Welshman Nigel Owens will referee the Springboks’ match against the All Blacks in Wellington on 15 September.
Springbok winger S’bu Nkosi has been ruled out for eight to 12 weeks due to an ankle injury.
Daniel Hourcade has stepped down from his position as Argentina head coach 15 months before the World Cup.
The Springboks will miss the leadership as well as the big-match temperament of Duane Vermeulen in the more challenging Rugby Championship clashes, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Springbok Duane Vermeulen has confirmed that he won’t be available for any of the Rugby Championship Tests. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The venues for the Springboks’ three home Rugby Championship matches in 2018 have been confirmed. South Africa will host Argentina at Kings Park in their opening match on 18 August, followed by the two away legs (three Tests) between 25 August and 15 September. Upon their return home, they will take on the Wallabies at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium… Read more →
Craig Dowd says the thrilling Test between the Springboks and All Blacks at Newlands was a much-needed spectacle for world rugby.
Gary Gold says the Springboks’ performance against the All Blacks at Newlands proved that their 57-0 loss in Albany was just a blip.
Former Springbok coach Jake White has questioned the standard of the Rugby Championship following Argentina’s continued struggles in the tournament.
CRAIG LEWIS picks three standout players from the Boks’ Rugby Championship campaign.