Pressure on Bok forwards…

September 7, 2016 30

Tweet The most entertaining teams in the world have players who do the hard yards for them, writes Benedict Chanakira Barcelona have a few characters in Javier Mascherano, Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique; that give them […]

A few lessons and maybe some hope?

August 9, 2015 20

Tweet Argentina have reasons to be positive The brilliance that was the Pumas must be acknowledged. Their development side managed to dazzle in the Vodacom Cup a few years ago and some of those performers […]

Schalk or Kriel?

June 19, 2015 22

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 […]

You dont lose when you learn

September 14, 2013 55

Tweet There will be enough hot air spewed on other platforms over what transpired in Auckland. I choose to analyze the match using the Duckworth Lewis Method: When Bissie went off for the red card, […]

Cooper starts, Folau at 15 for Oz

September 4, 2013 34

Tweet Israel Folau has made the long-awaited switch to fullback and Quade Cooper will start for the Wallabies against the Springboks in Brisbane on Saturday. Date September 4, 2013 – 11:02AM Georgina Robinson Quade Cooper […]


November 20, 2012 5

Tweet South Africa never looked like losing this Test, so says Mike Bersiks, our guest writer as he embarks on an analysis of the Scotland test match.


November 12, 2012 54

Tweet Guest writer Mike Bersiks takes a look at the Bok players and rates the game against Ireland.

Peter Bills sucks and Kiwi cheating

November 8, 2010 12

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 […]

Shortcomings in Tri-Nations build-up

June 28, 2010 30

Tweet The Winter Tours in the Southern Hemisphere is a thing of the past, with a clear advantage to the Southern Hemisphere in the results, except for an Australian hickup against England in the 2nd […]

Bok team for Wales

May 22, 2010 46

Tweet This is Snor’s initial Bok team to start the international season off with. This is the SARU release.

Bok player ratings vs Pastas

November 21, 2009 17

Tweet South Africa finally opened their account on the year-end tour of Europe and Ireland win an emphatic 32-10 win over a game Italian outfit at Stadio Friuli, Udine, on Saturday.

Consistency in selection

August 4, 2009 3

Tweet As much as Peter de Villiers stuck with unpopular incumbents in the past, so too will he stick with guys who have now stepped up and grabbed their opportunity

Best mix Boks

July 31, 2009 17

Tweet It has been a work in progress but the Boks seems to have finally found the best mix.

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