South Africa’s six franchises could have been part of the Champions Cup extravaganza if not for a flawed decision to stick with Sanzaar in 2014, writes JON CARDINELLI.
It’s important for franchises to have a coaching succession plan, writes JOHN PLUMTREE.
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.
Super Rugby may be dying but the north-south rivalry between the Bulls and Stormers is alive and well, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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.
The decision to field a second-string side against Wales and to cotton-wool the first-choice stars ahead of the first Test against England is the right one, writes JON CARDINELLI.
What former Bok coach NICK MALLETT had to say on SuperSport about the past weekend’s Super Rugby matches involving South African teams. Stormers vs Rebels ‘I thought the forwards played very well in that first half. I must say, Damian de Allende is returning to the form that he showed two or three years ago. It was a really excellent… Read more →
The Stormers’ poor run under coach Robbie Fleck can be linked to a dire defensive record as well as a flawed overall approach, writes JON CARDINELLI.
After 10 rounds of Super Rugby, CRAIG LEWIS picks a Springbok side that could line up for the June Tests against England.
What former Bok coach NICK MALLETT had to say on SuperSport about the past weekend’s Super Rugby matches involving South African teams.