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August, 2017

  • 18 August

    English Premiere League: Recap and Preview

    (Photo: Wikipedia)

    Wade Pahad The league is back, and back with a bang! Arsenal set the tone for what seems to be a frantic season of football with a nail biting 4-3 victory over Leicester City. Last season’s champions, Chelsea, suffered a surprise 3-2 defeat to Burnley at the Bridge. With Diego …

April, 2016

  • 19 April

    If it ain’t broke, it’s Arsenal


    Brad Dennett Consistency is rather boring. Consistency is an average cup of tea, every day of the week. Consistency gets stale, and isn’t rewarded if you’re not the best in what you do. Remember that kid in maths who consistently got 60’s? Let’s call him Arsenal. Now Arsenal’s parents aren’t …

  • 17 April

    Shandis Up Against Hilltop


    Bradley Manaka Hilltop FC battled it out against Shandis FC in a tightly contested Rhodes Internal League fixture on 11 April on the Prospect B Field. The first half was a vigorous one, characterised by hard tackles, but few clear goal-scoring opportunities. In the 17th minute, Hilltop forward Mthokozisis’ shot …

October, 2015

  • 12 October

    [Opinion] Fear and Loathing in Football Officiating


    This article previously appeared in Activate’s 29 September print edition. By Brad Dennett While Rugby is quite a simple sport (run, fall, tackle, run, kick), it’s one where respect towards the officials and each other isn’t asked of the players, it’s forced upon them. Thus you can watch a match …

August, 2014

  • 17 August

    The fantastic world of fantasy leagues

    Courtesy Flickr user Rama V

    Words By Nandi Pape Photo Courtesy Flickr User Rama V When the term “fantasy sports” is mentioned in everyday conversations, minds tend to wonder to image of lonely, pasty, bespectacled youths partaking in an obscure fantasy board game in a dark room. In the case of fantasy sports however, this …