25.7.2018 12:06 pm
For far too long the Lions have been too obsessed with wowing the crowd with spectacular tries and refusing to back down from their approach.
Time: Almost 12 months ago to the day.
Rassie Erasmus names his first Springbok squad this weekend and there’s one guy he HAS to make captain.
No-one disputes that he might have a valid grievance but was the walkout necessary?
Some of Winston Churchill’s wisdom certainly applies to South Africa’s current Super Rugby campaign.
The world of sport is fairly populated with its own versions of Titanic-like bravado.
It wasn’t the size of Patrick Reed’s driver that won him the green jacket, nor was it the windtunnel profile of his glove or the midsole support of his shoes that did the trick.
The supposedly heartwarming scenes we saw at the Wanderers can’t be repeated in the coming months.
There are real similarities between the two neighbours and their missions to become the best. But the Bulls have one distinct advantage…
Despite his bluster and know-all attitude about anything in the sporting cosmos, the Arithmetically Challenged Golfer has a strong ethos of upholding the inherent ideal of fairness in any contest which involves antagonists.
The Incomprehensible One duly settles to watch what was for him a fairly confused tableau at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome as Scotland lined up against the Italians.
When the water isn’t that hot, you’ll still get beer at the end of the day, but it will be watered down and taste like crap. This effect is exactly what I fear for when it comes to Kagiso Rabada.
Andre May, president of the Leopards, is going to take on serial politician Mark Alexander. It’s a David vs Goliath scenario but what if he wins?
The former Free State hooker is by anyone’s definition, deeply imbued with the ethos of rugby union – anyone who has bled buckets to serve the game at the sharp end of the scrum takes that as a given, part of the ebb and flow.