We pick the weekend winners

All Blacks at a canter again if the bookies and the Bru’s are to be believed, but a smidgen tougher for the Boks away from home. Take in our picks, the odds and SuperBru community picks.

Vodacom Rugby Staff Writer

Hansen has Cheika chasing fool’s gold

BRENDAN VENTER explains how Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has been running after All Blacks coach Steve Hansen in the media, while his team chases a doomed attacking game.

Zelim Nel

770 – Stats

770 – Stats

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776×20 – rateplayer

Pumas score from bold moves

BENEDICT CHANAKIRA details how changes in Argentina’s structures have helped them to close the gap on South Africa in recent years.

Zelim Nel

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

Pumas want scrum revenge – Redelinghuys

LISTEN: Injured Bok prop Julian Redelinghuys has warned his fellow scrum hogs to expect a backlash from the Pumas pack when the teams clash 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

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