Selection timing can make or break a test career

Timing is everything. Depending on when you get your dream call-up to represent the national side, your career could last a month or last a decade. The Proteas test opening position is a prime example of this. I’ve been reading so many articles and Twitter feeds moaning about how poor Heino Kuhn was in England and […]

What is REALLY wrong with SA sport?

Watching the Proteas tumble out of another ICC event shortly after a RWC campaign where the Springboks lost to Japan – I couldn’t help but wonder if SA sport’s biggest problem is not talent, or even coaches – it’s our attitude. In my opinion – SA is one of the most naturally talented nations in […]

Springboks: A Problem Position Under Our Noses?

While we have busied ourselves with braai-side arguments about our front row and who should or who shouldn’t go to the World Cup, I fear there is another position of contention that is going unnoticed right under our very noses. And that position is flyhalf. Exactly who is our first choice backline general? More specifically, who […]