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Andrew Jardine

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About

I worked for the Sunday Times in Johannesburg for several years as a sportswriter. I also wrote sports for the Cape Times, the Argus, Business Day, the Pretoria News and for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. In all, I have been writing about sports for more than 40 years.

Member Since:
 
September 2014
Based In:
 
Rondebosch Cape Town
Favourite Sports:
Cricket, Football, Rugby,

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Has tennis forgotten Margaret Court?

Has tennis forgotten Margaret Court?

31 Jan 2016

The media appear to have forgotten – or do not care – about Margaret Court amid the hullabaloo of Serena Williams matching the singles grand slam record.

Amidst a tsunami of criticism, Heyneke is unlikely to survive

Amidst a tsunami of criticism, Heyneke is unlikely to survive

3 Nov 2015

It appears that Heyneke Meyer is hanging on to a political raft that he hopes will save his job amid a tsunami of criticism from rugby fans and critics he fears could sink him.

Will the jolly swagmen lift the trophy? Don’t ask me, I’m no expert

Will the jolly swagmen lift the trophy? Don't ask me, I'm no expert

27 Oct 2015

Will Australia’s jolly swagmen waltz with off the Webb Ellis Trophy or will they come to a sticky end like the swagman who did after stealing a sheep?

The fat lady sings after All Blacks swing it

The fat lady sings after All Blacks swing it

26 Oct 2015

The Springboks looked like winning their Rugby World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks until the fat lady came along and spoiled the show at Twickenham.

Can the Boks steal the gleaming gold trophy?

Can the Boks steal the gleaming gold trophy?

23 Oct 2015

Fee-fi-fo-fum! I smell the blood of a South African, Be he alive, or be he dead, I’ll grind his bones to make my bread.

Anger directed at referee Craig Joubert is a disgrace

Anger directed at referee Craig Joubert is a disgrace

23 Oct 2015

I wonder how World Rugby officials came to the conclusion that Wallaby Nick Phipps intended to play the ball in a contentious incident that saw Australia beat Scotland by just one point, 35-34, in their quarter-final at Twickenham.