Articles by Ami Kapilevich

Super Rugby is back!

A pair of SA teams are in the top three, the Rebels are unbeaten and two Kiwi sides are winless, AMI KAPILEVICH is a big fan of Super Rugby version 2019.
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Bok ‘screw-ups’ will reach RWC final…

In complete contrast to the Bok performance at Loftus Versfeld, AMI KAPILEVICH starts badly, looks lost in the middle, but bounces back just before the final whistle! READ MORE

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Pro14 or Super Rugby?

The Cheetahs went from Super Rugby deadbeats to Pro14 contenders in one season, AMI KAPILEVICH says Bulls and Stormers fans are very jealous. READ MORE

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Wily Jones has his tail up

The nerves are starting to jangle as AMI KAPILEVICH contemplates three factors that England coach Eddie Jones will use to try and outfox the Springboks in the second Test. READ MORE

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Rugby from the future

Intrepid rugby explorer, AMI KAPILEVICH fired up the AOR time travel machine, zooming forward to October 21, 2035 before returning with the top headlines of the day.  READ MORE

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Rassie free to build sustainable success

Rassie Erasmus has carved out a position of influence at SA Rugby where his neck is not on the chopping block, AMI KAPILEVICH says the upside is long-term continuity for the Springboks.
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Should Rassie sack Toetie?

SA Rugby’s new director of rugby, Rassie Erasmus is going to make his presence felt in 2018. AMI KAPILEVICH wonders how he will go about it, and what it will mean for Allister Coetzee. READ MORE

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The REAL reasons you want the World Cup

AMI KAPILEVICH gets it – the 2023 Rugby World Cup in SA would provide a rare opportunity for you to rip open your shirt, expose those burgeoning moobs and shout: “BOKKAAAAAARGH!” READ MORE

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Backing the All Blacks

While AMI KAPILEVICH is in favour of rugby fans backing their favourite team, even when that’s the All Blacks, he cautions against hate-based support. READ MORE

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Badge of honour awaits Bok fans

As South Africa stares down the barrel of an ignominious loss against Australia, AMI KAPILEVICH rallies supporters with the merits of backing a team through the bad times. READ MORE

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Pro players must suck it up

Does criticizing players create a toxic environment that destroys a player’s confidence? Perhaps. Does that mean the criticism should stop? Not a chance, writes AMI KAPILEVICH. READ MORE

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Ye Olde Rugby

Those that forget history are doomed to repeat it, but AMI KAPILEVICH says looking back on rugby’s roots may shed some light on the way forward. READ MORE

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