The Springboks are gambling with their World Cup title defence prospects by going all-in on Bongi Mbonambi and Malcolm Marx and not fully investing in support at hooker.
Eben Etzebeth led the charge and was voted MVP after the Springboks survived a scrappy Rugby Championship finale Test against Argentina at Ellis Park.
Argentina could be without Juan Cruz Mallia for the World Cup warm-up against the Springboks on Saturday after it was confirmed that the fullback has been cited for his hit on Grant Williams.
Springbok scrumhalf Grant Williams will be out of action “for at least two weeks” after suffering a concussion in the opening minute of the 2023 Rugby Championship win over Argentina on Saturday.
Ian Foster says the All Blacks are still not the finished product despite banking two trophies on a 10-game unbeaten streak in an ominous sign ahead of the World Cup in France.
The Springboks held on for the win against a fast-finishing Argentina side in their Rugby Championship finale at Ellis Park on Saturday.
The Springboks shrugged off an early injury blow to Grant Williams to battle to a win against Argentina in the Rugby Championship finale in Johannesburg on Saturday.
The Springboks claimed a 22-21 win against the Pumas at Ellis Park, how did you rate the performance of referee Andrew Brace?
The All Blacks beat Australia in Melbourne on Saturday to claim their third straight Rugby Championship title and retained the Bledisloe Cup trophy.
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