PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Raymond Huxley
 
Comments: 24
Article views: 1
 
 
Latest Badges:


 
View all Raymond Huxley's badges.
 

Kings better than Lions

25 February 2013, 14:01
Well what can we say?  As expected the new-bloods, the mighty Super Kings silenced all their critics on Saturday night with an emphatic win over seasoned Super Rugby veterans, the Western Force.

What was also fitting for me all knowledgeable sports enthusiasts alike, was the two brilliant tries from Sergeal Peterson, confirming the rich black rugby talent in the region.  I'm sure that the supporting sports bodies and political bigwigs now feel vindicated by their intelligent decision to boot the Lions and give real rugby a chance to flourish again.

After almost two decades of Super Rugby exposure, and only a handful of scrappy wins to show for their lackluster efforts, we can all agree that the Lions have had their time.  It's now time for Eastern Cape rugby to rise and regain its former glory and show the other teams now it's done.

After all the negative comments on these forums about how everyone would be supporting any team that played against the Kings (very childish btw), it was wonderful so see the Kings rise to the challenge and silence the scornful voices of all the haters.
It's not fair that the Kings are only being given one year in which to prove themselves, while the other unions have had 16 or so years already.  Give the Kings a few more years and they'll be South Africa's leading Super Rugby franchise.

But, already the Super Kings are off to a flying start, rubbing egg in the faces of their critics, with no previous Super Rugby experience. 

Already the Kings are better than the Lions.
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
24 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Sandile Ntuli
I salute Ontlametse Phalatse

Ontlametse truly is of the class of the late and great such as Johnson and Stepanek, therefore, Nkosi Johnson: I salute you. Read more...

0 comments 138 views
Submitted by
Gideon Maleka
Xenophobia is a taboo in our coun...

African leaders must embrace the African renaissance concept which was aimed at uniting us and making us regain our dignity as human beings Read more...

0 comments 115 views
Submitted by
Thandisizwe Mgudlwa
South Africa wrongly termed 'junk...

On the back of South Africa's down-grade by rating agencies, speculation is rife as to what does this mean for the consumer and the economy. Read more...

0 comments 426 views
Submitted by
TiisetsoMakhele
High Court ruling on nuclear agre...

Just because Russia is mentioned as one of the countries where cooperative agreements have been reached and just because we have a black government, there is lots of propaganda on the distorted costs and environmental effects of nuclear. Read more...

0 comments 1442 views
Submitted by
Armand Erasmus
A weekend in Bloem

The purpose of this post is not to attack or offend their beliefs. It is a call to realise that actions speak so much louder than prayers, and the sooner this realisation is accepted, the better. Read more...

0 comments 319 views
Submitted by
Armand Erasmus
Angus in the workplace

I fully respect my Christian colleagues point of view, but why bring it up around the non- or different of religious people in the office? Read more...

0 comments 372 views
 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

TV Get us in your home, on your television.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2017 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.