SA v Pakistan: 5 Test classics

2018-12-21 13:23

Rob Houwing, with another bilateral series imminent, picks five most memorable Test matches between SA and Pakistan on our soil.

Bok ratings: (Over)thrown away!

2018-11-04 06:00

Much of the right stuff at times, yet wrong result. Rob Houwing rates the schizophrenic Springboks at Twickenham …

Bok ratings: Make Duane our double!

2018-06-16 21:26

Maybe he should have won it last week too, but justice was served when Duane Vermeulen officially earned Bok best-player status in Bloem, says Rob Houwing.

Kolisi needs to up his game!

2018-04-25 12:00

Mark Keohane says Stormers captain Siya Kolisi needs to improve his form if he is to feature prominently for the Springboks.

CT Test: Three Proteas hunt landmarks

2018-03-20 19:14

A trio of Proteas players (though one may not play) seek prestigious personal milestones in the Newlands Test from Thursday, writes Rob Houwing.

Try-hungry Lions leap clear in group

2018-03-03 21:19

Oops, the Lions have opened some daylight already in their conference. Sound fairly familiar? Rob Houwing reports …

Will punch-drunk Kings go winless all season?

2018-01-25 10:36

Facing a rising likelihood of a totally winless maiden PRO14 season, the Kings can at least take minor comfort that it has happened before, writes Rob Houwing.

Doc Moss: Bok who jabbed Madiba

2017-10-31 09:51

Rob Houwing pays tribute to the unusually fulfilling life of Dr Cecil Moss, oldest Springbok at 92 until his passing last Friday.

Bok ratings: It’s sizzling Siya!

2017-06-17 22:24

Siya Kolisi rolled back the clock to his rousing 2013 debut as he led the Bok charge to a series-clinching win against France in Durban, writes Rob Houwing.

WATCH: ICC Champions Trophy preview, part 1

Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing is off to the UK for the group stages of the ICC Champions Trophy. Rob joined us in studio to share his thoughts on how he sees the tournament unfolding. Watch.

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Proteas: ‘Press-on’ batsman would aid series kill

2018-11-08 12:57

SA’s quest to close out the Aussie series in Adelaide would be helped by a bulky innings from one of their main stroke-players, says Rob Houwing.

Bulls: Diddled by the Cape Doctor!

2018-10-21 07:03

Rob Houwing reflects on just another instance of the Cape’s famous south-easter influencing a key rugby match between WP and the Blue Bulls.

Bok ratings: ‘Inbound’ boys sparkle!

2018-06-09 21:12

While hardly unhappy over Faf de Klerk snaring it officially, Rob Houwing would have opted for Duane Vermeulen as top Bok performer in their Jo’burg heroics.

Lions’ mastery leaves cold front in Cape

2018-04-07 21:22

Both have byes now, but the Lions enter the hiatus in much better fettle than the Stormers after blitzing them in Jo’burg, writes Rob Houwing.

Cycle Tour: OK, enough of these false starts

2018-03-08 11:38

Rob Houwing didn’t even have to tumble out of bed last year. Finally he’s ready (he thinks) for his maiden Cape Town Cycle Tour …

Schoolboy gaffes leave Stormers up against it

2018-02-24 14:06

Shall we call it mental flatulence? Whatever it was, it cost the Stormers, big time, at the death in Sydney on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas ‘elevate’ in Ottis’ first big test

2018-01-06 07:00

A dashing approach on a number of fronts paid handy dividends for SA in the key opening skirmish of the major Test series against India, says Rob Houwing.

Allister has ignored Bok danger signs

2017-09-17 21:48

Chickens came home to roost on Saturday over Allister Coetzee’s inaction in dealing with clearly swelling backline shortcomings, says Rob Houwing.

WATCH: We catch up with Rob Houwing at the Champs Trophy in England

Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing is following the Proteas for the group stages of the ICC Champions Trophy in the UK. Rob joined us over the phone on Monday to give us an update. Watch.

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Stormers’ tour turns gory

2017-04-28 13:00

The Stormers, still to face the Hurricanes, are facing their worst ever Super Rugby overseas tour, writes Rob Houwing.

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