The Madhatters tea party – the insanity continues

The Madhatters tea party – the insanity continues

“If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War So Heyneke Meyer and his beloved team are making history. Just not the history the passionate, fanatical, die hard supporters of Springbok rugby would have chosen...
What’s wrong with SA Rugby?

What’s wrong with SA Rugby?

Anybody who loves rugby has to be somewhat bewildered by the recent state of affairs that has led to no less than three Super Rugby coaches and their support staff fall on their swords in recent weeks. Only the Lions will start next Super Rugby season with the same...
Delusion or Arrogance : The Springbok condition

Delusion or Arrogance : The Springbok condition

No rugby supporter likes to be confused. Or lied to.  After Saturday’s result against the Irish the average supporter has to be deeply confused. And somewhat angry. After all, we beat the All Blacks, and Australia and we have been reassured by Heyneke himself...
All Blacks to bring Boks back to earth

All Blacks to bring Boks back to earth

The worst thing that could possibly happen to the Boks happened in the last 10min against Australia. While everybody celebrated what was an unusual 10min in any test, and were distracted by a beaming Captain in front of his family, few cared examine what had happened...
Why the Springboks are in trouble

Why the Springboks are in trouble

And No – They are not in trouble because of their age despite there being a lot of comment on the subject. They are in trouble because trust has been broken within the team. Let me explain. The bond of trust between players and players and players and coach, is...