Maybe it says everything about the way the All Blacks are that the day after they learned their final pool game against Italy had been cancelled, they woke up super early and battered themselves senseless in a training game.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019
Thomas Du Toit should have really just been fighting off the jetlag but he looked for all the world yesterday like a guy whose head was still in the clouds after being parachuted onto the South African bench for tomorrow’s Pool B encounter with Namibia.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019
CAPE TOWN - After years of inane platitudes from All Black coach Steve Hansen about the rivalry with the Boks after his side racked up record scores against their old foes, things changed this week.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
When asked to cast his mind back to the last time he took part in a competitive boxing match, all Conor McGregor can do is glance skywards and let out a long exhale of breath. It has been so long for him that he can’t even remember.
Sat, 26 Aug, 2017
Sat, 24 Oct, 2015
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
Jacques Burger is afraid of nothing. Completely fearless, he says. Then he remembers. “No, but I am afraid of things off the pitch, I promise you that. Oooh, snakes for instance. I don’t like snakes very much,” he says with a theatrical shudder.
Thu, 24 Sep, 2015
World Cups can be yawn-inducing events for players who have so much time to kill between their daily duties and Steve Hansen’s All Blacks could do worse than spend an afternoon staring at the walls of their Lensbury Park Hotel.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2015
NALYSIS of Ireland’s encouraging start to World Cup 2015 has to be put on temporary hold as a consequence of what Japan achieved in defeating the most experienced South African side ever fielded when the sides met at Brighton Community Stadium on Saturday.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015