019 Super Rugby tournament with the same coaching staff and players, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The South African teams’ two-from-20 tour record in the 2018 Super Rugby tournament bodes badly for the Springboks ahead of their away Tests in Australasia and Europe, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks will miss the leadership as well as the big-match temperament of Duane Vermeulen in the more challenging Rugby Championship clashes, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Rassie Erasmus’ Springboks have proved that a more transformed team can win big Test matches via a pragmatic yet exciting approach, writes JON CARDINELLI.
SA Rugby needs to do everything in its power to ensure that these Springboks – including those based abroad – play together as much as possible in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.