Tag: South Africa

Podcast: Episode 46 & 47 – Zodiac Killers & Rugby Finance


This week Cammy is joined by Rory and Al to look ahead to the Autumn Tests to predict what the big talking points will be. In the second of this week’s podcasts Cammy chats to Ian McCaw about rugby finances including wheather a third Scottish pro team is realistic.

Analysis: Barclay’s Breakdown Influence

Jamie Lyall takes a look at the impact John Barclay had in defence and at the breakdown when he was brought on against Japan in last week’s win, and gives his thoughts on how crucial his role is to any success in Sunday’s Springbok showdown.

Analysing the Springboks

This coming Saturday it won’t be wave after wave of clinical attack, but it will be a display of blunt force trauma.

S.A. have lost experience in their backline and have a 9 who has little experience at test level (perhaps the reason why Lawson was picked ahead of Laidlaw). Looks like this one is going to be teed up for the Ogres in green. Tendai Mtawarira, Bismarck du Plessis, Jannie du Plessis; Bakkies Botha, Victor Matfield (capt); Juan Smith, Ryan Kankowski. Some big boys there.