Japan-bound Duane Vermeulen showed in the Test series against England why he must feature prominently in Rassie Erasmus’ plans in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Makazole Mapimpi looks set to start against Argentina this Saturday while Damian Willemse is likely to make his Test debut from the bench, writes JON CARDINELLI in Durban.
Six Springbok squad members have signed contract extensions with the Lions.
What assistant coach Matt Proudfoot and loose forward Francois Louw had to say ahead of the Springboks’ Rugby Championship opener against Argentina.
Forwards coach Matt Proudfoot says the competition building at hooker bodes well for the Boks, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.
Francois Louw is excited by the prospect of resuming his back-row partnership with fellow flanker Siya Kolisi when the Boks host Argentina this Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports from Durban.
Siya Kolisi has helped to bring the Springboks, and South Africa, together, writes JON CARDINELLI.
André Esterhuizen and Lukhanyo Am are set to start their first Test as a midfield combination when the Springboks host Argentina this Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports from Durban.
Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Eben Etzebeth is the favourite to start against Argentina in the Rugby Championship opener on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Durban reports.
Rassie Erasmus says that overseas-based players Francois Louw, Faf de Klerk and Willie le Roux may remain with the Springboks if the team is hit by injuries or poor results, writes JON CARDINELLI in Durban.