Coaching makes the difference, not player talent

February 6, 2017 4

Tweet Coaches, unlike players or referees, have no societies or governing bodies to enforce a clear development path and programme for them to follow, writes Benedict Chanakira It remains an open avenue with no standards or […]

Sack Bok coaches, players – Fitzpatrick

January 12, 2017 6

Tweet Former All Blacks captain Sean Fitzpatrick says the Springboks need an overhaul to recover from the worst season in team history. “They will have to change because they may not have the best coaches […]

Players need more than just a 007 Agent

December 21, 2016 6

Tweet The game has developed massively since turning professional in 1995/6 but unfortunately we also now have, like in any business, the good the bad and the just plain ugly that also exist in the […]

Boks body language is pathetic – Bakkies

November 30, 2016 3

Tweet The most decorated player in rugby history, former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha believes that a lack of commitment among the players is South Africa’s biggest problem.  Audio provided by Vodacom Rugby

Unfair to blame 2016 on quotas – Wiese

November 30, 2016 0

Tweet 1995 Rugby World Cup winner Kobus Wiese says South Africa’s worst season cannot be blamed “purely on the quota system” Audio provided by Vodacom Rugby  

Spotlight on sloppy skills

November 30, 2016 7

Tweet Hi guys. Sometimes when we have a animal that we love very much, and it is in pain, then we must rather take it far out into the mielie fields and shoot it mercifully. […]

ROSS TUCKER: Stop hoping and get real about the Springboks

November 21, 2016 1

Tweet Ross was a Senior Lecturer with UCT’s Exercise Science and Sports Medicine research unit (ESSM), and High Performance consultant to the Sports Science and writes for the Businesslive website  GABRIELE MALTINTI/GALLO IMAGES Another week, another […]

Defence 101…

November 17, 2016 8

Tweet Allot has been said about the lapses on defence from the Springboks against the English with most people not really understanding the defensive pattern me included. After Oom Rugby explanation this week on Vodacom […]

Combined Bok, Roses XV

November 11, 2016 4

Tweet England have continued to grow and it is their systems that are now reflecting their world class potential, writes Benedict Chanakira The English have responded from a disastrous World cup campaign, as they stormed to […]

Taking back control

October 12, 2016 14

Tweet Oom Rugby from Vadacom Rugby Website looking back at the massacre in Durban this past weekend   Hi guys. These days writing about the Boks is hard hey. I start to feel like the […]

SA Rugby’s problems too big for Indaba – Jake

October 11, 2016 5

Tweet Jake White spoke to Vodacom Rugby on the state of South African Rugby…. “I don’t think that’s going to help,” former Springbok coach Jake White said of an imminent workshop between Allister Coetzee and South […]

Hansen: Be patient with Boks, Coetzee

October 8, 2016 6

Tweet The South African public needs to exercise patience and give Allister Coetzee and the Springboks time to gel, writes Lloyd Burnard for Sport 24 That is the view of All Black coach Steve Hansen, who witnessed […]

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