Rainbow Cup 'SA' … more derbies, but they COULD dazzle

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Trevor Nyakane. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)
Trevor Nyakane. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)

Well, there goes the "bathwater" … but it's not all gloom amid the gurgling sound.

To a better extent than some might think, the baby may still be safely enough in the tub.

It seemed almost inevitable, after the ominous murmurs in rugby circles of the last few weeks and the infernal "South African variant" that has given the UK the travel-related heebie-jeebies, that our four major local franchises would not be able to fulfill their cross-hemisphere obligations in the pioneering Rainbow Cup.

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