Schalk Brits has reflected on his career which ended on the highest of notes in Japan after confirming that he will hang up his boots for the second time in two years.
Take a look at the emotional scenes after Bok hooker Schalk Brits completed his last-ever training session as a professional player.
Schalk Brits’ contributions on and off the field for the Springboks have vindicated Rassie Erasmus’ decision to persuade the veteran hooker to come out of retirement, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Schalk Brits and Andrew Quattrin swapped jerseys after the Pool B match between South Africa and Canada on Tuesday, but the Canadian No 2 needed some assistance to get into his new kit.
Schalk Brits says that the Springboks will use the game against Namibia to continue their evolution towards a more balanced approach. JON CARDINELLI in Toyota City reports.
SA Rugby magazine looks at what happened on Wednesday in Nagoya as the Springboks build toward their next World Cup clash with Namibia.
Namibian coach Phil Davies believes that Schalk Brits’ inclusion at eighthman won’t be a gamble when the minnows face the Boks on Saturday.
Rassie Erasmus discusses Schalk Brits’ appointment as captain, the selections for Saturday’s clash as well as Namibia’s standing as a Test nation.
SARugbymag.co.za looks at the Springboks’ back-row options for the upcoming World Cup in Japan.
Bok coach Rassie Erasmus is considering utilising hooker Schalk Brits as an option at No 8 if the need to rest other loose-forwards arises during the pool stage at the World Cup.