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“Often the difference between a distinction and a lesser mark or a pass and a fail depends simply on the quality of the editing of your thesis.”
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The Cobra and Tiger
Sat, 27/06/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
The Cobra and Tiger

South African golfer James Kamte recalls playing with the world No 1, and looks back on his days as a caddie

Humble Kiwi has a soft spot for SA
Sat, 20/06/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Humble Kiwi has a soft spot for SA

Former Sevens, Super 12 and international fullback Christian Cullen insists on sharing the credit for his prolific try-scoring

‘Enforcer’ sets the record straight
Sat, 13/06/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
‘Enforcer’ sets the record straight

Richard Loe says he was never as hardcore as his reputation suggests, and explains why French club rugby was a real eye-opener

From the sidelines into the fray
Sat, 6/06/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
From the sidelines into the fray

Andre Watson, whose big mouth launched his career, says the ref is the one guy on the field who isn’t ever supposed to drop the ball.

Little guy with a big heart and a cool head
Sat, 23/05/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Little guy with a big heart and a cool head

What Hennie le Roux lacked in brawn he made up for in brains, he says — but he’s not sure he’d last long on a field today.

Always a perfect gentleman
Sat, 16/05/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Always a perfect gentleman

Former Wallaby captain Nick Farr-Jones is pleased he played in the amateur era, when fierce games were followed by friendly dinners

Long road to a brief burst of glory
Sat, 9/05/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Long road to a brief burst of glory

Dick Muir only played five Tests after a long career in provincial rugby — but they were during the Boks’ 17-match winning streak.

A career in two halves
Sat, 2/05/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
A career in two halves

Bob Skinstad explains why he left SA — and what he had to do to catch up on his return.

More famous off the field than on it.
Sat, 25/04/09 – 8:00 | One Comment
More famous off the field than on it.

Mark Nicholas has no problem with never having played a Test for England — but reckons there are too many second-rate commentators.

Call me a lucky man
Sat, 18/04/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Call me a lucky man

Rugby’s ‘bad boy’ recalls unreasonable refs, marking the giant Jonah Lomu — and who really won the 1995 World Cup for SA.

Laid-back and larger than life
Sat, 11/04/09 – 8:00 | No Comment
Laid-back and larger than life

England legend David Gower has one or two regrets in a colourful, controversial career — but the Tiger Moth incident isn’t one of them.

Playing for love, not money
Sat, 4/04/09 – 8:00 | No Comment
Playing for love, not money

The SA Cricketer of the Century and ICC Hall of Fame inductee recalls his glory days during a golden era of amateur cricket.