This pinpoint crosskick from Elton Jantjies for an epic Springbok breakout try is what the veteran flyhalf does when he’s not changing aeroplane lightbulbs.
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber will consider Cheslin Kolbe at flyhalf if regulars Handre Pollard and Elton Jantjies are unavailable for selection. DYLAN JACK reports.
Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies has had to undergo surgery in the Western Cape this week after suffering a shoulder injury while playing for his club in Japan.
Elton Jantjies slotted an 82nd-minute penalty to see the Springboks strike back in a thriller against the All Blacks to bring the curtain down on the 2021 Rugby Championship.
Handre Pollard and Cobus Reinach have rotated back into the starting lineup in three changes to the Springbok team to face England at Twickenham on Saturday.
Elton Jantjies could potentially break Bryan Habana’s points-scoring record during Saturday’s Test between the Springboks and England at Twickenham.
Assistant coach Mzwandile Stick has thrown his support behind Elton Jantjies, who have earned a rare start at flyhalf for the Boks in Edinburgh.
Jacques Nienaber says the changes to the Springbok team to face Scotland have been made with an emphasis on experience and breaking down one of the best defensive teams in the north. Dylan Jack reports.
Elton Jantjies was shown a red card during Montpellier’s 32-21 Top 14 victory against Racing 92 in Paris on Saturday.
Squidge Rugby looks at how the Springboks claimed a last-gasp victory against the All Blacks in a thrilling Test to conclude this year’s Rugby Championship.