Articles by Jake White

Swap forwards and backs? – Jake

In the old days forwards would only touch the ball in the change room, JAKE WHITE wonders what’s next in the evolution of the heavies. READ MORE

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Skip the team announcement – Jake

Following in football’s footsteps, the Lions recently set a cunning trap with a last minute team change, JAKE WHITE says the ploy should be encouraged, not frowned upon. READ MORE

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Coaching great, not easy – Jake

He eats and sleeps in fancy hotels and gets to wear a tracksuit to work, but JAKE WHITE says the life of a pro coach is not all fun and games.  READ MORE

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SA doesn’t need World League – Jake

JAKE WHITE would like to see the top nations revive epic tours rather than administer an overdose of matches against Aussies and Kiwis in the World League.  READ MORE

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Bravo, SA Rugby! – Jake

JAKE WHITE applauds SA Rugby for taking a stand against European clubs and underlines the importance of following through on the plan. READ MORE

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It’s staring us in the face – Jake

JAKE WHITE says the foundation of the All Blacks’ sustained success is no secret to SA rugby – it’s right in our back yard and on TV every Monday night.  READ MORE

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Positive press drives All Blacks – Jake

The NZ media doesn’t just stand on the sidelines, JAKE WHITE credits Kiwi hacks for playing an active role in the All Blacks’ success by driving stories that instil confidence. READ MORE

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Jake’s guide to substitutions

JAKE WHITE says there’s an art to making good substitutions because Test rugby is too fluid to decide before kickoff when to clear the bench. READ MORE

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Rassie to coach Bulls – Jake

As Bulls head coach, Rassie Erasmus would get the most out of Victor Matfield and a host of Boks who may therefore opt to stay after RWC 2019, writes JAKE WHITE. READ MORE

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