Puzzling Meyer changes two

October 28, 2015 17

Tweet   The Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer made just two changes as he named a familiar side to take on the Argentinians. Having suffered defeat earlier in the year, a battle to finish at least […]

The clock is ticking…

August 4, 2015 4

Tweet The deciding week in the Rugby Championship. South Africa will go into the last test having all but secured third spot on the log unless they succumb to a shock loss. Will Pieter-Steph du […]

Execution over innovation

November 16, 2012 22

Tweet It is a term one of the most successful coaches of Springbok rugby used on the magazine show Boots & All last night to describe Heyneke Meyer and our current Springbok playing style.

Imagine if…

November 7, 2012 17

Tweet All the excitement from the elections in the United States seems have many South Africans reflecting and saying things like; ‘Imagine if South Africa…’

Farewell, legends…

October 25, 2011 6

Tweet The South African Rugby Union paid tribute to Springbok captain John Smit and vice-captain Victor Matfield today, following their retirement from international rugby.

Pride and prejudice

August 1, 2011 79

Tweet Similar to the Jane Austen classic, South African Rugby is a mixture of misplaced pride, shady characters with delusions of grandeur and the inability to focus on the obvious, all of which leads to […]

Hospital job will lead to Bok trauma

November 24, 2010 39

Tweet The Grand Slam dream is over.  The one thing that could have redeemed the Boks and its management came to an embarrassing end on Saturday as the Springboks went down to the Scots, and […]

Not worth the gamble

November 17, 2010 43

Tweet Since reading most opinions on news websites and the mainstream media I cannot get that irritating tune of Kenny Rogers called The Gambler out of my head.

Fetchers, can you eat it?

November 15, 2010 4

Tweet It is strangely tempting, just for the moment, to suggest that Jake White was right after all … maybe fetchers are indeed best employed at plucking beers out of the fridge.

Jean is a starter

November 5, 2010 16

Tweet Centre Jean de Villiers will win his 64 cap for South Africa on Saturday after passing a late fitness test in Dublin on Friday morning.

Irish test factfile

November 5, 2010 0

Tweet Here are some interesting facts about this weekend’s test, and the history between the two countries.

Cash, quotas ruining rugby

October 8, 2010 11

Tweet Money for rugby development should rather be spent at schools level and teams at senior level should be picked on merit.

Innovative thinking can avoid Bok crisis

September 30, 2010 63

Tweet Is Bok rugby heading towards a crisis?  Well given that De Villiers is seemingly scrambling to get experts on-board and all of them are turning him down, it seems we are getting pretty close.

Anyone out there?

September 30, 2010 29

Tweet JJ Harmse in his Sport24 column looks at the dire situation Peter de Villiers and Springbok rugby find themselves in.

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