Which player in this week’s second-string Springbok team will use the match against Argentina as a springboard to the first-choice lineup?
The possibility that the Springboks would be underdone in a three-Test series against the British & Irish Lions was ruled out by none more so than Cheslin Kolbe, according to SARugbymag.co.za readers.
While it’s no surprise that Cheslin Kolbe finished first among SA Rugby magazine readers as the player they’re most excited to see in full flight on South African soil, second place went to much more of a wildcard.
It’s been a long wait for Cheslin Kolbe fans to see their hero in action on South African soil, but is his return the most eagerly anticipated by Springbok supporters?
The tight five is in the cross hairs as Mark Keohane and Zelim Nel meet up in ‘The War Room’ to finalise a Bok team to bash the British & Irish Lions in the series decider.
Three foreign-based forwards – Jasper Wiese, Joseph Dweba and Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg – have been linked with the Springbok alignment camps in preparation for the British & Irish Lions series.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the South African players who featured for their respective clubs in the semi-finals of the European Challenge Cup.
Check out hooker Joseph Dweba’s turn of pace in the French Top 14 match between Bordeaux and Brive on Saturday.
Former Cheetahs and Junior Bok hooker Joseph Dweba has opened up about his journey in South African rugby, the unfair treatment he has received and his desire to prove everyone wrong.
A round up of what some of South Africa’s leading Sunday papers are saying, including a link between the Vodacom Bulls and an England-based Springbok.