World Cup

Boks: Tale of the tape

Keo.co.za does a statistical preview of the Springboks’ clash with Samoa and inspects trends relevant to both sides courtesy of ruckingoodstats.com.

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The buck stops here

The buck stops here

MARK KEOHANE, writing in Business Day Sport Monthly, says Springbok rugby must never again lurch from one World Cup campaign to another. It must become a results-driven business with expectation and accountability.

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Boks: Intense study of refs crucial

Gary Gold says notable differences in interpretations between the northern and southern hemisphere referees has made detailed analysis critical to World Cup success.

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Waikato’s wonder and woe

JON CARDINELLI writes that his experience of Waikato’s breathtaking natural phenomena and charming culture has been slightly marred by the anal-retentiveness of the New Zealand authorities.

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