Three World Cup-winning Springboks scored and several others also starred in round five of the Japanese Top League this past weekend.
Springboks Malcolm Marx and Kwagga Smith both continued their excellent form in the third round of the Japanese Top League this weekend.
World Cup-winning Springbok flank Kwagga Smith scored a try and won a vital late turnover during Yamaha Júbilo’s 31-29 win over Toyota Verblitz in round one of Japan’s Top League competition.
Kwagga Smith scored a crucial second-half try to help Yamaha Jubilo get their Top League campaign off to a successful start by beating Toyota Verblitz in the first round this weekend.
Springbok flank Kwagga Smith scored three tries for Japanese side Yamaha Jubilo in a friendly against defending French champions Toulouse on Tuesday.
Duane Vermeulen on the Boks’ defensive strength and why their attack needs to improve, while Kwagga Smith speaks about the Welsh threat at the breakdown.
Springbok lock Lood de Jager says that their World Cup loss to the All Blacks is no reason to panic ahead of the next match against Namibia on Saturday.
The Springboks should deploy Kwagga Smith as an impact player off the bench in next Saturday’s World Cup opener against the All Blacks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
SARugbymag.co.za looks at the Springboks’ back-row options for the upcoming World Cup in Japan.
A round up of what some of South Africa’s leading Sunday papers are saying, including an update on Eben Etzebeth’s controversial night out in Langebaan.