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We have seen the Future

While all SA rugby fans are justifiably ecstatic about the senior team’s performance against Wales, the junior Boks made me immensely proud on Sunday. Winning against a determined Baby Blacks side was wonderful, given the steam roller approach by the home side. Our youngsters kept their cool, and stuck to their game plan. One almost […]

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Oiling the Rusty Nails

South Africa, for once, outplayed the All Blacks by clicking into top gear in their opening match of the season, unlike the Kiwis who sputtered like an engine requiring a major service. The Kiwis may have been the victims of both early season rust and overconfidence, but have done themselves no favours by not denting […]

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Much Ado About Much

It was Jack Benny who said: “Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.”   It will take one seriously good looking person to keep me away from the box this weekend. In fact, the weekend started last night when the Baby Boks destroyed […]

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Over the Hill or Burnt out?

Mens wonder soms oor ons as ondersteuners se ongenaakbare verwagtinge van ons nasionale rugbyspanne. Ek lees vanoggend in die koerant dat daar in Suid-Afrika geen middelgrond is nie. Ons skree “Halleluja” as ons wen, en “Kruisig hom” as ons verloor. Die reaksie op die naweek se gelykop uitslag was nie veel anders as om te […]

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From Four-wheel drive to Normal?

No, we are not shifting focus to motor rallying this week. Having ground down the England side in four-wheel drive, we now move into normal drive to pick up some speed as we approach the last test before the “Rugby Championship”. More about this later. Heyneke Meyer stayed true to his undertaking by only replacing […]

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