Despite illustrating again how woefully long their batting tail is, the Proteas played themselves into a commanding position at the close of the third day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Durban on Friday.
Both teams rallied from being behind on the scoreboard.
Springbok lock Lood de Jager expects “more brutal than usual” clashes to be at the core of the 2019 Super Rugby season, as it becomes a 21-week trial for the World Cup.
Sergio Garcia apologised for his spectacular meltdown at the Saudi Arabia International on Wednesday, blaming his tantrum for “emotional, personal news” that he had received earlier in the week.
Japan’s Sunwolves take a woeful track record into their fourth Super Rugby season with the growing threat of extinction hanging over the Tokyo-based franchise.