The Lions’ hopes of a revival have taken a hit as yet another member of the golden generation has committed to an overseas club, writes JON CARDINELLI.
South Africa’s teams must put the game back on the pedestal and ensure that ‘the main thing stays the main thing’, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The decision to prioritise development in 2018 and 2019 has laid a strong platform for the Springboks ahead of the next World Cup cycle, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The ongoing ban of sporting events suggests that a return to action in June – even in the shape of a domestic tournament behind closed doors – is unlikely, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Gladiators who are dedicated to the Springbok team cause will be preferred to entitled individuals in the coming Test season, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks enjoyed their most successful season in the professional era when they claimed two major trophies, 10 wins and several other accolades, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Rassie Erasmus’ investment in a wider group of players will reap significant benefits in the short and long term, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Rassie Erasmus’ decision to back the best available combination from the outset will improve the team’s chances of adapting to conditions and beginning their Japanese sojourn on a high, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The result in Wellington has increased the Springboks’ chances of winning the Rugby Championship and beating the All Blacks at the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
JON CARDINELLI considers where Scott Robertson might rank in the Vodacom Super Rugby hall of fame and whether we will ever see another South African dynasty.