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Eastern Cape stars lost in white space

World Cup-winners Siyamthanda Kolisi and Mzwandile Stick are both incredible men with stories that start in Port Elizabeth townships

Boks braced for ‘slippery’ Wales in World Cup semifinal

South Africa hasn't reached the World Cup final since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup in 2007

Cake and politics: On rugby quotas and the World Cup

The Rugby Championship, the World Cup, and Springbok politics in South Africa

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.

Transformation strays into touch

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

England snap losing streak

Having led 6-3 at half-time, England fell a point behind in the second half before captain Farrell and winger May took the game away from the Boks

United SA behind Boks once again

The country came together to back the rugby team

Editorial: Rugby exposes SA’s resistance to transformation

'In many ways, rugby can be seen as symbolic of the pitfalls bedevilling the best-intentioned attempts at nation-building'

Saru ethics take glint off Rassie hire

The new Bok coach’s six-year contract and close bond with his bosses have some crying ‘jobs for pals’

Imagining rugby – beyond 2020

Vested interests must be put aside, and a new cross-border, global approach needs to be adopted.

Joost van der Westhuizen: A mixture of mischief and instinct

The maverick scrumhalf is not only an example of how to play a bigger game but how he dealt with adversity is also a lesson to all of us

​Boks won’t win but can show spark

The mighty All Blacks are almost unbeatable, but Allister Coetzee can at least start correcting his muddled thinking.

​Instead of fiddling, Coetzee has a perfect opportunity to perfect the team

Coetzee has a perfect opportunity to get the team into shape.

Vermeulen’s injury creates space for Whiteley which will up the tempo of the Bok game

Whiteley's presence in the squad will put pressure on the underperforming captain.

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