Malcolm Marx, Kwagga Smith and Lionel Cronje starred for their respective teams in round six of the Japanese Top League this past weekend.
Three World Cup-winning Springboks scored and several others also starred in round five of the Japanese Top League this past weekend.
Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx scored two tries for the Shining Arcs in the Japanese Top League this past weekend, with Wallabies flyhalf Bernard Foley feeling the full force of his first score.
Springboks Malcolm Marx and Kwagga Smith both continued their excellent form in the third round of the Japanese Top League this weekend.
The Japanese Top League will kick off this weekend with a number of Springboks and ex-Super Rugby players involved in the first round of action.
Former England flyhalf Stuart Barnes says the Springboks will need to bring Francois Louw into their starting lineup for the World Cup final on Saturday.
Lood de Jager on the Boks’ expectations from Japan during Sunday’s quarter-final, while Malcolm Marx speaks about his role as an impact player from the bench.
Coach Rassie Erasmus says he selected Bongi Mbonambi in the Boks’ starting lineup because the hooker is better suited to the game they want to employ in the quarter-final against Japan.
Mariette Adams and Dylan Jack debate which forward would be best suited for a switch to the backline should the Springboks need that against Italy 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.