Tag Archives: Springbok

Playing!

Ailsa’s post this week is once again perfectly timed. As the good lady says… life’s been far too serious as of late so, I’m going to copy her post almost to the tee… and give you a selection of folk … Continue reading

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Day 3 – 5 Day B&W Challenge: Links, Past and Present

Yesterday, I shared a photo taken inside St Stephens Green so why not show you one of the entrances? I chose this pic because it links Ireland and South Africa. As the de Wet’s nominated me for the challenge I … Continue reading

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Zach’s Dream Turns To Nightmare.

In the land of scrumhalves, Zach was considered first choice. Dexterity and agility… the accolades were pouring in, again! King Sakkie was lording it over the crowds of admiring press photographers beaming up smiles… pointing long lenses up at his … Continue reading

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SoS – Croke Park…

A few weeks ago I did a ‘ Stadiums on Saturday ’ post. That was to show you the great new Irish rugby union venue, previously know as Lansdowne Road. My intension was to give Croke Park a shout at … Continue reading

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Happy Saturday…

I have much to say… but little time. I used to do CWS… churches on Sundays… so, maybe for a few weeks I should do SoS… being Stadiums on Saturday. Actually… I fib… it’s not the lack of time. I’m … Continue reading

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Of RWC and Other Non Related Bits…

As a South African I am often asked about rugby… I have to confess… I only occasionally watch the sport on telly. Why? I don’t really know… I loved playing the game… so, why am I not an avid supporter? Again, I … Continue reading

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A Victory… Personal and for the Team!

Saturday was a day of victories… for the lads of the North Kildare Cricket Club’s first team that is…  and for some other Saffers who played back in the good old home town. I’ve been reliably informed by Firefly that the atmosphere back … Continue reading

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Ribbontail… the Boat

I’ve bumped into Ribbontail on quite a few occasion in the last few months. I’ve never gone looking… just noticed when passing by. Something lingered in the back of my mind… so I looked through the records. I recall e-mailing the owner some months … Continue reading

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