Three Bok candidates to fill Willie’s void

The national side’s first-choice fullback seems certain to miss the Rugby Championship’s run-in. Rassie Erasmus has some thinking to do.

It seems unlikely that Willie le Roux will appear at fullback for the Springboks again during the Rugby Championship, meaning national coach Rassie Erasmus has to find a suitable candidate to fill the gap.

Three Bok candidates to fill Willie’s void

Three Bok candidates to fill Willie’s void

The national side’s first-choice fullback seems certain to miss the Rugby Championship’s run-in. Rassie Erasmus has some thinking to do.

Kings Park will host the forgotten men of Springbok rugby

Kings Park will host the forgotten men of Springbok rugby

The Currie Cup battle between the Sharks and Lions will feature a substantial amount of players with a point to prove to the national selectors.
WP president believes ‘interference’ was justified with Mitchell

WP president believes ‘interference’ was justified with Mitchell

Thelo Wakefield was adamant the former All Blacks coach shouldn’t have mentored the Stormers. The Bulls saga seems to have vidicated him.
WP-bound Fourie still remains a Lionheart

WP-bound Fourie still remains a Lionheart

No hard feelings – at least on the surface – from the versatile front rower as approaches the twilight of his career at Ellis Park.
John Mitchell and the Bulls’ saga is finally over

John Mitchell and the Bulls’ saga is finally over

The New Zealander is finally free to join England, oddly as its defence coach.
Proteas crushed by New Zealand

Proteas crushed by New Zealand

South Africa’s netball team is once again paying the price for a slow start to the Sanzea Quad Series.
Stats kings: The Springboks’ stars in the Rugby Champs to date

Stats kings: The Springboks’ stars in the Rugby Champs to date

From a try-scoring machine to a much maligned Lions skipper, these are the men lighting up the Rugby Championship in the Green-and-Gold.

WATCH: Tennis umpire who gave ‘pep talk’ suspended

Swedish official Mohamed Lahyani triggered controversy last month after coming down from his chair to give advice to Kyrgios during the US Open.

Rare All Black defeat offers World Cup hope to others

Former British and Irish Lions player and coach Ian McGeechan said the Springboks had proved that the All Blacks were “not immune to pressure”.

Japan’s Osaka blames US Open tears on ‘notorious’ nerves

She has stayed above the fray since becoming Japan’s first Grand Slam singles champion but her tears at the trophy presentation provoked an outpouring of sympathy.

Alvarez downs Golovkin with majority decision win

Alvarez showed skill and durability to outlast Golovkin in another attritional contest between the two evenly-matched rivals.

 

 

 

 

 

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