Springboks Archive

Welcome back fellow Bowl Philosophers! It has been too far too long. How have you been? How is work treating you? I am good and yes that rash has cleared up, thanks for asking. What are my thoughts on the Springbok side selected for the Cardiff game, you ask… I will get to that in two shakes of a lamb’s tail but first, a small review of what has happened since my last post

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Round 4 of the Rugby Championship 2013…set excitement levels to FiretrUCKING Awesome! This is the big one, number 1 vs number 2, the All Blacks vs the Springboks in a top of the table clash. Bring. The. Noise. The Bokke head into this fixture in good form and with a fair dollop of winning momentum, not to mention being chock a block full of confidence but will they be able to beat the World Champs and current Rugby Championship title holders in Auckland

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Saturday is going to be awesome and not just because I get to sleep until 12pm, waking up just in time to catch the Wallabies being beaten by the All Blacks. No, there is more to be excited about this Saturday, as it is Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day. “What is this fancy sounding day of adventure and fun?” I hear you ask. It is hours of sport and music in honour of Mandela at FNB Stadium and really, what more reason do you need to watch sport than to honour probably the greatest South African ever born. If you live anywhere near Joburg and you haven’t already done so, get your tickets for what will no doubt be a glorious time for the whole family. The festivities kick start off with SA legends vs Italy legends, at 10:30am, followed by Bafana Bafana vs Burkino Faso, closely followed by the Bokke vs the Pumas and lastly there is a music concert, just in case you feel you haven’t been adequately entertained. Initially, word was that R Kelly was going to perform but don’t worry, I have recently learnt that he won’t be. Phew. Close one. I am not too [&hellip

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