Much has been debated this week about our approach to winning. Peter seems intent on using the 2007/2009 blueprint in favor of his own 2008 concoction.
New Zealand and Australia have both dismissed the notion that their final Tri-Nations match, in Sydney on Saturday, is a dead rubber.
How does a team that came of such a high in 2009 hit such a low in 2010, more importantly, can it be fixed?
The Wallabies and the Springboks have a choice of trophies this weekend – the Mandela Plate or the Wooden Spoon.
Well guys and girls, the curtain is about to come down on the Springboks Tri-Nations campaign but there is still a small matter to see how will be declared the winner in our prediction competition.
Springbok captain John Smit believes last weekend’s victory over Australia in Pretoria has given his team a platform to build on for this weekend’s follow-up Vodacom Tri-Nations clash at Vodacom Park in Bloemfontein.
Wallaby No 8 Ben McCalman is not at all intimidated about the prospect of facing Pierre Spies in Saturday’s Tri-Nations Test in Bloemfontein.
The Springboks’ problem in this year’s Tri-Nations is not so much down to fatigue or Irish referees as it is a case of simply missing Fourie du Preez.
Winger Drew Mitchell and hooker Stephen Moore will make their 50th Test appearances after being named today in the Qantas Wallabies side for Saturday’s Mandela Plate Test against South Africa at Bloemfontein.
Adam Ashley-Cooper balmes himself for Australia’s loss last weekend at Loftus.
Am I the only one that thought the test at Loftus over the weekend between the Springboks and Australia was actually pretty good?
The Springbok team to face the Wallabies in the Nelson Mandela Challenge Shield decider in Bloemfontein shows two changes to the one that beat Australia in Pretoria last weekend.
The battle for second place is on, which is also the battle to avoid the wooden spoon.
That’s right folks, there are two more games in which you can stake a claim and walk away with the spoils in our Tri-Nations prediction competition.
The trouble with being branded whingeing losers and the like is that when there is actually valid reason to whinge, you suddenly stop doing so.