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Rugby, the toffs’ game

Rugby is a toffs’ game. At least that’s what most Argentinians think. Not that you would be able to tell by the Pumas’ trademark rough,…

Hello, is there anybody out there?

Excuse me while I rant. Watching SABC Africa last night I came across a story about Fifa officials preparing to visit Zimbabwe to assess the…

The agony and the Ecstasy

The All Blacks are leaving no stone unturned in their preparations for the World Cup. According to media reports this week, the Kiwis have enlisted…

‘Someone pushed it into my pocket’

I just had to laugh! Australian Rugby kicking coach and former rugby league star Andrew Johns was arrested this week in London for possession of…

The truth will set your fee

I owe a big thank you to South Africa’s cricket administrators. You see, they have set me straight.

I had, for a long time, laboured under the misapprehension that the truth is a good thing.

But apparently this is not so.

Official sketches leaked of Audi A1

Go to Car Online website I just got word that Car magazine has obtained the first official sketches of the so-called Mini-killer, the Audi A1.…

SA vs Scotland: Nervy signs for the RWC

I’m no rugby tactician and I don’t follow the game off the field much, so I must confess that I take things at face value.…

Great expectations?

I always get nervous at about this time, the time just preceding a major international tournament in which a South African team is playing.

I wait, wondering what it is that is going to go wrong to play a part in compromising the spectacle.

Of Aussies, booze and handbags

Ah, so those Aussies are at it again. With the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, Matt Dunning and Lote Tuqiri have managed to earn themselves Cup curfews after yet another episode of booze-filled shenanigans. When will they learn?

Staying ahead of the Joneses

So, it has been confirmed that Eddie Jones will be going to the World Cup with the Boks as a technical adviser. And for the most part, the mood seems quite upbeat about this appointment.