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Not acknowledging crimes against humanity is the Springbok way

South African rugby was racist, is still racist, and nothing will truly transform it.

Rassie confirms: ‘I won’t coach beyond 2019’

The Boks finished the year with a 50% win record

Sport Audit 2018: How South Africa’s national rugby teams have performed

If our national teams are adverts of who we are then it’s little wonder we are so quick to hold them to account. So let’s do just that.

Rassie Erasmus confirmed as Springbok coach

The 45-year-old will take over coaching duties from Allister Coetzee, who was in charge of the Boks for the last two years

Will Boks be lambs to the slaughter?

By keeping the ball and focusing our kicking game, we may at least avoid another drubbing

Madness of King Allister must stop

The Bok coach needs to get a grip on his team selections to give us a shot at restoring dignity

Kiwis taunt the Boks

The justifiably self-assured All Blacks need their skills to be put to the test but much depends on the young South African players coming up

Off-colour Kiwis give Boks a gap

Seemingly invincible just a year ago, the All Blacks have hit a wobble, boosting the South Africans’ hopes

Now the Boks face a real Test

Some claim that their five-win run has less to do with their capabilities than with their opponents’ shortcomings

That roar is coming from the Boks

The Lions players have transformed a lacklustre national team in a way few people thought possible

Coetzee can only hope for a rebirth

In some ways, the Boks hark back to better days but the coach’s choices are decidedly questionable

The Tao of the touchline

As Allister Coetzee is discovering, coaching a South African national side is like teaching a huge kindergarten class. But happier days might await.

Embarrassed Coetzee to reach out to franchises for Bok help after All Black thumping

The Springboks conceded nine tries as they ended their Rugby Championship campaign with a humiliating defeat, their fourth in the competition.

Boks not black or talented enough

South African rugby is at a low ebb right now and coach Allister Coetzee is facing an impossible dilemma

Because of backward thinking, have the Boks been beaten even before they have begun?

Hopes that the new coach would brave the storm die as Coetzee heads back into familiar territory.

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