After Saturday's shock loss to Ireland, Allister Coetzee must make some tough decisions on the players who are proving to be liabilities.
But the team will have to reinvent itself to stay ahead after thrashing the Blue Bulls at Loftus.
With the international window looming, the current log positions of the Africa conference make it to close to call.
But Elton Jantjies is shaping up to be the ‘special one’ and should be the Boks’ first-choice flyhalf.
Saru has only itself to blame as officials are forced to make a call on the EP Rugby Union, and the future of the Kings in Currie Cup and Super Rugby.
It doesn’t take many brain cells to see that the ?Super 18 system is penalising attacking play.
In a perfect world, Super Rugby players would stand up for their unpaid Kings colleagues
The absence of an overall log is problematic and there are too many weak teams involved
Besides the opening frenzy, rules that could only have been made by a committee come into play
The departure of rugby stalwarts opens the doors for younger players – and new coaches – to shine.
For several teams this weekend's rugby action will determine who can still secure a play-off spot.
Twice within eight months the referee admits that the wrong side won. Something has to change.
Highly paid Super 15 superstars owe it to the fans not to produce lacklustre, boring displays.
All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter kicked four conversions and two penalties in the Crusaders' 34-6 win over South Africa's Lions in Super Rugby.
For many reasons, this season's Super Rugby will be more unpredictable than ever.
Coach Frans Ludeke has a lot riding on this weekend's match against the Sharks.
The captain missed the opening game last week when he withdrew at the last minute due to a shoulder problem, and will replace Kyle Cooper.
With the Stormers sweating over injuries and the Bulls needing early momentum, the Sharks look likely to have the best chance of winning Super Rugby.
Teams from Japan and Argentina have been approved to join the Super Rugby tournament as of 2016, as well as South African team, the Southern Kings.