5.8.2019 07:46 pm
And that’s very good news for the Springboks too.
Springbok fans can breathe a sigh of relief: Siya Kolisi will make his competitive return this weekend.
It’s certainly been an interesting journey.
Yet the former Lions coach prefers to stay mum on whether his son, Ruan, and the bustling Jaco Kriel deserved a look-in.
Just over two weeks after the Sharks’ Super Rugby coach’s departure, the young flyhalf finally opens up.
The irony of Rassie Erasmus’ sudden depth is that the first-choice XV for the World Cup is looking murkier.
The former Springbok coach allegedly fell out of the race to mentor the Southern Kings because he doesn’t possess a Level Three certificate. But he seems to have proof.
The North celebrates two prominent heroes as the Cheetahs continue to prowl and strike.
Coach Rassie Erasmus is a bit conflicted on the gritty nature of the Rugby Championship this year.
Cash van Rooyens men stun fancied Province in their own backyard as the Cheetahs look ominously focused.
Yet despite their dramatic late heroics, coach Rassie Erasmus still believe they were a tad lucky against the All Blacks.
Two big men and a more diminutive one lead the way as Herschel Jantjies and Kwagga Smith cement their spots at international level.
Herschel Jantjies is once again the hero as the South Africans rattle the world champions.
Ironically, Rassie Erasmus’ troops don’t need to produce anything fancy to topple their mighty opponents again.
‘Bossie’ is back in the Bosveld as two beleaguered No 8s tackle each other at Newlands.