WITH THE flash of a mischievous smile, Bryan Habana reclines. “There is no greater feeling than drinking a beer out of a trophy,” he says. Habana is both open and philosophical about success. He is in a South London hotel, but you could be sitting at the bar in his house, looking at the shirts on the wall and the trophies on his mantel.
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AN INTENSELY frustrating day for England, who on the balance of play did enough to earn a first win over the Springboks in 11 meetings. They had an edge in most areas and carved out what few try-scoring opportunities there were – but squandered every one. In addition, Toby Flood chose a bad day to miss a couple of straightforward penalty kicks.
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Posted 182 days ago
Two things counted against Scotland in the final analysis. They allowed South Africa to build up a 21-3 lead in the first 45 minutes thanks to a few crucial errors and acts of indiscipline, and when they did summon a sustained head of steam in the last half-hour they were thwarted by a truly outstanding Springbok defence.
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Posted 229 days ago
HEYNEKE MEYER has selected the same side that defeated Australia last weekend in Pretoria to face New Zealand in Soweto this Saturday.
The Springboks ran in five tries against the Wallabies, with winger Bryan Habana scoring a hat-trick in a comfortable victory. The three scores increased Habana’s number of tries for South Africa to 46 in 82 games.
20-year old fly Johan…
Posted 331 days ago
By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor
In a nutshell
ENGLAND WILL fly home reflecting on a 2-0 Series loss, but their journey will buoyed by the positives to come out of a third Test. England ended up drawing a game which many observers will feel was within their grasp. The players, once again, showed a creditable team spirit which is testament to…
Posted 334 days ago
PIERRE SPIES will play in his 50th Test for South Africa when they take on England at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
Spies was included in a starting 15 that shows three changes from the one that beat England in the second Test of the Castle Incoming Tour. Willem Alberts (flank) and Pat Lambie (fullback) were…