The Rugby Championship

Goosen lights up Loftus

JON CARDINELLI writes that the Springboks – for the first time in ages – successfully mixed brutal defence with scything attack. It’s a cocktail that will become more potent in the months to come.

Read more

Frans fails late fitness test

Frans Steyn has been ruled out of Saturday’s Test at Loftus having failed to recover sufficiently from an ankle injury.

Read more

Goosen gets freedom within framework

Johan Goosen won’t be given licence to thrill but he will be encouraged to express himself when the opportunities present themselves at Loftus, says Jean de Villiers.

Read more

Boks not closed to change

Jean de Villiers says while the Springboks still have a strong belief in the potential of their attacking game plan, they are constantly and consciously looking for flaws in it.

Read more

Boks will win well

MARK KEOHANE, writing in Business Day newspaper, says a weak Wallabies side could take a hiding at Loftus.

Read more
Folklore has spoken ... Boks by 15

Folklore has spoken … Boks by 15

MARK KEOHANE, in Business Day Sport Monthly, writes it will be the Boks by 15 against the Aussies at Loftus on Saturday. At least that’s what history says.

Read more

Carter to front Pumas

All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter will make his return from injury against Argentina this Saturday in La Plata.

Read more