All Blacks great John Kirwan disagrees with Springbok captain Siya Kolisi about what makes up South Africa’s rugby DNA.
Rugby Championship organisers have reportedly ordered players and staff to isolate in their hotels amid a Covid-19 outbreak in Brisbane, but teams can continue training ahead of the final matches in the competition.
Jacques Nienaber says the Springboks’ drive to succeed in Saturday’s Test against the All Blacks is as big as it gets.
The All Blacks have increased their lead over South Africa at the top of the world rankings, while Argentina have slipped down the pecking order.
The return to the playing field of Springbok lock RG Snyman may have been a footnote in Munster’s 42-17 Vodacom United Rugby Championship opening win over the Sharks this past Saturday, but for more reasons than one it was massive.
Assistant coach Deon Davids says after an in-depth review of this past Saturday’s loss to the All Blacks, the Boks’ game management has been identified as the main area for improvement.
Cheslin Kolbe is expected to be fit in time for the Boks’ last Rugby Championship match of the season against the All Blacks in Gold Coast on Saturday.
All Black Joe Moody has hit out at the Springboks’ deliberate ploy to slow the game down with injury breaks in Saturday’s 100th Test between South Africa and New Zealand.
Sanzaar says no disrespect was intended after a captain’s photoshoot went ahead without anyone from the Pumas present on the eve of round five of the Rugby Championship.
Coach Jacques Nienaber has defended the Springboks’ approach in the Rugby Championship match against New Zealand on Sunday which ended in an agonising 19-17 defeat.