Articles by Mike Greenaway

Lions have lost their edge

Using Super Hero Sunday as his indicator, MIKE GREENAWAY says the Lions’ reign over SA’s Super Rugby challenge is in jeopardy this season.  READ MORE

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The Currie Cup’s bittersweet rivalry

MIKE GREENAWAY sets the stage for the Currie Cup decider with a yarn from the last time Western Province beat the Sharks in a Newlands final. READ MORE

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Warty win perfect for Boks

Nothing could have better prepared the Springboks for a crunch rematch with the All Blacks than an untidy victory against the Wallabies, writes MIKE GREENAWAY. READ MORE

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Bok fans need good news

Weary Bok fans have been given no immediate respite by Rassie Erasmus’ plan to build towards the 2019 Rugby World Cup, writes MIKE GREENAWAY. READ MORE

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Play time over, win at all costs

MIKE GREENAWAY wants Rassie Erasmus to stop coaching like he’s chasing butterflies and focus on the single-minded objective he had as a Springbok player – winning. READ MORE

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Bosch is nowhere

For the first time in his rugby life, Curwin Bosch is out of favour, MIKE GREENAWAY details why one of South Africa’s most talented players isn’t in the Springbok squad. READ MORE

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Boks must jump Super speed bump

MIKE GREENAWAY is holding thumbs that the declining state of SA’s Super Rugby road record doesn’t give the Boks a flat tyre in the Rugby Championship.  READ MORE

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Time to push pause on TMOs

MIKE GREENAWAY would rather live with a referee making bad calls in a fast-flowing game than watch the contest grind to a halt so TMOs can agonise over a replay. READ MORE

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Elton playing for Bok survival

A bumbling Elton Jantjies was jeered at Newlands, MIKE GREENAWAY says the Lions pivot will view this week’s flyhalf duel with Rob du Preez as a chance to save his Test career. READ MORE

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Sharks blend power with passing

MIKE GREENAWAY explains how the touring Sharks deployed bashers with ball skills to smoke the Blues and sweat the Hurricanes. READ MORE

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Mitch or Ackers to replace Rassie?

MIKE GREENAWAY tips John Mitchell or Johan Ackermann to take over as Springbok coach in 2020 when Rassie Erasmus hands over the whistle.  READ MORE

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Fun with Dick and Sharks

MIKE GREENAWAY is excited about the potential of fun-loving backline consultant Dick Muir adding cavalier flair to the Sharks’ fearsome physicality. READ MORE

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