Execution over innovation

November 16, 2012 22
It is a term one of the most successful coaches of Springbok rugby used on the magazine show Boots & All last night to describe Heyneke Meyer and our current Springbok playing style. While discussing the Springbok’s chances this weekend against Scotland, Mallet used the example of one of All Blacks winger, Julian Savea’s try…

Wales 19, Samoa 26

November 16, 2012 6
Wales take on the dangerous Samoa tonight in Cardiff with the hope of rectifying their disappointing loss against Argentina last week. Recent results: 2011: Wales won 17-10 at Rugby Park, Hamilton 2009: Wales won 17-13 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 2000: Wales won 50-6 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Teams: Wales: 15 Leigh Halfpenny, 14 Alex Cuthbert, 13…

Politics to save Boland’s president

November 16, 2012 0
The rugby revolution in Boland could end up in battle lines being drawn between old, ideological and political enemies. Yesterday Marco Botha from Die Burger newspaper reported that a motion of no confidence was handed to the Boland Rugby Union executive including its president, Francois Davids.  The document contains allegations of nepotism, racism and preferential…