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Morne Steyn has got to go

Nick Mallett, the silver fox of SuperSport’s studio team for this year’s Rugby Championship, was on the mark when he stated South Africa will not…

SA has the winning World T20 lottery ticket

The World T20 in Sri Lanka begins soon, and with it the continuation of South Africa’s odyssey to vanquish ghosts of tournaments past. When the…

Lions future in supporters’ hands

With the Southern Kings primed to take their place in the Super 15 next year, the team they are replacing, the Lions (and their primary…

Graeme Smith, one of SA’s best…ever

Occurrences happen in threes, and with the retirement of Andrew Strauss on Wednesday from all cricket, South African Test skipper Graeme Smith claimed his third…

Springboks still in the Stone Age

Listening to Nick Mallett, Naas Botha and Ashwin Willemse in the SuperSport studio following one of the worst and most inept Springbok performances in recent…

Proteas reach the promised land

South Africa became the No 1 Test side in the world following their victory at Lords which gave the Proteas a 2-0 series victory over…

Spies injury a blessing in disguise

A hand injury, ruling Pierre Spies out of the Rugby Championship, might have been bad news to Heyneke Meyer and his coaching staff, but for…

Team SA did us proud

The London Olympics have come and gone, and while the sports world is readjusting to a world without them, for South Africa it has been…

Sharks have it all to do

The Sharks will be enduring another long flight, this time to New Zealand, in their quest to rewrite the book for the South African team…

The Olympics, a break from reality

South Africa from about 1999 onwards — when the afterglow of the Mandela years began to fade from our collective subconscious — has slowly turned…