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Oom Rugby – Job shadow with Siya

Hi guys. Siya Kolisi had a great game this weekend against the Crusaders so I thought this is a good time to take a...

Serious problems in our game as officials come under fire

It has been an interesting weekend of Super Rugby with most of the talk afterwards about the two games in South Africa, and all...

Déjà vu – The ‘Super’ is no more in Super Rugby

Déjà vu, as I know I spoken about the same thing at the same time last year on the standard of Super Rugby and...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – Inconsistency the order of the day

Another week with mixed results not just for the South African sides but all through the competition.       One can understand with National interest towards the...

It is the final dash for most teams to make playoffs

With seven rounds left it makes for interesting reading who in the South African conference will get that top spot and secure a home...

Super Rugby Nabetragting -Let the fight for the Wild Cards begin

Passing the halfway stage of this years competition the fight for the playoffs is heating up. In New Zealand it looks more than likely that...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – Teams struggle with continuity

Halfway through the competition but not really a weekend most will remember. If we are really honest then we can maybe look at the Chiefs...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – SA teams back to old habits

Round 9 just gave us more questions than answers. We had the Stormers that surprised all in beating the Aussie log leaders Rebels on...

All Blacks coaching team believe they need to improve skills and decision making

There are not many teams in the world that do not try and get their game to the level of New Zealanders. During the week...

SA teams will struggle to make playoffs

We are halfway through this years Super Rugby competition and I am between a rock and a hard place on where we could see...

Opinion – Akker and Brits debacle

As if it is not enough that we have to sit every week through some dodgy decisions by officials on the field we now...

Opinion – Dropping Sunwolves the right call

There will be many opinions on the decision from SANZAAR last week to drop the Sunwolves from Super Rugby. They will no longer be...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – Mixed bag of results in Round 6

It was a bag of mixed results for the South Africans this weekend with wins from the Lions and Sharks and losses from Stormers...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – Winning weekend for SA franchises

Only two South Africans franchises was in action this weekend but we can take the bragging rights that we had a perfect weekend. The weekend...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – Bulls and Stormers with away wins

A weekend with some upsets in Round 3 kept us intrigued over the weekend. One of the biggest upset was teh Sunwolves who beat the...

Transformation is more than just the numbers

As a white South African I am as much fed-up with the term ‘Transformation Targets’ then the next white dude.     SARU Strategic Tranformation Plan After...

Jake White – Bravo, SA Rugby!

Bravo, SA Rugby, bravo! Well done for informing overseas clubs that South Africa will be enforcing the requirements of World Rugby’s Regulation 9 by...

Jake White – It’s staring us in the face

In South Africa, we always say, “New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand,” when we talk about how to solve our rugby problems. The All...

WP implosion a great thing?

With all the airtime WP Rugby had in the public domain over the past few year, Gavin Rich summary explain their problems the best. That...

Opinion – We pick our World Team for 2018

We have come to the end of a long season for all the guys in the South. It has been a great End of Year...

Brendan Venter: Nothing is exceptional about the All Blacks anymore

What has always impressed me about the All Blacks is that they show tremendous dignity in defeat. For all us coaches, it's a good...

Oom Rugby – Boks caught with pants down

Oom Rugby writes for All out Rugby Hi guys. This weekend the Boks walked away from Murrayfield with a good victory against one of the...

Player burnout may add to Erasmus worries

One of any national coach biggest concerns going into a World Cup is injuries. With the amount of matches players are playing in these days...

Surprises? not really if you understand Erasmus

Trying to make sense in any coach selection is difficult and so much more when it comes to the Springboks. There was a few surprises...

Jake – Rassie’s Boks ready for RWC

One of the most meaningful things I ever got was a letter after my first Test in New Zealand as Springbok coach. Doug Howlett...

The 1014 Rugby guys look at the Pretoria test

Really love these guys take on the game. Here is the 1014 Guys taking a look what made the Pretoria test such a great...

Ackers has it right: Mitch is a big loss

John Mitchell arrived in London to take up his new gig as the England defence coach last week to a ringing endorsement from another...

Oom Rugby – All Blacks exploited tiny margins

Oom Rugby writes for All out Rugby Hi guys. The loss to the All Blacks on Saturday gave us two conflicting emotions. The Boks played...

The 1014 guys thoughts during Loftus test

If you have some time it will be worth your while to take a look at the guys from 1014 chaps analysing the Pretoria...

What more must Dobson do to get recognised by WP Rugby?

As supporters we may not always have the inside information on why the decisions are made on which players or coaches Unions contract, but...

Boks timing a charge beautifully

If you are a South African cursing, or bitterly mocking the Springboks for their late surrender to the All Blacks in a cracking Test match at Loftus, I...

Boks Carrot Ratings – From a high to a low in 8 minutes

It is bitterly disappointed to loose a test like this when you so far ahead with minutes to play. It is one of those that...

Nabetragting – Reality, Springboks throw it away

What a great test match we witness at Loftus on Saturday, a classic in all sense of the word. But even though we could praise...

More than just a test

You do not have to look far to understand that any test between the All Blacks and the Springboks is something special. Throughout the years...

Nabetragting – Needed better from Springboks

Lets get it out of the way from the start, it was a poor performance from the Springboks in PE on Saturday when they...

Oom Rugby – Big bad Boks blew the house down

Oom Rugby writes for All out Rugby Hi guys. Now that the dust have settled after the big clash in Wellington and our wives has...

Decisions for Rassie to make against Aussies

With Am, De Allende and Mapimpi out of the last two test in the Championship, Rassie Erasmus has some decisions to make ahead of...

The 1 year World Cup countdown has started, so where are the Springboks?

You will see on our website widgets that we have started with the countdown to Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. Yesterday marked the...

John Mitchell’s departure is nothing new for South African Rugby

John Mitchell has his fans and has as many cretics. I personally has been very disappointed in the man leaving the Bulls after not...

Nabetragting – Springboks needed this one

It was the way test matches was always and should always be played between the All Blacks and the Springbok but perfect it was...

Another crashing defeat looms for Boks in NZ

Any team taking on the All Blacks at this moment has a 30% change in my mind and if you go down the rankings...

Trying to make sense of it all

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has made a few changes to his starting team and bench for Saturdays test against Australia in Brisbane. As a coach...

PRO14 SA Rugby president: Our players better off in northern hemisphere

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has fanned the flame of a possible mass exodus of South African rugby teams and players to the northern hemisphere, writes...

Nabetragting – Springboks falls flat

It is difficult to get pass the point that the same Springboks side can turn from bonus point winners to getting smash in Argentina...

Mark Keohane – Springboks will beat All Blacks at Loftus!

One round into the Rugby Championship and I remain as convinced as I was in June that the Springboks can beat the All Blacks...

Jake – If Victor and Fourie want to coach start at schoolboy level

Jake White have coloured our websites the last couple of years with his comments and opinions on the ongoing drama in SA Rugby. This week...

Mindset in SA Rugby needs to change for us to beat All Blacks again

How do you stop the All Blacks? The simple answer is at this moment no other team in the world have what it takes to...

The1014 have interesting way of looking at depth

The 1014 Rugby examine what squad depth actually means and what it might look like. First up is Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The...

Nabetragting – Etzebeth stands out for Boks

The Springboks started their 2018 Castle Lager Rugby Championship campaign with a bonus point win over Argentina. It was not close to perfect but it...

Erasmus first test team do not shout out Rugby Champions

Facts are the Springboks under Rassie Erasmus are 2 from 4 test and the talks of a Springbok rival is a bit premature at...