Koch to anchor Bok scrum

Vincent Koch will replace injured tighthead prop Julian Redelinghuys in the Springbok line-up that will run on against Argentina in Salta on Saturday.

Zelim Nel

Bok fetcher: Louw or Kriel?

TANK LANNING and ZELIM NEL debate whether it’s time for Francois Louw to hand the Springbok No 6 jersey to Jaco Kriel.

Zelim Nel

770 – Stats

770 – Stats

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776×20 – rateplayer

Faf and Oupa vie for MVP

If TANK LANNING had his way, MVP in Nelspruit would have been Oupa Mohoje, but it’s scrumhalf Faf de Klerk, who again stands tallest in the Vodacom Player Ratings.

Tank Lanning

Attack takes time, and losses

The Springboks need you to be patient so that they can continue to develop attacking plays like the one unpacked here by OOM RUGBY.

Zelim Nel

Faf versus Landajo II

The two halfbacks will go toe-to-toe in Salta on Saturday, here’s a look at who landed the most punches on the scorecard from the Nelspruit bout between the Springboks and Pumas.

Zelim Nel

Mixing sublime with mediocre

We’ve only had one round of action in the Rugby Championship this year but it’s difficult to see anyone coming close to the New Zealand.

Zelim Nel

Boks try to run before they can pass

BRENDEN NEL says South Africa’s obsession with expansive rugby will cost the Boks dearly, unless the pack dominates and the backs learn how to pass.

Zelim Nel

Anti-fetcher laws reward defence

New Zealand’s tweaked breakdown laws have, quite predictably, achieved negative results in the Kiwi domestic competition.

Zelim Nel

Boks move on from Lambie

The Springboks are planning on being without Pat Lambie for at least the remainder of 2016 as the flyhalf battles to overcome the effects of a serious concussion.

Zelim Nel

Three Boks in Stats XV

Tendai Mtawarira, Adriaan Strauss and Teboho Mohoje charged into the Vodacom Stats XV as South Africa made a rusty but winning start to the Rugby Championship.

Zelim Nel