Papier is now ‘ready’ for a Test start, says Rassie

The rookie scrumhalf has had to bide his time from the bench as the Springboks balance creating depth with positive results.

Cynics will argue he's merely ticking a box from a checklist, but Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus believes Saturday's Test against Scotland is an ideal opportunity to blood Embrose Papier.

Papier is now ‘ready’ for a Test start, says Rassie

Papier is now ‘ready’ for a Test start, says Rassie

The rookie scrumhalf has had to bide his time from the bench as the Springboks balance creating depth with positive results.

Broke Western Province rubbish radical pay cut strategy

Broke Western Province rubbish radical pay cut strategy

The proposal, submitted by presidential hopeful Zelt Marais, suggests that the salaries of top staff and players be reduced by 25% and turned into equity.
Your handy guide to the Mzansi Super League squads

Your handy guide to the Mzansi Super League squads

Here are the six franchises on paper … if you want to choose your favourite team already!
Bulls hardly worried about recruiting ‘old man’ Schalk

Bulls hardly worried about recruiting ‘old man’ Schalk

Team management are banking on the veteran 37-year-old Springbok hooker’s natural fitness to get him through a Super Rugby campaign.
Pieter-Steph: I’ll have any number on my back

Pieter-Steph: I’ll have any number on my back

The versatile forward really has become one of the Springboks’ most valuable assets.
It’s up to AB to carry the Mzansi Super League … for now

It’s up to AB to carry the Mzansi Super League … for now

All systems go as Cricket South Africa finally realise their dream of an international T20 tournament.
Anderson ‘excited’ for Federer rematch

Anderson ‘excited’ for Federer rematch

That memorable Wimbledon win is still fresh in South Africa’s leading player’s mind.

Stunning collapse sees Proteas women stumble in World T20

South Africa lost their last nine wickets for a paltry 28 runs.

WATCH: Young Indian spinner’s bizarre 360-degree action!

The umpires immediately sanctioned him with a call of dead ball due to it’s distracting nature.

Cricket Australia chaos distracting players – Finch

The embattled governing body has been under intense pressure after a scathing review said its “arrogant” culture contributed to players cheating in the pursuit of victory.

Mayweather cancels Japan kickboxing fight

The retired welterweight legend claims he was ‘duped’ into agreeing to fight.

 

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