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How Schalk Brits built his fantasy

The Springbok hooker built his long career on his ability to adapt — and will likely do so again now that he’s finally retired from rugby

South African cricket seems stumped for solutions

The way up for cricket is not at all clear

Can Italy haunt the Boks once more?

Italy gave Allister Coetzee one of his biggest embarrassments and now have the opportunity to ruin the South African day once more

Boks target Aussies as stepping stones

The three weeks of the Rugby Championship will set the tone for the two months of World Cup rugby that’s pending in September

SA rugby in contract overhaul to stem talent drain

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus said the existing model had to be "disrupted"

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

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A Wales win would seal Boks’ tour

South Africa’s tour has been fairly good, but the All Blacks are stinging from last week’s Ireland loss

Springboks down Scotland at Murrayfield

The Springboks followed New Zealand's Murrayfield success of 12 months ago as only the second away team in 12 matches to triumph on Scottish soil

Transformation strays into touch

The Springbok XV is all but set for the World Cup but it doesn’t reflect South Africa’s demographics

Rassie has riches aplenty

With Les Bleus smarting for revenge, now is the time the Bok coach will make clear his 2019 plans

All Blacks break Bok resilience at the death

An assertive display by South Africa was not enough as the world champions got the revenge they craved at Loftus

All Blacks, Boks slugfests are all punched out, say coaches

The days of New Zealand and South Africa dishing up dour, forward-based slug-fests are over, according to the rival coaches

South Africa beats England 23-12 to clinch rugby Test series

The Springboks clawed to a 13-12 half-time advantage and dominated a second half in which England rarely looked like scoring

Boks edge England in Ellis Park thriller

The Springboks got back to winning ways with victory over England in an enthralling Test at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday

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