While the mysterious absence of RG Snyman has depowered the Bomb Squad, it has magnified South Africa’s achievements in 2021, writes ZELIM NEL.
Which player in this week’s second-string Springbok team will use the match against Argentina as a springboard to the first-choice lineup?
Springbok great Schalk Burger believes that while the Springboks will miss Duane Vermeulen’s presence at No 8 in the first Test against the British & Irish Lions, Kwagga Smith’s qualities should not be underestimated.
Check out this video compilation of big name fifteens players, including the likes of Springbok duo Cheslin Kolbe and Kwagga Smith, scoring on the sevens circuit.
Blitzbok coach Neil Powell speaks about the restructured Olympics preparations, previous hopes of including Cheslin Kolbe and Kwagga Smith, while also paying tribute to retired Cecil Afrika.
Springbok Kwagga Smith has confirmed that he has agreed terms to play for Japan-based club Yamaha Jubilo for the next two years.
Kwagga Smith, Rohan Janse van Rensburg and Faf de Klerk feature in this selection of all-time standout tries from the Lions prior to the disrupted 2020 season.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell says the fact that the Olympics and British & Lions tour to South Africa could run concurrently in 2021 means he may need to rethink his plans for the squad to take to the Games.
Malcolm Marx, Kwagga Smith and Lionel Cronje starred for their respective teams in round six of the Japanese Top League this past weekend.
World Cup-winning flank Kwagga Smith will rejoin the Springbok Sevens team in a bid to be in contention for selection for the 2020 Olympic Games.