RuggaWorld Columnists

Schalk or Kriel?


Tweet Look at the stats and the answer is clear. So I hear many folks saying that “on form” Schalk Burger certainly deserves a call up to the Bok squad… but why look at “on form”… I mean.. what determines who is “on form” and who not. So in order to determine who is “on…

Happy Birthday David


Tweet Happy Birthday to one of Ruggaworld’s founding Fathers…. We love you being from the other side of the N14 and giving us your “always” direct perspective on things and your love for our referees is beyond this world. Hope you have a great day

Happy New Year 2014!!

Tweet From all of the us, we wish you a Happy New Year and may 2014 bring you all the love joy and wishes you may have. Looking forward to a “jam” packed rugby season lying ahead for us in the new year. Thank you to everyone for all your support and chats over the…

Peter Bills sucks and Kiwi cheating

Tweet A few years ago… okay more’n 20 (i.e. the 80’s) Tony Greig famously questioned Merv Hughes’ inclusion in the Aussie ODI squad to face Sri Lanka. Fat Merv opened the bowling, Fat Merv ripped Lanka to pieces… and Bill Lawrie similarly gloated on air “Stick thadup yer arse Tony Greig!”… I have a similar…

Tale of the tape

Tweet So, we’ve got two teams through to the Super 14 semi-finals. A good achievement, can either team go on to make it a great achievement? Let’s take a look at what past form reveals about their play-off credentials.