Personal reflections on Day 1 of the build up to Saturday 7th October -Springboks vs All Blacks

What a remarkable day on two sides of the Peninsula with the Springboks and All Blacks in town -In the centre of town at 12h30 sharp the ever efficient Bok media officer rolled in the Bok coach old Alistair Coetzee .He looked pensive and proceeded to discuss how he thought the Boks did well on... Continue Reading →

Egon Seconds promoted to Premier Referee Panel

Former Springbok Sevens and DHL Stormers speedster turned referee Egon Seconds has been promoted to the Premier Panel along with six of South Africa’s foremost match officials. It’s the first time Seconds, who only started refereeing two years ago, has been grouped with the top group of referees, which includes Craig Joubert, Jaco Peyper and... Continue Reading →

South Africa’s Temba Bavuma can inspire next generation

A historic moment for cricket in South Africa. On the fourth day of the second Test against England in Cape Town, Temba Bavuma, the 25-year-old batsman from the Langa township outside the city, became the first black South African to score a century for his country. His stylish unbeaten 102 drew a standing ovation and... Continue Reading →

Richie McCaw says he’s ready to play whatever role the Crusaders require of him this week

Richie McCaw says he’s ready to play whatever role the Crusaders require of him this week as his team continues its remarkable Super Rugby journey with a semifinal visit to the Stormers in Cape Town. McCaw confirmed at Nelson airport before boarding the first plane of many over the next few days that he’s available... Continue Reading →

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