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Chris Waldburger

Chris Waldburger

    Time to look north as Super Rugby keeps dropping ball
    Time to look north as Super Rugby keeps dropping ball
    While the Stormers and the Bulls tussle to win the South African Super Rugby conference, no matter how ugly they look doing it, a storm is brewing...
    The whistle must be blown on poor refs
    The whistle must be blown on poor refs
    Super Rugby is in trouble. And the repetitive nature of the marathon tournament is not perhaps its chief problem. Audiences are beginning to realise...
    Heyneke Meyer will be a winner if he gets his mind over matter
    Heyneke Meyer will be a winner if he gets his mind over matter
    As we brace ourselves for another marathon edition of a tired Super Rugby tournament, rugby fans can take solace in the fact that this year there is...
    Tutu is right: Rugby has a race problem
    Tutu is right: Rugby has a race problem
    Last week Desmond Tutu peered over the parapet into the no-man's-land of race relations in South Africa, and commented that Springbok rugby lacks...
    Progressive education is failing us
    Progressive education is failing us
    The original impulse of progressive education was to provide an education that would benefit not only the upper classes but equally, and in...
    Land Tenure Bill just furthers the rot
    Land Tenure Bill just furthers the rot
    "Study how a society uses its land," wrote economist Ernst Friedrich Schumacher, "and you can come to pretty reliable conclusions as to what its...
    The dark side of victory
    The dark side of victory
    In many senses, win or lose come Saturday, the Springboks can never quite match that monumental 1995 World Cup victory. Twelve years later, with...
    SA's wealth of rugby talent
    SA's wealth of rugby talent
    The allure of the cosmopolitan display of rugby on the global stage in France has provided overwhelming competition for this year's domestic...
    Rugby dragged down by the lifeless colour of money
    Rugby dragged down by the lifeless colour of money
    The reason rugby internationals came to be called "Tests" is precisely because that is what they were. They were tests of strength. Neighbours...