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Posts published by “Tony McKeever”

Tony led the change in corporate identity of South African Airways from the airline of the old South Africa to the flag carrier of the new South Africa.
Before that he was a competitive provincial sportsmen in swimming, diving, waterpolo, lifesaving and white water rafting.
Rugby was played at Bishops, NW Cape, Maties, van der Stel, UCT, Hamiltons and False Bay.
Tony singularly authored the blueprint for the establishment of Soccer City Stadium for the PSL which in 2010 hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the FIFA World Cup and the Finals of the soccer showpiece.
He was past CEO of the Southern & Eastern Cape Super 14 Rugby franchise, the Southern Spears and now CEO of the Super 20 Rugby World Series.

SA rugby in peril?

This has been the annual siren call of Professor Willie Basson, the Saru transformation and development consultant, to Saru for eight years. And still Saru…

Saru’s Super Rugby riddle solved

It is agonising to watch the South African Rugby Union (Saru) wrestle with what might appear a most complex solution to including the Eastern Cape…

Bakkies’ early exit from NZ

As you read this, Bakkies Botha is probably back in Pretoria leaving behind him New Zealand and the next three games of the Rugby World…

Bokke out…who’s next?

By the time you read this, the Springboks would probably have landed in Johannesburg and would be holding a press conference at the OR Tambo…

RWC players to watch

The Rugby World Cup commences tomorrow September 9 with the All Blacks vs Tonga match. The flood gates will open for all the 20 team…

Ten must-haves to win a Rugby World Cup

And now, from Auckland New Zealand — head quarters of the Rugby World Cup due to start on September 9 and end on the October…

Springboks vs All Blacks…October 23

It is a very distinct possibility that the next time the Springboks meet the All Blacks, following the August 20 game at the Nelson Mandela…

Top 20 rugby quotes of the week

1. John Mitchell: “I won’t let this deter my commitment or passion for the team. But I need to make sure that I am totally…