Mariette Adams and Dylan Jack debate whether the Springboks should persist or desist with Willie le Roux at fullback for their semi-final against Wales on Sunday.
Bongi Mbonambi believes that the Springboks’ transformation over the past two seasons is down to Rassie Erasmus’ honest and open player management approach. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
A selection of the best quotes from players, coaches and referees at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Monday.
SA Rugby magazine identifies some of the good, the bad and the ugly to take away from the Boks’ quarter-final victory over Japan.
Rassie Erasmus acknowledged that the margin of victory wasn’t a a true reflection of the Springboks’ quarter-final win over Japan.
We look at what happened in Tokyo on Thursday as the Springboks build toward their quarter-final clash with Japan.
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.
Rassie Erasmus on telling eight players that they won’t feature in the quarter-final, while Matt Proudfoot comments on his valuable coaching stint in Japan.
Rassie Erasmus’ gamble to back six forwards on the Springbok bench will pay off against Japan and later in the tournament, writes JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo.
Lood de Jager will start ahead of Franco Mostert in the Springboks’ second row for their quarter-final against Japan in Tokyo on Sunday.