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SANZAR: Keep it simple, stupid

SANZAR: Keep it simple, stupid

5 days ago

The advent of professionalism in rugby means the unions with the most money can buy the most talented players, and although we here in the southern hemisphere don’t like to admit it, the better players are for the most part now playing in the northern hemisphere. SANZAR has had a challenge on their hands since […]

Rugby World Cup 2015: The Springboks’ best second rowers

Rugby World Cup 2015: The Springboks' best second rowers

5 days ago

The engine room of the Springbok pack had been hard hit by injuries in 2014, perhaps a reason why the subject of best combinations for the lock positions for the Rugby World Cup is a challenging one. The retirement of Bakkies Botha from international rugby means that Heyneke Meyer will have no choice but to […]

Rugby World Cup 2015: The Springboks’ best tightheads

Rugby World Cup 2015: The Springboks' best tightheads

20 Jan 2015

The selection of the tighthead props for Heyneke Meyer is laced with danger. It is a position that very few understand, I myself as a loosehead think about tighthead props in the manner of who I want to scrum against and in general that is against taller tightheads. The reasoning is simply because I find […]

2015 Rugby World Cup: The Springboks’ best hookers

2015 Rugby World Cup: The Springboks' best hookers

16 Jan 2015

In 2011 Pieter de Villiers was convinced that John Smit would be the leader to take his team to World Cup glory. During this time powerhouse Bismarck du Plessis was widely recognised as arguably the best hooker in the world. His powerful physique made him a nuisance at the breakdown, his ability to remain on […]

Heyneke Meyer believes the Springbok future lies in its past

Heyneke Meyer believes the Springbok future lies in its past

15 Jan 2015

Many years ago when I first joined the ranks of Management my regional Manager gave me one piece of advice I have made part and parcel of my life philosophy, attitude always trumps aptitude. The smarter you believe you are the less you are inclined to listen to advice or constructive criticism, it is however […]

2015 Rugby World Cup: The Springboks’ best looseheads

2015 Rugby World Cup: The Springboks' best looseheads

10 Jan 2015

On the September 19 this year South Africa will open their Rugby World Cup campaign against Japan, and Heyneke Meyer will be hoping to bring the Springboks their third World Cup trophy. When considering which players Meyer will be looking to take to the World Cup it is important to understand his rugby philosophy and […]

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