JON CARDINELLI picks his 31-man World Cup squad, exactly four months before the Springboks’ first fixture against the All Blacks in Yokohama.
The past four weeks have shown why the Crusaders remain a cut above the South African teams on attack and defence, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Vincent Koch’s titanic performance in the Champions Cup final has given Rassie Erasmus the right kind of selection headache, writes JON CARDINELLI.
South Africa’s best teams and players need to rethink their approach to defence sooner rather than later, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Curwin Bosch’s composed performance against the Crusaders should give Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus food for thought, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The next three weeks will reveal whether any of the South African teams have what it takes to beat the Crusaders and challenge for the Vodacom Super Rugby title, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Inconsistency in attitude has cost the top South African teams dearly during the first half of the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Beast Mtawarira’s legend continues to grow in an important year for South African rugby, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Accuracy and fairness should be prized above entertainment as rugby looks to win back the fans, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Recent losses to the Hurricanes and Chiefs highlighted the physical and mental deficiencies that continue to plague the South African game, writes JON CARDINELLI.