Springbok loose forward Jasper Wiese has been cited for alleged foul play during the Rugby Championship match against Australia this past weekend.
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.
After the Boks’ second humbling defeat by Australia, CRAIG LEWIS identifies three points to ponder, including whether there needs to be changes to the team.
The 100th Test between the Springboks and All Blacks serves as the centrepiece in the latest SA Rugby magazine, now on sale, which boasts both new content and a redesign.
The Blitzboks claimed a second Canada Sevens tournament win in Vancouver in three years as they outplayed Kenya in a 38-5 victory in the final at BC Place Stadium this past Sunday.
The Blitzboks recovered from a stuttering start to claim a comfortable 54-5 victory over Spain in the Cup quarter-finals of the Vancouver Sevens on Sunday.
Handre Pollard admitted that while the Springboks were bitterly disappointed following their 30-17 defeat against Australia on Saturday, they can’t “feel sorry” for themselves for too long.
For the first time since Rassie Erasmus took charge in 2018, the Springboks appear to be behind the curve, writes ZELIM NEL.
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber says it’s very difficult to explain why there were so many missed tackles against Australia for a second week in a row.
The All Blacks will replace South Africa as the No 1-ranked side in the world and Australia will rise to third when the official rankings update is released on Monday.