In a special collaboration between SuperSport and Primedia Broadcasting, EWN's Buhle Madulini is joined by John Robbie and other top SuperSport analysts to follow Springbok progress in the Rugby Championship. Comment using #SportsTalk and catch SportsTalk Special on Friday and Sunday nights on 702 and CapeTalk.
Episodes in this series
Springboks vs Wales: Another kick-fest coming?23 October 2019 | 15 Minute Listen
Its down to the final four at Rugby World Cup 2019. England take on the might of the All Blacks while South Africa face a potentially tough encounter against Wales. Buhle Madulini and John Robbie are joined by Robbie Kempson as the trio discuss both semifinals, Jaco Peyper’s ‘elbow gate’ and how this might just be the Springbok’s year.
Boks vs Japan - As easy to call as JR thinks?17 October 2019 | 16 Minute Listen
The 2019 Rugby World Cup has reached the business end of the tournament with the quarterfinals taking place this weekend. Buhle Madulini and John Robbie are joined by Supersport's Robbie Kempson as the trio unpack South Africa’s game against host nation Japan. With 3 other mouthwatering matches to look forward to, they also breakdown who they think will make the last 4.
Springboks against Canada: Defence is key, but are we ready?07 October 2019 | 20 Minute Listen
South Africa all but secured their spot in the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup with a 49-3 win over Italy in their penultimate pool match. Buhle Madulini, John Robbie and Robbie Kempson dissect the performance against the Azzurri, where the Springboks still need to improve and look ahead to the match against Canada.
Previewing the Springboks against Italy01 October 2019 | 18 Minute Listen
The Springboks face one of their more tricky encounters at the Rugby World Cup when they take on Italy on Friday. Buhle Madulini, John Robbie and Robbi Kempson reconvene to analyse the challenge that Italy will pose, why South Africa have to bully them up front and the inclusion of Damian Willemse in place of the injured Jesse Kriel
Previewing Springboks vs Namibia25 September 2019 | 20 Minute Listen
The Springboks and Namibia clash in an “Africa Derby” at the Rugby World Cup with both sides looking to bounce back from opening game losses. Buhle Madulini, John Robbie and Supersport Analyst Robbie Kempson analyze the 13 changes made by Rassie Erasmus, avoiding a potential banana skin and fringe players putting up their hands for regular selection.
Previewing Springboks opening match at RWC in Japan20 September 2019 | 17 Minute Listen
The Rugby World Cup 2019 is finally here! Buhle Madulini, John Robbie and Supersport Analyst Robbie Kempson tackle by far the biggest game of the RWC opening weekend - South Africa vs New Zealand. The trio discuss tactics, form and how the wet weather could influence the game, but all agree that it's going to be a cracker.
Springboks grab a scrappy win over Argentina18 August 2019 | 22 Minute Listen
Buhle and John look at this weekend's results, with a scrappy win by the boks and an absolute thrashing of Australia by New Zeland Now all focus now shifts to the Rugby World Cup starting next month - and who is going to be on the plane to Japan.
Previewing Springboks vs Argentina - can it EVER be a friendly?15 August 2019 | 20 Minute Listen
It's the curtain Raiser for the Rugby World Cup for the Southern Hemisphere, with all four Rugby Championship sides battling it out this weekend A much changed Bok outfit will take on Argentina at Loftus. Players will have one thing in mind: finalising their places world cup squad. The Aussies have to break a 22 game losing streak in New Zealand to win the Bledisloe Cup, while the Kiwis will be looking to bounce back after a terrible showing last weekend. Plenty to look forward to, as we near closer to the Rugby World Cup In Japan!
Springboks beat Argentina - a review11 August 2019 | 17 Minute Listen
Buhle and John look at the final game weekend of the Rugby Championships, with a particular focus on indiscipline and how that could affect the results later in the year. A comprehensive win from the Boks turns all eyes to the Rugby World Cup in Japan!