1. Merry Christmas Rugby Nuts

    It is that time of the year again that all the big games are done in the Southern Hemisphere National and International Champions have been crowned and players and spectators are ...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about almost 4 years ago 445 reads 0 comments

  2. The Boks Hurt England and Themselves in Victory

    As a proud South African, nothing made me happier than seeing the Poms being thumped by the Springboks. It was not pretty rugby, but effective, it certainly was...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about almost 4 years ago 185 reads 0 comments

  3. It's Time for Rugby to Change

    Has the time come for South Africa to move on and shake up the rugby world again?After reading the statements made by the South African Rugby Union this weekend about re-examining the ...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about 4 years ago 322 reads 4 comments

  4. De Villiers and Rolland... Match Fixing???

    One can only imagine if we were watching cricket in the subcontinent that the ICC would be asking serious questions about today's test match. Yes, call it sour grapes if you wish, but enough is enough...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 4 years ago 259 reads 6 comments

  5. Boks Get Crushed In Eden Park

    They were on a hiding to nothing from the start. The Boks were just never in the game.The played there game in the press and got suckered into the mind games of the press on their arrival in New Zealand on Monday...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 4 years ago 184 reads 4 comments

  6. The Super 14 Sharks: Referee Sinks

    Ok, so it has taken me four weeks to watch my first Super 14 game of the season and judging by what I saw I am very glad I did not watch the first three. Well that is not quite fair...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 4 years ago 252 reads 18 comments

  7. South Africa Enjoys a Great Year of Sport in 2009

    Two days and then it is the end of another year. 2009 will be remembered as the year that the SA cricket team beat Australia in Australia only to come home and get put back in their place very quickly...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about almost 5 years ago 79 reads 2 comments

  8. Blue Bulls Currie Cup Champions 2009

    The Blue Bulls must be rated as the best Provincial side in the world. At least in the Southern Hemisphere! The Bulls destroyed the Cheetahs within the first 22 minutes of the final on Saturday, ...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about almost 5 years ago 783 reads 0 comments

  9. The Currie Cup Heats Up

      Sorry abut the delay and long break, but writer block, lack of motivation, whatever you want to call it has been a major problem for me. I was looking for inspiration to write and then it happened...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about 5 years ago 57 reads 8 comments

  10. Springboks Crush New Zealand

    Okay, so I have been in hiding. Call it a lack of inspiration, or just being plain lazy. What has happened over the past few weeks? Well, a lot did...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about 5 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  11. Lucky Boks Down The Lions

    “Lions, Lions, Lions” Erupted from a sea of red! Fifteen thousand plus British and Irish Lions fans called to arms. After five minutes Captain John Smit crossed over for South Africa’s first try...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 84 reads 0 comments

  12. Rampaging Bulls Super 14 Champions

    What a fantastic display of rugby! Yes, the Super 14 final for 2009 was a lesson in how rugby should be played. The Chiefs started off well and were worthy finalists. The Bulls however, are even better and are worthy champions...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 429 reads 2 comments

  13. Bulls Take Top Spot In The Super 14

    Well the semi finals will be upon us in less than 5 days time and the Sharks have only got themselves to blame for not being there. Ten Points would have been more than enough to have ended in 1st place...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 95 reads 0 comments

  14. Ricky Hatton KO'd in the Second Round (Plus Other Sports)

    It was not what I would call pretty. In fact it was exceptionally disappointing. The fact that this was my first Super 14 game of the year and purely because I have been busy with club commitments...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  15. Recaps of Rugby, Soccer, Cricket, and F1

    Firstly, I would like to apologize for missing last week. I went away to Underberg for a trout fishing competition. Rugby The Super 14 this past weekend has had a whole lot of surprises...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 46 reads 2 comments

  16. Sharks Throw Away Prefect Opportunity To Secure Top Spot.

    Well it was a game that should have been won by the Sharks. It was a five point freebie, but instead of it going to the log leaders, the wooden spooners took them all. It was shocking and disappointing from a Sharks supporter point of view...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 34 reads 2 comments

  17. Sharks Blow Hurricanes Away

    It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Brumbies lock Shawn Mackay, who passed away this morning after being knocked over by a car last Sunday morning. He was 26 years old...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  18. Sharks Take Top Spot

    What a great weekend of rugby. The Highlanders finally pull off a win over the big guns and the Chiefs carried on with their awesome running rugby...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 131 reads 1 comments

  19. South Africa's Sharks Are Back in the Hunt

    Last week the Sharks saw RED and they must have thought they were stuck in the old Beetles song Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds. Everything had gone Pink, well at least the Force did...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  20. Reds Serve Up Shark-Fin Soup

    It was Shark Fin soup on the menu at Sun Corp Stadium on Saturday. The undefeated Sharks got taught a lesson in rugby by the Reds, who played away from the Sharks strengths and played to their own strengths...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 100 reads 2 comments

  21. Sharks Starting To Dominate the Super 14

    The question on all Super 14 fans' lips at present is “Where are the New Zealand teams?” The answer is very simple: playing rugby in Japan, Ireland, England, and France. Why, you may ask? It's as simple as "money talks...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 122 reads 0 comments

  22. Bulls Still At The Top of Super 14 Log

    It was certainly a weekend of upsets in the Vodacom Super 14. The Champions losing at home to the Hurricanes, the Brumbies losing at home to the Force and the Stomer’s also losing at home to the Blues...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 275 reads 0 comments

  23. Rugby Rumblings: Bulls Rampage to the Top of the Super 14 Table

    If it seemed like Blue Bull country was a little down last week with the loss of Victor Mattfield, well somebody forgot to tell the Bulls. The Blues could have been forgiven for thinking that they might have had a chance in going to Loftus on Saturday...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 109 reads 2 comments

  24. Cracking Start to the Super 14

    Well it was a mad rush yesterday afternoon getting home and search for anything that resembled rugby. The closest thing I could find was highlights for the IRB Sevens, but that was not what I was looking for...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  25. England Get Blown Away

    Ok, there are less than five days left before the start of the Super 14. Rugby fever is running wild, Varsity Cup, Six Nations, The Lions tour of South Africa, Tri-Nations, Currie Cup and of course school boy and club rugby...

    Ian Tait Written by Ian Tait about over 5 years ago 60 reads 2 comments