• Youngs sparked England win

    Ben Youngs's sharp tactical kicking and decision-making paved the way for England's win over Australia, according to SARugbymag.co.za's Opta-powered stats.

    Endless woes for inept Boks

    A costly yellow card conceded by Faf de Klerk epitomised the Boks' woes in their humiliating 27-13 loss to Wales in Cardiff on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

    Woeful execution cost Boks

    The Boks’ abysmal execution on attack and an utter lack of physicality up front were primary contributing factors to their historic first-ever loss to Italy on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

    Defence cost clueless Boks

    The inept Springboks were haunted by familiar problems once again as they slipped to a disappointing 37-21 defeat against England at Twickenham on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

    Marais put the boot in

    The superb goal-kicking of Niel Marais, as much as the irrepressible attack of the Cheetahs, contributed to their memorable 36-16 win over the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup final, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

    Strauss gave Boks grunt

    Adriaan Strauss produced an inspired performance to lead the Boks to a hard-fought 18-10 win over the Wallabies on Saturday, according to SARugbymag.co.za’s Opta-powered stats.

    Blacks fired, then faded

    The All Blacks were in fine attacking form in the match against Argentina in Buenos Aires, according to SARugbymag.co.za’s Opta-powered stats.