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School sport on Nxesi’s radar
School sport on Nxesi’s radar
Thulas Nxesi, South Africa’s new minister of sport and recreation, only answers a question after a measured pause. His deep voice and easygoing...
Stress test for Stormers and Sharks
Stress test for Stormers and Sharks
It’s a quiet weekend in Super Rugby with the Lions, Cheetahs, Crusaders and Rebels all enjoying a bye. It may be especially quiet at the NIB...
Bosch caught in tug-of-war
Bosch caught in tug-of-war
The machinations of the rugby body comprising South Africa, New Zealand, Argentina and Australia, known as Sanzaar, continue, with leaked information about Super Rugby’s future being less than reliable. What the men in suits don’t seem to realise is that the longer they delay...
Cheetahs should take a payout and sit tight till 2019
Cheetahs should take a payout and sit tight till 2019
The relative health of South African rugby tends to be linked to the performance of the Bulls. When the blue machine is firing on all cylinders,...
Waterloo déjà vu for the Lions
Waterloo déjà vu for the Lions
Super Rugby is a marathon, not a sprint, but even so there are a few teams who have to look to their laurels as we approach week three of the...
Super Rugby preview: What's in store for SA's franchises
Super Rugby preview: What's in store for SA's franchises
Super Rugby season begins in Melbourne next Thursday, the kind of unlikely place and time that has given the competition a bad name and forced...
​Tackling a sports world that sidelines queer people
​Tackling a sports world that sidelines queer people
From the stands at the Wanderers sports grounds, Ronald Esbach watches with measured nervousness as his partner, George Groenewald, tries for a...
Blitzbokke keep the SA rugby flag flying
Blitzbokke keep the SA rugby flag flying
With the Springboks’ miserable season over, now is a good time to sit back and enjoy the feats achieved by the Blitzbokke. At the HSBC Word Sevens...
The Tao of the touchline
The Tao of the touchline
Who knows what Allister Coetzee has been telling the Boks in his team talks this week. But he could do worse than sing them the chorus of the John...
Only brutal action will fix South African rugby
Only brutal action will fix South African rugby
The South African Rugby Union (Saru) is in crisis. It has a dysfunctional franchise in the Eastern Cape and an even more dysfunctional coaching group...
​Boks won’t win but can show spark
​Boks won’t win but can show spark
It would be easy to list the reasons the All Blacks are suddenly vulnerable. They are in the middle of a round trip from New Zealand, having flown...
Loftus a leap too far for Wallabies
Loftus a leap too far for Wallabies
If the history books are a valid guide to the future, Australia cannot win in Pretoria on Saturday. In six goes they have yet to register victory at...

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