Check out this off-field interaction between the captains of Australia, South Africa and New Zealand on the eve of the penultimate round of the Rugby Championship.
Flank Rob Leota will make his run-on debut, with James O’Connor playing in his first international of the year when the Wallabies take on Argentina on Saturday.
The Springboks have officially relinquished their status as the No 1-ranked team in the world to the All Blacks.
For the first time since Rassie Erasmus took charge in 2018, the Springboks appear to be behind the curve, writes ZELIM NEL.
Vice-captain Handre Pollard has come out in defence of the under-fire Springbok team, while subtly taking a swipe at Australia’s off-the-ball tactics in Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test.
The Springboks conceded four tries in a Test match for the first time since 2018 during Saturday’s disappointing defeat by Australia in Brisbane.
Look back at the highlights from this weekend’s Rugby Championship clashes with the Boks suffering successive defeats by the Wallabies, while the All Blacks claimed another comfortable win over Argentina.
Take a look at the match-day squads for the fourth-round Rugby Championship clash between Australia and South Africa on Saturday.
Here are some stats and facts in preparation for the Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday.
Captain Siya Kolisi says the post-match review following last Sunday’s defeat to the Wallabies made for “difficult” but insightful viewing, writes CRAIG LEWIS.