The reaction to two disappointing losses in Australia has revealed that Jacques Nienaber and some of the Springboks are not in sync, and time will tell whether the coach has the mettle to get everyone back on the same page, writes ZELIM NEL.
The world champions have been targeted for criticism on the basis that they rely too heavily on defence, but Rassie Erasmus has endorsed analysis of the Springbok attack which paints a very different picture.
In tribute to his often underrated work rate, check out this video analysis of Willie le Roux’s contributions to the Bok backline.
Springbok skipper Siya Kolisi has singled out Lukhanyo Am and Willie le Roux for their respective roles in Cheslin Kolbe’s game-changing try against the British & Irish Lions in Cape Town on Saturday.
The Springboks were only awarded a penalty after Hamish Watson completed a tip tackle on Willie le Roux in the second half of the British & Irish Lions’ first Test victory. What did you think of the decision?
A handful of Springboks, including Jesse Kriel and Willie le Roux, have shared their thoughts on Frans Steyn – the man, the myth and the joker.
SA Rugby magazine picks five players who could be match-winners for the Boks against the British & Irish Lions.
Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick says experienced players like Willie le Roux are playing a vital role in blooding potential successors Aphelele Fassi and Yaw Penxe into the squad.
In the first episode of ‘The War Room’, Mark Keohane and Zelim Nel huddle to discuss a fullback crisis for the Springboks in the British & Irish Lions series.
Springbok fullback Willie le Roux has announced he has agreed to a contract extension with Japanese club Toyota Verblitz.