THERE’S STILL a bit more petrol in his tank and John Smit hopes to make this year’s World Cup, which makes the timing of his autobiography surprising. Maybe he couldn’t wait any longer to have a go at Luke Watson, whose presence in South Africa’s squad was the reason, says Smit, why the Springboks struggled in the 2008 Tri-Nations. The…
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Posted 3 years ago
Posted 4 years ago
By Paul Morgan, editor of Rugby World Magazine
The new edition of Rugby World goes on sale today with our Player and Team of the Decade announced.
But what do you think? Would you have selected a different player or different members of the team.
Does a side with 4 Kiwis, 3 Englishmen, 2 Welshmen and 2 South Africans reflect the Noughties?
Posted 5 years ago
From Paul Morgan, editor of Rugby World Magazine
THE MAIN emotion was relief, tinged with pride when the final whistle blew at Ellis Park on Saturday, and the British and Irish Lions had won the third Test.
They still lost the series, of course, but the pride, passion and emotion the whole squad and management showed in gaining that final victory is…