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Playing for love, not money
Saturday, 4 Apr, 2009 – 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.

It’s no laughing matter
Friday, 27 Mar, 2009 – 8:00 | No Comment
It’s no laughing matter

Leon Schuster recalls his long wait on the bench, facing off (literally) with unshaven opponents in the scrum, and upsetting Naas.

A sore loser, and proud of it
Saturday, 21 Mar, 2009 – 8:00 | No Comment
A sore loser, and proud of it

Joost van der Westhuizen talks about Kamp Staaldraad, fame and the media, and being a scrumhalf who can go both ways.

Australia’s famous son
Saturday, 14 Mar, 2009 – 8:00 | No Comment
Australia’s famous son

Former Wallaby hooker Phil Kearns chats about cutting his All Black rival down to size, winning the World Cup twice, and tough SA tours.

Paulse’s charmed life
Saturday, 7 Mar, 2009 – 8:00 | No Comment
Paulse’s charmed life

The much-capped Bok wing tells us about his idyllic childhood, and the two talent spotters who put him on the road to success.

Goalie with a Plan B
Saturday, 28 Feb, 2009 – 8:00 | No Comment
Goalie with a Plan B

Gary Bailey talks about the lonely life of a Man United bachelor, why he rates Sir Alex, and how he prepared for life after soccer.

Grandpa 5 the ex-goalie
Saturday, 21 Feb, 2009 – 8:00 | No Comment
Grandpa 5 the ex-goalie

Lucas Radebe looks back on a long and singularly clean-living football career that included a couple of unusual honours.

SA’s Captain Courageous
Saturday, 14 Feb, 2009 – 8:00 | No Comment
SA’s Captain Courageous

Graeme Smith talks about father-son rivalry, Hansie’s gift to cricket, and staying cool through the inevitable ups and downs.

Versatile hard man
Saturday, 7 Feb, 2009 – 8:00 | No Comment
Versatile hard man

Terry Paine, veteran of the unlikely World Cup-winning side of ’66, looks back on street footie and putting dirty players in their place — and taking his mum to Buckingham Palace.

Not scared of a scrap
Saturday, 31 Jan, 2009 – 8:00 | No Comment
Not scared of a scrap

Allan Lamb talks about why Imran Khan isn’t on his Christmas card list, why Hansie Cronje didn’t deserve to be forgiven after lying about match-f ixing, and why SA can rightly regard themselves as the …

Dirty tricks and lost teeth
Saturday, 20 Dec, 2008 – 8:00 | 2 Comments
Dirty tricks and lost teeth

Syd Nomis, scorer of two famous Bok Test tries, looks back on the days when rugby was rough and even the ref sometimes turned a blind eye.