Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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SA franchises are surrendering key players at too great a rate of knots these days to be able to build properly title-challenging teams, says Rob Houwing.
Frans Malherbe and Coenie Oosthuizen can both make massive Springbok statements in Saturday's Super Rugby clash in Durban.
Sharks prop Coenie Oosthuizen says they will by no means be underestimating the Sunwolves in their Super Rugby opener in Singapore.
Sharks prop Coenie Oosthuizen says they are expecting a massive battle against Western Province at Newlands.
Coenie Oosthuizen is back to full fitness after a 10-month injury lay-off, and he has opened up on his frustrations during that time.
He was not named in the original 35-man squad, but tighthead prop Coenie Oosthuizen could still feature in this year's Rugby Championship for the Springboks.
Sharks scrumhalf Louis Schreuder will likely miss the first month of the upcoming Super Rugby season due to injury.
South African tighthead Coenie Oosthuizen faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines with his knee injury confirmed as both a torn ACL and MCL.
If the Boks use their bench smartly, they may crucially finish Saturday’s Irish Test with a more effective unit on the park than began it, says Rob Houwing
There was some mixed news on the Springbok injury front with Coenie Oosthuizen and Uzair Cassiem fit to tour Europe, while Warren Whiteley and others are not.
The Sharks are determined to eradicate the handling errors that blighted their season so far.
The Sharks’ big Coenie Oosthuizen going into scrum battle with Karl Tu’inukuafe should be a highlight at Kings Park, writes Rob Houwing.
The Sharks' Currie Cup campaign has received a major boost with a number of players returning from injury ahead of the semi-finals.
Springbok prop Coenie Oosthuizen has explained his emotions while watching South Africa's famous win against the All Blacks in Wellington.
Springbok prop Coenie Oosthuizen is set to play his first match since November last year when the Sharks host the Golden Lions this weekend.
Springbok rugby player Coenie Oosthuizen and his wife, Christi, are expecting their first child together.
The Sharks will start their Super Rugby campaign without Springboks Coenie Oosthuizen and Jean-Luc du Preez.
Springbok prop Coenie Oosthuizen will return home from Dublin after he suffered a knee injury against Ireland.
Springbok prop Coenie Oosthuizen was named the Sharks’ Player of the Year at the union’s annual awards ceremony.
The spirit and guts within the camp, above any really striking advances in rugby terms, means SA cannot be written off against NZ, says Rob Houwing.
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