A do-or-die mindset will shape the Springboks’ physical and tactical approach between now and the end of their World Cup campaign, writes JON CARDINELLI in Omaezaki.
JON CARDINELLI reflects on a week of free sake, traditional dining experiences and locals with a taste for Springbok rugby.
The Springboks’ execution of a more versatile approach will be in the spotlight when they battle Namibia on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI in Nagoya.
The Springboks have four weeks to sharpen their aerial and kicking skills ahead of a likely quarter-final showdown with Ireland, writes JON CARDINELLI in Nagoya.
Rassie Erasmus may follow through with his plan to start Schalk Brits at No 8 in the next World Cup clash with Namibia, writes JON CARDINELLI in Nagoya.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus will be under pressure to alter his game plan and selection strategy following New Zealand and Ireland’s big World Cup wins, writes JON CARDINELLI in Nagoya.
JON CARDINELLI reflects on a week of wrong turns, wrong stadiums and the fan experience on the opening weekend of the World Cup in Japan.
The All Blacks punished the Springboks on the counter-attack and in the air to claim a 23-13 win in the Pool B opener on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI at the Yokohama Stadium.
The Springboks have embraced the magic as well as the mayhem during an eventful buildup to their World Cup opener, writes JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo.
JON CARDINELLI considers where the top nations should rank going into the World Cup in Japan.