We’re one week away from the start of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, and the SARugbymag.co.za hails the best blindside flankers to represent the Springboks in tournament history.
Which of the many great players to have thundered into battle at the Free State Stadium deserves to be the first to be inducted into SARugbymag’s Cheetahs Hall of Fame?
As the Boks look for a first win over Ireland in Dublin in a decade this weekend, take a look back at when Juan Smith and Gio Aplon dotted down in a 2010 victory.
Springbok greats Jean de Villiers and Schalk Burger catch up with former teammates to reminisce about their 2009 series victory over the British & Irish Lions, and select their starting XV for this year’s highly anticipated series.
Choose one of the champions from the Bok Class of 2009 to parachute into the current squad for the series against the British & Irish Lions.
Veteran Springbok flank Juan Smith has retired from rugby due to a family health issue. Smith made his debut for the Springboks in 2003 against Scotland in Durban and earned 70 Test caps. He was part of World Cup, Tri-Nations and Lions series-winning squads. The 36-year-old played Super Rugby and Currie Cup for the Cheetahs and Cats before he was forced… Read more →