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Round five and the Super 18 is all at sea

Beefed up opposition teams are presenting the Sharks and Stormers with tough challenges.

If playing ball was about morality…

In a perfect world, Super Rugby players would stand up for their unpaid Kings colleagues

New genes will put spring in Bok step

Drawing on the diversity of talent available will change the team’s game and take it forward.

How the Boks can beat the best

The All Blacks have no real weaknesses so the only way to defeat them is not to let them have the ball.

Boks must bring backs to the front

A backline packed with talent, guile and speed must be used instead of the team’s normal desire to ‘keep it tight’.

Fate is blind to Meyer’s game plan

Injuries and high-paying contracts have been a pain, but there is some comfort to be had.

Winter of discontent ushers in changes

The departure of rugby stalwarts opens the doors for younger players – and new coaches – to shine.

Deja vu may return to haunt lusty Lions

Saturday's pivotal Super Rugby derby is set to be a battle royal with the conference title at stake.

Hurricanes strike the right note

Traditionalists will be happy to see that playing rugby the old-fashioned way pays off.

The crowd can be a player too

Getting the fans behind the team by playing pleasing rugby can be a recipe for success.

Sharks are an endangered species

Can the Durban team sink any lower than last weekend's embarrassing defeat to the Crusaders? Andy Capostagno traces the sad decline.

Steyn faces his forgotten destiny

Battling Sonny Bill Williams will remind the former Bok of the glory he has potentially sacrificed.

More tweaks for World Rugby laws

Changes to the rules of rugby bring the law of unintended consequences into play.

Be surprised, be Super surprised

For many reasons, this season's Super Rugby will be more unpredictable than ever.

Bulls have got to kick the blues

Coach Frans Ludeke has a lot riding on this weekend's match against the Sharks.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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