There’s more where Mapimpi, Kolisi and Am came from
That some franchises have to be reminded to transform spits in the face of the spade work black players put in
On November 2, a black Springbok captain in Siyamthanda Kolisi lifted the William Webb-Ellis Cup on a night of delirious mayhem in Tokyo.
It was a morning of joy in South Africa, 12 years on from a cold but unforgettable night in Paris, where the Boks celebrated another Rugby World Cup.
In the space of 25 years and seven editions, South Africa has stolen a march on European nations and Australia, who had a two-tournament head start while New Zealand was unexpectedly reeled in...