SA Rugby magazine looks at what happened in Tokyo on Wednesday as the Springboks build toward the World Cup semi-final against Wales.
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.
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.
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.
Former England World Cup-winning coach Sir Clive Woodward says that he fully supports referee Jaco Peyper after his appearance in a controversial photo with Wales fans.
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.
Wales are confident centre Jonathan Davies will be fit for the World Cup semi-final against the Springboks after he suffered a knee injury.
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.
SA Rugby magazine looks at what happened in Tokyo on Tuesday as the Springboks build toward their World Cup semi-final against Wales.