Former World Cup-winning Bok coach Jake White says he can foresee inspirational Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones going on to lift the Webb Ellis Cup.
The SA Rugby magazine team have all picked the Boks to reach the final, but are divided over who will win between England and the All Blacks.
Rassie Erasmus says the calming influence of Willie le Roux is crucial for the Boks’ back three despite the criticism the fullback has received recently.
Rugby Australia has reportedly informed its staff that Glasgow Warriors and former Chiefs coach Dave Rennie will be the new Wallabies head coach.
Brothers Beauden, Scott and Jordie Barrett have revealed that they were granted compassionate leave after their grandfather Ted passed away a week before their victory over Ireland.
Rassie Erasmus believes that the 6-2 bench selection tactic will improve the Springboks’ chances of beating Wales and peaking in the subsequent World Cup final. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
Rassie Erasmus has praised former army buddy Jacques Nienaber for the role he’s played in reviving the Springbok brand over the past 18 months. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
The Springboks can’t go into their Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales with one eye focused on referee Jerome Garces, but they have to adapt to his style of policing the breakdown and offsides line, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Bok centre Damian de Allende on his improved form during the World Cup while Lood de Jager highlights the importance of the set-piece battle against Wales.
Rassie Erasmus on Wales coach Warren Gatland and how the 6-2 split on the bench will boost the Bok defence during Sunday’s semi-final.