Monthly archives of “September 2016

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 10:  Springboks player Tendai Mtawarira takes on the defence during the Rugby Championship match between the Australian Wallabies and the South Africa Springboks at Suncorp Stadium on September 10, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)
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THE SPRINGBOK ATTACK

Hi guys, the Bok attack is not firing so lekker. But it is one thing to say it is not working, and another thing to say it is not working properly. Because if we know the goal of the coaches, and the system they trying to play, it is easier to make a comment on what is going on.

Of course that is the problem! We do not always know what a coach is trying to do on attack, because in the crazy rush of rugby it can be hard to see what patterns he is using. For instance with the Boks on Saturday against Australia, they did not always get enough phases going for us to see clearly what attack patterns emerge. And many times we get the ball from turn-over or mistake, where attack structure is not in place yet.

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