The South African franchises have been struggling in the opening two rounds of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, but round three offers them different challenges. Here is what to expect from their opposition in round three of the championship.
Ahead of the 2019 Cape Town Sevens, SA Rugby magazine recaps some of the sights and sounds from last year’s tournament.
A clinical forward performance by the Springboks will silence the partisan crowd and pave the way for a comfortable win over Japan, writes JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo.
The Springboks fired late to beat a 14-man Italy 49-3 and strengthen their claim for a World Cup playoff berth, writes JON CARDINELLI at the Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa.
It’s vital that a mix-and-match Springbok combination maintains the side’s undefeated streak in the lead-up to the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Springboks will face yet another test of their aerial and kicking abilities in an important clash with the All Blacks in Wellington, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Rassie Erasmus’ gamble to select Herschel and Elton Jantjies will only pay off if the Springboks forwards hammer their Aussie counterparts, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.
Rassie Erasmus should view the Rugby Championship as a final opportunity to prepare the Springboks for the all-important World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
JON CARDINELLI looks ahead to the first three Vodacom Super Rugby matches of round 10, including the games involving the Lions and Sharks.
JON CARDINELLI looks ahead to the first three Vodacom Super Rugby matches in round nine, including the Rebels-Stormers clash.