Former Springbok Joel Stransky has urged South Africa to change their “terrible gameplan” ahead of Saturday’s 100th Test against the All Blacks.
Springbok loose forward Jasper Wiese has escaped sanction for his dangerous cleanout in the Test against the Wallabies in Brisbane this past Saturday.
Springbok boss Jacques Nienaber says they expect an epic challenge against the All Blacks, but his charges need to deliver an 80-minute display to get a favourable result.
The All Blacks review the 100-year Test rivalry between New Zealand and South Africa and preview the 100th match between the sides in Queensland this coming Saturday.
All Blacks assistant coach John Plumtree says the wounded Springboks should not be underestimated when they take on the All Blacks in the 100th Test between the teams on Saturday. After South Africa’s two consecutive defeats by the Wallabies over the past fortnight, they have relinquished their status as the No 1-ranked Test side and head into their clash with… Read more →
The Springboks have officially relinquished their status as the No 1-ranked team in the world to the All Blacks.
With South Africa and New Zealand set to face off in the 100th Test between the sides, check out the key historic numbers from the game’s fiercest rivalry.
All Blacks coach Ian Foster has downplayed their return to the top of the world rankings, saying it is not on their minds because winning Test matches is all that matters.
Former All Blacks coach Laurie Mains has launched a scathing attack on the Springboks, who he predicts will be no match for New Zealand in the 100th Test between the sides this coming Saturday.
Vice-captain Handre Pollard has come out in defence of the under-fire Springbok team, while subtly taking a swipe at Australia’s off-the-ball tactics in Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test.