Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Prop Frans Malherbe says the Springboks are prepared for whatever the weather gods dish up at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
The ongoing rise of Trevor Nyakane means Frans Malherbe, if given the Bok starting tighthead nod, will have to be on his toes against Japan, writes Rob Houwing.
Frans Malherbe and Coenie Oosthuizen can both make massive Springbok statements in Saturday's Super Rugby clash in Durban.
The Bulls are looking to add to their player stocks, with two Springboks reportedly on their priority list.
There will be some cobwebs, but burly Frans Malherbe has an inviting crack at reinvention as a Bok Test customer on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.
Lack of depth at tighthead could place dangerous limitations on the title hopes of several SA sides in Super Rugby 2018, 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.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Bulls in Pretoria.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee believes the side's depth at tighthead prop is an indication of them being in a healthy state.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Blues at Newlands.
The Stormers have reportedly secured the services of several of their players for the 2020 season and beyond.
Less settled at No 3 than they are at loosehead, the Rugby Championship opener will give the Bok tighthead chosen a chance to hog the spot, says Rob Houwing.
Former Springbok front-ranker Cobus Visagie says the Springboks have plenty of talent in the tighthead prop position.
Western Province will kick off their SuperSport Rugby Challenge title defence against the EP Kings at Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.
It is a coveted position on the rugby field, and the Stormers/WP are bristling with talented tighthead props for the medium-term future, writes Rob Houwing.
The Springboks have suffered an injury setback with news that prop Frans Malherbe is set to miss the Test against Argentina
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has named his team for their Super Rugby encounter against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.
Springboks Frans Malherbe and Oupa Mohoje were issued citing commissioner warnings for foul play in the second Test against France at Kings Park.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has made two changes to his starting line-up for their Super Rugby clash with the Chiefs at Newlands.
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