Rassie Erasmus says it’s sad that some people saw something ‘negative’ and misread the situation involving Makazole Mapimpi and a celebration huddle for bench players after Friday’s match against Italy.
Rassie Erasmus discusses team selections and the knockout mentality adopted by the Springboks ahead of the Italy clash in Shizuoka on Friday.
Bongi Mbonambi has earned the right to wear the No 2 jersey in the must-win clash with Italy, writes JON CARDINELLI in Omaezaki.
Rassie Erasmus believes that the conditions in Japan will have improved by the time the World Cup reaches the quarter-final stage. JON CARDINELLI in Toyota reports.
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.
Lock Lood de Jager says getting game time against Argentina this weekend will help him build up a head of steam for the Boks’ World Cup campaign.
Matthew Proudfoot says Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus’ honest approach has created a healthy sense of competition in the squad.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that lock Lood de Jager is set to start against the Wallabies if he comes through this weekend unscathed.
Lock Lood de Jager has been named in the Vodacom Blue Bulls starting lineup for Saturday’s Currie Cup match against Western Province in Cape Town.
Springboks and Bulls lock Lood de Jager has fully recovered from his injury and could play against Western Province at Newlands on Saturday.