One year ago, Allister Coetzee picked a starting line-up to play Ireland that lost the first Test match of a home series, and a year later here is Allister again, picking a squad that pessimists will reckon will battle to win the three-Test-series against France. Let us look at this with perceptive. Of the team... Continue Reading →
Who is Warren Whiteley the Springbok captain ?
He only found out on Monday evening that he was to be appointed as the next Springbok captain, so new skipper Warren Whiteley was understandably excited about the very big responsibility that comes with this important role. ( credit Lefty Shivambu / Gallo Images) Springbok coach Allister Coetzee named Whiteley, who has captained the Emirates... Continue Reading →
Warren Whiteley named Springbok captain for 2017
· Eight uncapped players in 31-man squad to face France · Recalls for Steyn, Serfontein, Hougaard, Vermeulen, Oosthuizen and Ralepelle Warren Whiteley from the Lions has been named the 58th Springbok captain and will get his first opportunity to lead the team when a much-changed squad, which includes eight uncapped players, gets together for the... Continue Reading →
What Bob Lefsetz wrote about the Tragedy in Manchester
I do not know what happened here. But I do know it stopped me in my tracks. That's how modern life seems to go, you don't sit down at 7 o'clock for the news, you're just minding your own business and you get a tweet, a text, an e-mail, and your whole life is changed.... Continue Reading →
Have a HEART dress for Success ..ALL BLACKS TO PLAY IN CAPE TOWN 7 OCT 2017
The bloke who is the station manager must be happy we gone . OTC the show we did never quite the same . .Can you imagine how I would have got under peoples skin with clever comments . We would not flap about
Does one take Springbok Rugby seriously in lead up to 2019 asks former Bok players ?
FORMER Springboks are not overwhelmingly optimistic about South Africa’s chances of winning the World Cup in Japan in 2019, despite the Boks receiving a relatively good draw in Kyoto in Japan yesterday. The Boks have been drawn in Pool B alongside world trend setters New Zealand and have avoided the Pool of Death, which is... Continue Reading →
Sunday 14 May – Mothers Day take mom for free to see Chris Chameleon at Franschhoek Cellars
Mom goes for Free to see Chris Chameleon Sunday 14 May 3pm -Book Webtickets
What about former All Blacks coach John Mitchell he should be involved with Boks
THE last 15 minutes or so of every Super Rugby game involving New Zealand teams playing Australian and South African teams is like watching Ground Hog Day, the Hollywood movie where every day is the same. Consider last weekend when Kiwi teams ran in tries with abandon in the last minutes of matches when South... Continue Reading →
Springboks’ draw for the Rugby World Cup in Japan in 2019
THERE are a few ways of looking at the Springboks’ draw for the Rugby World Cup in Japan in 2019 and you can either take the positive approach and take respite in the fact that the Boks should make the semi-finals or you can be a pessimist and say the Boks will have to create... Continue Reading →
Nigiri Law the book is meant to entertain the reader in the genre of black comedy, crime story / courtroom drama
The writer Barry Varkel describes the book at such The genesis of the story-line for Nigiri Law came about as a result of a very weird divorce case I was involved in with a client who couldn't really speak much English. Many a time after seeing the client, I would think to myself "this is... Continue Reading →
Johan Ackermann to build a winning Springbok team from 2020 to 2023 ?
Lions supporters will be saddened by Johan Ackermann’s move north from the Lions to English club Gloucester but for Springbok supporters it could be the best news we have had on the national front for a very long time. We have all marveled at how Ackers took the nondescripts at the Lions when they were... Continue Reading →
Who could be Bok Loose trio be for incoming series 2017 against the French ?
South Africa’s conveyor belt of quality loose forwards continues uninterrupted and for a Springbok coach there are often tiny margins separating players when it comes down to pencilling in the names for positions 6,7 and 8. A lot, of course, depends on the game plan the coach has in mind and in the case of... Continue Reading →
When will Cape Town do a festival like this -AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL
(Austin, TX – May 4, 2017) Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance The Rapper, The Killers, Gorillaz, Martin Garrix, and The xx are set to headline this year’s massive Austin City Limits Music Festival lineup. ICE CUBE, Ryan Adams, Solange, The Head and the Heart, Run The Jewels, FOSTER THE PEOPLE, Spoon, Vance Joy, ZHU and... Continue Reading →