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Why We Have To Be Patriotic South Africans In 2018

A common adage in sport has taught us that “no two seasons are the same”, and that’s exactly what I’m about to preach.

South African national teams – particularly the ‘big three’ – did not do too badly in 2017 but admittedly did not do too well, either. 661 more words


Foot On The Throat

Playing Them At Their Own Game

One team can’t beat another by 35 points without dominating them in every department, and such was the case with Ireland’s record win over South Africa on Saturday evening. 1,250 more words

Joe Schmidt

Ireland v South Africa: Match Preview

The Springboks have endured a tumultuous 2017, from the highs of whitewashing France in June and coming within a dreadful refereeing decision of a win over New Zealand in Cape Town, to the lows of a humiliating 57-0 defeat to the same opposition in Albany and two frustrating draws with the Wallabies. 1,940 more words

Joe Schmidt

The Return Of The Coming Man

Some of the highlights of this year’s three-Test series between South Africa and France were the stellar performances from Jan Serfontein in midfield. The Springbok centre endured an injury-plagued 2016, and Damien de Allende’s failure to take the chances afforded to him in the 12 jersey opened the door for Serfontein to make it his own. 1,085 more words

Allister Coetzee