The decorated former Springbok prop is already gaining plaudits for his influence ahead of next year’s Super Rugby campaign.
The Lions have a skipper vacancy for next year’s Super Rugby tournament due to the inspirational No 8s continued injury troubles … and Jantjies is putting his hand up.
2019 has not been kind to the forgotten Springbok. Yet the values at the Blitzboks are now coming in handy.
The Springbok and Stormers scrumhalf lit up 2019. It makes him a prime candidate for ‘second season syndrome’…
And the Marvel motif is back too!
Yet another experienced former Springbok is being engaged to add some wisdom to the Lions’ Super Rugby group.
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Ivan wants to ‘Cash’ in on his famous Botha family ties

Ivan wants to ‘Cash’ in on his famous Botha family ties

The new Lions Super Rugby coach has his work cut out in 2020, but he’s sourced insights from two Springboks … one a very famous one.

It’s official (sort of): ‘Doctor’ Jannie and Carlu Sadie are at the Lions

The three-time Super Rugby finalists are in a transitional phase, but this duo provides much-needed stability.

Watch out Kolbe and co! Senatla still has Springbok dream

And he’s giving up quite a bit of money to pursue that goal.

Siya Kolisi will determine how Siya Kolisi gets managed, says Stormers coach

Given how valuable the Springbok captain has become, his well-being in busy year will be crucial.

Stormers’ Springbok boost will be ‘massive’

While South African rugby in general licks its wounds from a continued exodus, the Cape franchise has surprising continuity.

Lions ‘cash’ in on Ivan as new Super Rugby mentor

The fitness and conditioning guru has branched out his coaching skills impressively the last few years.

Swys departs as Lions search for new head coach

The veteran coach has been struggling with a stress-related illness.

Why Super Rugby will be uninterrupted in 2020

The Sharks and Bulls kick off the South African campaign as the Lions stare a difficult tour in the face.

Pote: Classy Cornal could easily become a Bok again

The 31-year-old Bulls winger has brilliantly revived his career and been at the forefront of the team’s improved showing in this year’s campaign.

Impotent Sharks soundly caged by clinical Brumbies

It was a lesson in taking opportunities in Canberra.

Plucky Bulls just fall short in thriller against Hurricanes

Close, but no cigar for the men from Loftus.

Sharks see opportunity, not failure in Canberra

With a pretty good away record in 2019, Robert du Preez’s men can certainly be confident.

Four keys to an (unexpected) Bulls victory in Wellington

Pote Human’s are hardly favourites against the Hurricanes, but they have the ability to spring an upset.

Brumbies wary of Sharks as semis loom

The Aussies are still favourites for the clash despite the Durbanites’ good overseas record in 2019.




 

 

 

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