#MondayHIGH5: Fiercest Rivalries in Sport

Laughing in the face of the supporter of a fierce rival team, after a victory, is one of life’s great joys. It’s enjoyable and it’s fleeting – you know what it feels like and next week you might be on the receiving end. That’s what makes a good rivalry – two teams, evenly matched who […]

Happy Thanksgiving, sports fans!

Today is Thanksgiving , which means Americans eat more than normal (if that’s possible) and get larger than they already are (if that’s possible). We don’t really celebrate it here in SA. It’s a bit like Halloween – a handful of people use it as an excuse to have a drink and be merry. If we did celebrate it […]

#MondayHIGH5: 5 Unfortunate Names in Sport

An unfortunate name is bad for anyone. It’s much worse if you are a professional sportsman though. Think about it – people actually make a living from saying your name, printing it on a jersey and writing it on the boxes of action figures. The horror. Let’s take a quick look at 5 sportsmen with particularly […]

5 truly horrific sporting stories

  Happy Halloween, sports nuts!  This is the holiday where people seem to get a thrill out of frightening themselves so we thought we’d get the ball rolling. This is our pick of the five most terrifying sporting moments in recent history… 5. Arsenal brutally annihilated In August 2011, millions of us sat down with a cold […]

5 provincial captains who should never (never ever) captain the Boks.

There’s been much hype about the fact that Jean has played his last game at Newlands in the beloved Green and Gold and that got me thinking – who then should be our next fearless leader? With Rugby World Cup 2015 fast approaching, it’s understood that Jean will call it a day after holding that […]