Archive for the ‘Springbok’ Category

I am a big Natal Sharks fan. The Sharks play rugby out of Kings Park in Durban. Naturally, being a Durban boy, I grew up supporting the local side. They are very good and normally are one of the top teams in the Super 15 tournament and are reigning champions in the local competition (The Currie Cup). We are lucky enough to hold season tickets and, barring any major event, are always at the stadium for any games played there. Therefore, every game that we sit at, we sit in the same seats. We have had those seats for as long as I can remember. (more…)

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The Springbok has long since been the proud emblem of World Cup winning South African Rugby side but now the government have stepped in and changed everything.

Have a read as to the politics involved with the changing of the emblem and the placing of it for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.


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