• Curwin’s calling the shots

    Sharks and Junior Boks star Curwin Bosch wants to settle at flyhalf, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

    Kings’ Cloete on the rise

    Chris Cloete’s inclusion in the South Africa A squad was just reward for an outstanding Super Rugby season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

    The Bulls’ Kamp Staaldraad

    In this extract from his new book, Being a Black Springbok, Thando Manana looks back at a pre-season camp with the Bulls Super 12 team in 2001 and a rare night spent cuddling in the arms of Victor Matfield.

    End of an Irish love affair

    Ruan Pienaar said a tearful goodbye to Ulster after he and the Irish province were forced to part ways, writes JONATHAN BRADLEY.

    Mitchell’s plan to rebuild Bulls

    New Bulls boss John Mitchell talks to SIMON BORCHARDT about his role at the union, mentoring Nollis Marais, and how he’s grown as a coach since leaving the Lions.

    Salie the silent warrior

    Former Saru lock and captain Salie Fredericks passed away on Thursday. GARY BOSHOFF looked back on his career in a recent issue of SA Rugby magazine.

    White’s broken dreams

    Jake White’s stint at Montpellier ended in failure, because he misread the French psyche, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.

    ‘Boks need fear factor’

    Duane Vermeulen is determined to help the Springboks restore their intimidating aura, writes JON CARDINELLI.

    A necessary Super Rugby cull

    With South Africa set to lose two Super Rugby franchises, JON CARDINELLI looks at four possible scenarios.