The Boks faded in the second half to slump to a 22-17 defeat by the British & Irish Lions on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS picks and rates some of the top performers amid a disappointing result.
SA Rugby magazine highlights five crucial areas the Boks will need to dominate to win the first Test against the British & Irish Lions.
Duhan van der Merwe’s achievements should be truly appreciated by South Africans, writes former Springbok STEFAN TERBLANCHE.
SA Rugby magazine looks closer at the 10 Springboks cut from the initial 47-man squad, how they performed and what lies ahead.
Performing in empty stadiums will be a key factor in the series between the Springboks and British & Irish Lions, writes former Springbok captain JEAN DE VILLIERS.
South Africa A suffered a disappointing 17-14 loss against the Bulls a week away from the first Test against the British & Irish Lions. CRAIG LEWIS looks past the result to rate some of the top SA A performers.
The Springboks have once again demonstrated their penchant for displaying ‘superior discontent’ in a week where South Africa as a nation also refused to be defeated, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
South Africa A claimed a morale-boosting 17-13 win over the British & Irish Lions on Wednesday. CRAIG LEWIS picks and rates some of the top SA performers.
The British & Irish Lions were always likely to roar past the Sharks in the second half on Saturday, but the opening 40 minutes at least provided some much-needed competitiveness, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Franco Mostert is one of the Springboks’ most underrated players and would be fully deserving of a starting berth against the British & Irish Lions, writes CRAIG LEWIS.