A selection of the best quotes from players and coaches at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Wednesday.
Bok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick on Jerome Garces officiating in Sunday’s semi-final while Faf de Klerk discusses the impact of smaller players at the World Cup.
Heinrich Brussow’s intelligence and character enabled him to leave an underrated mark on Springbok rugby, writes DYLAN JACK.
Scrumhalf Faf de Klerk insists the Springboks are on the right tactical track and that the aerial challenge will shape the outcome of the World Cup semi-final against Wales. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
The Springboks are hopeful that Cheslin Kolbe will be fit and available for the World Cup semi-final against Wales on Sunday. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
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.
S’bu Nkosi on the role of the players not selected for the match-day 23 while Francois Louw speaks about the Boks’ desire to win another World Cup.
Former Springbok and Northampton Saints flank Heinrich Brussow has announced his retirement from rugby with immediate effect.
Duane Vermeulen on the Boks’ defensive strength and why their attack needs to improve, while Kwagga Smith speaks about the Welsh threat at the breakdown.
Staff writer DYLAN JACK selects a pack of forwards from the individuals who have been impressive in the World Cup quarter-finals.