Posts Tagged ‘ Rugby ’

Racism and rugby

January 17, 2013
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Racism and rugby

Quite powerful isn’t it?  I also thought so when I was asked to write about it.
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Posted in Columnists | 22 Comments »

Are refs just making stuff up?

January 4, 2013
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Are refs just making stuff up?

It has long been suspected that referees are guessing when it comes to calls at scrum or ruck time, but blatantly making laws up as they go along?
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Posted in Columnists, Laws and Technical Issues, Referees | 9 Comments »

Kaizer Chiefs registers a rugby team

October 29, 2012
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Yes folks, you heard right, football giant Kaizer Chiefs has registered a rugby team to participate in a tournament in George over December.
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The schoolboy dilemma

July 16, 2012
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The schoolboy dilemma

SA Rugby recently published new rules with regards to the contracting and scouting of schoolboys in South Africa, basically drawing a line in the sand and warning unions not to step over it – but should there even be a line in the first place?
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SH Form XV

June 11, 2012
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SH Form XV

I thought I’d give this ‘team of the week’ thing a go, not so much to tell you who I thought stood out on the weekend, but to actually try and figure out how many will agree with me!
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Posted in Columnists, Incoming Tours | 37 Comments »

White ‘open’ to England job

November 27, 2011
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White ‘open’ to England job

Jake White, who coached South Africa to 2007 World Cup success, dropped a hint on Sunday that he would welcome an approach to succeed Martin Johnson as England coach.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 6 Comments »

The Culinary Currie Cup

April 7, 2011
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The Culinary Currie Cup

Seeing as most of you are more than content with the sheer boredom being dished up mainly by South African teams in their quest to “not lose”, let me change the subject to something a bit more spicy.
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Posted in Columnists | 141 Comments »

A toast to the loser in all of us!

March 30, 2011
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A toast to the loser in all of us!

Recently I found myself at a cross-road.  For years I have made a mockery of the ‘entitlement’ sports fans believed they had over teams and players, only for myself to start believing the same thing…
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Posted in Columnists | 14 Comments »

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