Several South Africans were in top form during this past weekend’s Champions Cup quarter-finals, which included man-of-the-match performances from Cheslin Kolbe, Jacques Vermeulen and Michael Rhodes for their respective clubs.
Lock David Ribbans, the Du Preez twins, Rohan Janse van Rensburg, Vincent Koch and several others put in standout performances in round 18 of the English Premiership this weekend.
Vincent Koch discusses their journey to the World Cup, how the Bok coaches got the best out of the team, while also revealing the philosophy behind the ‘Bomb Squad’.
Springbok tighthead Vincent Koch is among the star players who could be set to leave Saracens at the end of the season after their relegation from the Premiership.
Bok tighthead Vincent Koch is excited about a potential scrum battle against Saracens teammate Mako Vunipola during Saturday’s World Cup final.
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.
Vincent Koch on his opportunity following Trevor Nyakane’s exit from the World Cup, while Beast Mtawarira is happy to have Thomas du Toit back in the squad.
SARugbymag.co.za looks at the journeys of the 12 Varsity Cup products who will be playing for the Springboks at the upcoming World Cup in Japan.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s European Champions and Challenge Cup finals, as well as the Major League Rugby games.
Saracens prop Vincent Koch has returned to the Boks as a much-improved player, writes CRAIG LEWIS.