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Lopsy stars & Super 15 Injuries outshine form

Pitched online – by Bobby Preparations seem to be going well for the Proteas as they are due to face the Black Caps in the first T20 tomorrow in Wellington. The warm-up game yesterday in Christchurch, the first international since the earthquake almost a year ago, against Canterbury provided a good contest. AB de Villiers […]

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Die dag toe Heyneke vir Julius van die voorblad gevee het

deur Paul. Daar sal nie te veel mense wees wat trane stort oor die feit dat die aankondiging van die nuwe Springbok-afrigter saamgeval het met die skop onder die jis vir iemand wat duidelik nie How to win friends and influence people geskryf of gelees het nie. Julius het waarskynlik eerder Mein Kampf tydens houtwerk klasse […]

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Whose Head is Bigger? By Paul

On Fridays, during my final year at varsity, we had a double period lecture by the late great Doc Craven. This was one lecture I did not bunk – not once. One day he related to us how Jannie Engelbrecht had scored three tries in his first match for the Maties. At practice on Monday, Jannie […]

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Regulation of the rucks stepped up this year

  News24 reports that André Watson confirmed that referees were told by Sanzar to be very strict when handling the breakdown area in the upcoming season. “The feedback from the coaches was that there needs to be better policing of offside play at the breakdowns. There were numerous scenarios where the defending team was offside […]

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Top ref admits he did bad job

Article published in the NS Herald on 21 /01/2012 By Dylan Cleaver When he shook hands with the players and made his way into the innards of the Wellington Stadium, Bryce Lawrence had no idea his world was about be tilted off its axis. The Wallabies had just won a nail-biter against South Africa to […]

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The fight for No 1, it’s all to play for!

Pitched online – by Bobby If motivation was required to start this tour well against the Black Caps, this should be it. England’s number 1 ranking is under serious threat after they lost their current test series against Pakistan in the UAE. Coupled with this is the resurgence of Australian cricket in whitewashing the current […]

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Cricket journalism or player bashing?

Pitched online by Bobby My frustrations with the press are growing deeper and deeper as these gramophones just keep whining the same old song! What I am referring to is the Smith & Boucher bashing that we have been reading about every day for the last month or two. A dropped catch for Boucher and […]

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A “good loser” is a habitual loser…

Pitched online – by Bobby Reading the comments on various websites this morning I realised once again that Protea fans are really bad losers, which, to be honest, doesn’t really bother me that much as I have always believed a “good loser” is a habitual loser. Despite criticism after the last two games, I believe […]

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Dropping catches, players…

Select the link to download the 2012 Rugby Calendar for Outlook: Piched online by Bobby I find myself slightly bored with the current series – perhaps it is because we could afford to rest our best players and so the “competition” seems a bit watered-down… On the positive side, we are seeing some guys putting […]

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2012 Compliance Report Workshop

Compliance report workshop for category I FSPs without a compliance officer. Compliance Reports for these FSPs cover the period 1 January 2011 until 31 December 2011 and need to be submitted ELECTRONICALLY to the FSB before 28 FEBRUARY 2012. The workshop will be a telematics broadcast to various centres around the country, so there should […]

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