The Rugby Championship will reveal whether the Springboks have the strength in depth to be a force at the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Vodacom Bulls showed signs of progress while the once-hyped Sharks were mercilessly exposed in the quarter-final matches staged in Australasia, 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.
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.
Handré Pollard and the Vodacom Bulls have embraced a pragmatic yet effective game plan that should be utilised by the Springboks at the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The epic semi-final clash between Western Province and the Blue Bulls was a welcome departure from the one-sided contests witnessed in the 2018 Currie Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks still have a lot to rectify and address in the 12 months leading up to the 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.