The public reaction to the World Cup victory as well as Rassie Erasmus’ insistence that it’s a springboard to greater things bode well for the sport in South Africa, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Game management and goal-kicking will separate the top teams in the final round of the Rugby Championship and at the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Rugby Championship will reveal whether the Springboks have the strength in depth to be a force at the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Springbok wing James Small should be remembered for his courage in the face of adversity as much as his speed and finishing strengths, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The decision to play and ultimately risk Handré Pollard this week is not in the Springboks’ World Cup interests, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Schalk Burger will be remembered as one of the toughest players to wear the Springbok jersey, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The past four weeks have shown why the Crusaders remain a cut above the South African teams on attack and defence, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The controversial subject of the Crusaders’ possible name change has to be addressed through thoughtful dialogue between the parties on either side of this issue, writes RYAN VREDE.
Inconsistency in attitude has cost the top South African teams dearly during the first half of the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Accuracy and fairness should be prized above entertainment as rugby looks to win back the fans, writes JON CARDINELLI.