Rassie could involve overseas-based Boks in his plans for next year’s World Cup

We could see a return of the likes of Bismarck du Plessis back in the Bok setup as Rassie prepares for next year’s World Cup.

A number of players plying their trade outside the country could find themselves back in the reckoning for the Boks if director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is to get his way.

According to Rapport, Erasmus has held talks with a number of overseas-based players in a bid to involve them in the setup going into the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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Twelve SA rugby players who turned up for other countries

Many professional rugby players will tell you, the Springboks are a hard side to break into. A few players who are undoubtedly good enough for international rugby have finished their careers without ever earning a cap for the national side.

Some like Irish international, CJ Stander have opted to face up to their compatriots instead by pledging their allegiances elsewhere. Many have even gone as far as earning cult status for their adopted countries.
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Coetzee reveals his time is up in fiery letter sent to SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux

It’s now quite apparent that Allister Coetzee’s days as Springbok coach are numbered but, if he has anything to do with it, he is going down swinging.

Coetzee’s future has been a subject of much speculation following a rather unsatisfactory two seasons in charge of the national team with many expecting him to cop the sack after yet another disappointing year at the helm.
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Now is the Perfect time for Hougaard to show true worth for the Boks!

The experienced scrumhalf is the only change for Saturday’s Test against Argentina but he has a chequered past at No 9. It’s not really surprising that the only change to the Springboks’ starting XV for Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Salta is one of the few talking points. With Ross Cronje staying behind […]
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