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SuperSport presenter Neil Andrews.
SuperSport presenter Neil Andrews.
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He is such an unlikely man to be "down".

Neil Andrews, renowned as much for his length of service to SuperSport - pretty much from the beginning around 30 years ago - as his natural wise-cracking ability and seamless adaptability between sports, is part of the furniture at Randburg.

So it was a nasty jolt to his colleagues in the industry, friends and television-watchers alike when we learnt this week that the cheerful character - why, there's even an effervescent-salt product that carries his surname, something that I am sure appeals to his sense of humour - was suddenly required to have a triple bypass operation.

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