Judging Monty

Is Percy Montgomery the greatest fullback to have played for the Springboks?

SAR_115.jpgThis is the question SA Rugby magazine put to HO de Villiers, Gysie Pienaar and Andre Joubert – three other No 15s who excelled in the green and gold. Get the new issue, on sale this week, to find out where they put Monty in the pecking order, why they don’t think Jake White’s game plan suits him, and why the Boks would struggle without him.

Also in the mag:

– Schalk’s Bok burnout: Statistical evidence that Schalk has been overplayed at Test level

– Pierre Spies: “I want to be the greatest loose forward in the world”

– Danie Rossouw breaks new ground

– Greg Rawlinson on learning the haka and the prospect of doing it against the Boks

– Dan Vickerman: “I will always be South African”

– Champs to chumps: The demise of England rugby

– Special report on the use of impact players

– We visit Butch James’s new Waterfront apartment

– Keegan Daniel on the U21 World Championship

– Ross Skeate: “I’ve done a lot to get to this point”

– Columns from Naas, Keo and Mallett