While several first-choice players deserve a break others may benefit from a run against Argentina in the final friendly before the team departs for the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Rassie Erasmus’ meticulous planning and attention to detail allowed the Springboks to tick all of the relevant boxes across an important Rugby Championship campaign, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Rassie Erasmus’ selections suggest that the Springboks are after more than a win in Salta this Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The battle for back-row places will intensify over the next fortnight as players look to stake a final claim ahead of the World Cup squad announcement, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Game management and goal-kicking will separate the top teams in the final round of the Rugby Championship and at the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
South Africa’s poor Test and Super Rugby record in Argentina highlights the challenge facing the Springboks in the Rugby Championship decider, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Rugby Championship decider in Salta will provide the Springboks’ best side with a chance to build momentum ahead of the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The result in Wellington has increased the Springboks’ chances of winning the Rugby Championship and beating the All Blacks at the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks will face yet another test of their aerial and kicking abilities in an important clash with the All Blacks in Wellington, writes JON CARDINELLI.
JON CARDINELLI reflects on four bright moments for the Springboks during the long night of New Zealand’s dominance at home.