Articles by Keba Mothoagae

These Boks were… fun!

FRESH TAKE: Even though mediocrity makes him queasy, KEBA MOTHOAGAE says the Boks made progress during a rollercoaster 2018 season that was a thrilling ride. READ MORE

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Rassie sweeps radar for talent

FRESH TAKE: Bok call-ups for Ruhan Nel and Vincent Koch show that coach Rassie Erasmus is searching near and far for talent, writes KEBA MOTHOAGAE. READ MORE

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Boks winging it again!

FRESH TAKE: KEBA MOTHOAGAE says the selection of Sbu Nkosi, Aphiwe Dyantyi and Makazole Mapimpi has restored the Boks’ credibility in the wide channels. READ MORE

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Rugby can learn from soccer

FRESH TAKE: Video Assisted Refereeing was 99-percent accurate during the FIFA World Cup. Rugby’s system is so flawed the numbers are a secret, writes KEBA MOTHOAGAE. READ MORE

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Misfiring backs a Stormers trademark

FRESH TAKE: KEBA MOTHOAGAE rates the DHL Stormers pack as one of the best in recent history, but he’s had enough of a perennially-underwhelming backline. READ MORE

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Our rugby’s day of reckoning has come

FRESH TAKE: SA Rugby must respond to losing the 2023 Rugby World Cup by showing Allister Coetzee the door, and find a renewed vigour to self-correct before it’s too late, writes KEBA MOTHOAGAE. READ MORE

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Should Boks be chosen on Currie Cup form?

FRESH TAKE: While self-proclaimed Western Province fan KEBA MOTHOAGAE isn’t going to miss the chance to troll Sharks fans, he cautions against dishing out Test caps based on Currie Cup exploits. READ MORE

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Jan holds key to Bok victory

FRESH TAKE: South Africa can revive their rugby reputation with a victory in New Zealand this week, KEBA MOTHOAGAE thinks Jan Serfontein’s performance will be decisive. READ MORE

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Elton must convert doubt into belief

FRESH TAKE: It’s time for Elton Jantjies to silence his critics by delivering a big-match performance that sends the Lions back to the Super Rugby final, writes KEBA MOTHOAGAE. READ MORE

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Winning takes care of everything

FRESH TAKE: A nightmare 2016 and anxiety about the looming Rugby Championship will be easier to cope with if the Boks achieve a rare 3-0 series victory on Saturday, says KEBA MOTHOAGAE. READ MORE

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Kings are the weakest link

FRESH TAKE: With Super Rugby set for a trim, KEBA MOTHOAGAE says the Southern Kings have turned into a sideshow and they need to take a timeout. READ MORE

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