2.2.2018 10:55 am
Saru’s murky labour practices aside, the embattled Springbok coach’s lack of accountability reflects really badly on him.
Allister Coetzee’s leaked letter to the South African Rugby Union (Saru) makes for pretty spectacular reading.
Cricket South Africa is hardly a paragon of perfection but calling them ‘untransformed’ is a tad unfair, maybe even ignorant.
On the letters page of this newspaper, readers constantly air their grievances with the amount of repeats aired by Mzansi’s premier pay television provider DStv.
It is not the students’ fault – let the powers that be and sharp minds find a sustainable solution. In the interim, let Azania’s children taste tertiary education.
It is one of those extraordinary factors in living a life of routine that when the unexpected inexplicably occurs, things tend to go somewhat pear-shaped and the conversation tends to drift into entirely unexpected areas.
Albie Morkel bucked the trend of being a conservative skipper in this week’s Ram Slam semi. This is why the Titans are ahead of everyone else.
The challenges organisers of endurance sports come up with never cease to amaze me.
The student rugby tournament isn’t preparing young players for the “real world” at the top and also insults fans.
How many times over the last few years have we heard claims that Johan Ackermann might be the head coach of the Lions, but that his loyal assistant Swys de Bruin is the real brains behind the dizzy heights Joburg’s Pride have grown accustomed to?
With Allister Coetzee reportedly in the firing line, Kings coach Deon Davids has emerged as his replacement. That would be unfair on him.
Whether it’s on the actual playing surface or the sidelines, there is never a dull moment when Australia and England fight it out for cricket’s famous little Ashes urn.
Would whatever the Springbok brainstrust came up with, would it be enough to bewilder the Welsh?
Saru’s intentions with the controversial regulation was noble but it ignores all the other structural weaknesses dragging local rugby down.
No one should doubt Brendan Venter and Dale Benkenstein’s credentials but their dual roles says much about our federations’ iffy clout.