Racism and rugby

January 17, 2013 22
Quite powerful isn't it?  I also thought so when I was asked to write about it. About two months ago I was asked if I would be interested to write an article for a sports magazine on a very controversial subject in SA Rugby, racism. I did not even give it a second thought at…

SA U/20 squad named for UWC match

January 17, 2013 1
Junior Springboks coach Dawie Theron on Thursday named the starting line-up for the SA Under-20 training squad’s match against the University of the Western Cape (UWC), to be played on Friday afternoon at the Markötter Sports Field in Stellenbosch. Kick-off is at 16h00. Release Tomorrow’s encounter is the first of three training matches lined-up over…

Lions team for Russia

January 17, 2013 5
MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced the following team to take on the Russian Bears in the inaugural Lions Challenge match this Saturday at Ellis Park. Kick-off is at 19h00. Release 1.        JC Janse van Rensburg                  (Captain) 2.        Martin Bezuidenhout 3.        Ruan Dreyer 4.        Hendrik Roodt 5.        Franco Mostert* 6.        Warwick Tecklenburg* 7.        Derick Minnie 8.        Willie Britz 9.        Michael Bondesio                             (Vice-Captain)…