Wesley Botton
Chief sports writer
7 minute read
30 Jan 2020
8:15 am

The ultimate pundits’ guide to SA’s 2020 Super Rugby campaign

Wesley Botton

Former Springboks Jean de Villiers and co chat to us about World Cup euphoria, the overseas exodus and whether any local franchise can lift the trophy.

Jean de Villiers. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

With momentum building ahead of the 2020 Super Rugby season, as local franchises prepare for this weekend's Super Hero Sunday warm-up clashes, plenty of questions are being asked of the South African teams and their chances this year. Gearing up to end a 10-year drought in the annual 15-team competition, which starts at the end of this month, the four SA sides will face old foes and new challenges. In the build-up to the campaign, some of the country's top former players and coaches share their thoughts on the local squads and whether they're ready to put up a fight....