Former Springboks Schalk Burger, Jean de Villiers and Morné du Plessis talk about South Africa’s World Cup chances, Swys de Bruin’s decision to quit, Eddie Jones and officiating.
Bok coach Rassie Erasmus has hinted that Saturday’s warm-up match against Argentina will serve as the last opportunity for fringe players to bid for a place in the 31-man World Cup squad.
Lock Lood de Jager says getting game time against Argentina this weekend will help him build up a head of steam for the Boks’ World Cup campaign.
Injured Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi is back in training with the Golden Lions, but is only expected to be fit in three weeks’ time. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
England claimed a commanding 33-19 victory over Wales in their World Cup warm-up Test at Twickenham on Sunday.
Duane Vermeulen says the Springboks’ Rugby Championship title win will act as an important stepping stone towards the World Cup.
Ireland scored five tries to beat Italy 29-10 in their World Cup warm-up match in Dublin on Saturday.
Rassie Erasmus says the Springboks mustn’t forget that Argentina gave them a hiding in 2018 when the two sides meet in the rematch in Salta on Saturday.
Rassie Erasmus must cut his Springbok squad down to 31 before the World Cup. JOHN GOLIATH looks at five prominent Boks who could miss out on selection.
Utility back Kurtley Beale has signed a contract extension which will have him play in Australia beyond the 2019 World Cup.