The RAM SLAM is back! Cricket South Africa (CSA) have launched the RAM SLAM T20 Challenge which gets underway at St. George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Friday evening when the Warriors host the VKB Knights in an encounter that will see the grounds state of the art new floodlights in use for the first time.


Ireland is a very intelligent rugby side who are well-coached, and the Springboks will have to prepare very well to meet an extremely tough challenge when the two sides meet on Saturday in Dublin, according to Matt Proudfoot, the Springbok scrum coach.

Proudfoot was flanked by Springbok prop Beast Mtawarira when he addressed media at the team hotel in Dublin on Tuesday.



The date was 12 July 1998, the day of the final of the FIFA World Cup at the Stade de France, the last time I remember such a frenzy surrounding a player’s availability for a match.


With 10 rounds of matches and more played in the Absa Premiership and the top leagues in Europe, the log standings are starting to take shape with top teams collecting points and others already struggling at the wrong end.

Coaches have already been fired for poor results, therefore the notion that it’s still too early is already out of the window.