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I’m sick of the misinformation, half-truths and secrecy of SANZAR

I'm sick of the misinformation, half-truths and secrecy of SANZAR

21 Jul 2014

Well known fantasy novelist Sir Terence David John Pratchett once said “They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it’s not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.” If there is one aspect of SANZAR I can do without, it would be the misinformation, half-truths and general secrecy of what they […]

Was 2014 a failure for the South African teams?

17 Jul 2014

The hopes of every South African rugby supporter lies squarely on the shoulders of Bismarck du Plessis and Jake White. That is the sad reality as the South African conference has had their worst year in Super Rugby history. Why is this so? The player exodus? That the honeymoon period for the Cheetahs never ended? […]

Aussie conference might have three sides in the playoffs

Aussie conference might have three sides in the playoffs

8 Jul 2014

If someone told me at the beginning of the season that the Australian conference would have three teams in contention for the playoffs, I would have been a little taken aback. Perhaps not the fact that three teams would have been there, but the fact that the Force would be one of them. I declared […]

Meyer, do we really need all those overseas players?

3 Jul 2014

When the prodigal son returns it is customary to slaughter your prized lamb, deck the dinner table with the shiny porcelain dinnerware and bring out the best bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon from the cellar. At the dinner table the conversation will inevitably turn to ‘so what have you been up to, how’s the health, are […]

Handre Pollard to debut for South Africa

26 Jun 2014

Handre Pollard will make his debut for the Springboks against Scotland this weekend in Port Elizabeth. Morne Steyn has returned to France, providing Heyneke Meyer an enforced chance to select the young Pollard, who was voted Player of the Tournament at the recently concluded Junior World Cup. There is a belief among many South Africans […]

South Africa versus Wales: Wake up call or danger signs?

South Africa versus Wales: Wake up call or danger signs?

23 Jun 2014

Prior to Saturday’s match between South Africa and Wales, Heyneke Meyer suggested that the Springboks are in search of the perfect match. In 2012 Meyer’s aim was to improve a few percentage points every match. In June 2013 Scotland arrived in South Africa alongside Italy and Samoa for a short Quad Nations tournament. Their squad […]

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