Springbok fullback Willie le Roux scored an intercept try and provided an assist with a cross-field kick while playing for Toyota Verblitz in the Japanese Top League.
SA Rugby magazine highlights the top-performing Saffas Abroad during last weekend’s Champions Cup, Challenge Cup and Japanese Top League fixtures.
Kwagga Smith scored a crucial second-half try to help Yamaha Jubilo get their Top League campaign off to a successful start by beating Toyota Verblitz in the first round this weekend.
Members of the Springboks’ World Cup-winning squad received customised winners boots following their great achievement in Japan.
Former Bok scrumhalf Fourie du Preez has backed Faf de Klerk and Willie le Roux to shine in the World Cup final on Saturday.
The SA Rugby magazine team identify what they would love to see come out of this Sunday’s semi-final clash between the Boks and Wales in Yokohama.
Rassie Erasmus says the calming influence of Willie le Roux is crucial for the Boks’ back three despite the criticism the fullback has received recently.
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.
A selection of the best quotes from players and coaches at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Wednesday.
Duane Vermeulen on the loose-forward battle and Japan’s goal to play a high-tempo game, while Willie le Roux says the Boks have their own ‘Ferraris’.