The power of the Springbok brand, which Rassie Erasmus and his team have restored, needs to be the centre of attention in the transitory and building phase following the World Cup win and leading up to the British & Irish Lions tour in two years’ time, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.
For the first time in this tournament – albeit against a 14-man side – the Boks showed attacking fluidity and continuity, and ran in some impressive tries in a 66-7 dismantling of Canada, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.
If any team can beat the All Blacks, it’s the Springboks. And with the energy surrounding the Boks and, conversely the questions surrounding 2019’s All Blacks, it seems like this will be the case, writes JAMES DALTON.
He has no qualms when assessing Rassie Erasmus’ 31-man squad that will travel to Japan with the aim of reinforcing and restoring the aura of the Springboks, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.
Malcolm Marx is capable of making a successful transition from hooker to openside flank, writes former Springbok hooker JAMES DALTON.