Shannon Frizell has been called up to the All Blacks squad after Luke Jacobson was ruled out of the World Cup due to a serious head injury.
Fullback Mike Brown says that despite his omission from England’s World Cup Squad, he is still the best option available to coach Eddie Jones.
The All Blacks will have a few plans to counter the Springboks’ aggressive defence after struggling against it in their last three meetings. JOHN GOLIATH looks at five things Steve Hansen’s men can implement to get past the Boks’ potent line speed.
The SA Rugby magazine team rounds up some of the interesting news snippets making headlines around the world.
Rassie Erasmus says the Springboks intentionally played with less possession against Japan to prepare for their World Cup opener against the All Blacks.
All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster has warned the Springboks of trying to play mind games ahead of their clash in the World Cup Pool B opener next Saturday.
Check out some of the images from the Springboks’ coaching clinic in Kagoshima on Tuesday.
The All Blacks explain what performing the haka means to them and go inside the origins of the Maori ceremonial dance.
All Blacks flank Sam Cane never doubted he’d rebuild his broken body to take his shot at history this year, writes MARC HINTON.
Defeat at the hands of Japan at the 2015 World Cup is ironically paying dividends for the Springboks now, writes JOHN GOLIATH.