Cape Town welcome the Springboks and the World Cup trophy

Today was one of the best days I’ve had in years. The Springboks victory parade came to Cape Town and the CBD was absolutely packed. After last weeks heroics against England, South Africa was told we’ll be getting a World Cup trophy open bus parade all around the country. Immediately the whattsapp groups started pinging […]


If our top three sporting codes had to battle it out for the best team in SA, the Springboks, without a shadow of doubt would grab that gold medal and leave Bafana Bafana to battle it out with the Proteas for silver. Not one, but two world cup winning medals are proudly in the Springbok trophy cabinet, […]

LeftBacks Weekend Betting Tips

Football, Rugby World Cup and cricket are all on at the moment, and it seems like a great weekend for a few good bets. Here is a look at this weekend’s punts: SINGLE: Chelsea to beat Liverpool Odds: 21/20 Return: R50 will return R102.50 DOUBLE: Pakistan to beat England and the Boks to beat Argentina (Obviously). Odds: 2.8/1 Return: R50 will […]

Stop Moaning & Get Behind The Springboks

Over the past couple of`days – since our boys lost to Japan – I have received a total of 16 memes about Saturday’s rugby disaster. You still can’t go online without seeing jokes about the game, people aggressively calling for Meyer’s head and others moaning about how rubbish the Boks are. To put it bluntly – I am over it. […]

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 […]