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PdV’s excuses getting worse

GRANT BALL writes that Peter de Villiers’ latest excuse that the Springboks didn’t have time to adjust to a new game plan isn’t good enough.

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Sauls’ time is up

GRANT BALL says that the move to look for a new SA U20 coach is the correct one.

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Shades of grey

Shades of grey

There are enough quality young players of colour in South Africa to ensure quotas are no longer necessary at schools level, writes GRANT BALL in SA Rugby magazine.

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Bismarck mustn’t be rushed

GRANT BALL believes there should be a clear plan for Bismarck du Plessis before he plays for the Springboks again.

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Hougaard the answer at No 9

GRANT BALL writes that if there’s any selection consistency, Francois Hougaard will start at scrumhalf against the All Blacks.

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Mitch aims to maximise potential

Mitch aims to maximise potential

GRANT BALL speaks to Lions coach John Mitchell on turning the team around, fears that he could poach players, and living in Johannesburg.

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