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De Villiers must go after Ireland embarrass Springboks

10 Nov 2014

It is important not to overreact when your team loses, but rather take a breather, think about the match, and then once calm has beset your person, watch the match again. I usually get a feeling of how the match is going to go very early on, you look at the opposition, you look at […]

[VIDEO] Wales vs Wallabies highlights: International rugby Test live scores, blog

[VIDEO] Wales vs Wallabies highlights: International rugby Test live scores, blog

9 Nov 2014

MATCH RESULT: The Wallabies have kept their Spring Tour winning record rolling along, securing a five-point win against Wales. FINAL SCORE: Wales 28 Australia 33 MATCH PREVIEW: Tonight Micael Cheika will lead his Wallabies into battle against Wales for the first of eight Tests in preparation for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Join The Roar […]

Boks, Blacks and Wallabies must ‘tag team’ those from the north

Boks, Blacks and Wallabies must 'tag team' those from the north

4 Nov 2014

Excluding the Rugby World Cup, the Six Nations and Rugby Championship are the two premier international tournaments in world rugby. Which tournament provides the best competition has always been a great source of debate, the Europeans will readily tell you that their tournament has greater tradition, a longer history, is more competitive and therefore holds […]

Springbok squad for end of year tour announced

Springbok squad for end of year tour announced

28 Oct 2014

Heyneke Meyer has announced his Springbok squad for the November tour. It is a squad of 36, bigger than usual, I suspect due to the overseas players who won’t be available for the match versus Wales which falls outside the Test window. Front row Robbie Coetzee (Golden Lions) – Hooker, uncapped Bismarck du Plessis (Sharks) […]

Rugby Championship review: ‘Ball in hand’ vs ‘wait and see’

Rugby Championship review: 'Ball in hand' vs 'wait and see'

24 Oct 2014

We will often look at statistics to guide us towards an explanation for an outcome of a study. The issue with statistics though, is that they can be manipulated. We can be influenced by perception and therefore statistics can cloud our judgement. Statistics do not accommodate context. When we look at the statistics of the […]

Heyneke Meyer’s mission: Build a fifteen-man Springboks side

Heyneke Meyer's mission: Build a fifteen-man Springboks side

15 Oct 2014

How often do we hear it said that the Wallabies have the backs, the Springboks have the forwards and the All Blacks have both? It is a common theme that runs whenever we discuss the abilities of each of these teams. However, when you really think about it, the debate should rather be focused around […]

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